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Important Considerations When Structuring M&A Transactions for Government Contractors: Post-Transaction Pitfalls—Part 3 of a...

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M&A transactions involving government contractors are subject to a host of regulatory and industry-specific considerations. This blog series covers key concerns that can impact a deal. Parts 1 and 2 focus on common problems...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 10.19.2020 | Top Story: ConocoPhillips Buys Oil Producer Concho Resources in Deal Worth Nearly $10B

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ConocoPhillips is doubling down on its commitment to the Midland basin by buying Concho Resources Inc. in “an all-stock transaction valued at $9.7 billion,” even “as the American shale-drilling industry is facing a downturn...more

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SBA Issues Wide-Ranging Final Rule Addressing Government Contracting Programs

The Small Business Administration (SBA) today issued a significant final rule addressing numerous issues of interest to Federal contractors. With one exception, the rule will take effect on November 16, 2020. We anticipate...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

SBA Issues Guidance on Change of Ownership Transactions and PPP Loans

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On October 2 the U.S Small Business Association (“SBA”) issued a Procedural Notice outlining the requirements for the closing of change of ownership transactions for those borrowers who have loans under the Paycheck...more

White and Williams LLP

Finders May Finally Be Keepers: SEC Proposes Rules Allowing for Unregistered Broker-Dealers to Participate in Capital-Raising...

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The ability to raise capital is one of the most critical challenges facing small businesses in the U.S. today. Capital can allow for exponential growth of a well-run startup with a good idea, but the lack of capital is the...more

Thomas Fox

31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Programs - Tying it all together for JVs

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I want to emphasize again the risks JVs pose under the FCPA. Mike Volkov has stated, “A joint venture requires the integration of disparate company cultures. It can be successful and is usually one of the significant reason...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

WEX Win Interpreting COVID-19 Material Adverse Effect Shows M&A Drafting Traps

On October 12, 2020, in Travelport Ltd & Ors v WEX Inc [2020] EWHC 2670, Justice Cockerill of the English High Court held that WEX had in large part correctly interpreted the terms of the material adverse effect (MAE) clause...more

Thomas Fox

31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program - Post-acquisition integration plan

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Your company has just made its largest acquisition ever and your CEO says that he wants you to have a compliance post-acquisition integration plan on his desk in one week. Where do you begin? Of course, you think about the...more

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The Impact of COVID-19 on M&A Transactions

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As the impact of COVID-19 on financial markets continues to play out, so does its effect on M&A transactions. Many deals have been cancelled or are on hold as parties struggle with valuation, availability of financing, and...more

Miller Canfield

Strategies to Reduce the Impact of the New SBA Procedural Notice on the Rights of a Secured Lender

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In the SBA Procedural Notice dated October 2, 2020 (the “Approval Notice”), the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has issued mandates that may impact the ability of a recipient of a Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”)...more

Hogan Lovells

China reveals the Provisions on Unreliability Entity List

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On 19 September 2020, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published the Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List (Order No.4 of 2020) (provisions), which immediately came into effect. It has been over one year since MOFCOM...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

FCA: Working from Home Heightens Insider Trading Risks

In an October 12 speech, the Director of Market Oversight for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) emphasized the need to adapt insider trading controls to account for changes in working conditions due to COVID-19...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Is There an HSR Sea Change on the Horizon? Advance Notice

At the same time as it issued its notice of proposed rulemaking expanding the definition of “person,” the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPRM”) to request information...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

SBA Releases Long-Awaited Guidance on M&A Rules for Paycheck Protection Program Borrowers

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently released a procedural notice concerning when a borrower of a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan may forgo SBA approval in connection with a merger or acquisition. The...more

Stinson - Corporate & Securities Law Blog

SEC Charges Company for Implementing Stock Buyback Plan Before Acquisition Negotiations Resumed

The SEC announced settled charges against Andeavor LLC for controls violations relating to a stock buyback plan it implemented while it was in discussions to be acquired by Marathon Petroleum Corp. in 2018. Andeavor agreed to...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Blakes Competitive Edge™: October 2020 Update

Welcome to the October issue of Blakes Competitive Edge, a monthly publication of the Blakes Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group. Blakes Competitive Edge provides an overview of recent developments in Canadian...more

Thomas Fox

EMBARGOED! We'll See You in Court! Checking In on TikTok, WeChat, ICC, and Commerce Lawsuits

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Brian and Tim drop the gavel to render verdicts on the litigation impacting the TikTok and WeChat bans and a lawsuit challenging the legal bases for the new ICC-related sanctions program. We also discuss OFAC's recent...more

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Global PE value fueled by exits in Q3

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A series of exit megadeals doubled the value recorded in Q3 2019, while global buyout activity lost momentum, growing more modestly in the third quarter. Global PE activity in Q3 reflected an unpredictable year for...more

Lathrop GPM

Updated Guidance Concerning PPP Loans and Changes of Ownership

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How is Change in Ownership Defined? On October 2, 2020 the Small Business Administration published SBA Procedural Notice (5000-20057) (the “Notice”), which was effective on that date. The Notice outlines rules that apply...more

BakerHostetler

SBA Guidance Issued on Change of Ownership for PPP Borrowers

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On Oct. 2, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued Procedural Notice Control No. 5000-20057 (the SBA Guidance), which clarifies approval requirements for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers upon a...more

Stinson - Corporate & Securities Law Blog

ISS Launches Open Comment Period for 2021 ISS Benchmark Voting Policy Changes

ISS announced the launch of its annual benchmark voting policy comment period. ISS has made available for public comment a number of proposed changes to ISS’ benchmark voting policies for 2021. Key proposed changes for the...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Buyers’ obligation to assume PPP debt hinges on need for SBA approval

The Small Business Administration recently published a procedural notice on changes of ownership for PPP borrowers. One specific area where we’ve seen confusion is whether the procedural notice requires a buyer to assume all...more

McDermott Will & Emery

[Ongoing Program] Life Sciences Dealmaking Symposium 2020 - November 17th, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

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In a year marked by unexpected challenges and rapid change, staying connected with industry peers and keeping a watchful eye on market trends, policy developments and collaborations in the life sciences space is crucial to...more

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[Ongoing Program] Life Sciences Dealmaking Symposium 2020 - Part 3 - November 10th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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In a year marked by unexpected challenges and rapid change, staying connected with industry peers and keeping a watchful eye on market trends, policy developments and collaborations in the life sciences space is crucial to...more

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SEC proposes narrow broker-dealer registration exemption for finders

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a new exemptive order on Wednesday, October 7, which would exempt certain “finders” from broker-dealer registration under Section 15(a) of the U.S. Securities...more

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