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SPACxit – can London save SPACs to secure its position in the new world?

Corporate, Private Equity, M&A and Commercial

SPACxit – can London save SPACs to secure its position in the new world?

Whilst capital raising using SPACs has been tremendously successful in the US over the last 12-24 months, the UK had until the start of this year experienced significantly...

31 March 2021

Reforms to UK listing rules on the horizon: retaining London’s competitive advantage

Last week Lord Hill published his review into the UK listing environment, which examines how companies raise equity capital on UK public markets and made a series of...

08 March 2021

Companies, creditors and shareholders take note… the UK’s Supreme Court clips the wings of the reflective loss principle

The principle of reflective loss found itself in front of the UK courts during the summer of 2020 in Sevilleja v Marex Financial Ltd [2020]

08 December 2020

Shadow owners should be wary of the Duomatic Principle when instructing agents

On 30 July 2020, the Privy Council confirmed in Ciban Management Corporation v Citco (BVI) Ltd & Anor (British Virgin Islands) [2020]

08 December 2020

Adding further particulars and claims relating to COVID to proceedings will not always been successful

COVID-19 has resulted in many individuals and businesses making claims through the UK courts

08 December 2020

Watch out Buyers: Despite actual knowledge, notices for claims must include sufficient detail

The High Court in Dodika Ltd v United Luck Group Holdings Ltd [2020] EWHC 2101 (Comm) recently held that a buyer’s provision of a notice in respect of...

08 December 2020

If in doubt, spell it out! You can never be too careful when drafting legal agreements

The Full English afficionados amongst you will recall that we originally covered the UK High Court’s ruling on Primus International Holding Company

08 December 2020

The Full English

The Full English is back for its third edition, highlighting the key corporate and commercial themes from the UK Courts since June 2020 that should be considered

08 December 2020

Cross border M&A comment - New UK government review powers over foreign direct investment

Foreign investors seeking acquisition or business expansion opportunities in the UK must, with effect from 11 November 2020, be mindful of new government measures

13 November 2020

Corporate carve-out sales in a distressed environment

In the current economic climate, a carve-out of non-core business or assets will often make sense to companies seeking to focus their efforts on their core offering

11 November 2020

Webinar Series | China: The Art of Law Part IV

Fraud is a clear and present danger in Foreign Invested Enterprises. Curiously, the problems seem to be more severe in WFOEs than JV'sIn this episode of "China: the...

02 October 2020

Webinar Series | China: The Art of Law Part III

What is the best way to overcome the difficulties of setting up a business in China? How should you structure your business?KWM Partner Mark Schaub explores these questions...

16 September 2020

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