The growth of private spending on education presents an opportunity for private equity, both in direct education providers - businesses that 'teach' students - and for service providers such as technology providers. This briefing looks at some of the key issues for potential investors in education.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 21 April 2016 | Practice Area: Education
A vote to exit the EU in this June's referendum would result in much uncertainty, and many companies with a presence in the UK have begun contingency planning. This briefing covers the issues corporates should be thinking about now, and assess the likely impact of Brexit on aspects of business.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 01 April 2016 | Practice Area: Contract Law
This Linklaters newsletter rounds up key recent developments for UK corporate lawyers, covering subjects including reverse takeovers, shareholder voting, the UK’s EU referendum, and a new consultation on the communication and distribution of information during an offer.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 31 March 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
This handy one-page corporate timeline sets out key forthcoming legal developments and legislation in corporate and company law, including the many changes being introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 19 February 2016 | Practice Area: Company Capital Maintenance
Global announced deal values reached $1.7trn (£1.2trn) in the first half of 2015, making it the strongest half-year for M&A since the first six months of 2007. This global M&A guide provides expert analysis on the key trends, with insight from law firms covering over 20 countries around the world.
Law Firm: ALM | Published: 10 February 2016 | Practice Area: Corporate Financing
US companies and foreign companies with US operations increasingly need to engage in the US political and electoral process to remain competitive. Corporate political activities, however, are highly regulated - this guide is designed to help companies understand these issues and comply with the law.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 03 February 2016 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance
While the Market Abuse Regulation does not come into force until 3 July this year, AIM companies need to start preparing now in anticipation of the changes which it will be bringing in, with a view to updating their internal procedures and requirements.
Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 29 January 2016 | Practice Area: Corporate
The BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2015, which is due to come into force shortly, introduces a number of important changes to the provisions of the BVI Business Companies Act which are expected to have a beneficial effect for companies registered in the BVI.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 22 January 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
This Linklaters briefing summarises some of the major developments in Hong Kong law last year, as well as expected developments in 2016, with links to further reading where available.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 21 January 2016 | Practice Area: Contract Law
New regulations are set to introduce a requirement for UK companies and limited liability partnerships to disclose the identities of 'persons with significant control', and failure to comply can result in criminal offences and penalties. This briefing discusses the key issues to be aware of.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 21 January 2016 | Practice Area: Corporate
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