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Corporate/M&A and capital markets

In an interconnected world, you need to operate internationally with ease. Local knowledge and an understanding of cultural differences can be a defining factor in the success of a deal. Covering 17 jurisdictions, our team has an outstanding record in cross-border M&A. We solve complicated issues and make your deal a seamless experience.

We can help throughout your business journey. From set-up and early-stage funding to larger investments like private equity and M&A, we act on buy-side and sell-side deals of all shapes and sizes. Whether it's an IPO, public takeover or private M&A, national or international, our extensive commercial experience will help make your transaction a success.

Our people are connected to their clients' sectors and enjoy working at the forefront of new areas of law and regulation. Our specialist knowledge lets us identify potential challenges before they become issues, de-risk transactions and get you the best outcome possible.

Advising some of the world's most innovative businesses means we're widely recognised for our deep expertise in technology, media and communications, life sciences and healthcare, real estate and energy, and private wealth. But we also have a strong background in cross-border M&A, capital markets and corporate restructuring for clients who are reshaping more traditional sectors such as financial services, consumer and industrials.

Our clients like our pragmatic approach. We won't waste your time, but are always available to update you on progress, so you're confident we're making a difference to your deal. If you'd like to know more about how we can help, please get in touch. 

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Energy & infrastructure

Clean Energy League Tables 2023: Taylor Wessing establishes itself as one of the world's top 5 law firms

The energy law experts once again achieved an excellent fifth place in the number of Clean Energy M&A Deals category. This means that they are among the top 5 in the Clean Energy sector worldwide for the third year in a row.

2 June 2023

by multiple authors

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China In & Out - data protection and cybersecurity in China

Europe is abuzz with discussions on the largest GDPR fine ever, while in China, a failed cybersecurity review of a foreign enterprise made the headlines. Could a fine like this also happen in China?

1 June 2023
In-depth analysis

by Kai Kim (né Schlender), M.A. and Michael Tan

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Corporate/M&A & capital markets

Taylor Wessing advised SkySpecs on the acquisition of i4SEE

31 May 2023

by multiple authors

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Corporate/M&A & capital markets

A Note on Consumption Restrictions and Exit Restrictions

Reflections on the Chinese Legal Environment

26 May 2023

by Dr. Jakob Riemenschneider, RA/StB

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Our team

Our International Corporate team comprises more than 350 lawyers in Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia. We work in multi-jurisdictional teams focusing on cross-border M&A, capital markets and corporate restructuring. Our lawyers are widely recognised for their international expertise in technology, media & communications, life sciences & healthcare, and private wealth. In some of our larger jurisdictions we also have particular expertise in energy, specialised manufacturing, hotels, consumer & retail, and financial services.

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International expansion guide

Our international expansion guide is designed to steer and support companies looking to expand internationally in multiple jurisdictions. The aim of the guide is to provide high level information on some frequently asked questions across the range of legal topics companies typically ask us when looking to launch in a new market.

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Global data hub

Our data protection microsite, is a one-stop shop for up-to-date, international information on data privacy law, offering practical insights, thought leadership and guidance on data protection law. All content on the Hub is available for free and receives over 30,000 visitors a month. We have added a wealth of GDPR-specific articles and a number of GDPR checklists supported by a bank of virtual learning webinars to help clients with their preparations for implementation.

Global Data Hub




Analysis and exploration of legal and commercial issues in tech, IP, media and related sectors.

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