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Cross-Border Transactions Newsletter Q4 2019

Please find below a listing of client newsletters and legal updates published by our member firms during Q4 2019. 

Argentina (Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal)

Material Adverse Change" Clauses Take on More Importance in an Uncertain Argentina: Comment on the Delaware Court Ruling "Akorn Inc. v. Fresenius KABI AG (October 30, 2019)

Australia (Clayton Utz)

A call to action on non-financial risk: ASIC Governance Taskforce's report on director and officer oversight of non-financial risk (November 28, 2019)

British Virgin Islands (O’Neal Webster)

The Substantive Issue of Economic Substance: A BVI perspective (November 22, 2019)

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

Burden Reduction: OSC Addresses 199 Problems (November 28, 2019)
Governance Policy Check-Up: It May Be Overdue (October 3, 2019)

Cayman Islands (Walkers)

Walkers Fundamentals 2019 Private Equity Trends - Part 1 (December 9, 2019)

Curacao (VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne)

Tigers (November 19, 2019)
Bonaire (November 27, 2019)

Egypt (Shalakany Law Office)

New Regulations Regarding Foreign Investment Disclosure Obligations (December 9, 2019)

Germany (Noerr LLP)

Political Risk and Economic Nationalism in Cross-Border Private Equity (December 5, 2019)
ILPA Principles 3.0 Released: New Guidance on Private Equity Fund Terms – First Experiences (October 15, 2019)

Hong Kong (Deacons)

Mainland China briefing: foreign ownership limits (November 20,2019)

Luxembourg (Arendt & Medernach)

Back to 2019 – Forward to 2020: this flashback will enable you to keep track of the main legal trends which marked 2019.(December 5, 2019)

New Zealand (Simpson Grierson)

New overseas investment rules - no real surprises, but some worry remains (November 19, 2019)
Expanding horizons: More inbound investment ahead for New Zealand (October 16, 2019)
Public M&A; in New Zealand (October 31, 2019)

Poland (Wardynski & Partners)

Can PSA shares be tokenised? (December 10, 2019)
Mandatory websites for joint-stock companies (October 31, 2019)
EU–China Strategic Outlook (October 18, 2019)

Singapore (Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP)

Key Executive Officer Personally Liable for Negligent Misrepresentations Made in Course of Business (December 12, 2019)
Application of Discounts in Valuing Shares for a Buy-Out Order Where There is No Finding of Oppression (December 9, 2019)

South Africa (Bowmans)

Nigerian Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Publishes Guidelines and Filing Fees for Foreign-to-Foreign Mergers (November 18, 2019)
The Shareholder Rights and Activism Review - Edition 4 (October 9, 2019)

United Arab Emirates (Afridi & Angell)

The International Capital Markets Review (UAE Chapter), 9th Edition, The Law Reviews (December 19, 2019)

USA, California (Morrison & Foerster LLP)

Foreign Investment 2020 (Part 4): Who’s In, Who’s Out, and Why It Matters (November 12, 2019)
SEC Division of Corporation Finance Publishes New Guidance Regarding Shareholder Proposals (October 22, 2019)
Foreign Investment 2020: CFIUS Spotlight on “TID” U.S. Businesses (October 16, 2019)
Foreign Investment 2020 (Part 3): CFIUS Spotlight on “TID” U.S. Businesses (October 15, 2019)

USA, District of Columbia (Steptoe & Johnson LLP)

CFIUS Proposes Dramatic Expansion of US Foreign Investment Review, Seeks Public Input (October 2, 2019)

USA, Louisiana (Jones Walker LLP)

"Looking to 2020: The Time is Now for the Energy, Transportation, and Manufacturing Sectors to Pay Attention to ESG," Jones Walker LLP Corporate Client Alert (December 12, 2019)

USA, Massachusetts (Foley Hoag LLP)

Delaware Chancery Court Rules That Merger Agreement Termination Fee Not Exclusive Remedy Where Seller Accepts Superior Offer in Violation of No-Shop (November 21, 2019)

USA, Mississippi (Butler Snow LLP)

Tennessee Adopts New Test for Corporate Opportunity Claims (November 22, 2019)

USA, Michigan (Butzel Long)

Cross-Border Acquisitions Present Issues Not Found in Domestic Deals - Part 1 (December 20, 2019)

USA, North Carolina (Womble Bond Dickinson)

D&O: de facto directors and policy implications (October 18, 2019)

USA, Pennsylvania (Pepper Hamilton LLP)

M&A Market Remains Robust Despite Fluctuations (October 15, 2019)

USA, Tennessee (Bass, Berry & Sims PLC)

Chris Lazarini Examines Standards for Proving Breach of Fiduciary Duty (November 11, 2019)
Glass Lewis Issues Policy Changes Regarding Excluded Shareholder Proposals (November 8, 2019)
ABA Securities Committee Comments on SEC’s Concept Release on Private Offerings Harmonization (October 31, 2019)

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

Protecting Foreign Investments After Brexit (December 20, 2019)

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