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Court of Chancery speaks to exclusivity agreements in public company acquisitions

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

You reach the point in the sale of almost every public company where the buyer wants an exclusivity agreement. Lawyers representing the target wring

Opinion release 14-02: revisiting successor liability

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 25 2014

On November 7, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued its second opinion release of 2014, revisiting the question of successor liability in

M&A and Corporate Governance Newsletter-Fall 2014

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

On November 4, 2014, the district court in Allergan, Inc. v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int'l, Inc., Case No. SACV 14-1214 (C.D. Cal.) ruled on

Court finds Allergan shareholder's claim alleging improper trading raises "significant questions," but declines to issue preliminary injunction ahead of shareholder meeting

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

Last week, in Allergan, Inc. v. Valeant Pharma. Intl.,Inc., Judge David O. Carter of the United States District Court for the Central District of

International regulatory update - 27 31 October 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • China, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, India, Luxembourg, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 4 2014

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published the results of the 2014 EU-wide stress test of 123 banks. In addition, the European Central Bank

Courts differ on enforceability of unilaterally adopted forum selection bylaws

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 11 2014

While forum selection bylaws have become increasingly popular with US public companies, courts in Delaware and Oregon recently came to opposite

Business law update - Fall 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer (June 25, 2014) has reset the landscape for employee stock ownership plans and company

Financial services update August 11 2014 judicial developments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

On August 8th, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a securities fraud suit. The court held that the announcement of an investigation

M & A quarterly - 2nd quarter 2014

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

Under long-established Delaware law, directors and officers face personal liability if their decisions relating to a change of control transaction

Hushmail: are activist hedge funds breaking bad?

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

During the heyday of takeovers in the 1980s, so-called corporate raiders would often amass a sizable stock position in a target company, and then