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.
Acquisition and leveraged finance is a fascinating area for lawyers, both inherently and because
of its potential for complexity arising out of the requirements of the acquisition process,
cross-border issues, regulation and the like.
‘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.
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 past year has seen a boom in dealmaking, with many markets reaching post-crisis peaks and some recording all-time highs. Mega-deals have been at the heart of the expanding market, with companies tapping into cash piles and cheap debt to fund transformational deals.