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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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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 subject to scrutiny under Unocal.  Ebix entered into a Director Nomination Agreement with Barrington that contemplated expanding Ebix’s six-member board to eight, filling the two new […] 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

Court Rejects Private Equity Group’s Claims on Put Price in LLC Agreement

Litigation, M&A, Private Equity The Delaware Court of Chancery recently explained the calculation of a put price for units in PECO Logistics, LLC v. Walnut Investment Partners, L.P. The LLC Agreement provided as... Read more →

by   |   December 30, 2015

Nasdaq Considering Changes to Its Shareholder Approval Rules

M&A, Public Companies and Securities Broc Romanek of TheCorporateCounel.net noted in this blog that “Recently, Nasdaq solicited comment on its shareholder approval rules. It’s a broad – and general –... Read more →

by   |   December 1, 2015