• 06.05.17

    Legal 500 US Recognizes Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    Manatt has received nine national practice area rankings in the newly released 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Additionally, two Manatt partners—Robert Belfort and Lindsay Conner—were recognized in the elite "Leading Lawyers" list for their areas.  The Legal ...

  • 06.02.17

    Paris Climate Withdrawal to Likely Impact CA Companies

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt’s Craig Moyer, co-chair of the firm’s energy practice, following President Trump’s announcement that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate accord. While the decision doesn’t directly impact California’s ...

  • 05.16.17

    China-Hollywood Relationship to Continue Despite Concerns

    The Recorder quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article about the uncertainty surrounding Hollywood’s relationship with Chinese investors.“China is significantly different than those other groups that came in and ...

  • 05.05.17

    Manatt a Finalist in M&A Advisor’s International Awards

    The M&A Advisor, a preeminent organization focused on offering insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, has named Manatt a finalist for its ninth annual International M&A Awards. The annual awards recognize the top international deals, dealmakers and firms conducting important ...

  • 05.01.17

    OCC’s Fintech Charter Puts CRA Compliance Front and Center

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about the financial inclusion rules in the OCC’s fintech charter."Most bank charters have CRA compliance as a secondary component, but here it's ...

  • 04.14.17

    Hull Street Energy Acquires Maxim Power Assets

    ABL Advisor covered Manatt’s representation of Hull Street Energy in its acquisition of Maxim Power Assets. Alan Noskow, a partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice, led the team that represented Hull Street Energy in the deal.At the purchase price of $106 million, Hull ...

  • 04.06.17

    CU Bancorp Strikes Merger Agreement With PacWest

    A Manatt team led by Barbara Polsky and Craig Miller, co-chairs of the firm’s financial services practice, represented CU Bancorp in the merger transaction with PacWest. The deal is valued at approximately $705 million.The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017, ...

  • 04.05.17

    States Test Loan Rate Caps

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about interest rate caps in the marketplace lending industry.In Colorado, the state has taken aggressive steps to enforce its 12% rate cap for consumer loans, ...

  • 04.03.17

    OCC Fintech Charter Tough on Financial Inclusion

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about the financial inclusion rules in the OCC’s fintech charter.“Most bank charters have [Community Reinvestment Act] compliance as a secondary ...

  • 03.27.17

    SCOTUS Won’t Hear Massive Credit Card Interchange Suit

    Digital Transactions interviewed Manatt’s Anita Boomstein, chair of the firm’s global payments practice, for an article about the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear an appeal of a lower-court decision regarding credit card payment rules and policies that threw out a $5.7 billion ...