About This Source - Cambridge Law Faculty
The Faculty of Law, Cambridge is the law school of the University of Cambridge. In 2018, it was ranked the best law school in the United Kingdom and second best law school in the world.
Books from Cambridge Law #Ad
Recent from Cambridge Law Faculty:
Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “Getting out of a takeover offer: 3CL Webinar” – below is their description.
Speaker: Spencer Summerfield (Travers Smith)
Chair: Felix Steffek (University of Cambridge)
Abstract: This seminar will focus on the (in)ability of a bidder to withdraw from a takeover offer in reliance on a material adverse change clause, using the recent example of Brigadier’s offer for Moss Bros, which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This will cover a reminder of the relevant Takeover Code provisions and Practice Statements, the key factors at play (materiality, foreseeability and conduct of the bidder) and lessons learned. In addition, the seminar will take a closer look at post-offer undertakings. This will cover a reminder of the relevant rules on post-offer undertakings, examples of high-profile bidders having to make post-offer undertakings and the impact of the incoming National Security and Investment Bill.
Bio: Spencer Summerfield trained at Travers Smith and became a partner in 1997. He became Head of Corporate in 2013 having been Head of Corporate Finance since 2003. Spencer has a broad corporate practice but his principal area of work is UK and international corporate finance, including mergers, acquisitions and disposals, flotations and underwritings, corporate joint ventures and general corporate advice. He is listed as a leading individual M&A in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, where he is described as “incredibly knowledgeable” and an “impressive operator”. His clients include a number of large quoted and private companies, based in the UK and overseas, as well as a number of infrastructure funds.
For more information see: https://www.3cl.law.cam.ac.uk/centre-activitiesCambridge Law Faculty YouTube Channel
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
In This Story: COVID-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.