Corporate inversions have constituted an active and successful part of the M&A market in 2013 and early 2014, as acquirors have typically traded up on the date of announcement. However, there is now a new urgency for U.S…more
In the October 2013 issue of Quorum, Jim Woolery, Cadwalader’s Chairman-elect, noted that “the evolving dynamic between boards and the shareholders they serve presents new challenges that require a different set of tools in the…more
The most recently released annual report (for 2012) by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) highlights a sharp increase in abandoned deals involving foreign acquisitions of U.S. businesses.
One of the areas where Cadwalader has seen a significant pickup in activity levels in 2013 and early 2014 is royalty and patent stream monetizations. In 2013, we helped clients complete 10 royalty and patent monetization deals…more
In the wake of Mary Jo White’s appointment as the new Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the SEC’s Division of Enforcement has sought to aggressively investigate alleged accounting violations.
The new Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, has indicated that the agency will implement new and aggressive enforcement policies, while treading lightly in its rulemaking efforts…more
Public company boards have experienced real turbulence for the better part of five years. Some of this turbulence is the product of internal dynamics — the need to improve liquidity, strengthen balance sheets and cut costs. Some…more
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