As both shareholder activists, and the companies they target, become more geographically diverse, it is important for legal and corporate practitioners to understand
the legal framework and emerging trends of shareholder activism in the various international jurisdictions facing activism.
Nearly eight years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers it might have been expected that
fundamental questions about the business models, governance and territorial scope of large
banks would have been answered clearly, but that is not yet truly the case.
In the reports from around the world collected in this volume, we continue to see a good deal of international overlap among the issues and industries attracting government enforcement attention. We also see evolution and refinement of approaches to competition law enforcement in several jurisdictions.
As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many
jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.