Read Mergers & Acquisitions Law updates, articles, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
Yahoo's $30 Million May Be 'Underpay' for Summly's D'Aloisio
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff
Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
Bill on Bankruptcy: Why is Kodak's Stock Soaring?
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
Heinz's Lawyer: Inside the Berkshire/3G Deal
Virgin Media's Lawyer on Liberty Global Deal
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
LPOs Stealing Deal Work from Law Firms
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Law Firm Bankruptcies Present Lessons for Distressed Businesses with Human Capital
In previous posts, we introduced the protections afforded the FDIC by the D’Oench Doctrine and 12 U.S.C. § 1823(e), which bar claims and defenses against the FDIC and its assignees by private parties based on improperly...more
By all accounts, Dewey & LeBoeuf financial distress and ensuing Chapter 11 bankruptcy was not handled well. After all, it’s hard to handle intense turmoil well—but it isn’t impossible. My guest today on LXBN TV recently...more
Financial institutions should undertake Dodd-Frank living will preparation with care....more
In an eloquent account of consensual merger negotiations between Martin Marietta and Vulcan Materials, the two largest players in the domestic aggregates business, Chancellor Leo Strine of the Court of Chancery of Delaware...more
Dewey & LeBoeuf’s inglorious galactic implosion changes all of the rules; it was not too big to fail, it was, however, far too big and corroded to fail in the relatively orderly way others before it failed.
Gosh, I could have had a V – 8.
Trial lawyers often say that when they try a case, they always wind up trying three cases: The case they plan on trying, the case they actually try and the case they should have tried....more
Will merger save two airlines that filed bankruptcy?
Today there is even more evidence that bankruptcy is not the end of the world. As I previously noted, a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by American Airlines didn’t stop...more
In a recent decision in the VeraSun bankruptcy cases, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware held that “change in control” agreements between former executives and the debtors are “employment contracts” under...more
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I am pleased to provide our fourth annual collection of commentaries on the critical legal issues our clients may face in the year ahead. Many of these issues relate to the responses by...more
We predict that out-of-court, prepackaged and prearranged restructuring strategies will continue to be favored in 2012. Sophisticated stakeholders and financially distressed companies prefer to avoid in-court proceedings and...more
Asset-based lenders, equity investors, turnaround managers, bankruptcy trustees and other professionals look to liquidation companies like LiquiTec for maximum recovery in asset disposition. The key factors to a successful...more
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On January 31, 2011, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued a “Notice on Further Regulating the Development and Record-Filing Administration of Equity Investment Enterprises in Pilot Regions” (the...more
This is a short German language article which has been published in the German daily "Börsenzeitung" on 5 January 2011 on the new German act on the restructuring of failing financial institutions. It constitutes a...more
This is a German law presentation on the new German law on the restructuring of failing banks. It provides a brief outline of the major elements of the new legislation which has become effective on 1 January 2011....more
Years ago, second lien lenders adhered to the truism about children – they were seen but not heard. As our children have grown more vocal in recent years, so too have second lien lenders. A spate of recent bankruptcy cases...more
We have analyzed the terms of venture financings for Israeli and Israeli-related technology companies that reported raising money in 2009. Our survey does not include financing rounds of less than US $500,000. The tables...more
Does a secured creditor have an absolute right to acquire its collateral, which is sold pursuant to a plan of reorganization, by credit bidding its debt? The Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in a strict constructionist...more
Mit dem neuen Gesetz vom 31. Januar 2009 über die Kontinuität von Unternehmen soll Unternehmen, die sich in Zahlungsschwierigkeiten befinden, die Möglichkeit gegeben werden, ihre Zahlungsprobleme zu überwinden.
This article provides investment banks and other professionals with an overview of (1) how to reduce the likelihood that a bankruptcy judge or trustee will deny or reduce the investment bank/professional's fees, and (2) how...more
CONTEMPORARY FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS GUIDELINES, AN UPDATE
In light of the 2008 financial crises, widely reported criminal investment schemes, and the continuing (as of this writing, September 9, 2010) international...more
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