Cross Border Transactions Newsletter Q2 2019

Please find below a listing of client newsletters and legal updates published by our member firms during Q2 2019. 

Australia (Clayton Utz)

• Australia currently a global investment hot spot (June 27, 2019)
• Coming to terms with the most talked about term sheet of 2019 (June 27, 2019)
• Are we there yet? The wait for Australia's first judgment in a shareholder class action may soon be over (June 27, 2019)
• R&D activities presenting a hurdle in agri-business mergers (May 30, 2019)
• ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, 4th Edition (May 20, 2019)

Bermuda (Appleby)

• Using Jersey Structures for UK Real Estate Acquisitions (June 17, 2019)
• Security Deliverables in a Share Charge Where the Charged Shares Represent a Minority Stake (May 14, 2019)

Brazil (Demarest Advogados)

• Petrobras makes progress with divestment of oil refineries (June 28, 2019)
• Federal Government approves Law that opens airline sector to foreign investment and maintains charges for luggage check-in in domestic flights (June 24, 2019)
• M&A report Brazil: January-February 2019 (May 20, 2019)

Canada, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec (Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP)

• Commissioner of Competition Challenges Software Deal (June 19, 2019)

Canada, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island) (McInnes Cooper

• 5 Key FAQs About Canadian Cannabis Company “Key Investor” Disclosure Requirements (June 26, 2019)
• 3 Timely Due Diligence Tips for Atlantic Canadian Seafood Processing Mergers & Acquisitions (April 29, 2019)

Germany (Noerr LLP)

• A Blueprint for Digitalisation: How M&A and Clear Strategic Planning can Help German Companies Build a Digital Future (April 18, 2019)
• Research: M&A can boost digital transformation (April 14, 2019)
• European framework regulation on foreign direct investment now in force – Foreign investors must prepare in particular for further delays in screening (April 11, 2019)

Indonesia (ABNR Counsellors at Law)

• Getting the Deal Through: Private Equity (May 2, 2019)

Ireland and Northern Ireland (Arthur Cox)

• Private Mergers and Acquisitions in Ireland: Market Analysis Overview (April 1, 2019)

Japan (Nishimura & Asahi)

• The Corporate Governance Review, Ninth Edition (June 10, 2019)

New Zealand (Simpson Grierson)

• Climate change risks - the changing landscape of directors’ duties (June 14, 2019)
• Our wish-list for New Zealand's overseas investment reform process (May 29, 2019)

Nigeria (Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie)

• Into Africa: Towards an Enabling Legal and Regulatory Framework for Private Equity and Venture Capital in Nigeria (May 8, 2019)
• The Companies and Allied Matters Act (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill 2019 - What You Need to Know (Part 9 - Schemes of Arrangement) (May 6, 2019)

Poland (Wardynski & Partners)

• Transactions Vol. 3 (June 13, 2019)
• Approvals: Legal limitations on conducting transactions in Poland (June 6, 2019)
• Will there be more transactions on the pharmacy market? (May 9, 2019)

Singapore (Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP)

• Schemes of Arrangement and the Requirement of Disclosure (May 14, 2019)

South Africa (Bowmans)

• ECOWAS to Launch Competition Authority (May 30, 2019)
• Nigerian Competition Commission Accepts Merger Filings (May 9, 2019)

USA, California (Morrison & Foerster LLP)

• Japan Is Tightening Regulations Applicable to Foreign Direct Investment in the Information and Communications Technology Sector (June 6, 2019)
• State + Local Tax Insights: Spring Issue 2019 - Important SALT Considerations in M&A: Are You Exposed for SALT? (May 14, 2019)
• New EU Investment Screening Rules: 10 Key Things Dealmakers Need to Know (May 13, 2019)

USA, Delaware (Richards, Layton & Finger P.A.)

• Delaware Chancery Court Provides Guidance on Preservation of Pre-Closing Privileged Communications in Private Company M&A; Transactions (May 30, 2019)

USA, Florida (Akerman LLP)

• FTC Prevails in Physician Merger Case Before the 8th Circuit (June 17, 2019)

USA, Indiana and Minnesota (Faegre Baker Daniels LLP)

• Common Pitfalls and Practical Advice for Entering a Joint Venture in China (May 10, 2019)
• Shareholder Democracy and Special Interest Governance (May 8, 2019)

USA, Louisiana (Jones Walker LLP)

• Issues to Consider in Early Stages of M&A; Process (June 13, 2019)

USA, Massachusetts (Foley Hoag LLP)

• DOJ and OFAC Actions Highlight Importance of Compliance in International M&A (April 17, 2019)

USA, Pennsylvania (Pepper Hamilton LLP)

• Protecting Privileged Pre-Merger Communications Through Contractual Provisions (June 5, 2019)

USA, Tennessee (Bass, Berry & Sims PLC)

• 5 Interesting Takeaways from Uber Technologies’ IPO SEC Comments (June 18, 2019)
• 12 Things You Need to Know About Drafting Management & Discussion Analysis (MD&A) (June 10, 2019)

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