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PTAB Must Consider Privity And Real Party-In-Interest Relationships Arising After Filing But Before Institution For Time-Bar Purposes
The Federal Circuit vacated a PTAB decision invalidating claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,212,079 (the "'079 Patent") on the grounds that the inter partes review (IPR)
United States
25 Jul 2019
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Akin Gump Examines The Private Debt Market In New White Paper
Akin Gump has published an exclusive white paper, "Unpacking the Dynamics of the Private Debt Market,"
United States
18 Jul 2019
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The State Of The Private Equity Market As Discussed By Tom Yang And The Deal
Akin Gump corporate partner Thomas Yang spoke with The Deal for a video interview on the state of the private equity market.
United States
3 Jul 2019
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Preserving Privilege Post-Merger
The Delaware Court of Chancery recently upheld a provision in a merger agreement that prevented the buyer from using privileged emails between the seller and its attorneys in post-closing litigation
United States
24 Jun 2019
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M&A 101: Back To Basics
Sellers and buyers in M&A transactions necessarily have conflicting interests and a natural desire to minimize their risks.
United States
21 Jun 2019
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Goggin And The D&O Insurance ‘Capacity' Exclusion: A Potential Coverage Gap For Private Equity And Other Investor-Designated Directors
Private equity sponsors, hedge funds, and other investment entities who bargain for seats on their portfolio companies' boards often assume that their director-designees will be fully covered
United States
20 Jun 2019
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Life Sciences Due Diligence: A Reference Guide For Your Life Sciences Corporate Transactions
These two discrete matters may not signal a new government enforcement strategy to hold private equity and venture capital investors liable under the False Claims Act,
United States
14 May 2019
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Energy SPACs In Pursuit Of An Acquisition: Spring 2019 Survey
A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a blank-check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger.
United States
8 Apr 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Shareholder Activism
There has been a general increase in activism campaigns in 2018, with industry studies documenting rises in both the number of companies targeted in 2018 compared to 2017 and the number of board
United States
5 Mar 2019
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#NotMe: Sex, Reps And Remedies
In 2018, victims and their supporters decried sexual harassment in the workplace.
United States
13 Feb 2019
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Updated: The Practical Impact Of The Government Shutdown For Private Parties
The new 116th Congress convened on Thursday, January 3, 2019 as the partial government shutdown, carrying over from the prior Congress, continued into the new year and has now outlasted previous shutdowns.
United States
23 Jan 2019
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The Practical Impact Of The Government Shutdown For Private Parties
The new 116th Congress convened on Thursday, January 3, 2019 as the partial government shutdown, carrying over from the prior Congress, continued into the new year
United States
14 Jan 2019
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New SEC Staff Legal Bulletin On Rule 14a-8 Released
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its Shareholder Proposals: Staff Legal Bulletin 14J on Rule 14a-8 earlier this week (available here), following its November 2017...
United States
31 Oct 2018
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CFIUS Pilot Program Expands Jurisdiction And Imposes Mandatory Reporting On Certain Industries
On October 10, 2018, CFIUS announced a pilot program that implements significant provisions of FIRRMA. The program becomes effective November 10, 2018.
United States
15 Oct 2018
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Delaware Court Uses Rarely Enforced Escape Clause To Allow Merger Termination
In a rare move, the Delaware Court of Chancery affirmed a buyer's contractual right to terminate a $4.75 billion merger based on a sudden and sustained decline in the seller's business.
United States
12 Oct 2018
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Buyer's Recourse: Delaware Court Validates Merger Termination Under Rarely Enforced Escape Clause
In a rare move, the Delaware Court of Chancery affirmed a buyer's contractual right to terminate a $4.75 billion merger based on a sudden and sustained decline in the seller's business.
United States
12 Oct 2018
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SFC Issues Consultation Conclusions On The Hong Kong Open-Ended Fund Company Regime
The introduction of an OFC structure in Hong Kong is intended to further develop Hong Kong as an international asset management centre and fund domicile.
Hong Kong
26 Jul 2018
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The Current Trends To Watch For In Corporate Venturing
Akin Gump corporate partner Courtney York authored "The Current Trends in Corporate Venturing" for Texas Lawyer.
United States
25 Jul 2018
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Bureau Of Economic Analysis Mandatory 2018 BE-12 Survey Reporting Requirement Deadline Approaches
The Bureau of Economic Analysis of the U.S. Department of Commerce (BEA) requires U.S. businesses in which a foreign person or entity owns or controls, directly or indirectly ...
United States
29 May 2018
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United States Intervenes in Suit Against Private Equity Firm Based On Health Care Portfolio Company's Alleged False Claims Act Violations
In an unusual move, the government has decided to pursue a False Claims Act (FCA) suit against a private equity firm based on an alleged commission scheme at its pharmacy portfolio company...
United States
23 Mar 2018
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