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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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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR: Understanding the New Landscape

Jones Day’s Dr. Undine von Diemar and Mauricio Paez look at the changes being driven by the EU’s new data-privacy rules.

Let’s start off with some background on the GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation in the European Union (EU). When does it go into effect? What is the...

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