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Triumph, the multinational aerospace company, has partially succeeded in a damages claim arising out of its 2013 acquisition of three businesses belonging to the components manufacturer Primus. 26 Mar 2019
Businesses could enter other markets more cheaply and easily if a proposed deal to consolidate payment processors WorldPay and Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) goes through, a legal expert has said. 19 Mar 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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ANALYSIS Germany has passed a law which eliminates a number of tax adverse legal consequences of the UK's planned departure from the EU. However, the Brexit Tax Accompanying Act does not solve all the potential tax problems. 28 Feb 2019
Private equity has been a game changer for North Sea dealmaking, disrupting the traditional ways of conducting mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the region, according to experts at Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 22 Feb 2019