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US DOJ’s First Successful Extradition Based On Antitrust Charges

On Friday, April 4, 2014, the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) announced that, for the first time ever, the DOJ successfully extradited “an alleged price-fixer” on an antitrust charge. Romano…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade

DOJ And FTC Release Joint Antitrust Policy Statement Regarding Sharing Of...

On April 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued an Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing of Cybersecurity Information explaining that competitors can share legitimate…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy,...

New Urgency for Corporate Inversion Transactions (Quorum, March 2014)

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

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law &...

UK Budget 2014 – Key Tax Measures

Apart from personal taxation measures intended to be attractive to voters, the Budget is perhaps much less controversial than in previous years. Many of the detailed taxation provisions intended for inclusion in Finance Bill…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Taxation

M&A Update: Delaware Court’s Orchard Enterprises Decision Provides Key...

On March 14, 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Court of Chancery’s 2013 decision in In re MFW Shareholders Litigation, holding that in going-private mergers where there is a controlling stockholder, the use of both a…more

| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions,...

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