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Class action round-up

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2014

Brown v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., No. 12-3494 (8th Cir.) (Dec. 31, 2013). Affirming denial of motion to remand and grant of

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

What matters: A review of 2011 and 2012

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2013

As you know, the last two years have seen a somewhat improved, but by no means robust, business climate. At the same time, structural shifts in the

Second Circuit dashes charm city’s hopes in auction rate securities case

  • Constantine Cannon LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 28 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has shut down Baltimore's quest to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars the city lost in the

California Attorney General brings action against Standard and Poor's

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 19 2013

On February 5, the Attorney General of California, Kamala D. Harris, filed suit in Superior Court in California against Standard & Poor's and its

11th Circuit affirms dismissal of Section 1 claims based on creditors’ agreement not to accept tender offer

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 3 2012

In October 2012, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 5-5 en banc decision, concluded that a group of hedge funds holding approximately 70 percent of CompuCredit’s convertible senior notes did not violate antitrust laws by agreeing to reject CompuCredit’s tender offer

Eleventh Circuit enters split - and silent - decision on applicability of antitrust laws to debt market transactions

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 1 2012

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has issued an evenly divided 5-5 ruling en banc in a case involving the applicability of the antitrust laws to debt market transactions

General counsel update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

Reconsidering NDAs in light of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co.

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 21 2012

On May 4, 2012, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that Martin Marietta Materials had violated a pair of confidentiality agreements with Vulcan Materials and issued a 4-month temporary injunction suspending Martin Marietta’s hostile exchange offer for Vulcan and related proxy contest