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Employees face uphill battle in holding private equity firms accountable under WARN Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

The United States District Court in Delaware recently issued a welcome decision for private equity firms whose portfolio companies run afoul of the

Federal Trade Commission announces 2014 threshold revisions for HSR Act and for Clayton Act Section 8 prohibition on interlocking directorates

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, commonly known as the HSR Act, requires parties to certain corporate transactions to notify

SEC issues interpretive guidance on the venture capital fund adviser exemption

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2013

On December 2, 2013, the SEC's Division of Investment Management issued a new "Guidance Update" that provides some important interpretive guidance on

Private funds in focus - Summer 2013

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2013

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act became law just over one year ago. The JOBS Act seeks to encourage capital formation and reduce

District court limits the collection of withdrawal liability against private equity funds

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2013

In Sun Capital Partners III, LP v. New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund, 2012 WL 5197117 (D. Mass. Oct. 18, 2012), a federal

PBGC seeks involuntary plan termination before plan sponsor’s proposed share sale

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2013

On April 18, 2013, PBGC filed a complaint (PBGC v. Saint-Gobain Corp. Benefits Comm., E.D. Pa. Case No. 13-02069) to involuntarily terminate a

SEC staffer cautions private funds industry on potential broker registration issues

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2013

In a recent speech given to the ABA Trading and Markets Subcommittee, David W. Blass (Chief Counsel of the SEC's Division of Trading and Markets

Investment funds not liable for portfolio company's underfunded pension liability under federal court ruling

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2012

On October 18, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled that two private equity investment funds managed by Sun Capital Partners, Inc. were not liable for their bankrupt portfolio company's multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability (Sun Capital Partners III, LP v. New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund, Civ. Action No. 10-10921-DPW (D. Mass. Oct. 18, 2012

7th Circuit clarifies standing to challenge "interlock" violations

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

Company shareholders do not suffer "antitrust injuries" because of an alleged violation of Section 8 of the Clayton Act, prohibiting officers and directors from serving on the boards of competing corporations, according to a new Seventh Circuit decision in Robert F. Booth Trust v. Crowley

The FTC goes retro to win down south

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) scored a victory in the Eleventh Circuit this summer when the court upheld a divestiture order based on violations of the Clayton and FTC Acts