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Fuji-Xerox: don’t copy this
The recent Fuji-Xerox deal made headlines for all the wrong reasons.
US partners Peter Lyons, Matthew Herman and Linda Martin, along with associate Marissa Yu, take a look at what happened – and what the takeaways are for your next major transaction.
Essential Antitrust #36: The UK’s DMCC Bill – what you need to know
Essential Antitrust #35: Gender Inclusive Antitrust Toolkit: a new lens for policy and enforcement
Tax Matters: Autumn Statement 2023 – tax cuts in the NIC of time?
Essential Antitrust #34: Olivier Guersent on competition enforcement: current trends
Managing risk in Asia #7: Managing licensing and collaboration risks in the life sciences arena in Asia
Essential Antitrust #31: Recent Developments in Antitrust, Data and IP – Generative AI and MedTech
Essential Antitrust #27: Some Key Takeaways from the Enforcers Roundtable at the 2023 ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting
Tax Matters: Ready, Steady, Growth – Business tax implications of the UK Spring Budget 2023
Essential Antitrust #26: Foreign subsidy control: EU gears up to review deals and business conduct
Essential Antitrust #25: Antitrust in 2023: 10 key themes - growing unpredictability and brand new enforcement tools
Essential Antitrust #24: Cartel enforcement is back: dawn raids in Europe and new targets in the US
Tax Matters podcast: How will the UK Autumn Statement 2022 affect your business?
Essential Antitrust Asia #7: Key antitrust issues in Japan
A new European AML authority – A year on
Essential Antitrust #22: Global focus on labor: not necessarily business as usual
Essential Antitrust #21: New EU and UK distribution rules for the next decade
Essential Antitrust Asia #6: Key updates and enforcement trends in Hong Kong
Navigating risks: tax disputes and privilege
UAE employee monitoring and compliance #3
Managing risk in Asia #5: Investment strategy risk in a dynamic region
UK financial services enforcement in 2021
Essential Antitrust #17: Antitrust in 2022: 10 key themes - is your business ready for rapid change?
The Big Conversation podcast: Future risks
Tax matters: Digital taxes and trade wars – will the OECD/G20 agreement bring tax peace?
Essential Antitrust Asia #5: Update with Gilbert + Tobin on proposals to reform Australia’s merger regime
What does BT 21, the EU’s ‘business taxation for the 21st century’ package, mean for US business?
Tax matters: German election – what do the coalition developments mean for global and domestic tax policy?
Essential Antitrust Asia #4: India update with AZB & Partners
Tax matters: Navigating the EU's "Business Taxation for the 21st century" package
European AML legislative package - An overview
Managing risk in Asia #4: what is driving ESG risks across the region?
Tax matters: what UK tax disclosure plan means for business
#2: What disputes can we expect in 2021?
Essential Antitrust #13: Financing green transition: how will the EU support industry?
Rethinking the supply chain #2: renegotiating long-term contracts
FS market conduct #4: a look at insider dealing and trading on inside information
Managing risk in Asia #3: the value of a diverse board
UAE employee monitoring and compliance #2: whistleblowing
Arbitration Insider: Why is climate change and arbitration such a hot topic?
Essential Antitrust Asia #3: Merger control in Vietnam
Ransomware: what boards need to know about the Colonial Pipeline attack
Arbitration top trends: are investment treaties the answer to big tech’s problems?
The rise of ESG disputes against financial institutions: 2021 update
Essential Antitrust #11: Deal disputes: preparing for a more litigious environment
Tax matters: UK Spring Budget 2021 podcast
Essential Antitrust #10: Competition law: a bridge or a barrier to sustainability?
UK Financial services enforcement round up and looking ahead
View from the Valley #5: Deconstructing SPAC's: how they vary, and how they perform
Freshfields whistleblowing survey: impact of the #MeToo movement
Managing risk in Asia #2: data, cybersecurity and people
Data and cyber breaches: Part 2 – the new go-to mass claims for claimant lawyers?
Data and cyber breaches: Part 1 – the new go-to mass claims for claimant lawyers?
Managing risk in Asia #1: geopolitical tensions and disputes
Essential Antitrust #9: Antitrust in 2021: is your business prepared for a tougher enforcement environment?
Mass claims in Germany – Lessons learned and latest developments
Sanctions and international trade #4: where next for Russia sanctions?
UAE employee monitoring and compliance #1: remote working
Sanctions and international trade #3: US policy trends and outlook under a Biden administration
Essential Antitrust #8: nascent competition – crystal ball gazing or a principled approach to regulatory oversight?
The UK Pension Schemes Bill: the Bill in the context of the increasing criminalisation of corporate activity
Whistleblowing survey 2020: impact of COVID-19
Anatomy of a data breach – what really happens in a global data crisis?
Mass claims across the pond – comparing and contrasting risks
Globalisation of antitrust mass claims
FS market conduct #3: a look at market manipulation enforcement in the US, Hong Kong and Germany
Essential Antitrust Asia #2: South Korea update with Kim & Chang
Mass claims – the European perspective: recent developments and future implications for businesses
View from the Valley #3: the human capital edition
Emerging risks and strategic considerations for FS firms
Essential Antitrust Asia #1: Singapore update with Allen & Gledhill
View from the Valley #2: diversity, IPOs and director compensation
Essential Antitrust #6: COVID-19 and M&A – merger control during the pandemic
View from the Valley #1: the impact of COVID
International arbitration #4: data protection and cyber security in arbitration proceedings
Essential Antitrust #5: the politics of global M&A – navigating foreign investment controls
Essential Antitrust #4: lessons from the US FTC's bid block to Evonik/PeroxyChem
FS market conduct #2: UK FCA enforcement themes and what's coming up
Essential Antitrust #3: US spotlight on vertical mergers
Sanctions and international trade #2: 2020 trends to watch
Global investigations #5: managing conduct risk – the evolving approach
Essential Antitrust #2: Brexit and the interaction between the EU and UK competition regimes
Essential Antitrust #1: global antitrust in 2020
Sanctions and international trade #1: sanctions trends and developments
International arbitration #3: global developments in ISDS
International arbitration #2: Achmea and intra-EU BITs
International arbitration #1: the complete guide to arbitration funding
Global investigations #4: protecting the whistleblowers
Global investigations #3: defending multiple fronts (part 2)
FS market conduct #1: double jeopardy – where market misconduct and anti-competitive behaviour meet
Global investigations #3: defending multiple fronts (part 1)
How will Brexit affect... employees?
How will Brexit affect... contracts?
Global investigations #2: why do things go wrong?
How will Brexit affect... competition law?
Global investigations #1: responding to suspect activity
The impact of EU regulation on US tech
Cyber security: our experience at the Expo
Cyber security: are you on your best behaviour
Fuji-Xerox: don't copy this
Class actions go global
GDPR for US companies