Sponsored briefing: Flexible and stable: The growing appeal of offshore SPACs

Sponsored briefing: Flexible and stable: The growing appeal of offshore SPACs

Conyers’ Neil Henderson, Anton Goldstein and Matthew Stocker on the resurgence Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) enjoyed a resurgence in 2020 as an alternative to traditional IPOs. Now, as 2021 begins, investors continue their search for efficient ways to deploy capital and generate attractive returns in the Covid-19 era of low interest rates and market …

Sponsored briefing: Are we on the cusp of an evolution in the legal sector, when collaborative ways of working between firms will become the norm?

Sponsored briefing: Are we on the cusp of an evolution in the legal sector, when collaborative ways of working between firms will become the norm?

Covid-19 has disrupted almost every sector of the economy. Dr Peter Allinson, chief executive of Davitt Jones Bould, asks whether the pandemic has acted as an accelerant to fundamental shifts already at play in the legal profession, and offers his perception of a growing spirit of collaboration in the industry While the last 12 months …

Sponsored briefing: Doing business in Israel – Litigation 2021

Sponsored briefing: Doing business in Israel – Litigation 2021

Ruth Loven, partner in the litigation practice at Yigal Arnon & Co, on what companies wanting to do business in Israel need to be aware of The Israeli legal and economic market has undergone a robust expansion during the last decades. One contributing factor to this process is undoubtedly the rise of the Israeli ‘Start-up …

Sponsored briefing: Israel: Litigation and dispute resolution 2021

Sponsored briefing: Israel: Litigation and dispute resolution 2021

Tadmor Levy & Co’s Yechiel Kasher and Sivan Wulkan-Avisar answer questions on how the litigation and disputes market functions in Israel What type of legal system does your jurisdiction have? Are there any rules that govern civil procedure in your jurisdiction? Israel has an independent, adversarial legal system, modelled on the Common Law tradition. How …

Sponsored briefing: Brexit places the UK out of the judicial cooperation area in the EU; will this be the end of English law in the continent?

Sponsored briefing: Brexit places the UK out of the judicial cooperation area in the EU; will this be the end of English law in the continent?

English law, courts and lawyers are a popular option for business transactions in the EU. Brexit could possibly change that, not so much because of obstacles to a valid choice of English law or the enforceability of judgments rendered by English courts but because the UK is now outside the many procedures for judicial cooperation …

Sponsored briefing: Ukraine – successful heir of the Soviet empire or a self-made kid on the block?

Sponsored briefing: Ukraine – successful heir of the Soviet empire or a self-made kid on the block?

Being one of the most powerful industrial countries of the former USSR with a unique geographic location and the biggest territory in the heart of Europe, stretching from Europe in the West towards Russia in the East, Ukraine has entered the independence era with high expectations and significant industrial and scientific potential. A robust logistics …

Sponsored practice area spotlight: Tax: Standardisation of the practice of employee benefit plans in Switzerland

Sponsored practice area spotlight: Tax: Standardisation of the practice of employee benefit plans in Switzerland

Since 1 January 2021 three significant changes have been in effect in relation to the practice regarding the Swiss tax treatment of employee benefit plans. The Swiss Federal Tax Administration stipulated this practice update in its circular letter No. 37 on employee benefit plans. In the absence of a fair market value, the corporate valuation must be …

Sponsored briefing: The Impact of Covid-19

Sponsored briefing: The Impact of Covid-19

EBN & Co’s Viva Gayer and Jonathan Achiron on the impact coronavirus has had on the M&A sector and what the future may hold for such transactions The Covid-19 pandemic will continue to affect the world economy. Covid-19 has put nearly every aspect of business operation to a test. We have seen a slow-down in …