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
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
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
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 -
In This Issue:
• Merck-Simcere Joint Venture Starts Business in Pudong (Shanghai Daily 2012-09-13) – September 14, 2012
• Pfizer Joint Venture Set to Hire 600 Staff (Bloomberg News 2012-09-14) – September 14,...more
In This Presentation:
Market Trends - Venture Capital; Private Equity; Initial Public Offerings; Mergers & Acquisitions; Legal Updates - Jobs Act/Capital Markets; Mergers & Acquisitions; General Corporate/Governance; Our...more
Lessons For Investors From the Facebook IPO
by Dan Brecher on May 28, 2012
Facebook highlights one of the most significant risks of pre-IPO investing—the value of the stock can go down as well as up. While Facebook’s...more
Background — We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 114 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the first quarter of 2012.
Overview of Fenwick & West Results
• Up rounds...more
We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 117 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Up rounds exceeded down rounds in 4Q11, 70% to 16%, with...more
We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 95 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Please see full update below for more information....more
A review of the executive compensation clawback provisions in the recently-enacted Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, including a checklist of issues for boards of directors and compensation committees to consider in...more
The case involved a venture capital-led recapitalization, in which common stockholders claimed that the terms of the recapitalization destroyed the value of their common stock. The common stockholders sued the directors and...more
Five key tips for venture capital and private equity firms negotiating corporate financings, mergers, recapitalizations or other significant corportate transactions in the current recession....more
A ten-step checklist to assist corporate directors, as well as management and in-house counsel, in making high-quality, well-informed corporate decisions, including defining the task, obtaining relevant information and...more
In this case, a venture-backed company founder sold a portion of his common stock in two tranches, then sued the board and two venture capital firms when the company was sold a year later. The founder claimed that the...more
A brief, practical discussion of managing litigation risk inherent in corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, refinancings, recapitalizations, and the like, executed in a recession or down markets....more
On August 19, 2008, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced further progress towards its goal of modernizing the current EDGAR reporting system ? by moving away from a form-based filing system to a more interactive...more
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