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McDermott Will & Emery
The Commission's EUR 110 million fine on Facebook for breach of its procedural obligations under the EU merger control rules underscores the need to submit full, accurate and reliable information during the Commission's merger control review process.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
This article discusses how recent decisions in New York approving nonmonetary settlements may lead to a shift of shareholder class actions from Delaware to New York.
The use of efficiencies as a defense remains without a firm footing in law when a transaction has demonstrable and substantial anticompetitive effects.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Co-investments, in which an LP investor invests alongside the fund in portfolio companies...
Entrepreneurs often raise capital with a combination of convertible notes and an agreement called a SAFE, or Simple Agreement for Future Equity.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Health care M&A transactions are subject to the larger industries' ups and downs – and winners and losers, of course, are a shift from one sector to another over time depending on external pressures, particularly the payment system pressures.
Miles & Stockbridge
With the recent focus on appraisal rights in the Delaware Court of Chancery, it was only a matter of time before a Maryland court took up the issue.
TMF Group
According to new research from TMF Group in association with Forbes Insights, over half (51.6%) of US-based multinationals still see the established markets of Western Europe as central to their...
Holland & Knight
Due diligence is a critical part of assessing any acquisition. But where the target company is involved in providing healthcare items or services, the U.S. DOJ has given buyers yet another reason to...
Foley Hoag LLP
Customary analysis of the fiduciary duties of directors in connection with their consideration of an acquisition of the corporation focuses on the nature of that fiduciary duty:
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The number and magnitude of recent corruption investigations, particularly in Latin America, have raised questions about the implications for those doing business with entities ensnared in these investigations.
Reed Smith
A rare lawsuit concerning coverage under a reps & warranties policy presents two issues of interest to M&A lawyers:
Duane Morris LLP
On May 4, 2017, the House Financial Services Committee, by a vote of 34-26, passed the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017, which now moves to the full House.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy issued an Investor Bulletin on the risks associated with Simple Agreements for Future Equity ("SAFE") that are offered through crowdfunding.
Last year's contentious U.S. presidential election is often blamed for the slowdown in dealmaking activity in the life sciences space.
Jones Day
The SEC recently has subpoenaed at least one fund sponsor for information related to the firm's practices in calculating its internal rates of return.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
As family offices trend toward direct private investments, it is important to consider minority protections and exit options in the context of investment negotiations.
DiGabriele, McNulty, Campanella & Co., LLC
When a business owner begins the succession planning process or finds another need to conduct a valuation they are often surprised to learn there is more than one to determine a company's value.
Parker Poe
A new era at the SEC officially began last week when Jay Clayton was sworn in as the 32nd Chairman of the SEC.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Efficiencies, economies of scale, and the general desire to improve the customer experience are the lifeblood of all mergers.
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Foley & Lardner
As we stand here in early 2017, we are further away from the all-time high in valuations and deal activity that we witnessed in 2015; ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On April 28, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a February 8, 2017 decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to block the $54 billion acquisition...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Efficiencies, economies of scale, and the general desire to improve the customer experience are the lifeblood of all mergers.
In 2016, the number of reported M&A transactions worldwide dipped by 2%, from a record 34,838 deals in 2015 to 34,191, but still represented the secondhighest annual tally since 2000.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Due to a combination of factors, including a winning litigation strategy and execution thereon, noteholders represented by Stroock and Houlihan Lokey in the Foresight Energy situation...
Like a merger, a JV can raise antitrust questions upon its formation. That is especially true if the JV is so tightly integrated that it looks substantially like a merger.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On March 23, 2017, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Delaware Court of Chancery's ruling that Energy Transfer Equity L.P. did not breach its agreement to merge with The Williams Companies, Inc. ...
Duane Morris LLP
This section's effect was to exclude share or stock purchase agreements from stamp duty.
Womble Carlyle
The new DanoneWave unit is now one of the nation's top 15 food and beverage companies.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The case involved the proposed acquisition by Energy Transfer Equity of The Williams Companies.
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