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The rapid pace of technological change is driving manufacturing and technology companies to take minority stakes in other companies according to research from Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 14 Feb 2019
Financial services companies may be prioritising investment on customer experience enhancements over updating and improving back office IT systems, according to research commissioned by Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 29 Jan 2019
The 2014 Companies Act consolidated Ireland's previous company legislation into a single act. It also made a number of reforms including introducing the facility for mergers of Irish companies, also known as 'domestic mergers'.
The substantial shareholding exemption (SSE) applies to companies and exempts certain gains that would otherwise be subject to UK corporation tax following a disposal of shares.
Businesses and investors acquiring companies in Ireland and the UK will find differences in private company mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practices and approaches between the two countries, especially related to valuations; restrictive covenants; tax...
China's State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of State Council (SASAC) has released updated details of how it will supervise and administer the outbound investment of centrally managed state owned enterprises (SOEs).
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New data has shown that the ongoing uncertainty over Brexit is having a significant impact on both corporate activity from the EU and company growth in the UK - although acquisitions of UK companies by US and Japanese buyers is increasing. 28 Jan 2019
ANALYSIS: Brexit concerns will continue to be a boardroom issue for the life sciences sector in 2019, but a focus on corporate restructuring, partnering and greater use of new technologies is likely to drive change and growth in the sector this year. 08 Jan 2019