How do attorneys stimulate deal flow and keep everyone engaged and moving forward? And, more importantly how do clients receive value from their attorney? Good attorneys are cost-effective, and since we are in the transaction...more
Some corporate practitioners could have the impression that significant fee awards are granted as a matter of course in M&A class action litigation, even where the results obtained by class counsel were supplemental (and...more
On 28 December 2013 the President signed Federal Law No. 423-FZ, amending Federal Law No. 135-FZ “On the Protection of Competition” dated 26 July 2006 (the “Competition Law”). The amendment will enter into force on 30 January...more
The ink is still drying on the Idaho federal district court’s order requiring St. Luke’s Health System (“St. Luke’s”) to unwind its acquisition of Saltzer Medical Group (“Saltzer”) – a for-profit, physician-owned,...more
This year's revised Federal Trade Commission thresholds under Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) represent an approximately 7 percent increase from the existing amounts. They will apply to all applicable transactions on or after...more
On November 14, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit clarified the standard of review for mixed questions of law and fact in a case on review from the Tax Court. The case, Diebold Foundation, Inc....more
What you need to know:
HSR filing thresholds will be adjusted upward effective February 24, 2014.
What you need to do:
Parties involved in a large merger or acquisition should analyze whether it will...more
A number of recent Delaware judicial and legislative developments will have important implications for parties engaging in or advising on M&A transactions in 2014 and beyond.
Controlling Stockholder Transactions...more
On January 17, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced the annual adjustment to the thresholds that trigger reporting obligations under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR Act). Like eight of the past nine annual adjustments,...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 17, 2014, the revised transaction thresholds that trigger the requirement to file a premerger notification and report form under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust...more
Transactional attorneys and litigators often take a very different approach toward contracts. Transactional attorneys focus on the ex ante — the relationship between the parties before there is a dispute....more
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