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Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance

USA - July 7 2021 The U.S. economy’s recovery has led to increased deal flow for mergers, acquisitions, minority and co-investments, and SPACs. With these transactions…

Chancery Denies Corwin Cleansing In Light of Process Concerns

USA - June 10 2021 Last month Vice Chancellor Zurn issued a significant, 200+ page decision on a motion to dismiss filed by defendants in the ongoing Pattern Energy…

“Chalking Up a Victory for Deal Certainty,” Delaware Court of Chancery Orders That Contested Merger Close

USA - May 3 2021 Last Friday, soon-to-be Chancellor McCormick issued a decision in Snow Phipps Group, LLC v. KCake Acquisition, Inc. that ordered the defendant buyers…

European Union Launches Revolutionary Proposals to Regulate “Big Tech”

European Union - December 16 2020 On December 15, the European Commission (Commission) proposed drafts of two landmark digital legislative packages — the Digital Markets Act (DMA)…

Environmental Protection Agency Releases Draft Supplemental Risk Evaluation for 1,4-Dioxane, Chemical Byproduct in Consumer Goods

USA - December 1 2020 After a lengthy public comment review period, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a Draft Supplemental Analysis to the Draft…

U.S. Department of Interior Joins EPA in Revising Guidance Procedures

USA - November 3 2020 On October 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Interior (“DOI” or “The Department”) issued an interim final rule, which revises its guidelines for…

Office of Foreign Assets Control: Making or Facilitating Ransomware Payments May Violate U.S. Sanctions

USA - October 8 2020 On October 1, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published an advisory that highlights the risk of…

European Court of Justice Applies Free Movement Rules of E-Commerce Directive to Advertising by Mail-Order Pharmacy

European Union - October 7 2020 In its judgment from October 1, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that an EU Member State cannot restrict a mail-order pharmacy, established…

EPA Issues Final Power Plant Wastewater Rule

USA - September 10 2020 On August 31, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule addressing effluent concentration limits for certain Metals…

EPA Publishes Toxic Substances Control Act Risk Evaluation Scope Documents and List of Businesses Subject to Fees

USA - September 8 2020 On September 4, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published scope documents for 20 high-priority chemicals that will undergo risk…