This summer, federal antitrust enforcers and state agencies have agreed to settlements in three separate merger matters. Each provides insights into strategies merging parties should consider.
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Recent updates by loan industry bodies covering Europe, Asia Pacific, and the US show a growing trend toward standardizing loan terms with respect to green, social, and sustainability-linked loans.
From Public to Private: Strategic Considerations for Targets and Foreign Buyers in Canadian Going-Private Transactions
This article provides an overview of Canadian going-private transactions and outlines key considerations for foreign strategic buyers and target companies.
Lawyers should consider Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) implications when advising on transactions involving foreign persons.
Debt financing parties have become more likely to use equity-like sweeteners for lenders. This article examines risks and structuring considerations.
Judge Christopher P. Yates reflects on the importance of working for consensus in appellate court decisions and how such efforts fortify the rule of law.
The fourth edition of the Model Nonprofit Corporation Act includes important, up-to-date provisions that are consistent with the provisions of the MBCA.
To Be Released Soon: The ABA’s 2023 Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study—and Sneak Preview of Select Data Points
Don’t miss this sneak preview of the 2023 Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study, the preeminent study of M&A transactions.
Richard “Dick” Duesenberg, 1987–1988 chair of the ABA Business Law Section, passed away in August 2023. The Section changed its name during his tenure.
States differ on when an insurer can recoup defense costs. A recent 11th Circuit decision applying Georgia law held a right to reimbursement must be in the policy or otherwise expressly agreed to.
The court held HUD’s 2013 Discriminatory Effects Rule does not conflict with the FHA, but it still may exceed the parameters laid out by the Supreme Court.
This article explores the recent Adler Group restructuring plan decision and its potential impact on further revisions to the Cayman Islands Companies Act.
Since the PGA Tour announced its framework agreement to merge with LIV Golf, it has agreed to new governance measures—and faced congressional scrutiny.
This article reviews fundamentals of managing cannabis business risk, from industry barriers and key areas of regulation to risk management planning.
Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference Case Problem Series: Succession Planning in Legacy Media Conglomerates
Learn about assumption of executory contracts and more through questions and case law summaries posed around a fictional media conglomerate bankruptcy.
The insurance industry has been slow to adapt to the expanding need for cannabis insurance. This article surveys the landscape and changes on the horizon.
Month-in-Brief update: Supreme Court to Hear Three Bankruptcy Cases This Term, CFIUS Expanding Real Estate Transactions Requiring Review, and more.
Month-in-Brief update: U.S. District Court Orders Samsung to Pay over $4 Million in Arbitration Fees, Del. Court of Chancery Applies Entire Fairness Review to Determine Controller’s Breach of Fiducia…
Month-in-Brief update: CFPB Releases Proposed Rule Implementing Section 1033 of the CFPA, SAFER Banking Act Passes Senate Banking Committee, and much more.
Month-in-Brief update: COP28 Fever and Sustainable Finance Initiatives in the UAE, Mexico’s Nearshoring Incentives Decree, and more.
Month-in-Brief update: California Expands Privacy Laws; California Passes Digital Financial Assets Law—Virtual Currency Licensing, Regulation, and Financial Framework.
Month-in-Brief update: U.S. Department of Justice’s Announcement of a New Safe Harbor Policy for Voluntary Self-Disclosure in M&A Transactions.
Month-in-Brief update: SEC Modernizes Beneficial Ownership Reporting, California Bill Will Require Diversity-Related VC Disclosures, PCAOB Audit Concerns, and more.