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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

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

The importance of clarity in financial adviser engagement letters

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

During the process of negotiating a financial adviser's engagement letter it is all too easy to gloss over uncertainty or ambiguity in a desire to

Buyers beware: why acquirers of public companies should care about the sale process

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Purchasers of public companies focus on negotiating the best terms for the acquisition

Business law update - Fall 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Addressing attorneys' fee awards in small-cap, public company M&A litigation

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2013

With the recent proliferation of lawsuits challenging M&A transactions, it has become increasingly common for stockholders to challenge

Delaware Chancery Court addresses the cancellation value of employee stock options in mergers

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 27 2007

When a corporation is acquired in an all-cash merger, it is generally anticipated that the target company’s employee and officer stock options will be cancelled, with the holders receiving the excess, if any, of the per-share consideration paid in the merger over the per-share exercise price of their options

SEC enforcement outlook for investment funds: focus on valuation, insider trading and other fraudulent practices

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2013

The SEC continues its enforcement efforts relating to hedge funds and private equity funds. In recent remarks, Bruce Karpati, Chief of the SEC

Dividends at stake as SFO expects investors to monitor conduct of portfolio companies

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2012

On 13 January 2012, Director of the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”), Richard Alderman gave a stark warning to shareholders and investors in companies found guilty of corruption

Corporate update July 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 21 2014

In June 2014, the Government published the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. This Bill gives effect to the commitment given by the