Jones Day

International Top 30 position: 14
International 50 position (Asia-Pacific): 12

Two recent cases test legality of consent payments and exit consents under English law

The global financial crisis has resulted in a number of debt restructuring transactions as a result of companies being unable to meet with their debt obligations. In distressed situations, issuers typically seek investor consent to amend existing terms and conditions, often to relax covenants, reschedule payments, limit events of default and remove restrictions on raising further capital.

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Briefings from Jones Day

  • Jones Day Graduate Recruitment Brochure 2013–14

    Jones Day operates a different training system to most City firms. Understanding how it works and why the firm doesn’t just follow the crowd is key to understanding whether it’s a system that’s for you.

  • US DoJ and SEC guidance on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

    For the past 10 months, the US Department of Justice and the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission have advised the public that they are in the process of drafting guidance for companies regarding the requirements of, and prohibitions within, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Analysis from The Lawyer

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    SJB and the problem with private equity

    When a firm shouts loudly about a landmark merger, as SJ Berwin did when it joined forces with King & Wood Mallesons, departures are always likely to come under the spotlight.

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21 Tudor Street
London
EC4Y 0DJ
UK

Firmwide turnover: $1.5bn
Global lawyers 2013: 2,400
Offices: 40
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 8
No. of qualified lawyers: 224 (International 50)

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