Mergers & Acquisitions


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  • Business protection: The basics


    Submitted: 19 May 2017

    ​Materials from our webinar where Simmons & Simmons partners Andrea Finn and Angus McLean discussed the basics of business protection including risk factors and potential breaches, the business assets at risk and how best to protect these.

  • Investing in start-ups Restricted access


    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    In this session we explore the issues that start-ups and investors encounter and some key challenges they need to overcome.

  • Can your most valuable assets walk out of the door? Restricted access


    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    To a large extent, the security of your business is in the hands of those individuals who have access to information, strategy and staff. Managing the risk caused by the natural movement of people into and out of a business, or by negligent or rogue employees, is something that all organisations need to grapple with. This session focuses on some of the practical and legal steps that businesses can take to mitigate the risks arising from today’s increasingly flexible, mobile and global workforce.

  • VAT and unsuccessful bid costs


    Submitted: 05 May 2017

    The question whether a company can deduct input VAT incurred on an failed bid has been referred to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) by the Irish Supreme Court.

  • Reform of the UK’s substantial shareholdings exemption: Finance Bill provisions


    Submitted: 03 April 2017

    The Finance Bill contains changes to the earlier draft legislation amending the scope of the substantial shareholding exemption.

  • Commodities series: buying a moving target and letters of credit


    Submitted: 01 April 2017

    As part of our commodities series, this session looks at M&A in the context of commodities trading businesses and recent cases on letters of credit.

  • Article 50 Notice has been given - what now?


    Submitted: 30 March 2017

    The UK has given notice to cease to be one of the Member States of the European Union (EU) (Brexit) - what does this mean in practice?

  • China's FTZs: Recent developments


    Submitted: 23 February 2017

    China recently announced the establishment of seven new free trade zones. We explore this and other key free trade zone developments.

  • Pensions stumbling block for FTT?


    Last Reviewed: 24 February 2017 / Submitted: 20 February 2017

    Press reports suggest that disagreements over the treatment of pension funds under the FTT proposal risk the future of the proposal.

  • An attempt to defeat a scheme of arrangement by splitting shares fails


    Submitted: 14 February 2017

    ​A summary of the recent Dee Vally Group ruling against a share-splitting exercise which had been used with the aim of defeating a scheme of arrangement.

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