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Trends in transatlantic acquisition finance

Contents A transatlantic future The US influence on the European market The rise of the non-bank lenders The patchwork of Europe The political impact Case Study: Financing Bain’s Acquisition of Kantar from WPP Team structure Conclusion: what next? Key takeaways The convergence of documentary terms, investors and commercial approaches across the European and US loan […]

MLD5 update and new EU AML action plan

The European Commission has issued a recent update on the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (MLD5). We examine what the MLD5 entails and outline the next steps to be taken.

High Court analyses compensation order regime under the CDDA accounting

The compensation order regime Compensation orders aim to make directors financially accountable for the consequences of their unfit conduct. They were introduced in October 2015 by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 which amended the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (CDDA). Under the new regime, the Insolvency Service can apply to court (on […]

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Four Ogier lawyers named as future leaders in Citywealth Top 100

Four of Ogier’s lawyers have been named in Citywealth’s Top 100 Future Leaders list, which recognises rising stars in the private client world. Managing associate Josephine Howe and senior associate Sevyn Kalsi from the Jersey Private Client and Trusts team, and associates Fraser Allister and Michael Rogers from Ogier’s Cayman and Guernsey teams respectively, have […]

Milton Keynes v Skyline Taxis – iCabbi judgment

In a recent landmark ruling, the first known prosecution under the Deregulation Act 2015 dealing with cross border bookings took place before District Judge Malcolm Dodds sitting at High Wycombe Magistrates Court. He handed down a thorough and reasoned written judgment dismissing a prosecution brought by Milton Keynes Council against ‘Skyline Taxis and Private Hire […]

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