John F. Sylvia



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Minimizing Stockholder Litigation Risks

USA - February 18 2022 In 2021, approximately of all federal securities fraud class action lawsuits filed nationwide were against life sciences companies and their officers…

Douglas P. Baumstein, Francis J. Earley, Emily Kanstroom Musgrave, Sean T. Prosser, James A. Rapore, Laurence A. Schoen, Adam L. Sisitsky, Jason C. Vigna

Court Issues Highly-Anticipated Decision Regarding the Treatment of SPAC Sponsors and Directors

USA - January 10 2022 In a long-anticipated decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery answered several pending questions regarding the treatment of special purpose…

Patrick E. McDonough

Webinar Recording: When the Dust Settles: A Closer Look at the SPAC Boom and Potential Litigation to Follow

USA - June 7 2021 As special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) IPOs and mergers continue to exceed market expectations, investors, executives, and financial…

Nancy D. Adams, Adam L. Sisitsky

House Passes The Insider Trading Prohibition Act

USA - May 19 2021 On Tuesday, the House passed the Insider Trading Prohibition Act, an effort to codify and clarify inconsistencies in the case law applying the…

SEC Discloses Its Recommendations on Key Issues for Private Companies Weighing SPAC Transactions

USA - April 2 2021 On March 31, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance published a staff statement which outlines accounting, financial…

Thomas R. Burton III, Patrick E. McDonough, Sahir Surmeli