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
China’s Ministry of Commerce recently issued two new draft regulations. The first provides a wider range of potential remedies to obtain the clearance of a concentration (e.g., a merger, acquisition, joint venture, etc.);...more
As I discussed in an earlier article, growth equity (or growth capital) resides on the continuum of private equity investing at the intersection of venture capital and control buyouts. Growth capital is designed to facilitate...more
In a recent court case in British Columbia, employees who transferred employment as part of a corporate transaction were awarded monetary damages on account of lost pension benefits: Kerfoot v. Weyerhaeuser Company 2012 BCSC...more
In the wake of bank failures, some institutions have acquired failed bank assets, including loans, from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Such institutions should exercise caution when collecting on consumer loans...more
SUMMARY OF THE CASES
A confidentiality agreement (“CA”) is typically the first negotiated document in a purchase transaction. These agreements are often negotiated by junior members of the transaction team prior to one...more
The main developments in antitrust are:
1. Merger Control (Art. 5-bis);
From 1 January 2013:
The Italian merger control thresholds will be cumulative and no longer alternative (i.e. the combined...more
This year’s edition reflects relative consistency of national trends with the prior year. While aggregate transaction activity nationally in 2011 was only marginally higher than in 2010, we are pleased that our clients...more
The Delaware Court of Chancery denied a request for a preliminary injunction, finding that allegations of "financial distress" failed to demonstrate the imminent, irreparable harm required to obtain immediate injunctive...more
In litigation over the $5.3 billion LBO of Del Monte Foods Company, the Delaware chancery court postponed for 20 days the shareholder vote on the buyout and prohibited the sponsor group during the postponement from exercising...more
Since December 2010, the Delaware Court of Chancery has been emphasizing the need for additional disclosures relating to financial advisors in merger and acquisition transactions. Because delay poses risk to closing any...more
A recent decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery has provided a stark reminder that buyers, directors of target firms and financial advisors must be mindful that conflicts of interest affecting a target’s financial advisor...more
Sell-Side Advisor Conduct Prompts Delaware Court to Enjoin Merger Vote and Deal Protections in Del Monte Buyout
In a move that further limits the actions of investment banks to pair buyers and sellers in acquisition...more
In venture capital deals, there is a highly standardized corporate structure. A venture backed company has common stock, owned by founders and employees, and preferred stock, owned by the investor VCs. There may be several...more
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