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Who’s in charge is the board responsible to monitor its financial advisor or vice versa?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

In the case of In re Rural Metro Corporation Stockholders Litigation, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware held that the primary financial


SPAC directors cannot take the protection of the business judgment rule for granted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

The strategic decisions made by directors of Delaware corporations are typically accorded the protection of the business judgment rule, which "is a


Has antitrust enforcement been ‘reinvigorated’ under Obama?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 27 2015

In the 2008 presidential election campaign, then-candidate Barack Obama promised to "reinvigorate" antitrust enforcement. Over the last few years


Seventh Circuit continues to apply federal successor liability doctrine to multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 29 2015

Regarding multiemployer pension plans, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has long held that a purchaser can incur withdrawal


Inside M&A - Fall 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 14 2014

Buyers can acquire unintended and potentially very damaging liabilities together with target business or assets. Analyzing the financial situation of


Straight outta Delaware: JLI Invest S.A. et al. V. Cook et al.
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

As soon as we start to think that Delaware's unclaimed property practices and administration couldn't possibly get any more egregious, another


International News: Focus on International Dispute Resolution
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Chile, China, European Union, France, USA
  • December 1 2016

In October 2016, the European Commission launched a public consultation to


Private equity firms achieve only partial dismissal of “buying club” antitrust lawsuit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently limited the scope of a proposed shareholder class action against a number of


Caveat emptor: successor liability for FLSA claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 24 2013

One of the primary advantages to acquiring businesses through asset sales as opposed to stock sales is the buyer's ability to avoid successor


Delaware Court of Chancery upholds forum selection bylaws
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

In recent years, virtually every merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction of significant size involving a U.S. public company has been challenged in