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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 […]


Walker Morris launches Children’s Charity Calendar Painting Competition

Yorkshire’s primary school age children are being invited to take part in this year’s annual Children’s Charity Calendar Painting Competition, now in its 24th year. Law firm Walker Morris is encouraging all children of primary school age across the Yorkshire and Humber region to win prizes for themselves and their school by painting a picture that […]

Construction lawyer Adam Lewinberg joins Gowling as partner

Gowling WLG is pleased to announce that infrastructure and construction lawyer Adam Lewinberg has joined the firm as partner in its Toronto office. Lewinberg, who previously was the associate general counsel at Carillion Canada, has broad experience that focuses on P3s/infrastructure, and possesses significant expertise in corporate governance and compliance matters — including designing and […]

VdA’s Paula Gomes Freire guest speaker at NPLs Europe 2018

Paula Gomes Freire, banking & finance practice partner at VdA, is participating as guest speaker at the 7th edition of NPLs Europe 2018 spring conference. VdA sponsors the Portugal key session of this conference that takes place on March 8 and 9 in London. Click here for the agenda.

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