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New Russian Presidential Decree Further Restricts Sales of Certain Russian Companies

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Under the Decree, transactions resulting in the establishment, change, termination or encumbrance (directly or indirectly) of rights with respect to securities of certain Russian legal entities; shares (participatory...more

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The Basics: Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Under Delaware Law

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Under Delaware law, the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing attaches to every contract by operation of law and is best understood as an implied term. The purpose of the doctrine is to ensure that parties deal...more

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Exclusion of Consequential Damages (UPDATED)

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Market Trends: What You Need to Know - As shown in the American Bar Association's Private Target Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Points Studies: In 2021, 10% of the merger and acquisition purchase agreements covered by...more

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Carlyle Acquires Abingworth

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Carlyle has acquired Abingworth, according to a news release. Abingworth, with U.S. offices in Boston and Menlo Park, Calif., is a transatlantic life sciences investment firm....more

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DOJ’s Antitrust Division Begins Trials to Block Two Large Mergers

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The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division continues to push its aggressive civil and criminal agenda.  While the Division has lost several high-profile criminal cases in the chicken processing industry and the labor market,...more

Fenwick & West LLP

FTC’s Ambitious Challenge to Meta VR Deal Possesses Sweeping Implications for Tech M&A

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FTC Suit Aspires to Chill M&A-Based Growth by Larger Tech Firms - Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan has consistently criticized past FTC leadership for being too lenient with Big Tech M&A activity, and for not...more

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[Webcast Transcript] CFIUS Compliance: Your Approach May Be A Matter of National Security

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Editor’s Note: On July 27, 2022, HaystackID shared an educational webcast on the topic of Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) compliance. CFIUS is a U.S. government interagency committee with the...more

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China Amends Rules for Merger Control Filing and Review

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China is implementing multiple changes to its merger control procedures, following recent amendments to the country’s Anti-Monopoly Law. China’s Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress has amended the...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Delaware Enacts Protections for Closed-End Fund Investors

On July 27, 2022, Delaware Gov. John Carney signed into law amendments to the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (DSTA). These amendments include the addition of new Subchapter III — Control Beneficial Interest Acquisitions...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

Five takeaways from the Amazon/One Medical transaction

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On July 21, 2022, the most high-profile acquisition in the health care space in recent memory was announced, when Amazon publicized the acquisition of One Medical, a primary care organization, for $3.9 billion. Amazon’s...more

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A Survey of President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy

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It has been one year since President Biden signed a far-reaching, industry-spanning Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy.  The Executive Order outlines a “whole-of-government” approach to...more

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Performant Acquires Two Healthcare-Focused Technology Companies

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Performant Capital has announced the acquisitions of DavLong Business Solutions and its affiliate Administrative Advantage (collectively DBS) and On Demand Solutions (ODS)....more

CDF Labor Law LLP

[Webinar] Tackling Key California Labor and Employment Law Issues in Acquisitions & Mergers - August 30th, 9:30 am - 11:00 am PT

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CDF Labor Law LLP presents an interactive panel discussion that will cover California transactional and employment law issues triggered by mergers and acquisitions. Richard Weintraub, of Weintraub Law Group, will share his 40...more

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A Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Transaction Update (July 2022)

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Editor’s Note: The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act established the federal premerger notification program, which provides the FTC and the Department of Justice with information about large mergers and acquisitions before they occur....more

Paul Hastings LLP

Case Study: Aerojet Rocketdyne Successful Takeover Defense

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Background- Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD) develops and manufactures advanced propulsion and energetics systems, including Javelin and Stinger missile engines, NASA vehicle propulsion and power systems, and other systems for...more

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Sector trends - July 2022: Specialty Finance/Marketplace Lending

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UK & European Financial Services M&A: Sector trends H2 2021 | H1 2022 — Specialty Finance/Marketplace Lending - Marginal uptick in M&A levels in the past 12 months, with property, automotive and revenue-based finance...more

McDermott Will & Emery

EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation to Impact EU and Cross-Border M&A Antitrust Review Starting in 2023

On June 30, 2022, the Council of the European Union (Council) and the European Parliament (Parliament) reached a political agreement on the Regulation on foreign subsidies distorting the internal market (FSR or Regulation)....more

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Non-Reliance & NOR Provisions

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Market Trends: What You Need to Know - As shown in the American Bar Association's Private Target Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Points Studies: Express non-reliance provisions are increasingly common in merger and...more

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Linden Acquires Aspiron From Aquiline

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Linden Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Aspirion from Aquiline Capital Partners, according to a news release. Aspirion, based in Columbus, Ga., is a full-service revenue cycle management company....more

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EU General Court upholds European Commission’s decision on Illumina/GRAIL merger referral

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In a landmark ruling, the EU General Court (GC) has confirmed the European Commission (EC)’s decision to accept a referral request from France (and other Member States) for the assessment of gene-sequencing firm Illumina’s...more

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Pharmaceutical Antitrust

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Our Hamburg-based German antitrust team has contributed a chapter on Germany to Lexology Get The Deal Through’s global report on Pharmaceutical Antitrust. In their contribution, they provide guidance on the regulatory...more

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FTC Enters the Metaverse with Meta Merger Lawsuit

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On July 27, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) voted 3-2 to sue in federal district court to block Meta Platforms, Inc.’s (“Meta”) acquisition of Within Unlimited, Inc. (“Within”), a virtual reality (“VR”) app...more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Do R&W Insurers Still Pay Claims? Following Up on Lowenstein’s 2020 Survey

In 2020, Lowenstein Sandler released a groundbreaking report, authored by Lynda A. Bennett and Eric Jesse of Lowenstein’s Insurance Recovery Group, based on results of a survey that sought to answer a key question about reps...more

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Twitter Fingers and Delaware’s Court of Chance(ry)

In a seemingly Hollywood marriage, Elon Musk—the Chief Executive Officer of Tesla and SpaceX (“Mr. Musk”)—stated he is terminating his agreement to purchase Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”) for $54.20 per share or about $44 billion...more

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Delaware Adopts Control Share Acquisition Statute for Registered Closed-End Funds and Business Development Companies Organized In...

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The state of Delaware recently amended the Delaware Statutory Trust Act to adopt a control share acquisition statute (the “Control Share Statute”) as an anti-takeover defense. Beginning on August 1, 2022, the effective date...more

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