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Financial advisory update
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 11 2013

Novel theories by plaintiffs’ lawyers need to foster novel approaches by M&A lawyers. A number of recent cases highlight the increasing risks for


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


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


M&A Corporate Governance: Oversight of the Board’s Financial Advisors
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 16 2013

Recent decisions in the Delaware Court of Chancery highlight the need for increased oversight of financial advisors by corporations engaging in M&A


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


Crying Revlon: Delaware courts dismiss claims in Morton’s Restaurant Group acquisition
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

In In Re Morton's Restaurant Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Chancellor Strine dismissed all claims in an action arising out of the acquisition


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


Buyer beware: prohibitions against rescission in case of seller misrepresentation enforced
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

A current trend in the M&A market highlights the increasing leverage of private equity firms selling portfolio companies


Lessons from Caremark
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

In a recent decision relating to the proposed merger of Caremark RX, Inc. and CVS Corporation, the Delaware Court of Chancery emphasized that certain aspects of the proposed merger structure gave rise to additional disclosure requirements and additional shareholder rights (Louisiana Mun. Police Employees’ Retirement Sys. v. Crawford


Wayward management
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

Last month, the Dow Chemical Company fired two senior executives accused of purportedly engaging in unauthorized discussions with third parties concerning a potential takeover bid for the company