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The Ropes Recap: Mergers & Acquisitions Law News - First Quarter 2015

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

In this issue: - News from the Courts - Chancery Court Denies Enforcement of Drag-Along Right in Transaction Where Notice to Minority Stockholders Improperly Provided After Majority Stockholder Approval...more

Use it or lose it: French courts reject procedural objections not raised at the earliest opportunity

by DLA Piper on

The Paris Court of Appeal has issued a stark warning to litigants who fail to raise procedural objections at the earliest opportunity, denying parties the right to raise those objections in a subsequent challenge to the...more

Fenwick Employment Brief - October 2014

by Fenwick & West LLP on

New Laws Affecting California Employers - The 2014 legislative session is in the books, and it produced several new laws affecting employers in California, including: Private arbitration companies must provide...more

International News: Focus on Mining and Metals

by McDermott Will & Emery on

In This Issue: - Features ..Investors in Africa Benefit from Regional Trading Blocs ..Understanding the COMESA Merger Control Regime ..Protecting Your UK Business Against Departing...more

Fifth Circuit Holds Order Remanding Case Back To Arbitrators For Clarification Is Non-Final And Non-Appealable

by Carlton Fields on

The appeal arose from a lawsuit to clarify an arbitration award concerning an alleged breach of a corporate merger agreement containing a binding arbitration clause. The federal district court found the arbitration panel had...more

Business Litigation Reporter -- June 2014

by Goodwin on

Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation sessions and related courts throughout the country – courts within which...more

Microsoft Takes Home The Gold In Arbitration Against Yahoo!

by Carlton Fields on

For the past several years, Yahoo! has been merging its search engine and search ads system, Panama, with Microsoft’s Bing search engine. Yahoo! “paused” its efforts to integrate with Microsoft in Taiwan and Hong Kong when...more

HSR Filing Threshold Increases to $75.9 Million

by Dechert LLP on

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced on January 17, 2014 that the dollar-based thresholds applicable to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) premerger notification program will be raised 7 percent from the 2012 levels. As...more

The Ropes Recap: Mergers & Acquisition Law News - Recap of Fourth Quarter 2013

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

In this issue: *News from the Court: - Guidance from Delaware Chancery Court for Notice Provisions and - Survival Periods - Privileged Pre-Merger Attorney-Client Communications Belong to Surviving...more

Working to restore the efficiencies of arbitration

by JAMS on

Commercial arbitration began as an economical and fair alternative to court trials. Critics claim that is has become increasingly lengthy, expensive an more like litigation. Many arbitrators, ADR providers and counsel are...more

Supreme Court Enforces Arbitration Clause And Confines Court Of Appeals To The Arguments Raised By The Parties

by Winstead PC on

In Richmont Holdings, Inc. v. Superior Recharge Sys., L.L.C., an asset purchase agreement included a binding arbitration clause. No. 12-0142, 2013 Tex. LEXIS 71 (Tex. January 25, 2013). The seller of the business signed an...more

"Revised HSR Thresholds Announced"

On January 10, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the revised thresholds for determining whether companies are required to notify federal antitrust authorities about a transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino...more

Private Equity Newsletter - Fall/Winter 2012 Edition: Negotiating Private Equity and M&A Deals in the Middle East

by Dechert LLP on

After a number of ebullient years of activity until late 2007, the Middle Eastern private equity industry is facing new challenges as fund-raising is getting tougher and investors across the board have become more demanding....more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – September 26, 2012

by Rob Robinson on

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Canadian Government Announces Changes to the Investment Canada Act

by Bennett Jones LLP on

In a series of announcements and statutory amendments over the last several years, the Canadian government has signalled its intent to limit reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) to more significant transactions and...more

Agências de "Rating" e Governança Corporativa: Paradigma ou necessária coexistência

by Janahim Figueira on

O objetivo deste estudo é demonstrar os pontos positivos e negativos na atuação das chamadas agências de classificação de risco, tanto nos EUA, bem como na Europa e no Brasil. O...more

Russian Legal Update - June 2011

by Dechert LLP on

In This Issue: Russia Acts Quickly to Restore the Right for Employers to Register Foreign Nationals: the Visa Regime for Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals is Fleshed Out - p1 Mediation Framework Adopted in Russia -...more

Keeping disagreements out of court: new problems with expert determination clauses (UK)

by Chris Robinson on

A recent case (6 November) casts doubt on the very common "expert determination" clauses used to value shares or property. Review them now!...more

California Court of Appeal Holds Class Action Waiver in Commercial Contract Not Unconscionable

In Walnut Producers of California v. Diamond Foods, Inc., Case No. C060346 (August 16, 2010), the California Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District held that a class arbitration waiver in an agreement between walnut...more

Alternative Fee Arrangements

by Jerome Kowalski on

The most significant current public discourse regarding law firm revenues is the increasing popularity of Alternative Fee (or Billing) Arrangements. The tide has even provided a generally accepted acronym of AFA. These...more

Lessons from a Corsican Mouse on the Practice of Law

by Edwin Reeser on

Reprinted/posted with permission of the Daily Journal Corp (2009) I have had one lesson, taught twice, that was very important to my career and life, and rather than subject any of you to the abject humiliation of the...more

Electronic Discovery/Disclosure: From Litigation to International Commercial Arbitration

by Rob Robinson on

Electronic Discovery/Disclosure: From Litigation to International Commercial Arbitration" is now published in The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management V 74, N 4, Nov 2008, ISSN 00037877 (The...more

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