Manatt is pleased to announce its ranking among the top law firms in Corporate Control Alert’s 2014 Six-Month Banker Representations list for number of deals.
The M&A market has continued to experience heightened hostile M&A activity. Despite an inherently high failure rate, hostile offers remain an option for acquisitive strategic companies as well as hedge funds and activist investors.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently offered rare and detailed guidance on how merging competitors may share sensitive information during the due diligence process without violating antitrust proscriptions.
Joint venture arrangements are a common and sometimes practical or necessary alternative to M&A transactions to allow a company to expand into new markets.
The once-robust nonprofit sector is currently in the midst of an economic shakeout whereby many nonprofits are faced with an unprecedented decision of Darwinian significance - either come up with a viable plan of survival or disappear into the annals of history.
Effective today, lower thresholds are in effect for determining whether pre-merger notifications are required to be made with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR).
On February 2, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) published new interpretive guidance (“Climate Change Guidance”) relating to the disclosure requirements that public companies face with respect to climate change issues.