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Opinion release 14-02: revisiting successor liability

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

Financial services update August 11 2014 judicial developments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • 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

Confronting FCPA and anti-corruption risk in China M&A deals

  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • June 17 2014

Fighting corruption around the globe is an increasingly high priority for U.S. enforcement agencies and China lies at the center of that effort. In

International regulatory update - 2 6 June 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Germany, Global, Netherlands, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • June 9 2014

The EU Commission has issued a request to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) for technical advice on implementing acts concerning

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2014

Ohio statewide primary elections took place on May 6. Incumbent Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) and challenger David Pepper (D) were nominated

Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upholds “big boy” agreement by sophisticated investor to bar fraud claim

  • Calfee Halter & Griswold LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

On October 23, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit summarily concluded that a "big boy" letter agreement signed by a

More coming soon? Latest SEC tipster award highlights risk for hedge funds, private equity firms

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2013

The SEC has issued its second-ever whistleblower award. The award went to three anonymous individuals, each of whom will receive 5 percent of the

Restatements resurrected?: Accounting fraud by the numbers

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2013

Several months ago, I raised the question of why the large-scale accounting fraud cases of the type that had been so prevalent in the early 2000s

How hedge funds and private equity firms can manage Foreign Corrupt Practices Act risks

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2013

In recent years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have aggressively investigated and enforced both