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

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Doing Business in Canada: A Legal Overview

  • Torkin Manes LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 31 2015

It has been said that Canada is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world for a non-Canadian to explore. Here we

Corporate update January 2015

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 22 2015

In this edition, we consider the potential impact of the Autumn 2014 Budget Statement, the effect of which may reduce the popularity of “B share

Who 'owns' a bribe - the recipient or victim?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2011

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in Sinclair Investments (UK) Limited v Versailles Trading Finance Limited & Others (2011 EWCA Civ 347), firmly dismissing the appeal - and the defendants' cross appeal - from the judgment of Mr Justice Lewison of 30 June 2011

Australia corporate update - May 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • May 8 2014

The ASX has released the revised third edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, reflecting recent developments in

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
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  • March 19 2012

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

UBS Securities v. Sands Brothers: a refresher on contract formation

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 3 2009

On April 22, 2009, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in UBS Securities Canada, Inc. v. Sands Brothers Canada, Ltd

International regulatory update - 27 31 October 2014

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

Securities and corporate governance litigation quarterly - January 8, 2015

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • January 8 2015

On December 10, 2014, the Second Circuit decided United States v. Newman, which vacated the convictions against two hedge fund managers Anthony