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In this interview series, we profile trailblazing women working in M&A, private capital and finance who are driving deals. We highlight their experiences and achievements, and share their insights on what the industry can do to ensure that we see more...

The Proust Questionnaire was a parlor game popularized by French writer Marcel Proust. He believed that, by answering a few provocative questions, a person would reveal his or her true nature. In this series, we’ve asked a who’s who of M&A,...

In this interview series, we profile trailblazing women working in M&A, private capital, finance, and business law who are driving deals. We highlight their experiences and achievements, and share their insights on what the industry can do to ensure that we...
So the US can do business with Cuba - now what? Six tips for getting started

On December 17th, the US and Cuba reached a deal to reestablish diplomatic relations and ease trade restrictions for the first time in five decades. It's a historical move that will leave deep marks on North American culture and change the...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings makes an appearance during a keynote address by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook f8 conference on September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California

What legal issues are at play when a public company makes required disclosures via social media? Corporate and securities lawyer, Samuel Whitley, reviews what lessons can be learned from Netflix.

Laws are designed to govern and protect the best interests of a country and its citizens. However, they don’t always have to make sense! Do a little digging, and some laws are just plain wacky.

According to a new report by international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, African inward investment has tripled in the last 10 years, reaching more than $182 billion. Deal volume has also doubled, now standing at 2,417. Britain leads the way as top investor in Africa, with 437 deals worth $30.5 billion since 2003. Other prominent investors include France (141 deals worth $30.47 billion) and China (49 deals worth $20.8 billion). Investors have become increasingly attracted to Africa as it has begun to demonstrate strong economic growth, a fast-growing middle class, greater political stability and improved government balance sheets.

Forward-thinking law firms are revolutionizing the way corporate minute books are managed, moving the process online to achieve greater efficiency and collaboration with their clients.

The ancient principle si vis pacem, para bellum (if you wish for peace, prepare for war) still holds true for modern-day M&A deals. During the drafting of the transaction agreement, the parties should prepare themselves for future disputes. Since arbitration can...

Sometimes, in this new Web 2.0 world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with information. Organizing the flow of information, for both work and personal uses, is one way to manage the constant stream of information and reduce information overload. In recent years,...