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Dodd-Frank Litigation

Court Reviews Validity of Escrow Claims


Litigation, M&A Gore, et al., v. Al Jazeera America Holdings I, Inc. emphasizes not only the necessity to carefully draft indemnification claim provisions in merger agreements but the need to carefully draft indemnification claims as well. Here plaintiffs were the sellers of the business and were contesting indemnification claims. The case was before the Delaware Court of […] Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2015

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SDNY Enjoins SEC Administrative Proceeding

Litigation In Duka v. SEC, the District Court for the Southern District of New York entered a preliminary injunction to enjoin an SEC administrative proceeding because the proceeding is... Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2015

Scale and Gavel

Update on Proxy Puts

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Strike suits against public companies for “dead hand proxy put” provisions in credit agreements have recently attracted a lot of attention. A “dead hand proxy... Read more →

by   |   August 12, 2015


SEC Bolsters Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Rules Through Interpretive Guidance

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities There has been a debate about whether a whistleblower must report information about a violation of securities laws to the SEC, as opposed to internal reporting, to qualify for... Read more →

by   |   August 4, 2015