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Fried Frank M&A/PE Quarterly Newsletter, Summer 2022

USA - July 13 2022 The Goldstein v. Denner (May 26, 2022) litigation arose out of the $11.6 billion cash acquisition of Bioverative, Inc. (which had recently been spun…

Amber Banks (Meek), Nathaniel L. Asker, Tobias Caspary, Bret T. Chrisope, Adam B. Cohen, Andrew J. Colosimo, Steven Epstein, Christopher Ewan, Andrea Gede-Lange, David J. Greenwald, Erica Jaffe, Bernard (Barry) A. Nigro Jr., Dr. Juergen van Kann, Christian Kleeberg, Randi Lally, Ian Lopez, Mark H. Lucas, Scott B. Luftglass, Brian T. Mangino, Shant P. Manoukian, Philip Richter, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Robert C. Schwenkel, David L. Shaw, Peter L. Simmons, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Roy Tannenbaum, Gail Weinstein, Warren S. de Wied, Maxwell Yim

Court of Chancery Accepts, "With Trepidation," at Motion to Dismiss Stage, a "Novel Theory" of Liability for Directors--Garfield

USA - June 6 2022 In Garfield v. Allen (May 24, 2022), the Delaware Court of Chancery accepted, "with admitted trepidation," what it called a "novel theory" advanced by…

Amber Banks (Meek), Bret T. Chrisope, Adam B. Cohen, Andrew J. Colosimo, Steven Epstein, Christopher Ewan, Andrea Gede-Lange, David J. Greenwald, Erica Jaffe, Randi Lally, Mark H. Lucas, Scott B. Luftglass, Brian T. Mangino, Shant P. Manoukian, Philip Richter, Joshua D. Roth, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Robert C. Schwenkel, David L. Shaw, Peter L. Simmons, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Roy Tannenbaum, Gail Weinstein, Warren S. de Wied, Maxwell Yim

Fried Frank M&A/PE Quarterly Newsletter, Spring 2022

USA - April 28 2022 In Sorenson Impact Foundation v. Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company (Apr. 1, 2022), computer hackers intercepted the email communications of a…

Amber Banks (Meek), Nathaniel L. Asker, Angela Becker, Tobias Caspary, Bret T. Chrisope, Adam B. Cohen, Andrew J. Colosimo, Steven Epstein, Christopher Ewan, Andrea Gede-Lange, David J. Greenwald, Erica Jaffe, Bernard (Barry) A. Nigro Jr., Dr. Juergen van Kann, Christian Kleeberg, Randi Lally, Ian Lopez, Mark H. Lucas, Scott B. Luftglass, Brian T. Mangino, Shant P. Manoukian, Dan Oates, Philip Richter, Simon Saitowitz, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Robert C. Schwenkel, David L. Shaw, Peter L. Simmons, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Roy Tannenbaum, Gail Weinstein, Warren S. de Wied, Maxwell Yim

Court of Chancery Clarifies Delaware Law on “Sandbagging”—the Arwood Decision and Related Practice Points

USA - March 21 2022 “Sandbagging,” in the context of an M&A transaction, refers to the situation in which a buyer, prior to closing, knows that the seller’s…

Amber Banks (Meek), Bret T. Chrisope, Adam B. Cohen, Andrew J. Colosimo, Steven Epstein, Christopher Ewan, Andrea Gede-Lange, David J. Greenwald, Erica Jaffe, Randi Lally, Mark H. Lucas, Scott B. Luftglass, Brian T. Mangino, Shant P. Manoukian, Philip Richter, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Robert C. Schwenkel, David L. Shaw, Peter L. Simmons, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Gail Weinstein, Warren S. de Wied, Maxwell Yim

Court of Chancery Orders Buyer to Close, As Target's Pandemic Responses (Based on Unique Facts) Did Not Breach Its Ordinary Course Covenant--Level 4 Yoga

USA - March 14 2022 In Level 4 Yoga, LLC v. CorePower Yoga, LLC (Mar. 1, 2022), the Delaware Court of Chancery ordered CorePower Yoga, LLL to close the agreement it had…

Amber Banks (Meek), Bret T. Chrisope, Adam B. Cohen, Andrew J. Colosimo, Steven Epstein, Christopher Ewan, Andrea Gede-Lange, David J. Greenwald, Erica Jaffe, Randi Lally, Mark H. Lucas, Scott B. Luftglass, Brian T. Mangino, Shant P. Manoukian, Philip Richter, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Robert C. Schwenkel, David L. Shaw, Peter L. Simmons, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Roy Tannenbaum, Gail Weinstein, Warren S. de Wied, Maxwell Yim