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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank M&A

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 statistics for takeover litigation in 2015. According to the report, takeover litigation was substantially disrupted in 2015 by the Delaware courts’ willingness to challenge “disclosure only” settlements. For the... 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

Delaware Addresses Exclusive Representations, Integration and Exclusive Remedies Provisions

Litigation, M&A, Private Equity In Prairie Capital III, L.P. v. Double E Holding Corp. the Delaware Court of Chancery examined exclusive representations and integration clauses, omissions and exclusive remedies... Read more →

by   |   November 28, 2015