Cross-Border Mergers.

Merger and acquisition activity plummeted in 2015. However, a steep rise in the same was expected owing to the renewed bankruptcy legislations. The previously applicable Companies Act, 1956 had been replaced by the Companies Act of 2013, with a view to react to the fast-evolving requirements and financial activities of India’s business models. While ‘merger’… Read More

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Takeover Defenses in India

Hostile takeovers have been relatively uncommon in India compared to Western jurisdictions. However, it has been observed in recent times that the trend is slowly but surely catching up in India as well. While the Takeover Code and the Companies Act mandate several disclosure requirements which make it considerably difficult for hostile raiders to acquire… Read More

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Material Adverse Change… Needy Change in Merger and Amalgmation Deals in India

Outline The phrase material adverse change (referred to here as MAC) is a prominent feature of contracts. It has received much attention in recent years. Skittishness due to the 2001 downturn in the economy, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the prospects of war with Iraq in 2003 prompted deal parties, and the… Read More

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Conference on Global M&A strategy in Leela Kempinski

CLR Note: The Global M&A strategy conference to be organised by ICSI which would be focusing on the current issues affecting the variant industries in India dealing with Mergers and Acquisition, designing a successful cross border strategy, mitigate risk for M&A deal, examining local and global markets, and help achieve a smooth deal completion and… Read More

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CCI notifies Combination Regulations to regulate M&As

Competition Commission of India (CCI) (Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combination) Regulation 2011 The Competition Commission of India (CCI) today  notified regulations requiring corporates to seek its approval before going in for high value mergers and acquisitions. Only those proposals would need the CCI™s nod where the companies have combined assets… Read More

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