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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’.

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Hogan Lovells taps Allen & Overy for first Vietnam partner

Hogan Lovells has added the first partner to its Vietnam practice with the addition of an Allen & Overy (A&O) lawyer in Ho Chi Minh City. Although he is the only partner in Hogan Lovells’ Ho Chi Minh City base, US-qualified corporate lawyer Jeff Olson, who was a senior associate at A&O, brings the firm’s […]

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Finland – Triumph in adversity

Finland’s economy might be struggling but firms are thriving from a stream of acquisitions, restructures and start-ups emerging in Nokia’s wake Finland’s economy has not been in a good place recently, suffering two years of stagnation and with little sign of change in sight. Major employers, notably telecoms giant Nokia, have struggled to keep up […]

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Freshfields Italian arbitrator leaves for boutique

Italian arbitration boutique Arblit has hired its third partner, bringing on board Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Massimo Benedettelli. Benedettelli joins former Bonelli Erede Pappalardo arbitrator Luca Radicati di Brozolo at Arblit, which was founded just over a year ago (12 June 2013). Former Bonelli associate Michele Sabatini is also a partner at the firm.  Benedettelli is […]

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Switzerland: Peaked performance?

An innovative labour market and sophisticated business sector make Switzerland inviting to investors, but developments could diminish its appeal In April this year, two of the world’s largest cement manufacturers – Switzerland’s Holcim and France’s Lafarge – announced a €40bn (£31bn) mega-merger that gifted roles to a host of top-notch firms such as Cleary Gottlieb […]

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