Cross-Border Transactions Practice Group Q2

Below is a listing of cross-border legal updates published by Lex Mundi member firms during Q2 2018. 

Legal Updates – Q2 2018

Clayton Utz (Australia)
State of Play: M&A for foreign investors (May 28, 2018)

Appleby (Bermuda)
Offshore- i Report on Offshore M&A 2017 (April 18, 2018)
Bermuda broadens beneficial ownership regime (April 5, 2018)

O'Neal Webster (British Virgin Islands)
BVI Takes Lead in Establishing Simple, Transparent, and Inexpensive Incorporation for Microbusinesses Around the World (April 2018)

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Canada, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec)
TSX Seeks Input on Proposed Changes to Rules Governing Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations (June 14, 2018)

Kromann Reumert (Denmark)
Compulsory dissolution for failure to register beneficial owners (May 28, 2018)
Investor update 2018 Q1 (May 7, 2018)
Chinese foreign investment law reform: from approval requirements to filing (April 9,2018)

Roschier, Attorneys Ltd (Finland)
Mergers & Acquisitions – Due Diligence in M&A (June 20)
Mergers & Acquisitions - Choosing the Structure: Mergers, Joint Ventures, Licensing Agreements and Public Tender Offers (June 12)
Mergers & Acquisitions - Choosing the Structure: Private Share Purchases and Business Acquisitions (June 4)

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. (France)
China | New measures permit foreign investors to control Chinese securities companies (June 8, 2018)

Noerr LLP (Germany)
2018 M&A Outlook Good, Concludes Mergermarket Germany Forum (April 26, 2018)
Public M&A Report 01/2018 - The German Market for Public Takeovers in the Year 2017 (April 11, 2018) )

Deacons (Hong Kong)
New delisting framework for Hong Kong listed companies effective from August 2018 (June 1, 2018)

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksoro (Indonesia)
Getting the Deal Through: Private Equity - Transaction 2018 (May 07, 2018)
Indonesian Competition Authority Again Fines Companies for Late Merger Notification, Likely More to Follow (April 2, 2018)

Arthur Cox (Ireland)
Arthur Cox contribute to the IFLR Mergers and Acquisitions Report 2018 (April 4, 2018)

Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. (Mexico)
Amendment LGSM (June 18, 2018)

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (Nigeria)
Newsletter - Commentary on The Companies and Allied Matters Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill (June 5, 2018)
2018 Chambers Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Guide For Nigeria (May 28, 2018)

Wardynski (Poland)
The Constitution for Business soon in force (April 26)
Changes to rules on participation of foreign undertakings in trade in Poland (April 26)

Bowmans (South Africa)
South African Competition Commission’s Proposed Guidelines on Penalties for Failure to Notify A Merger – Some Predictability, Some Uncertainty (April 14, 2018)
Investors Need to Know Where Government Stands on Public Interest Issues in SA Mergers (April 4, 2018)

Afridi & Angell (United Arab Emirates)
Cautious Optimism on 100 Percent Foreign Ownership (May 27, 2018)
Shareholders' Rights in Private and Public Companies in the UAE, Practical Law Global Guide (April 1, 2018)

Morrison & Foerster (USA, California)
Gun-Jumping in Merger Control: No Change in Control Means No Implementation (June 6, 2018)
TECH M&A Leaders’ Survey April 2018 (April 2018)

Akerman (USA, Florida)
Q2 2018: Perspectives on U.S. Middle Market Private Equity (June 25, 2018)
Middle Market Private Equity (June 4, 2018)

Alston & Bird (USA, Georgia)
Alston & Bird Study: M&A Activity Finds Uptick in Nordic–U.S. Private Equity Transactions (May 9, 2018)

Womble Bond Dickinson (USA, North Carolina)
Knowing When Not to Pursue A Merger (June 18, 2018)

Pepper Hamilton LLP (USA, Pennsylvania)
Cybersecurity Due Diligence In M&A Transactions (June 22)

Baker Botts (USA, Texas)
Mind the Gap: Merger Efficiencies in the United States and Canada (April 23, 2018)

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