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
What exactly is the '"best" solution for an international business needing to handle and transfer personal data across borders?
This has become an increasingly important and common question as business becomes more...more
Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Health Care & Life Sciences -
- Approval of Innovative Drugs and Key Sector Generic Drugs to be Expedited (Shanghai Securities Journal 2013-04-23):
Patton Boggs recently advised Satori Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, on its acquisition of Longhorn Health Solutions, Inc. Longhorn is headquartered in Austin, Texas and is a leading direct-to-home provider of...more
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A recent study by Juniper Research predicted that the total value of mobile payments for digital and physical goods, money transfers and near field communications transactions – short-range wireless...more
In In re BioClinica, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery in a memorandum opinion on a motion to expedite examined the cumulative effect of deal protection devices to determine whether they should have...more
In this memorandum opinion addressing defendants’ motion for summary judgment, the Court of Chancery dismissed plaintiffs’ claim that a reverse triangular merger constituted an assignment of rights in breach of a contractual...more
China’s investments in the U.S. have increased rapidly and will continue to grow in order to acquire advanced technology, real estate, market channels and other assets. With solar module oversupply continuing through 2013 and...more
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Li Keqiang Comments from the 12th Plenary Meeting of the Medical Reform Leading Group (USCBC 2012-01-06) – January 6, 2013; MOH Announces Roadmap for Medical Reform (USCBC 2012-01-10) – January 10, 2013;...more
Background- We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 116 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the fourth quarter of 2012....more
Cloud computing has become an increasingly popular option for businesses to cheaply and efficiently manage their data systems. Businesses interested in utilizing these services should be cautious, however, when entering into...more
A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media.
In This Issue:
- Kabam Hits Profitability in 2012 on Revenue of $180 Million
- Maryland attorney general launches...more
Transaction monitoring was mentioned in a couple of significant enforcement actions of 2012. I think that it will move to becoming a best practice in FCPA compliance programs. This video will explain how transaction...more
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a data report on January 4 regarding its horizontal merger investigation and enforcement action record over the past fifteen years. The report shows, sector by-sector, the...more
Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner of Scott & Scott, LLP, says IT assets acquired in a merger may have greater liability attached to them than the assets are worth. Recent cases including Cincom vs. Novelis and ACS vs. Cincom...more
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) recently released the unclassified version of its annual report to Congress for transactions notified to CFIUS during the calendar year 2011. Most notably, the...more
Virginia’s business-friendly laws and precedents provide employers with powerful remedies and employees with effective deterrents against wrongful conduct in business affairs. As a Fairfax Circuit judge has recently...more
Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Update provides readers with a trusted compilation of key...more
On December 10, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly presented the “Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs) Activities Workshop.” This publicly-held workshop signaled a recognition by...more
In This Issue:
- Court Declines to Dish Out Preliminary Injunction in Commercial-Skipping Case Despite Likelihood of Infringement
- Free and Open-Source Software Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and...more
In this memorandum opinion, the Court of Chancery held that stockholders of an acquired video game developer were not required to indemnify the acquirer for losses it incurred defending claims based on intellectual property...more
There is another update in the story of the nanotech/cleantech company A123, which recently declared bankruptcy. According to the Washington Post this weekend, “Wanxiang America, the U.S. arm of a Chinese automotive parts...more
Background—We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 117 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the third quarter of 2012.
Overview of Fenwick & West Results -
Concern over sluggish economic growth in the United States has tech dealmakers feeling less optimistic about the M&A market today than they were six months ago, according to a key finding from the latest M&A Leaders Survey...more
Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more
In This Issue:
- Five Core antitrust Principles For mergers of health insurers By: James M. Burns.
On July 9, WellPoint and Amerigroup, two prominent health insurers, announced that they intended to merge in a...more
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