The Dutch scheme (also known as WHOA), which is set to come into effect later this year, will offer an alternative restructuring tool to the English scheme of arrangement and U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings.
Amsterdam-based restructuring partner Sigrid Jansen and Brechje van der Velden, senior partner in Allen & Overy's Amsterdam office, join London-based restructuring partner Jennifer Marshall to discuss the main features of the Dutch scheme and how it compares to the English scheme of arrangement.
Cyberattacks make prominent headlines yet many cyber and data breaches remain private. How firms act in the immediate aftermath of being hit may impact how much damage is done. Lawson Caisley, partner, talks through immediate priorities post-attack.
With rapid increases in data generating and data driven technologies, data ethics is a topic that is gaining prominence among consumers, companies, regulators and investors.
Data protection senior associate Karishma Brahmbhatt explores how to create the right data culture and why it is important for companies to do so.
In-house lawyers have a leading role to play in helping their companies navigate the strategic, regulatory and operational challenges of digital transformation.
Corporate partner Tom Levine discusses the issues that in-house legal teams should prioritise.
Corporate venturing, whereby companies make minority investments typically in start-ups and scale-ups, is becoming an increasingly popular tool among organisations looking to boost innovation and accelerate digital transformation.
Corporate partner Will Samengo-Turner discusses the role and value of corporate venturing and the issues that investors should consider.
Geopolitical volatility, escalating trade tensions and an increasingly complex regulatory environment have dominated the global economy during the first half of 2019. What are the implications for the M&A markets across the world and what are the practical issues that dealmakers should consider in response?
Dirk Meeus, co-head of Allen & Overy’s Corporate practice, discusses the current and emerging trends shaping the global mergers and acquisitions markets.
This podcast provides an overview of the imminent changes in the debt capital markets space being made by the Prospectus Regulation – so-called PD III - which comes into full application in July of this year. The focus of the podcast is on the key areas of change for debt securities arising as a result of PD III (and associated legislative developments) and the likely impact on practical aspects of debt capital markets transactions.
In this podcast, data protection partners Jane Finlayson-Brown and Nigel Parker join David Smith, A&O’s special adviser for data protection and a former Deputy Data Protection Commissioner at the UK ICO, and Ali Parvin, Peerpoint Consultant, to discuss key enforcement actions since the introduction of GDPR and provide insight for companies looking to minimise their risk of regulatory fines.
Traditional companies are responding to the challenge of digital disruption by partnering with technology companies (large and small) to accelerate innovation.
Allen & Overy partner Connell O'Neill discusses the opportunities and potential pitfalls that established businesses need to consider.
Istanbul-based banking partners Hakki Gedik and Joe Clinton join Nick Charlwood, a senior associate in Allen & Overy’s restructuring group, to discuss Turkey’s new restructuring framework and its implications for alternative lenders looking to invest in Turkey’s restructuring market.