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15 May 2018
Clifford Chance has advised Cromwell Property Group, a real estate investor and manager, on its strategic partnership with Linkcity, a member of Bouygues Construction, a global construction company, to invest in the rollout of a portfolio of logistics and light...
25 April 2018
As reported in our newsletter dated 18 January 2018 the European Court of Justice held on 20 December 2017 that the anti-treaty shopping rule section 50d para 3 German Income Tax Act (applicable until 2011) is not in line with the EU Parent Subsidiary Directive...
1 March 2018
The German Institution for Arbitration (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V., "DIS"), Germany's most important arbitration institution, has completely overhauled its arbitration rules ("2018 DIS Arbitration Rules")....
1 March 2018
Die Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V. ("DIS"), die wichtigste Schiedsinstitution in Deutschland, hat ihre Schiedsgerichtsordnung umfassend reformiert ("DIS-SchO 2018"). Die neue DIS-SchO 2018 gilt für alle DIS-Schiedsverfahren,...
19 February 2018
While the Australian Government generally welcomes foreign investment, certain types of investment proposals may be susceptible to review or require prior approval. On 1 December 2015 a new inbound foreign investment regime came into force which repealed and replaced...
U.S. Federal Trade Commission Announces Annual Revisions to the Thresholds of the HSR Act and Prohibition Against Interlocking Directors
26 January 2018
Pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, parties to an acquisition or merger meeting certain annually adjusted thresholds must make a pre-closing notification to the U.S. antitrust authorities and abide by a mandatory waiting...
19 January 2018
On 31 May 2017, Rwanda gazetted the highly anticipated Law No 27/2017 Governing Companies (the Companies Act), overhauling the regime regulating companies in Rwanda. Tucked within the act at section 4 of Chapter 9 is a relatively short set of provisions, rather...
18 January 2018
ECJ Decisions C-504/16 (Deister Holding) and C-613/16 (Juhler Holding) dated 20 December 2017 Pursuant to these landmark decisions the former German anti avoidance rule section 50d para 3 German Income Tax Act (applicable until 2011) infringed the Parent...
Challenges to Recent Transactions Are a Reminder That Antitrust Risks Can Remain if Closing Has Already Occurred (and Even if Pre-merger Notification Filings Were Made)
27 December 2017
Last week the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice each separately challenged recently closed transactions that they claim would harm competition in the US. The DOJ filed suit in relation to TransDigm Group's recent acquisition of two businesses...
14 December 2017
Overseas project sponsors and investors looking for opportunities in Namibia and Botswana may be unaware of the availability of capital pool companies which can be utilised to procure local equity for co-investment in infrastructure projects.