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CEQA Litigation Abuses Documented By New Empirical Study Of Recent Case Filings

by Miller Starr Regalia on

A 138-page report, including 371 footnotes and a 30-page appendix listing all properly documented CEQA lawsuits filed in California over its 3-year study period (2010-2012), has been posted by its authors, Holland & Knight...more

Hushmail: Are Activist Hedge Funds Breaking Bad?

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Increasingly, some activist hedge funds are looking to sell their stock positions back to target companies. How should the board respond to hushmail? The Rise and Fall of Greenmail - During the heyday of...more

Recent Developments Relating to Hostile Deals in the US

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In November 2013, Men’s Wearhouse made an unsolicited offer to acquire Jos. A. Bank, just weeks after rejecting a hostile offer from Jos. A. Bank. Jos. A. Bank initially rejected the “Pac Man” counteroffer, but ultimately...more

“Greenmail” Makes a Comeback

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

The much-maligned 1980s tactic of “greenmail” appears to have made a comeback in 2013. “Greenmail” has generally been defined as the practice of purchasing enough shares in a company to threaten a takeover, and then using...more

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