‘Fraud’ is a word that people find easier to use than to define. Partly for this reason, it is difficult for lawyers to summarise the way in which their particular jurisdictions deal with it.
If you are reading this book, it
is almost certainly because someone is looking to you for answers – looking to you to
provide the legal certainty the capital markets seek.
This fourth edition of The Insolvency Review once again offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries around the world.
In this seventh edition, we can see that corporate governance is becoming a more vital and all-encompassing topic with each year that passes.
The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review is intended to serve as a starting point in considering structuring and other issues in acquisition and leveraged finance, both generally but also particularly in cases where more than just an understanding of the reader’s own jurisdiction is necessary.
Despite the level of global uncertainty in 2016, market participants were active across various jurisdictions, which led to a very strong year for M&A activity. Many markets and sectors recorded peak dealmaking as investors sought out new opportunities, even if the year did not quite replicate 2015’s year of mega-deals’. A mixture of currency fluctuations and access to cheap debt meant that companies looked to acquire their desired targets.