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District Court Judge Rejects M&A Mootness Fee Settlement As A "Racket" That "Must End"
Following Delaware's lead in Trulia, an Illinois District Court judge refused to approve a mootness fee settlement as "worthless to the shareholders."
United States
5 Jul 2019
Chancery Court Finds Merger Agreement's "No Use" Provision Preserves Seller's Privilege
In Shareholder Representative Services LLC v. RSI Holdco, LLC, C.A. No. 2018-0517-KSJM (Del. Ch. May 29, 2019), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a merger agreement provision assigning pre-merger privilege ...
United States
14 Jun 2019
Culture Of Compliance: M&A Transactions Subject To U.S. Department Of Treasury Scrutiny
These concerns last beyond a pre-acquisition or consummation phase of an acquisition transaction, for example, but also have post-acquisition impact.
United States
5 Jun 2019
IRS Expands Determination Letter Program On A Limited Basis For Certain Individually Designed Plans
On May 1, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance re-opening its storied determination letter program to hybrid plans and certain plans impacted by plan mergers.
United States
17 May 2019
The Evolving Role Of Outside Corporate Counsel In M&A
A driving force behind the changes to internal and external roles on transactions is a new approach to M&A risk management.
United States
9 May 2019
Seyfarth Releases 2019 Middle-Market M&A Survey
Leading law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP has published the 6th edition of its Middle-Market M&A SurveyBook of Key M&A Deal Terms (the "Survey").
United States
26 Apr 2019
Antitrust Traps For The Unwary: FTC Calls Foul On Basketball Exec For HSR Violation
This latest FTC enforcement action is a reminder that the HSR Act contains some nuance that can create traps for the unwary.
United States
14 Dec 2018
New Interim Rules And Pilot Program Expand CFIUS Coverage And Impact Cross-Border M&A Into The United States
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which acts as the chairperson of CFIUS, issued interim rules implementing the recently enacted Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018
United States
4 Dec 2018
Opinion How To Mitigate #MeToo Risks Before You Buy
In an era of heightened workplace harassment litigation, employers of all types, and especially those in the finance industry, must be proactive in addressing potential aggravating risk factors.
United States
9 Nov 2018
Delaware Chancery Court Deals Another Blow To Appraisal Arbitrage
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Delaware Chancery Court issued a decision Monday in a long-running appraisal dispute following Solera Holdings Inc.'s $6.5 billion sale to Vista Equity Partners LP in 2015...
United States
8 Aug 2018
Suffering From Withdrawal Following An Acquisition: Private Equity Company Liable For Successor Withdrawal Liability
Given the Ninth Circuit's recent holding that successor withdrawal liability is governed by a constructive notice standard, private equity companies ...
United States
19 Jun 2018
Origo Acquisition Corporation Secures Additional Time For High Times Merger
In our June 12 blog post, we reported on a potential acquisition in the cannabis industry...
United States
19 Jun 2018
SPACs As An Exit Strategy For Cannabis Businesses
A developing market for owners of cannabis businesses looking for a potential buyer are SPACs, special purpose acquisition companies.
United States
13 Jun 2018
Delaware Supreme Court Elaborates Upon When A Shareholder Vote Is Fully Informed
The Delaware Supreme Court recently held that a shareholder vote on a tender offer was not fully informed where the company did not disclose why its founder, chairman and largest stockholder...
United States
21 Mar 2018
Federal Trade Commission Announces 2018 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Thresholds
On Friday, January 27, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the revised "size of transaction" thresholds for 2018 for reporting proposed mergers and acquisitions under Section 7A of the Clayton Act ...
United States
31 Jan 2018
Andrew Lucano, Richard Lutkus, Tushar Vaidya Authored An Article In The ACG Chicago Journal
Andrew Lucano, Richard Lutkus, Tushar Vaidya authored a December 22 article in the ACG Chicago Journal, "Cybersecurity Threats May Be Lurking In Your Next M&A Deal."
United States
2 Jan 2018
Opinion How To Manage Wage-Hour Risks In An Acquisition
Conducting due diligence in connection with an acquisition involves, among other things, the identification of material risks.
United States
29 Aug 2017
Don't Let Bored Employees Derail Your Deal
Employee disengagement costs the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars each year in lost productivity and missed opportunities for corporate innovation.
United States
25 Aug 2017
Seyfarth Lawyers Update Illinois Corporate Practice And Forms: The Seyfarth Shaw Manual
Seyfarth lawyers have updated the annual Illinois Corporate Practice and Forms: The Seyfarth Shaw Manual.
United States
24 Aug 2017
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