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Downey Brand LLP

Why Contingency Fee Representation Is Hard to Obtain in Trust and Will Contests

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We often receive inquiries about whether we will represent parties in California trust and will contests on a contingency basis. In contingency representation, the lawyer does not collect a fee unless the client obtains a...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Bank of England Confirms Approach to Valuation Capabilities of Firms to Support Resolvability

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Following its consultation in August 2017, which closed in November 2017, the Bank of England has published its Statement of Policy on its expectations on the minimum standard of valuation capabilities that firms should have...more

Dechert LLP

More Tariffs: New Tariffs Target Chinese Imports

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The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced 25% tariffs on Chinese goods on June 15, targeting industrial goods that amount to roughly US$34 billion in annual exports to the United States, with a review underway for an...more

Opportune LLP

The Rise of Technology in Oilfield Services and Drilling: What it Means for Valuation

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Over the last few years, technology has become increasingly more prominent in the extraction and production of oil and natural gas. Oilfield service and drilling providers have worked to develop greater technological...more

Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC

Lessons Learned from Recent SEC and FINRA Cases - June 2018

Inflated Valuations Stay in the SEC’s Cross Hairs: The SEC brought a complaint against Premium Point Investments LP (“Premium Point”), Anilesh Ahuja aka Neil Ahuja, Amin Majidi and Jeremy Shor, for a scheme to pump up their...more

WilmerHale

In Case You Missed It Launch Links - May, 2018 #3

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Some interesting links we found across the web this week: How to Talk About Valuation When a VC Asks - VC’s have polished their questions for startups through hundreds of meetings with various companies....more

Nossaman LLP

New Eminent Domain Opinion Discusses Admissibility Rules For Valuation Witnesses

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One of the unique things about eminent domain cases is that a set of specific procedural rules govern the admissibility of valuation evidence at trial. A new unpublished opinion from the Court of Appeal, San Bernardino...more

The Roth Firm

Traumatic Brain Injury And The Value Of Your Personal Injury Case

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When it comes to Personal Injury Cases, there are various different types of accidents and injuries that can take place. No one wants to be injured, but, unfortunately, when it comes to accidents it is almost...more

Jaburg Wilk

Why Register My Copyrights? The Benefits of Copyright Registration

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Copyrights arise automatically when an original work is created. Copyrights protect “original works of authorship,” which include paintings, illustrations, sculpture, photographs, books, articles, poems, movies, songs,...more

Fenwick & West LLP

Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey – First Quarter 2018

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Background – We analyzed the terms of 200 venture financings closed in the first quarter of 2018 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley. Overview of Fenwick & West Results – Valuation results were generally...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Multiple States Considering Valuation Legislation

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The Appraisal Institute reported that 21 pieces of legislation affecting the valuation profession are pending in 14 states....more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

European Supervisory Authorities Make Recommendations to Address Risks in EU Securities, Banking and Insurance Sectors

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The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities has published a report on risks and vulnerabilities in the EU financial system. The ESAs are the European Securities and Markets Authority, the European Banking...more

Morris James LLP

Chancery Court Nullifies Cancellation of Certificate of Formation of Delaware LLCs

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Parties who form Delaware limited liability companies to organize their business affairs do so to structure their relationships contractually. This enables them to organize the governance and economic rights in a manner...more

Dentons

Ascertaining fair market value for "repo" trades under GMRA standard terms

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In the recent decision in LBI EHF v. Raiffeisen Bank International AG [2018] EWCA Civ 719, the Court of Appeal has considered the close-out valuation provisions for "repo" trades entered into under a Global Master Repurchase...more

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Three Key Federal Income Tax Issues Raised by Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies – the original, and most famous of which, Bitcoin, was “designed” in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto (a pseudonym) – give rise to a number of tax issues, three of which we discuss in this article: (1) the effect of...more

WilmerHale

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - March, 2018 #3

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Some interesting links we found across the web this week: Investor Perspectives—Corporate Venture Capital - During January’s QuickLaunch University webinar, Partner David Gammell led a panel discussion of venture...more

Holland & Hart LLP

New Royalty Valuation Recommendations

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On February 28, 2018, the Royalty Policy Committee (RPC) met in Houston to present recommendations for improving the Department of the Interior's (DOI) valuation of royalties from oil, gas, and coal produced on federal and...more

Williams Mullen

M&As – Novation and Recertification

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In this podcast, we’ll address the who, what, when and why of obtaining government consent in the world of mergers and acquisitions....more

White and Williams LLP

Delaware Chancery Court Finds Unaffected Market Price to Be Fair Value in a Post-Dell Appraisal Decision

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On February 15, 2018, in the statutory appraisal proceeding of Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery decided that the “most persuasive evidence” of Aruba Networks’ fair...more

Dechert LLP

Delaware Appraisal Litigation: The Court of Chancery Holds That a Company’s Unaffected Market Price Constitutes “Fair Value”

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In a recent appraisal decision, Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc. (Aruba Networks), the Delaware Court of Chancery awarded 30% less to the shareholders than they would have received had they not...more

Morris James LLP

Court Of Chancery Imposes Sanctions For Failing To Comply With A Scheduling Order

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In RE Examworks Group Inc. Stockholder Appraisal Litigation, C.A. 12688-VCL (February 21, 2018) - As this decision again points out, a scheduling order is a court order that must be followed or sanctions will be imposed....more

Morris James LLP

Court Of Chancery Interprets Dell In An Appraisal Case

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In RE Appraisal Of AOL Inc., C.A. 11204-VCG (February 23, 2018) - This is an important case for its comments on the Dell decision of the Delaware Supreme Court. The Court declined to use the deal price as evidence of the...more

Vedder Price

Investment Services Regulatory Update - February 2018

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New Rules, Proposed Rules, Guidance and Alerts – SEC STAFF GUIDANCE AND ALERTS - SEC Staff Issues Guidance on Cryptocurrency-related Holdings - On January 18, 2018, the staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WSGR Fintech Update - February 2018

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is pleased to present the February 2018 issue of the WSGR Fintech Update. This latest edition features an article discussing a letter recently issued by the SEC’s Division of Investment...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Capital Markets Alert: SEC Approves NYSE Rules to Facilitate Direct Listings

On February 2, 2018, the SEC approved the New York Stock Exchange’s proposal to permit qualifying private companies to use “direct listings” to list their shares on the NYSE and become publicly traded without conducting an...more

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