June 6, 2020

Melanie Wadsworth

Melanie Wadsworth counsels clients through a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public company transactions and day-to-day compliance with English company law. Much of Melanie's work involves an international element, and she has considerable expertise in advising overseas clients as they expand their businesses into the U.K. She is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Melanie advises on acquisitions, disposals, management buyouts and all other types of corporate transactions for clients ranging from Chinese state-owned enterprises to owner-managed businesses.

Public Company Transactions

Melanie has advised on the majority of public company transactions handled by FaegreBD’s London office in the past 15 years. In addition to helping clients address day-to-day compliance and governance issues, she has advised on listings, takeovers, fundraisings, and corporate restructurings of public companies listed or incorporated in the U.K. Melanie has particular expertise in advising companies on their admission to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

Compliance and Anti-Corruption

Melanie was a participant in the U.K. government's consultation on the Bribery Act 2010 and advises companies on compliance with the Act and other anticorruption matters. She trains clients on risk assessment and policy development in this area and advises on managing exposure to liability for the acts of third parties, including in the context of cross-border acquisitions.

Services & Industries

  • Corporate Group 
  • Environment and Energy 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Public Companies and Governance 
  • Venture Capital 
  • International Transactions 
  • Capital Markets 
  • Financial Services 
  • International Team

Articles in the National Law Review database by Melanie Wadsworth

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