• 05.20.16

    Antitrust Issues for Potential Bayer-Monsanto Deal

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Lisl Dunlop, co-chair of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice, for an article about regulatory concerns over German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer's potential acquisition of U.S. agrochemical company Monsanto.The deal comes as several other ...

  • 05.18.16

    Financial Contract Changes Require Vigilance

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, a partner in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice, for an article about the CFPB's proposal released earlier this month that will restrict the use of arbitration clauses for financial firms.Gottlieb said companies that ...

  • 04.06.16

    M&A Advisor Names Schwartz an Emerging Leader

    The M&A Advisor has selected Manatt's Scott Schwartz, a partner in the firm's Corporate and Finance practice, as one of the recipients of its Emerging Leaders Awards in the Legal Advisor category for 2016.The M&A Advisor's annual Emerging Leaders Awards promote mentorship and ...

  • 03.07.16

    The Increasingly Global Film Industry

    Screen Daily interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about how China's collaborations with the U.S. are shaping the global film industry."It took a few years in which the two sides had to learn to be comfortable ...

  • 03.03.16

    Chinese Investors Look to Hollywood

    Variety quoted Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, in an article about Chinese investors' increasing interest in the Hollywood film industry."China and Hollywood finally have become comfortable working together," said Conner. ...

  • 02.18.16

    Conner Closes Groundbreaking $500M Film Slate Deal

    Perfect World Pictures, represented by Manatt's Lindsay Conner, and Universal Pictures announced the completion of a $500 million slate financing deal that will make the Beijing-based maker of films, television programs and online games a major investor in one of Hollywood's most successful ...

  • 01.26.16

    DreamWorks Makes Big Investment in China

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article on DreamWorks Animation's big investment in China's film business.The Los Angeles Times reports that few Hollywood executives have invested as much as ...

  • 01.25.16

    Manatt Receives M&A Advisor Turnaround Award

    The M&A Advisor has named Manatt the winner of its Restructuring Deal of the Year ($100M-$250M) Award, one of the organization's 2016 Turnaround Awards, for the firm's representation of Finance and Thrift Company (F&T) in its reverse merger into Pan American Bank. Manatt's ...

  • 01.25.16

    Bay Area Offices and Pro Bono Director Honored

    The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area has selected Manatt's San Francisco and Palo Alto offices, as well as Partner & Director of Pro Bono Services Scot Fishman, to receive its 2016 James T. Caleshu Award for the firm's outstanding work to improve ...

  • 12.31.15

    Chinese Companies Plant Roots in Hollywood

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for a front-page article on the growing interest of Chinese companies to plant roots in Hollywood. Large deals made 2015 a big year for Hollywood-China partnerships, and 2016 is ...