• Manatt Completes the First Public-Private Partnership for the Development of an Academic Building in

    Manatt represented California State University San Marcos Corporation, an arm of California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), in connection with the negotiation of a public-private partnership (P3) arrangement to develop an extended learning facility for the university. The developer owns land...
  • Consumer Product Class Action Blocked With Refund Check for $95

    Beverage manufacturers like Supple LLC typically sell millions of cans and bottles to millions of consumers every year. All it would take is one unhappy but highly motivated customer to put the company out of business. When the plaintiff, a purchaser of a single shipment of Supple beverages...
  • A Chinese Stake in Hollywood

    As film production has grown both more complex and more expensive, Hollywood has looked to a number of non-traditional financing sources—hedge funds, private equity and venture capital—to take up much of the slack. Add to this the emergence, only recently, of Chinese film companies wanting...
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  • Shareholder merger challenge ends in appellate victory for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

    In re Talmer Bancorp Shareholder Litigation (Michigan Circuit Court, County of Oakland; Michigan Court of Appeals). Manatt secured a major appellate victory for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in consolidated putative shareholder class actions filed in Michigan. After the $1.8 billion merger of...
  • Manatt secures victory in bankruptcy proceedings in New York

    Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing Holdings Limited v. LCI Helicopters (Ireland) Limited (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District, New York). Manatt secured a complete victory for client LCI Helicopters (Ireland) (LCIH) in an adversary proceeding brought in the bankruptcy of Waypoint Leasing...
  • Manatt secures major victory for SMART

    Yeh v. International Ass’n of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation Workers Union (Superior Court of the District of Columbia). Manatt secured a complete victory for SMART, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (which is comprised of...
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