Keeping Your Due Diligence System Manageable March 31, 2014
Bingham McCutchen Reaches Out For BigLaw Merger Partners
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® Is Naked No Vote
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Take Private
Decision Time: Patton Boggs Partners Mull Merger With Squire Sanders
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions is Club Deal
The Deal Video: Pepper Hamilton's Ed Dartley Talks Valuations
Polsinelli Podcast - Keep the Government out of Your Transaction: Practical Antitrust Tips for Mergers
Polsinelli Podcast - The State of Bank Deals in 2014
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions is Bump
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Carve-Out Transaction
Bill on Bankruptcy: Big Time Lawyers Pricing Themselves Out
Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
Zimmermann: Rumored BigLaw Mergers Are Blockbusters
The Deal's 2nd half M&A scene: Interview with Spencer Klein, Morrison Foerster
Omnicom's Lawyer: Inside the Publicis-Omnicom Merger
IP Assets in M&A by Richard Hsu
Assignment in a Change of Control by Richard Hsu
Axiom Law: BigLaw's Friend or Enemy?
Lawyer: European M&A Could Rise Despite Risks
Recent enforcement actions by the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (DPA) [Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht] highlight the importance of severe restrictions placed on the transfer of such data, even in the...more
Earlier this month, the Bureau of Competition of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offered updated guidance for merger investigations—the first time it has done so in nine years. Although the Department of Justice’s...more
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR) requires parties to a proposed acquisition of voting securities or assets meeting certain size threshold requirements to report the transaction to the Federal Trade...more
NEW PROPOSED REGULATIONS FROM THE IRS PROVIDE TAXPAYER-FRIENDLY SOLUTIONS TO ISSUES WITH TAX RETURN DUE DATES AND CIRCULAR ADJUSTMENT TO BASIS.
In the last six months, the U.S. Department of the Treasury has issued two...more
The Macron Law Modifies French Competition Rules and Procedures.
After seven months of discussions before the French Parliament, the bill on “Growth and Activity and Equality of Economic Opportunities” known as the...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF KOREA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The Korean government takes an active, investor-friendly role in approving and regulating foreign direct investment....more
In the past few weeks, I’ve covered the staple considerations that should lead discussion, planning and execution of law firm mergers. Once these critical factors have been resolved, the final element, planning for...more
Craft beer is at a turning point in the history of the industry. Craft beer has grown dramatically (about 20% in 2014) during a time when overall beer consumption has increased only 0.5%.1 This has changed everything -- from...more
The new law, Assembly Bill 359, will require that, upon a “change in control” of a “grocery establishment,” the seller must prepare a list of “specified eligible grocery workers” for a successor grocery employer, which would...more
In 2015, we already have seen a great deal of activity in healthcare transactions that is attracting antitrust scrutiny, with mixed results. Among the winners have been Cabell and St. Mary's, which received state clearance...more
This Glossary is designed to provide law students taking Securities Regulation with a tool that will assist them in learning the basic language of securities law and achieve a working knowledge of the fundamental principles...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Generally speaking, foreigners can conduct business in Japan on an equal legal footing with Japanese citizens. The...more
This Glossary contains many of the important terms and definitions used in the M&A world. The Glossary is not exhaustive, however. Like most areas of the law, M&A is a highly complex subject that involves several legal and...more
Judge Gale's decision earlier this month in Corwin v. British American Tobacco PLC, 2015 NCBC 74 dismissed all of the claims of the Plaintiff class. If the name Corwin is ringing a bell with you, his case is the shareholder...more
Representation and warranty insurance (R&WI) has become an integral component of the M&A landscape and is here to stay. The data speaks for itself: in 2014, more than 700 U.S. R&WI policies were issued, which was double the...more
Despite being a court of equity, there are certain instances where the Delaware Court of Chancery demands "strict compliance" with procedural provisions irrespective of the potential for an inequitable outcome. For example,...more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF INDONESIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The existing Indonesian Investment Act is Law No. 25 of 2007, passed by the Indonesian House of Representatives...more
Expedia, Inc. (“Expedia”) is in the works to acquire Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (“Orbitz”) for $1.6 billion dollars. This news arrives on the heels of Expedia’s purchase of Travelocity for $280 million in January, 2015. The...more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Historically, India has been a regulated economy since its independence. The government of India (GOI) launched a new...more
As noted in this McGuireWoods alert, the SEC recently finalized the CEO pay ratio disclosure requirements under Section 953(b) of the Dodd Frank Act. The biggest piece of news in connection with the final rules is the delayed...more
Mannix v. Plasmanet, Inc., C.A. No. 10502-CB (July 21, 2015)
- This decision permits non-appearing dissenters to settle their appraisal claims over the objection of the appraisal petitioner....more
On August 4, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission issued updated best practices guidance for merger reviews. This is the first guidance that the FTC has issued on the merger review process since the 2006 merger review reforms....more
On July 1, 2015, Act 172 of 2014, the Association Transactions Act (the “Act”), went into effect, overhauling Pennsylvania’s entity laws contained in Title 15, Corporations and Unincorporated Associations. Derived from the...more
Hong Kong is always rated as one of the world’s freest economies, one of the reasons being that the government has always adopted the approach of nonintervention.
Hong Kong strives to attract more foreign investors to...more
The AT&T/DirecTV merger has not only given local sports fans hope that they will soon see their favorite teams on the air again, but has also spurred advertisers and media buying companies and agencies to reposition...more
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