Lex Mundi Cross-Border Transactions Practice Group: Legal Updates – Q3 2018

Please find below a listing of client newsletters and legal updates published by our member firms during Q1 2019. Be advised that this compilation is not exhaustive and we would encourage you to visit the relevant member firm sites for more legal updates.

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal (Argentina)

• New regulation of takeover bids (OPA) (February 8, 2019)

Clayton Utz (Australia)

• FIRB Annual Report: valuable insights for investors in 2019 (March 21, 2019)
• Reporting changes on the way for ASX-listed oil and gas entities (March 7, 2019)
• Financial Services Royal Commission part 5 - A new regulatory frontier – APRA's approach to supervision and enforcement in a post-Royal Commission environment (March 2, 2019)
• ASX Corporate Governance Principles give a clearer framework for corporate Australia – and some work to do (February 27, 2019)

Demarest Advogados (Brazil)

• Changes to treatment of confidentiality of mining proceedings | Administrative Resolution No.1/2019 (May 2, 2019)

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

• There Must Be Some Mistake: Purchase Price Must Be in Numbers and Words…or Not (February 15, 2019)
• 2019 Proxy Advisory Firm Voting Guidelines: Canadian Highlights (February 11, 2019)
• Canadian Mergers and Acquisitions: FAQs and 2019 Trends (February 6, 2019)

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (Canada: Manitoba)

• Federal Corporations: Significant Changes to Disclosure Requirements Coming Into Force in June, 2019 (March 13, 2019)

JunHe LLP (China)

• “Grand Unification” Era of China’s Administration on Foreign Investment – A Brief Commentary on the New Foreign Investment Law (March 22, 2019)
• Changes and Development of China’s Administration of Foreign Investment Access—— LNG Market Perspective (March 13, 2019)

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (Ecuador)

• Reminder of January 2019 Obligations (February 4, 2019)

Roschier, Attorneys Ltd. (Finland)

• Finland and Sweden aim to allow cross-border offering of services under MiFID II from non-EEA countries in anticipation of Brexit (February 12, 2019)

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. (France)

• PACT law: what impacts for listed companies? (February 20, 2019)

Noerr LLP (Germany)

• Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - Europanews: Foreign Investment Screening (March 4, 2019)
• Noerr Public M&A Report 01/2019 - The German Market for Public Takeovers in the Year 2018 (February 28, 2019)
• Hard Brexit – outsourcing as a way out? (February 12, 2019)
• Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - Europanews: Foreign Direct Investments (February 11, 2019)

Arthur Cox (Ireland and Northern Ireland)

• Are you Ready to Apply For or Renew Your Remote Betting Licence? (March 21, 2019)
• Securitisation Regulation Update: Central Bank confirms how to notify (February 7, 2019)

Nishimura & Asahi (Japan)

• The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2019: Japan (March 2019)
• The Legal 500: Corporate Governance Comparative Guide (March 8, 2019)

Ellex Valiunas (Lithuania)

• Annual General Meeting of Shareholders - things to remember (March 2019)

Houthoff (Netherlands)

• Annual General Meeting of Shareholders - things to remember (March 2019)

Simpson Grierson (New Zealand)

• OPINION: Mainzeal - Object lessons in corporate governance (March 28, 2019)
• Crackdown by the Commerce Commission on non-notified acquisitions (February 27, 2019)

Wardynski & Partners (Poland)

• Legal actions of a “false” corporate body can be saved. But all of them? (February 21, 2019)

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (Romania)

• The Joint Venture and the Insolvency of the Leader (February 2019)

Burness Paull LLP (Scotland)

• How does a Share Buyback work? (February 6, 2019)

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP (Singapore)

• Revamp of Foreign Investment Laws in China: More Opportunities or Challenges? (March 20, 2019)

Tilleke & Gibbins (Thailand)

• Thailand’s TCC Clarifies Merger Control (March 6, 2019)

Afridi & Angell (United Arab Emirates)

• Getting the Deal Through: Foreign Investment Review (March 12, 2019)
• Merger Clearance Matters (February 14, 2019)

Morrison & Foerster LLP (USA, California)

• DOJ Announces Revised FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy (March 19, 2019)
• New HSR Filing Thresholds for 2019 (February 19, 2019)

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

• Richards, Layton & Finger Recent Developments in Delaware Law (Spring 2019)

Akerman LLP (USA, Florida)

• Perspectives on U.S. Middle Market Private Equity: 2018 in Review and Observations for 2019 (March 25, 2019)

Alston & Bird LLP (USA, Georgia)

• Antitrust / M&A; Advisory: FTC Indexes Thresholds for HSR Filings and Interlocking Directorates, Adjusts Civil Penalties (March 4, 2019)

Butler Snow LLP (USA, Mississippi)

• A Brief Guide to the 2018 Amendments to Continuing Disclosure Requirements (February 25, 2019)

Womble Bond Dickinson (USA, North Carolina)

• Paper published on supervision of insurers’ corporate guidance (February 27, 2019)

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC (USA, Tennessee)

• 5 FAQs on Proxy Screening Procedures February 25, 2019)
• New ALI Project on Corporate Governance (February 7, 2019)
• SEC Amends Rules to Permit Existing Reporting Companies to Offer Securities Pursuant to Regulation A+; Updated and Revised Regulation A+ FAQs (February 5, 2019)

Baker Botts L.L.P. (USA, Texas)

• Life in the "FAST" Lane - SEC Adopts Amendments to Regulation S-K (March 25, 2019)

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