Acquisitions

A Contract Management Checklist

These four steps are the basis of any effective contract management process, and a misstep at any one of them “can result in unwanted risk […]

Facebook Replies To Its 48-State Antitrust Charge

Facing antitrust claims by 48 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in December, company attorneys met with the editorial board of the cleveland.com/Plain Dealer and […]

Why A PayPal Shareholder Class Action Was Thrown Out Of Court

Technical problems aside, companies that become aware of a data breach are faced with a spectrum of difficult choices, typically boiling down to three questions: […]

Survey: How Covid Is Affecting In-House Legal

Among the findings: Twenty-five percent said their budgets had been reduced. Workloads haven’t, however, in a few areas in particular…

Negotiating Second Request Discovery

A Hart Scott Rodino Second Request can be a major impediment to the completion of an M&A deal, and compliance can be a challenge. It […]

Big Fines, Early Lessons, From The GDPR

The two biggest fines ever imposed under the General Data Protection Regulation were leveled by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office in July. Both dwarfed the €50 million ($56.3M) imposed by France against Google in January.

Deal Lawyers Take Note: Allies In Aborted Acquisition Find Their Diligence Wasn’t Privileged

A third party, claiming it has been maligned, sued the two partners and said it wanted to see their communications leading up to their decision to back out.

How The #MeToo Movement Has Changed M&A

The #MeToo movement has had a major effect on what investors and buyers are obliged to do in order to manage risk. This Today’s General […]

Global M&A Starts Strong This Year, Will Drop Off

According to a forecast on the Baker McKenzie site, the first half of the year is likely to be more active than the second in […]

Global M&A Starts Strong This Year, Will Drop Off

According to a forecast on the Baker McKenzie site, the first half of the year is likely to be more active than the second in […]

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