KWM confirms takeover offers and launches talks with a “small number of parties”

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has confirmed it has received a number of “indicative purchase offers” and is now “entering into detailed discussions with a small number of parties”.

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Corporate Digest: Notable Deals and Transactions – Winter 2020

This digest highlights some of the significant legal work carried out by Conyers’ lawyers since the start of 2020 for our corporate clients in markets around the globe. The deals include significant restructurings, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and finance transactions across a wide range of industry sectors including insurance, banking, investment funds, aviation, shipping, energy, […]

GMP equalisation: High Court rules on past transfers

The latest piece of the GMP equalisation jigsaw was handed down by the High Court on 20 November 2020, as part of the long-standing litigation relating to Lloyds Banking Group’s pension schemes. The judgment is significant as it will impact the vast majority of UK defined benefit pension schemes which provide GMPs accrued between 17 […]

Mitigate the risks and minimise the impacts of infrastructure schemes

On 18 November 2020, members of our Planning & Environmental team were joined by panellists Sara Smith from KPMG’s forensic accountancy team and Mike King, Principal at Avison Young. Here we share some practical tips when making objections to infrastructure schemes which have an element of compulsory acquisition. At what point should involvement from a […]

Bitesize Brexit 2.0. Tips on what to do now: labour market

The end of the Brexit transition period is nigh and there’s still no clarity in many areas, but we do know what the UK immigration regime will look like. And the changes are significant. Here’s what you need to think about. At 11pm on 31 December 2020 the UK will leave the Brexit transition period […]


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Article 50: the Supreme Court hearing

Watch the live feed of Day 2 here Day 1 live feed The background In its judgment on 3 November (R (Miller and Dos Santos) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union), the Divisional Court found that the Government “does not have [the] power“—without Parliamentary say-so—to trigger the UK’s withdrawal from the EU […]

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