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Dodd-Frank M&A

House to (Again) Consider Bill to Exempt M&A Brokers from Exchange Act Registration

Broker-Dealer, M&A A bill that would provide a federal statutory exemption from the broker-dealer registration requirements under Section 15(a) of the Exchange Act for certain so called “M&A brokers” has been placed on the calendar for consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives. M&A brokers are generally defined as persons who are subject to Section 15(a) only […] Read more →

by   |   February 1, 2016

Disclosure Settlement Rejected in Trulia Merger Litigation

M&A Chancellor Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery rejected a disclosure settlement in In Re Trulia, Inc. Stockholder Litigation.  The Chancellor concluded the terms of the... Read more →

by   |   January 22, 2016

Settlement with an Activist Investor is not a Defensive Measure

Litigation, M&A A recent case decided by the Delaware Court of Chancery, In Re Ebix, Inc., held settlement with an activist investor, Barrington Capital Group, L.P. was not a defensive measure... Read more →

by   |   January 20, 2016

Takeover Litigation Sharply Declines in Last Quarter of 2015

Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities Matthew D. Cain, of the SEC, and Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon of the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law, published a report analyzing preliminary... Read more →

by   |   January 15, 2016