March 2015

The evolution of Asia deal protections

16 March in Events, Press

Author: Ashley Lee | Published: 11 Mar 2015 Panellists at IFLR’s Asia M&A Forum on Tuesday agreed that material adverse changes (Macs) are rarely triggered, despite their popularity. The speakers favoured protection mechanisms involving payment, such as deposits. Deal protection is a focus in Asia, due to many factors...

How to draft disputes clauses in Asian SPAs

16 March in Events, Press

Author: Ashley Lee | Published: 11 Mar 2015 There has long been a debate about how dispute clauses in Asia should be drafted, with options ranging from arbitration to local litigation. To maximise enforceability, speakers at IFLR’s Asia M&A Forum agreed that special consideration is needed for deals involving...