Overview of structures for cross-border acquisitions with analysis of underlying legal, tax and accounting considerations. Country specific information (updated periodically) for Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Korea, UK and US (New York).
This article provides an overview of the Brazilian merger control process, outlines Brazilian practitioners' key criticisms of the system and examines the key merger control aspects of the competition reform bill currently pending approval by the Brazilian Congress.
The post-Lehman deal landscape is very different to that of previous years, seeing a marked decline in deal value and volumes. However, there has been enough activity for some interesting trends to emerge.