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Option Holders Cannot be Burdened With Escrow in Merger Transaction

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M&A In Fox v. CDX Holdings, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery held that option holders could not be burdened by an escrow imposed on equity holders in a merger transaction when the terms of the option plan did not permit the escrow to be imposed. The option conversion provision of the merger agreement purported to […] Read more →

by   |   July 28, 2015

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Bank Has Standing to Challenge Constitutionality of CFPB

Banking, Litigation In State National Bank of Big Spring v. Lew,  the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the plaintiff had standing to challenge the... Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2015

M&A

Court Permits Settlement of Appraisal Demands on Terms Not Available to All Dissenters

Litigation, M&A Tiny deals can bring large complications.  Mannix v. PlasmaNet, Inc. involved appraisal rights in a merger where the merger consideration, after adjustments, amounted to... Read more →

by   |   July 21, 2015

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Fed Approves Rule Requiring Largest Banks To Further Strengthen Capital

Banking The Federal Reserve Board approved a final rule requiring the largest, most systemically important U.S. bank holding companies to further strengthen their capital positions. Under... Read more →

by   |   July 21, 2015