M&A Practices In Pakistan.
Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Pakistan - Corporate/M&A
8 June, 2018
In the article, you will have answers to the following questions:
- What are the key laws and regulations that govern mergers and acquisitions in your jurisdiction?
- What are the government regulators and agencies that play key roles in mergers and acquisitions?
- Are hostile bids permitted? If so, are they common in your jurisdiction?
- What laws may restrict or regulate certain takeovers and mergers, if any?
- What documentation is required to implement these transactions?
- What government charges or fees apply to these transactions?
- Do shareholders have consent or approval in connection with a deal?
- Do directors and controlling shareholders owe a duty to the stakeholders in connection with a deal?
- In what circumstances are break-up fees payable by the target company?
- Can conditions be attached to an offer in connection with a deal?
- How is financing dealt with in the transaction document? Are there regulations that require a minimum level of financing?
- Can minority shareholders be squeezed out? If so, what procedures must be observed?
- What is the waiting or notification period that must be observed before completing a business combination?
- Are there any industry-specific rules that apply to the company being acquired?
- Are cross-border transactions subject to certain special legal requirements?
- How will the labour regulations in your jurisdiction affect the new employment relationships?
- Have there been any recent proposals for reforms or regulatory changes that will impact M&A activity?
Please click here to download the LexisNexis Mergers and Acquisitions Law Guide 2018 – Pakistan Chapter contributed by RIAA Barker Gillette:
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Ahsan Zahir Rizvi, Global Senior and Managing Partner, RIAA Barker Gillette