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Investing in a SPAC Requires Understanding of Liquidity, Regulatory Issues

USA - October 28 2020 Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have seen a surge in 2020. There have been several high-profile private companies, such as DraftKings…

Adriana Schwartz

Swaps and Section 16: reporting and liability issues

USA - March 16 2009 Total return, cash-settled equity swaps, or "TRSs," have been used by activist investors to build their economic exposure in target companies in addition to, or in lieu of, taking a direct ownership stake in the target.

Adriana Schwartz

SPAC Litigation Alert: Kwame Amo v. MultiPlan

USA - March 29 2021 On March 25, 2021, a shareholder of MultiPlan Corp. f/k/a Churchill Capital Corp III (“New Company”) filed a class action complaint alleging various…

Charles J. Clark, Andrew J. Fadale, William (Bill) H. Gussman, Jr., Gayle R. Klein, Douglas I. Koff, John J. Mahon, Michael E. Swartz, Hannah Thibideau

IPOs Surge While Market Tightens, But Opportunities Remain

USA - November 16 2020 SPAC Insights SPAC Insights By John J. Mahon and Ele Klein November 2020 IPOs Surge While Market Tightens, But Opportunities Remain Special purpose…

John J. Mahon

SPAC Litigation Alert: SPAC Sponsor and CEO Agree to Pay Civil Penalties and Forfeit Sponsor Shares Following SEC’s Charge of Disclosure and Due Diligence Failures

USA - July 20 2021 Throughout much of the COVID-19 pandemic, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”) became an extraordinarily popular alternative to more…

Charles J. Clark, William (Bill) H. Gussman, Jr., Gayle R. Klein, Douglas I. Koff, Derek N. Lacarrubba, John J. Mahon, J. Eric Prather, Michael E. Swartz, Hannah Thibideau