Breaking Down the Basics of Merger Control Regulations
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by Lawyer Monthly
3w ago
Merger control regulations are crucial for businesses considering mergers or acquisitions. These regulations aim to ensure fair competition and prevent monopolies that could harm consumers and the market. Whether you’re a startup eyeing growth through acquisition or an established firm expanding into new markets, understanding these regulations is essential. What are Merger Control Regulations? Merger control regulations are laws put in place by governments to oversee mergers and acquisitions between companies. Their primary goal is to maintain competitive markets by preventing mergers that c ..read more
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Latham & Watkins Advises Carlyle on Seattle Reign FC Investment
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by LM News
1M ago
Seattle Reign FC, the three-time NWSL Shield winner, has received investments from the Ownership Group of Sounders FC and the esteemed global investment firm, Carlyle. After finalizing the Purchase and Sale Agreement, the Ownership Group of Seattle Sounders FC and global investment firm Carlyle have joined forces to invest in and manage Seattle Reign FC, a prominent club in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Reign FC, which has been owned and operated by France’s OL Groupe since 2019, is recognized as one of the top clubs in the highly competitive NWSL, known as the premier women’s so ..read more
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Exploring Franchise Law in Switzerland 
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by Christophe Rapin - Kellerhals Carrard
1M ago
On January 1, 2022, a modification of the Federal Act on Cartels and Other Restraints of Competition entered into force in Switzerland (Cartel Act), introducing the concept of relative market power.  The purpose of this contribution is to analyse those modifications and discuss their possible impacts on franchise relationships. It will focus on the right granted to buyers to purchase goods or services offered both in Switzerland and abroad at the market prices and conditions customary in the industry in the foreign country concerned.  It is a fact that prices for goods and services ..read more
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Enhancing Firm Culture with Strategic Employee Recognition
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by Lawyer Monthly
1M ago
You may find merit and fitness to be fast becoming clouded with tech-savvy characters in almost all work sectors. People, not only the new employees, have become so changeable-minded that companies are losing not only the best people but also the cost of these personnel evolutions.  This is why the need for recognition, whether inter or intra-corporate, matters so much if you want to maintain the best people to make up your company culture. Strategically recognizing your employees might just be what you need, especially in demanding fields lik ..read more
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Tips For Getting Your HR Policies Ready For Your Business Sale
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by Lawyer Monthly
2M ago
Are you getting ready to sell your business? Well, to ensure a successful sale, it’s pivotal to ensure your Human Resources (HR) policies, processes, and practices are all in order, as this will play a significant role in fetching your desired price.  Your HR department is responsible for helping your prospective buyer know and understand the terms offered to your contractors and employees and comply with the obligations upon completion. Having your HR policies ready helps buyers: ●       Comply with wage costs ●       Anticipat ..read more
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Dispute Resolution in China – Legal Guide
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by Rongkuan Yang
2M ago
What is the limitation period for litigation in China?  The longest statute of limitations for litigation is generally 20 years, calculated from the date the right is infringed upon. The general statute of limitations for short-term litigation is usually 3 years, calculated from the date the right holder knew or should have known about the damage to the right and the obligor. Article 188 of the The Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China stipulates a statute of “The limitation period for a person to request the people’s court to protect his civil-law rights is three years, unless ot ..read more
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Business Buyers Beware when Dealing with a Material Adverse Change
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by Alex Edwards at Rosling King
3M ago
THE TEST FOR A “MATERIAL ADVERSE CHANGE” WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF AN ACQUISITION OF A BUSINESS   Alexander Edwards, partner in Rosling King’s Banking team, reviews a recent case where the Court of Appeal reconsiders the test for determining if a material adverse change (MAC) had occurred within the context of a business acquisition. Furthermore, if there has been a breach of a MAC clause, what practical considerations can we take away from this decision going forward?   Case Summary In Decision Inc Holdings Proprietary Ltd v Garbett [2023] EWCA Civ 1284, the Court of Appeal consid ..read more
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Cross Border Dispute Resolution in China
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by Andrew Palmer
4M ago
Could you elaborate on the key efforts and notable achievements you have made in this field? I started my legal career as a construction dispute resolution lawyer in China. Seeking to expand my expertise globally, I pursued master’s degrees at New York University and the University of London. These transformative overseas experiences not only enhanced my understanding of dispute resolution concepts but also provided valuable mentorship from pioneering professionals. Over my 23-year career as a cross-border dispute resolution lawyer, I’ve represented clients across more than 20 jurisdictions ..read more
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Defeating Corporate Crime in Italy
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by Andrew Palmer
4M ago
What are the main areas of corporate crimes in Italy?   As per my experience, I would say bribery, tax and customs offences, financial crimes, bankruptcy, corporate offences, HSE crimes and money laundering. During the previous decades, the Italian criminal system has targeted the most dangerous and hateful forms of crime, thus identifying a public enemy to face and destroy. Therefore, we have witnessed “the war against mafia” between the ’60s and the ’70s, the fight against terrorism in the ’70s and ’80s (the so-called “lead years“); furthermore, from ’90s, the rise, increase ..read more
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Doing business in Belgium: Advantages and Risks
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by Andrew Palmer
4M ago
Is Belgium a competitive place to do business compared to other European Union countries? In Belgium we have a well-developed infrastructure, a highly skilled workforce, numerous leading research centres, the development of new technologies and a multilingual environment. All this, combined with our central location within Europe and our logistical facilities (including the ports of Zeebrugge, Ghent and Antwerp), ensures that we have many advantages for international trade in Belgium. The figures do not lie. According to the Belgian Foreign Trade Agency, Belgium is the fourth largest exporter ..read more
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