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SEC Co-Chief of Division of Enforcement’s Asset Management Unit identifies 2015 exam priorities for hedge and private equity funds

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 27 2015

On November 18, 2014, Julie M. Riewe, Co-Chief of the Division of Enforcement's Asset Management Unit of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the

The Delaware Supreme Court’s decision in the C&J Energy services, Inc. case may provide an opportunity for debtors and asset purchasers to further expedite approval of a Section 363 sale of substantially all a debtor’s assets at the outset of a bankruptcy

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 27 2015

The Delaware Supreme Court in C & J Energy Services, Inc., et al. v. City of Miami General Employees' and Sanitation Employees' Retirement Trust, No

Significant 2014 decisions affecting private company M&A

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 26 2015

The following is our first annual review of recent legal developments that are important for buyers and sellers to consider when negotiating

Using “drag-along” rights to facilitate certain terms of a future company sale

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 26 2015

In the acquisition of a private company by merger, a purchaser will often desire to obtain a release, an indemnification obligation, and a consent to

Strengthening indemnification and release provisions after Cigna v. Audax

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 22 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently added a new level of complexity to private merger transactions when it held in Cigna Health and Life

“Appraisal arbitrage” receives boost from Delaware Court of Chancery

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • January 21 2015

An increasingly popular hedge fund strategy, commonly referred to as “appraisal arbitrage,” recently received a significant boost from the Delaware

Delaware M&A quarterly - Winter 2014

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 21 2015

In Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company v. Audax Health Solutions, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery (i) held that a broad release of claims

Key Delaware trend in 2014: increasing deference to directors’ decisionsbut not “anything goes”

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2015

A foundational premise of Delaware jurisprudence has been the courts’ deference to decisions made by independent and disinterested directors

Recent Delaware case addresses board duties in merger situation

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 14 2015

When a Delaware company is for sale, its Board of Directors has various responsibilities in navigating the selling process. Among those

Practice points for a single bidder sale process

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 12 2015

Recent Delaware decisions have emphatically confirmed a trend of increased judicial deference to sale process decisions made by directors without a