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 This Issue:
- Chapter 1 Choice Of A Business Entity
- Chapter 2 Introduction To Federal Securities Laws
- Chapter 3 From Let’S Go Shopping To Closing: U.S. M&A Process
- Chapter 4...more
On January 28, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published a generic legal advice memorandum (GLAM), AM2012-10, addressing the timing under the consolidated return regulations of certain deductions that commonly arise...more
In this presentation:
- The Genesis – Merger Objection Cases
- The New Wave of Injunction Cases
- Say-on-Pay Injunction Cases
- Share Issuance Injunction Cases
- Post-Vote Derivative Cases
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 Fillpoint, LLC, v. Maas, Case No. G045057, 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 914 (Cal. App. Aug. 24, 2012), the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District recently refused to enforce a covenant not to compete against the former...more
The listless IPO and M&A markets have not been friends to young companies this past decade. “The median time from a company’s initial funding to either an IPO or an M&A exit has nearly doubled since 2000, with IPO exits now...more
Gamekeepers, lap-dancers and neat contracts cases -- all this and more in the BLG Monthly Update for July 2012!...more
Less than three months after he ruled against Major League Baseball (MLB) in the Ryan Braun suspension, Arbitrator Shyman Das was fired by MLB. He had been an approved arbitrator under the MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement...more
Internet giant Yahoo! has now been forced to undertake another extensive search for a Chief Executive Officer to help salvage its underperforming business. Today it was announced that Scott Thompson would be stepping down...more
Compliance convergence can take many forms. In an article entitled “Pass the ICE Test: Nine I-9 Record Keeping Tips” published in the February 6, 2012 edition of the Texas Lawyer, author Karen-Lee Pollak explores...more
This guide is intended to outline the principal legal considerations pertinent to the acquisition of a Canadian business. The information is based on the assumption that the reader is a non-resident of...more
In the September 2011 issue of the Harvard Business Review, in an article entitled “How to Cultivate Engaged Employees”, author Charalambos A. Vlachoutsicos wrote about his experiences in working for a...more
In his Editor’s View column, in the August issue of Compliance Week, entitled, “Compliance, Collaboration and HR”, Matt Kelly wrote about the interaction of Compliance Departments and Human Resources (HR)....more
In This Issue:
Caught in the Act … of Acquiring Some Shares: The Application of Merger Control Rules on the Acquisition of Non-Controlling Minority Shareholdings in Germany and the UK; Proposed DOL Regulation Would...more
When structuring the share rights of employees and directors in a company or group that employs them, parties to these arrangements will be keen to ensure that any enhanced rights to payments on a share sale are structured in...more
One sign of a mature Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance and ethics program is the extent to which a company’s Human Resources (HR) Department is involved in implementing a solution. While many practitioners do...more
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