Cross-Border Transactions Newsletter Q3 2019

Please find below a listing of client newsletters and legal updates published by our member firms during Q3 2019. 

Australia (Clayton Utz)

State of Play: Merger Clearance Trends and Predictions (September 6, 2019)

Brazil (Demarest Advogados)

Presidential Decree Delegates to Central Bank of Brazil the Power to Authorize the Participation of Foreign Entities in Brazilian Financial Institutions (September 30, 2019)
Second Phase of The Divestment on Refineries Released by Petrobras (September 13, 2019)

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

Raising the BAR: CSA Propose Rules to Increase Business Acquisition Report Triggers and Thresholds (September 9, 2019)
CBCA Amendments Codify Best Interests Considerations (July 4, 2019)

Canada, Manitoba (Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP)

Purchase and Sale of Assets: The Importance of a Bulk Sale Clearance Certificate (August 20, 2019) 

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

Toward More Transparency: 3 More Key Changes to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) (September 12, 2019)

China (JunHe LLP)

New Regulation on the Administration of Equity Ownership in Securities Companies —— Implications for Foreign Investors (July 19, 2019)

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

Algeria to Revise 49/51 Rule to Boost Foreign Investment (September 18, 2019)
Impact of Exchange Rate Increase on Turkish Merger Control Thresholds (July 16, 2019)

Germany (Noerr LLP)

Noerr Public M&A Report - The German Market for Public Takeovers In the First Half of 2019 (August 26, 2019)

Hong Kong (Deacons)

China Announced The 2019 Negative Lists and Catalogue of Encouraged Industries for Foreign Investment (July 23, 2019)

Ireland and Northern Ireland (Arthur Cox)

Practical Law Market Analysis Overview: Public Mergers and Acquisitions in Ireland (September 5, 2019)
Arthur Cox contributes to ICLG: Corporate Governance 2019 (July 31, 2019)
Practical Law: A Q&A Guide to Establishing a Business in Ireland (July 17, 2019)

Japan (Nishimura & Asahi)

Chambers Global Practice Guides – Merger Control 2019: Japan (July 2019)
Communication Protocols for Strategic Investors (July 2019)

Luxembourg (Arendt & Medernach)

Asia Pacific - Chinese Market (September 5, 2019)

Malaysia (Skrine)

Lexology Getting the Deal Through - Public M&A 2019 (July 12, 2019)

Malta (GANADO Advocates)

Amendments to the Companies Act (Register of Beneficial Owners) Regulations (July 24, 2019)

New Zealand (Simpson Grierson)

Simpson Grierson M&A Bulletin – Q3 2019 (September 20, 2019)

Poland (Wardynski & Partners)

The Simple Stock Company (August 1, 2019)
The Internationalization of Transactional Agreements and Borrowings from the Common law (July 11, 2019)
Resolutions of Shareholders of a Limited-Liability Company (July 4, 2019)

Portugal (Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados)

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Private Equity 2019 – Portugal (July 16, 2019)
Initial Public Offerings 2019 – Portugal (July 10, 2019)

South Africa (Bowmans)

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Governance 2019 (July 25, 2019) 

Thailand (Tilleke & Gibbins)

Vietnam Issues New Circular on Foreign Exchange Control of Foreign Direct Investment Activities (September 10, 2019)
Allowing Foreign Investment in the Yangon Stock Exchange Is Good News for Myanmar (September 3, 2019)
Foreign Investment to be Permitted in the Yangon Stock Exchange (July 24, 2019)

United Arab Emirates (Afridi & Angell)

Mergers & Acquisitions Review Thirteenth Edition (October 2, 2019) 
UAE Law Considerations on Asset Deals (August 2019)
Shareholders' Rights in Private and Public Companies in The United Arab Emirates: Overview, Thomson Reuters Practical Law (July 10, 2019) 

USA, California (Morrison & Foerster LLP)

Foreign Investment 2020 (Part 1): Key Takeaways from the “Modernized” CFIUS Regulations (September 25, 2019)
Moforward 2020 Sneak Peak: The new and Modernized Foreign Investment and Export Control Regimes (September 19, 2019)
China’s 2019 Negative Lists – a Positive, if Small, Step (August 28, 2019)

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

Jury Awards $82.1 Million in Damages for Fraudulent Inducement in M&A Transaction (August 7, 2019)
Judge LeGrow Analyzes Stock Purchase Agreement and Dismisses Claims Related to Breach of Non-Solicitation Clause due to Plaintiff's Failure to Plead Affiliate Status (August 7, 2019)

USA, District of Columbia (Steptoe & Johnson LLP)

Brexit: How Do US and Overseas Investors Take Advantage? (September 27, 2019)
How Trump's Trade Wars Are Affecting M&A Target Valuation (July 8, 2019) 

USA, Florida (Akerman LLP)

Long Delayed CVS/Aetna Merger Finally Gains Court Approval (September 5, 2019)

USA, Louisiana (Jones Walker LLP)

"SEC Changes Its Approach to the No-Action Request Process for Excluding Shareholder Proposals under Rule 14a-8," Jones Walker LLP Corporate Client Alert (September 2019)

USA, Pennsylvania (Pepper Hamilton LLP)

Mergers & Acquisitions 2019: USA Chapter (July 29, 2019) 

USA, Tennessee (Bass, Berry & Sims PLC)

SEC Proposes Rule Amendments to Revise Financial Statement Requirements for Acquisitions and Dispositions (July 25, 2019)

USA, Wisconsin (Michael Best & Friedrich LLP)

Special Purpose Vehicles: Making the Most of Participation Rights (September 19, 2019)
Why M&A Drives Venture Exits and What that Means for Startups (September 10, 2019)

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