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Shareholders' right of separation

Corporate, Private Equity, M&A and Commercial

Shareholders' right of separation due to the lack of distribution of dividends: practical issues

On 2 October 2011, Article 348 bis of the Spanish Companies’ Act was enacted by means of Law 25/2011, dated 1 August, by virtue of which the Spanish...

21 July 2017

The vital role of the European Investment Fund

The EIF has become invaluable for many venture and smaller buyout funds; a number of which may not have been raised without the EIF's cornerstone investment and subsequent...

11 November 2016
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European regulator takes action on venture capital passporting fees

Under AIFMD, marketing a private equity or venture capital fund in the EU has either got somewhat easier, or considerably harder – depending on access to a marketing...

04 November 2016
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The AIFMD’s “third country passport”

The AIFMD’s “third country passport” may be available in some non-EU countries relatively soon, but questions remain on how to opt in and what happens to National Private...

30 September 2016
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Preparing for tougher global private equity regulation

To mark the milestone of the 700th edition of Private Equity Comment we welcome Michael Collins, Invest Europe’s Public Affairs Director as guest author.

09 September 2016
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Anti-bribery and corruption guide: Spain

An up to date guide to the anti-bribery and corruption policy in Spain.

01 August 2016

Keeping calm, and carrying on: reactions to Brexit outside the UK

A brief overview of reactions from Europe on the impact of Brexit on the private equity and venture capital industry

30 June 2016
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BEPS and the impact on the consumer sector in Europe

BEPS and the impact on the consumer sector. How will the European Commission’s ambitious anti-tax avoidance package affect businesses?

08 March 2016

Venture capital in Europe

A pan-European funds-of-funds framework could boost capital available for investment in SMEs

19 February 2016
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CMA clears Whittan-Apex storage merger, despite high share of supply in relevant products

The CMA has decided not to refer Whittan Intermediate Limited's proposed acquisition of Apex Linvar Limited to a Phase II investigation.

11 February 2016

Blockchain: A New Frontier

Corporate partner Andrew Wingfield discusses the potential M&A activity in blockchain.

26 January 2016
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Companies could face liability for anti-competitive practices of independent contractors

ECJ Advocate General gives opinion recommending three stage test and rebuttable presumption of liability for anti-competitive acts of contractors.

10 December 2015
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