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Hunton Retail Law Resource: New HSR Thresholds
On March 4, the FTC published the revised Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") thresholds in the Federal Register. Retail (or other) companies contemplating mergers or acquisitions need to be aware
United States
15 Mar 2019
Mergers And Acquisitions In 2018
In the first nine months of 2018, global M&A activity hit a record of $3.3 trillion, which represents an increase of 37% compared to the same period in 2017.
United States
28 Jan 2019
Hunton Andrews Kurth Publishes 2018 Retail Industry Year In Review
Social engineering continued to be a major concern in 2018 as businesses continued to fall prey to such schemes and other cyber risks.
United States
25 Jan 2019
Oil & Gas…& Water!
2018 was a banner year for M&A activity in the energy space, with numerous high dollar value transactions in the upstream, midstream, downstream and oil field services (OFS) segments.
United States
17 Jan 2019
Delaware Forum Selection Bylaw Upheld In California
In late December, a California Court of Appeal upheld a forum selection bylaw requiring stockholder litigation to be brought in Delaware.
United States
8 Jan 2019
C-Suite Compensation Center Blog: Compensation Governance: Is Ghost Revenue Real?
Keeping with this evening's Halloween spirit, members of Board of Directors and Compensation Committees should be aware of an allegation that is currently floating within the ominous fog.
United States
6 Nov 2018
DOJ Announces Efforts To Reduce Time And Burden Of Merger Review
Parties must be prepared for early substantive engagement with the Division.
United States
5 Oct 2018
M&A Stockholder Litigation Trends In 2017
Cornerstone Research recently published its review of 2017 stockholder litigation challenging public company mergers with a value over $100 million.
United States
9 Sep 2018
Newly Passed Delaware Law Permits "Divisive Mergers" Of Limited Liability Companies
What Happened: On July 23, 2018, the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the "Delaware LLC Act") was amended to allow a Delaware limited liability company
United States
5 Sep 2018
Hunton Retail Law Resource: SCOTUS Tax Ruling And New Tariffs Could Affect Retail M&A Activity
A recent Supreme Court ruling regarding sales taxes and new tariffs on Chinese imports instituted by the Trump administration will impact many retailers, which could in turn have an effect on M&A activity in the retail industry.
United States
4 Sep 2018
Conserving Equity Plan Share Reserves After M&A Transactions
One might assume that a public company's acquisition of another business would be a drain on that company's equity plan share reserve because of conversion ...
United States
25 May 2018
Equity Plan Share Reserves: How To Increase Its Life Expectancy
Efforts to conserve an equity plan's share reserve should begin the day the issuer's stockholders approve the plan (or share increase)...
United States
2 Nov 2017
Eye On The Exit: Building Value Of A Business For Future Sale
While building a public company, start-up or family business, day-to-day operations and growth objectives tend to consume most of management's time and effort.
United States
19 Jul 2017
ISOs And Employee Payroll Taxes
It is not uncommon for outstanding, vested options to be cashed out at the closing of an M&A transaction.
United States
10 Jul 2017
Higher HSR Reporting Thresholds Effective February 27, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced its annual changes to the dollar thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act), which are expected to become effective on February 27, 2017.
United States
7 Feb 2017
‘Representations And Warranties' Made Clear - Guaranteed!
In corporate acquisitions, references to ‘representations and warranties' abound. Even though these terms are sometimes used interchangeably, in law ‘representations' and ‘warranties' are quite different.
United States
27 Oct 2016
DOJ And SEC Find Advance Due Diligence And Robust Compliance Program Shield Purchasing Company In FCPA-Stained Transaction
In an event that may be the first of its kind, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) declined to prosecute the Harris Corporation.
United States
6 Oct 2016
The Changing Landscape Of Securities And M&A Litigation
The US Supreme Court issued a major decision addressing liability for statements of opinion, and the recent death of Justice Scalia has created new uncertainty for business litigants.
United States
10 Jun 2016
Delaware Chancery Court Confirms An MLP's Right To Contractually Eliminate Fiduciary Duties, Including The Duty Of Disclosure
MLPs, like other Delaware limited partnerships, are governed by their partnership agreements and by the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (DRULPA).
United States
27 Apr 2016
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