Looking ahead to the coming year, we are either waiting for or want at least reform in the following areas of public development policy in the UK. The content of this publication is only intended for use for reference purposes and may not be up to date at the time of access to this publication. They do not constitute legal advice and should not be used as such. Specific legal advice regarding your specific circumstances should always be sought separately before taking action on the basis of this publication. Over the past 12 months, we have seen a series of common questions about public mergers and acquisitions in the UK, and we expect these trends to continue until 2016.