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Study Finds “Fracking Wastewater” Is Mostly Naturally Occurring Brines-Not Man-Made Fracking Fluids
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2016

Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment recently announced the results of a study analyzing the flowback and produced waters from


Preparing for Exits - Key Issues for Sponsors Across the U.S., Europe and Asia - Q3 2016
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, USA
  • November 9 2016

While the pace of private equity deal-making around the world has slowed over the course of 2016, sponsors continue to exit investments at a rapid


Jury Finds Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Not Unreasonably Dangerous
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2016

Many of us are familiar with Harley-Davidson Inc.’s motto, “Fulfilling dreams of personal freedom”, however this phrase has very recently become more


International Trade Currents - BEA Amends Foreign Investment Reporting Requirements
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has amended its rules pertaining to reports of foreign investment


“Excluded Losses” Provisions and the “Butterfly Effect”the Continued Failure of Predictability Regarding Consequential Damages Waivers in M&A Agreements
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

The “butterfly effect” is the concept that a seemingly insignificant change in an initial cause (e.g., an initial weather condition in Brazil, with a


Drug Manufacturer Petitions SCOTUS on Specific Jurisdiction Divide
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

Bristol-Myers petitioned the United States Supreme Court last month to review a California Supreme Court decision finding specific jurisdiction over


Bankruptcy Court Weights in on Delaware’s Prohibition on Deeping Insolvency Claims and Claims Against Directors Based on Relationship with Majority Shareholder
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

Hoku, a publicly-owned Delaware corporation, filed for bankruptcy with just $8 million in assets compared to a relatively staggering $1.3 billion in


Third Circuit Affirms No Failure-To-Warn In Absence Of Proximate Cause
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2016

A Third Circuit panel recently affirmed the Western District of Pennsylvania’s dismissal of a claim that Novartis Pharmaceuticals failed to provide


Heads Up for the 2017 Proxy Season: Verify Your ISS QualityScore (formerly QuickScore) Data Now
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

On October 31, 2016, Institutional Shareholder Services announced that the data verification period has opened for QualityScore, its new name for


Club Deals Redux
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

On the eve of the financial crisis, private equity sponsors were increasingly participating in club deals. Many mega-deals at that time necessitated