Becoming A Third Party Witness When Competitors Or Suppliers Merge

If your company is customer – or competitor – of a company that is proposing to merge, you may have the opportunity to comment. […]

Medtronic’s Ireland Move Garners Shareholder Lawsuit

Medtronic’s relocation of its nominal corporate headquarters to Ireland last year generated a capital gains tax bill for about 20 percent of its shareholders. […]

In Shrinking Energy Sector, Spike In Trade Secret Litigation

With continued depressed prices, companies in the stressed energy sector are turning to trade secret litigation, suing former employees and sometimes each other. Lawyers […]

Sharp Increase In Securities Class Actions

The number of securities class action lawsuits this year is on track to be more than double the annual numbers observed in the previous […]

Environmental Cleanup and Recovery for Fraudulent Transfers

Clients faced with liability for legacy environmental harms must make a critical assessment of their exposure and the potential recovery from other parties. They have on […]

Successor Liability For FCA Violations

Any company considering an acquisition should first consider whether the target company has any pre-acquisition False Claims Act compliance risk that an acquiring company […]

Trends In Canadian M&A

An unusually strong end of year 2015 bolstered Canadian M&A activity, and the trend continued into early 2016, writes Blake, Cassels & Graydon attorney […]

“Flip” For Polluted Industrial Sites Takes Years

Some savvy investors are turning a profit by buying polluted properties, cleaning them up and selling them, but it’s a risky business and can […]

Using Europe’s M&A Regime For Tactical Advantage

U.S. companies planning for public M&A in the EU face rules of engagement that are considerably different from those in the United States. Following […]

The Pro-Competitive Justification

In many marketing initiatives that arguably entail some restraint of trade, it may be possible to invoke “pro-competitive justifications” writes Jeffery M. Cross in […]