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7 May 2018
On 20 April 2018, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled in the Boskalis/Fugro case that shareholders do not have the right to demand a shareholder vote on matters which fall within the management board's authority, such as the policy and strategy of the company, even...
A conversation with Jenine Hulsmann on the UK review of the national security impact of foreign investment
24 May 2018
The U.K. government has published proposals to strengthen its powers to review, and potentially block or unwind, investments on national security grounds. The impacts for infrastructure assets and projects can be significant. What should investors and investment...
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 On 1 December 2015 a new inbound foreign investment regime came into force which repealed and replaced...
12 February 2018
Following the implementation of VAT in the UAE from 1 January this year, this briefing outlines the impact of the new regime in respect of M&A transactions and directors' duties. This briefing also highlights the potential impact of the UK's recently...
I3 Podcast with Partner with Jenine Hulsmann: Infrastructure Report: Government regulation, espionage and infrastructure investing
7 February 2018
I3 Podcast with Partner with Jenine Hulsmann: Infrastructure Report: Government regulation, espionage and infrastructure investing The U.K. government has published proposals to strengthen its powers to review — and potentially block or unwind — infrastructure...
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...
Clifford Chance advises Tele2 Group on the merger of its Dutch business with Deutsche Telekom's Dutch business
10 January 2018
Clifford Chance advised Tele2 on its agreement with Deutsche Telekom to combine Tele2 Netherlands and T-Mobile Netherlands. Tele2 will hold a 25% share in the combined company and receive a cash payment of EUR 190 million upon closing. Based on current numbers,...