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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank M&A

Defendants in Stock Purchase Indemnification Action Entitled to Advancement under Bylaws

M&A In Davis et al v. EMSI Holding Co., the Delaware Court of Chancery held that officers and directors of an acquired company were entitled to advancement under the acquired Company’s by-laws for expenses incurred in defending an indemnification claim under the related stock purchase agreement. As in many stock purchase agreements, the plaintiffs, as sellers, […] Read more →

by   |   May 5, 2017

Court Finds Fraud Carve Out Ambiguous in Stock Purchase Agreement

M&A In EMSI Acquisition, Inc., v. Contrarian Funds, LLC et al, the Delaware Court of Chancery examined a fraud carve out from an indemnification cap and an action for confirmation of... Read more →

by   |   May 4, 2017

FTC Announces Regulatory Reform Process

Consumer Protection, M&A, Trump The FTC explained it was undertaking the following regulatory reform steps in a press release: New groups within the Bureau of Competition and the Bureau of Consumer Protection... Read more →

by   |   April 17, 2017

Corwin Stops Litigation Where Deal Protection Measures are not Preclusive

Litigation, M&A In Re Paramount Gold And Silver Corp. Stockholders Litigation examines the interaction of Corwin, Unocal and deal protection measures.  At issue was a Merger Agreement which... Read more →

by   |   April 17, 2017