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Acquisition agreements during Covid-19

Given the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is timely for us to look closely at material adverse change clauses in the context of a business acquisition.

Capital market trends and expectations for 2021

It has certainly been a profound start to a new decade thus far, and after the events of 2020, what have we noticed in terms of new stock exchange listing trends and what do we anticipate for this current calendar year?

The new how: thriving on change

The world is changing. At lightning-fast speed. This white paper, prepared as part of The Lawyer’s Smarter Working Week, looks at the main drivers for change in more detail and how you can prepare for ‘change3’.


Eversheds succeeds in 1MDB turnaround against Clifford Chance

Eversheds Sutherland has successfully overturned a High Court decision on behalf of Malaysia’s Minister of Finance (MoF) and 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), duly defeating Clifford Chance in the process. Heard in the Court of Appeal, the case’s fundamentals related to a previous High Court judgment that prevented 1MDB and MoF from lodging a court application that sought […]

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Breaking: Former Freshfields partner held over “cum-ex” tax investigation

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s former head of international tax is in custody in Germany in relation to ongoing investigations into “cum-ex” transactions. According to Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Ulf Johannemann has been in custody since Friday afternoon and has been refused leave to return home “due to the risk of absconding”. He left the firm several weeks ago. […]

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