Raising the global bar for security clearance of cross-border transactions
The European Commission is increasingly concerned that market consolidation will harm innovation and has changed dramatically the way it examines the impact of mergers on innovation. Merging parties should be prepared for it.
Whether it is 'hard' or 'soft', a UK exit from the EU will mean a very different dynamic in terms of merger control
Gun-jumping has been in the crosshairs of competition-law enforcers for the past decade, and recent developments show authorities across the world are taking an even tougher line
When European Union Courts overrule European Commission decisions on transactions, finding a solution to the situation can be challenging for parties to the deal
In the past 18 months, Japan’s regulator has tackled Big Data, introduced greater disclosure and conducted a high-profile, parallel merger review.
Not content to wait for a final Brexit plan, international companies are already exploring shifting operations out of the United Kingdom to retain European Union advantages.
GDPR will strengthen data protection for individuals and simplify the regulatory environment by establishing a unified standard across the EU. But it poses significant challenges for companies.
Businesses and governments can take steps to get ready for possible trade policy shifts under the new US administration
Financial institutions around the world should consider whether their operations are subject to the NYDFS new cybersecurity regulations
With regulators, shareholders and consumers all paying closer attention to human rights records, companies can’t ignore the risks of inaction
M&A’s strategic relevance and strong fundamentals in the US fueled dealmaking in 2017—and are likely to continue to drive activity in 2018
Economic fundamentals suggest that Chinese outbound M&A will remain strong—if China can successfully manage short-term challenges
To ride the wave of AI, financial services companies will have to navigate evolving standards, regulations and risk dynamics—particularly regarding data rights, algorithmic accountability and cybersecurity
Green bonds allow sovereign issuers to diversify their investor base, support investment in sustainable infrastructure and conquer conservation challenges at a low cost of funding.
Without safeguards, the structure of choice for many refinery and petrochemical projects can expose sponsors and financiers to costly risks
Banks, regulators and cloud-based providers are forging new models for outsourcing in the financial sector.
New interpretations of the law could increase the risks of letting artificial intelligence make decisions where liability for unfair practices exists
We advised on 282 announced M&A deals with a US$339 billion+ aggregate value.
We advised clients globally on innovative financing strategies and approaches.
The complexities and challenges associated with decommissioning North Sea offshore oil and gas assets have dampened M&A activity in the past—but change is coming.
When pursuing alternatives to prosecution, multinationals need global strategies to navigate potential enforcement actions from multiple national authorities.
Trends in class actions mean UK litigation culture may increasingly resemble that of the US.
In 2017, White & Case’s New York office moved to a state-of-the-art space reflecting our culture and values.
Hosted by our Bratislava office, the World Cup was held in Vienna and featured football and volleyball events. Team Berlin won the football final, while Team Bratislava was victorious in the volleyball final.
In the autumn of 2017, we held a coordinated seminar series, “Making sense of a fragmenting world,” in three cities to help clients and colleagues navigate a shifting global landscape.
It is an exciting time to be a part of the global data center industry as the world's ever-increasing demand for more data continues to drive growth exponentially.