Opportunities and challenges for M&A in the European financial services sector
The new laws have made Singapore more attractive for companies looking to restructure, but will it become the jurisdiction of choice for Asian debt restructurings?
The significant build-up of class action knowhow among claimants, litigators and litigation funders is creating a litigation culture in the UK that is closer to the US than it has ever been.
Increasingly popular "project on project" structures for refinery and petrochemical projects have a number of advantages, but also expose project sponsors and financiers to a host of potentially costly risks in the absence of preventive measures.
Global alternatives to prosecution when a corporate is facing a criminal investigation
Whatever form Brexit takes, international companies with operations in the UK are planning ahead to retain access to the EU market
After stepping into the space vacated by traditional banks and strategic investors following the financial crisis, private equity has established itself as a force to be reckoned with in financial services dealmaking.
An overview of rules and developments in major jurisdictions globally, including the US, Canada, Mexico, Japan, the UK and the EU.
The financial services industry is undergoing a radical transformation. Companies that can navigate this uncertain terrain will retain a competitive edge.
Insights from our M&A team, based on M&A activity charts from the White & Case M&A Explorer
The implications after South Africa's debt rating downgrade
Private equity firms find opportunities as volatility continues to dominate the financial markets
Green bonds allow sovereign issuers to tap into new pools of capital and meet their international environmental obligations. However, there have been only two sovereign green bond issuances to date.
Strong fundamentals drive US dealmaking despite macro-economic and political uncertainties
To ride the rising wave of AI, financial services companies will have to navigate evolving standards, regulations and risk dynamics—particularly regarding data rights, algorithmic accountability and cybersecurity.
Identifying opportunities and successfully implementing inorganic growth strategies are key to remaining competitive and winning market share
The complexities and challenges associated with decommissioning offshore oil and gas assets have dampened M&A activity in the past—but change is coming
Investors continue to flock to Israel, as innovation and technological advancements create fertile ground for M&A
Potential business advantages are emerging worldwide, despite future uncertainties.
Welcome to the first issue of the Financial Regulatory Observer, our digest of regulatory change and technological disruption facing the financial services industry.
Miners find themselves in the spotlight once again as the perceived sins of the past return to haunt management teams soon to be swimming in cash
Multinational corporations face a maze of gender pay gap reporting requirements—meeting them is vital
The record set for Chinese outbound M&A in 2015 and 2016 could become the new normal if China successfully manages short-term challenges.
The maturing nature of the non-core infrastructure space has now opened the door for institutional investors to move into the space
In the 'conventional' finance space, asset-backed financings have proved a successful method of funding social and civil infrastructure. However, in Islamic finance, asset-backed sukuk have not yet taken off.
Despite a slow start to the year and an uncertain political outlook, US M&A accelerated into 2017.
Despite a tough year, leveraged debt is facing up to challenges with renewed resilience
With miners staging a recovery on equity markets in 2016 and China concerns easing, growth is back on the agenda. But the recovery is not without its challenges and uncertainties.