July 23, 2008

The Focus on Contractual Clarity

This recent article from The Deal Newsweekly provides some insight into how private equity shops are pushing for language in their merger agreements that clearly state the target has no right to specific performance. And that the time between signing and closing is growing shorter and shorter…

July-August Issue: Deal Lawyers Print Newsletter

This July-August issue includes articles on:

– Distressed Debt Transactions: “Soup to Nuts”
– The SEC’s Cross-Border Proposal: Top Four Ways Deals Would Change
– The SEC’s New Cross-Border Guidance: Four “Don’ts” for Structuring Cross-Border Deals
– Follow-Up: How to Do a Deal Without Shareholder Approval: The Financial Viability Exception”
– Hedge Fund Attacks: Eight Lessons Learned from the In-House Perspective
– Jumping Through Standstills
– The Shareholder Activist Corner: Spotlight on Shamrock Activist Value Fund
– The Implications of CSX: Beneficial Ownership Reporting Through Total Return Swaps

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