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
Although human resources professionals are not always recognized for their efforts during a corporate acquisition, the work which they do behind the scenes can often make the difference between an acquisition succeeding or...more
Many due diligence reviews in mergers, acquisitions and investments have ignored the issue of independent contractor (IC) misclassification liability. This is a difficult exposure to identify unless the legal team digs below...more
In This Issue:
- Noncompete Not Aimed At Protection Of Goodwill Does Not Qualify For Sale Of Business Exception
- Federal Agencies Issue Cautionary Guidance Regarding Confidentiality Of Employment...more
In California, non-compete agreements are generally unenforceable pursuant to Business and Professions Code § 16600, which provides "[E]xcept as provided in this chapter, every contract by which anyone is restrained from...more
Exotic dancer slips and falls, negligent handling of human remains and the usual neat contracts cases -- all this and more in the BLG Monthly Update for August!...more
Two years ago Ontario pension legislation was changed to provide for new rules that will make asset transfers and the merger of two or more pension plans much simpler. These are welcome changes since it has been expensive,...more
In Shaver v. Siemens Corporation, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 4081 (3d Cir. Feb. 29, 2012), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedent-setting opinion addressing the complex relationship between ERISA’s...more
TRIP TO INDIA, VISA BULLETIN MARCH 2012, H-1B SEASON.
1. TRIP TO INDIA
2. QUESTION ABOUT CONSULAR PROCESSING IN INDIA
3. PREFERENCE CATEGORY VISA NUMBERS
The McCaskill-Bond Amendment to the Federal Aviation Act provides that a merger of air carriers requires the new entity to merge the seniority lists of the two carriers’ employees. Republic Airways acquired Midwest Airlines,...more
In this issue: Trial Court Must Modify Injunction to Condition Relief on Union's Request to NMB for Determination of Representative of Frontier Mechanics; Second Circuit Rejects Former Flight Attendant's RLA Discharge Claim;...more
It is that time of year again! We always hear the accountants moan and groan about the approaching April 15th deadline each year but, you have to listen a bit more closely and you will hear (and see) the U.S. business...more
H-1B: The Visa of Choice for Highly Skilled Foreign Nationals in the Scientific Community.
We are rapidly approaching the April 1st deadline for the filing for new H-1B visas for the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year (FY 2010-2011)....more
Recently, another aspect of the H-1B visa process has become the "site visit". H-1B employers should be familiar with the site visit process and procedure and be sure to prepare public access files for review by potential...more
Americans across the country are familiar with Wal-Mart for their “roll-back” prices and friendly service. What most people don’t know is that, after their immigration scandals in 2001 and 2003, Wal-Mart has lead the...more
As most HR professionals who hire internationally know, the H-1B visa category is one of the most useful nonimmigrant options for individuals who will be employed temporarily in the US. HR professionals are also aware of the...more
There are three potential “hot spots” for audits and investigations for the government related to the immigration and nationality laws. The first has to do with the documentation that the employer is required to maintain in...more
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