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European Union (EU)

European Union has Spoken: Collective Actions are Important for Society

Countries with class and collective action laws, such as the Netherlands and Germany, witnessed increased securities litigation. Many other countries over the decade enacted new class and collective action legislation. Most recently, the European Union Parliament passed an EU-wide collective action statute, which we review in detail.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

European M&A: Transatlantic Perspectives on Deal Certainty

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on targets resulted in counterparties analyzing whether they were still obliged to complete transactions that had signed or able to renegotiate price. As financial sponsors and strategic acquirers in Europe considered their options, certain buyers in the U.S. decided to fast-track their thinking and moved to walk away.

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

7 Steps to Compliance in Brave New GDPR World

Legal departments need to prepare for the new, sweeping EU data-privacy rules.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25, 2018, sets a high standard for data privacy that affects all companies that do business in the European Union (EU) or with its citizens....

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