Tag Archives: M&A

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Corona and intended mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s): terminate, invoke MAC’s or other conditions or postpone?

The Corona crisis has severe consequences for intended mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s). Many merger or acquisition plans and even pending deals are being terminated or being shelved. The question is which legal instruments parties may use under Dutch law to terminate a pending deal. And what can parties do in case they do not want to close the merger or acquisition at this moment, but want to uphold the possibility to reach a transaction in the future? The Corona crisis is unchartered territory in this respect as well. However, some general rules can be mentioned.

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W&I insurance: a practical guide to the Australian M&A market

What is W&I insurance?

Warranty and indemnity insurance is a cornerstone risk management tool for vendors and purchasers in Australian M&A transactions.

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CMS Final Rule Offers the Promise of Additional Telehealth Services for MA Plan Enrollees

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has published a final rule that will expand access to telehealth services for Medicare Advantage (“MA”) plan enrollees.[1] CMS Administrator Seema Verma characterized the agency’s latest policymaking efforts as “a historic step in bringing innovative technology to Medicare beneficiaries” and a way for the agency to provide “greater flexibility to Medicare Advantage plans, [so] beneficiaries can receive more benefits, at lower costs and better quality.”[2]

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NAV is coming… 10 questions you should know the answer to

Since the start of the year there have been new laws in place regulating tax audits and tax lawsuits. The stakes are pretty high: the National Tax and Customs Administration (NAV) conducts almost 30,000 audits annually, assessing tax deficiencies of about HUF 500 billion and imposing fines of almost the same amount. Therefore it is important to know the rights taxpayers have under the new rules and the most efficient ways to fight NAV.

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2017 M&A activity for PR firms: The year of the ‘tuck-in’ transaction

My last column for 2017 is an appropriate time to look back at the consolidation, merger, and acquisition activity by and among PR firms.

According to data compiled by my law firm, there were 103 publicly announced and completed transactions worldwide in 2017 involving public relations firms. This reflects an increase of 14% in completed, publicly announced transactions from the 89 completed in 2016. This alone is significant because it demonstrates the existence of a robust M&A market for PR firms. Even more noteworthy is the nature and size of many of the transactions, as well as the factors that are causing owners to sell and buyers to buy.

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Mercado legal ve mayor dinamismo en operaciones de fusión y adquisición tras prometedor primer semestre

Si bien el impacto de las reformas concentró la labor de los mayores estudios jurídicos locales en los últimos dos años, durante la primera mitad de este 2017 se evidenció un renovado dinamismo en materia de fusiones y adquisiciones (M&A) y en el ámbito del mercado de capitales.

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End to an unjust fine?

Under current practice the Tax and Customs Administration (NAV) fines taxpayers that are caught with a VAT shortfall even if the budget has sustained no losses. An opinion recently published by the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice could spell the end for this extremely unfair and much criticised procedure.

The VAT treatment of certain transactions can often be problematic, and it is by no means uncommon for the parties in the transaction to end up misinterpreting – together and in good faith – the relevant provisions of the VAT Act. The parties may, by mistake, treat a transaction that is subject to a reverse charge as a regular transaction, or vice versa.

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Expert Advice – Preparing for an Acquisition: How to Assemble the Right Deal Team

Smart Business

October 2013

Stradling shareholder Goodarz “Goody” Agahi was published in Smart Business in the article “Expert Advice – Preparing for an Acquisition: How to Assemble the Right Deal Team.”

Expert Advice – Goodarz Agahi by Stradling More…

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Hvad koster det at anmelde en fusion?

Nye gebyrregler betyder, at en fusionsanmeldelse koster mellem kr. 50.000 og kr. 1.500.000 i gebyr. I artiklen belyses, hvornår der kan anvendes en forenklet anmeldelse, hvor gebyret er kr. 50.000.

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Den 1. august 2013 trådte nye regler i kraft, hvorefter det koster et gebyr at anmelde en fusion til konkurrence- og forbrugerstyrelsen.

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TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE organised M&A Student Camp 2013 in Tallinn

Since 2008, TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE together with leading Nordic law firms has organised student camps in the Baltic and Nordic countries for young lawyers on topical issues related to mergers and acquisitions (M&A). This year the annual Student Camp took place in Tallinn and was organised together with law firm Hannes Snellman and was dedicated to taxation issues. 16 young lawyers from TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and from Hannes Snellman took part in the annual Student Camp.

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