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M&A at a Glance (May 2016)
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Global, USA
  • May 16 2016

The M&A market was mixed in April 2016, with the U.S. market generally faring better than the global market. In the U.S., overall deal volume


Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Dismissal of Aiding and Abetting Claim against Financial Advisor Where Merger is Approved by Fully Informed, Disinterested Stockholder Vote
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

In Singh v. Attenborough, the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the dismissal of breach of fiduciary duty claims against directors of a target


M&A at a Glance (April 2016)
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

Despite an encouraging February, M&A activity in March 2016 resumed its recent downtrend across all metrics, both in the U.S. and globally. In the U.S


M&A at a Glance (March 2016)
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

Following a contraction in December and January, broader M&A activity showed signs of recovery in February 2016. While the overall number of


Delaware Court of Chancery Holds that a Minority Stockholder may be a Controlling Stockholder Where it has Control and Influence over a Board at the Time of a Transaction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

In Calesa Associates, L.P., v. American Capital, Ltd., the Delaware Court of Chancery denied a motion to dismiss breach of fiduciary duty claims


Delaware Court of Chancery Holds that a Buyer’s Fraud Claim Based on Extra-Contractual Representations Will Not Be Barred Unless the Buyer Affirmatively Disclaims Reliance on Such Representations
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2016

In FdG Logistics LLC v. A&R Logistics Holding, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a seller's disclaimer in a merger agreement of


M&A at a Glance (February 2016)
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2016

M&A activity continued to decline by most metrics throughout January 2016, both in the U.S. and globally. While the total number of deals in the U.S


M&A At A Glance - January 2016 - Issue 46
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Following the trend from past years, M&A activity, both globally and in the U.S., slowed down during the holiday season. In the U.S., the total


M&A at a Glance - 2015 Year-End Roundup
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Continuing the upward trend started in 2013, 2015 was a record-breaking year for M&A activity. Almost every measure tracked in our Year-End Roundup


Delaware Court of Chancery Holds Extra-Contractual Fraud Claim Is Barred By Anti-RelianceIntegration Clauses
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

In Prairie Capital III v. Double E Holding Corp., the Delaware Court of Chancery held that the anti-reliance and integration clauses in a stock