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Examples of Merger Agreement Provisions Addressing Attorney-Client Privilege After Great Hill

Litigation, Private Equity In Great Hill Equity Partners IV v. SIG Growth Equity Fund I, Del. Ch., C.A. No. 7906-CS (Nov. 15, 2013), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that the target’s attorney-client privilege vested in the surviving corporation following the merger.  Provisions in merger agreements trying to work around the Great Hill holding are starting to appear […] Read more →

by   |   January 28, 2014

Private Company GAAP Arrives

Private Equity, Uncategorized Two GAAP alternatives for private companies have been released by FASB.  The alternatives were created by the Private Company Council, or PCC. The alternatives are: FASB... Read more →

by   |   January 20, 2014

OFR Releases Interagency Data Inventory

Banking, Consumer Protection The Office of Financial Research, or OFR, has released the Interagency Data Inventory of data that member agencies of the Financial Stability Oversight Council collect from... Read more →

by   |   January 14, 2014

SEC Issues Report on Examination of Ratings Agencies

Consumer Protection The SEC staff has issued a report on the examinations conducted by the staff  under Section 15E(p)(3) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  The Exchange Act requires the SEC... Read more →

by   |   January 7, 2014