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

M&A activity in June 2016 was relatively flat, as compared to the last two months. In the U.S., overall deal volume decreased by 10.7 to $164.47


SEC Approves Requirement to Disclose Third-Party Director Compensation for Nasdaq Companies
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

In a bid to enhance transparency, help investors make more informed investing and voting decisions and address concerns that undisclosed compensation


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

The M&A market continued to stabilize in May 2016, after what has been a slow start to the year. U.S. deal volume increased by 52.3 to $179.43


Implications of the Recent Dell Appraisal Decision
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2016

On May 31, Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery held that, for purposes of Delaware's appraisal statute, the fair value of the


Delaware Court of Chancery Holds that Board’s Decision to Disregard Speculative Projections Did Not Support Claim of Bad Faith
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

In In re Chelsea Therapeutics International Ltd. Stockholder Litigation, the Court of Chancery dismissed claims that the board of a target company


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