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In the News
: Corporate Counsel : March 01, 2015
Jennifer Genova (compiled from ThomsonReuters Financial and other sources) : New Jersey Law Journal : February 27, 2015
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, based in Lavalle, Quebec, Canada, with U.S. headquarters in Bridgewater, New Jersey, announced Feb. 23 its acquisition of fellow drugmaker Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. of Raleigh, North Carolina, for about $14.5 billion in cash and stock.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 27, 2015
A corporate partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, Ressler advised Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. in its $10.1 billion acquisition of Raleigh, North Carolina-based Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
Royal Bank of Canada / City National; Repsol / Talisman Energy; Three Bryant Park Purchase; Alimentation Couche-Tard / The Pantry
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 26, 2015
Our latest roundup of deals worth $1 billion or more includes Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.'s purchase of Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for $10.1 billion; Asahi Kasei Corp.'s buy of Polypore International Inc. in a deal valued at $3.2 billion; and a merger between silicon producers Grupo FerroAtlántica and Globe Specialty Metals Inc. for a combined value of $3.1 billion. Latham & Watkins advised on the most number of deals, with four, while Sullivan & Cromwell led the way in terms of transaction value.
Alex Veiga : The Associated Press : February 26, 2015
Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has agreed to buy Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for about $10 billion in cash.
David Bario, Jenna Greene, Scott Flaherty, Mark Hamblett, Rebekah Mintzer, and Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
U.S. v. Standard & Poor's; Fjarde AP-Fonden v. Morgan Stanley; In re Bear Stearns Mortgage Pass-Through Litigation; In Re Freeport-McMoRan Derivative Litigation
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 24, 2015
A data privacy expert joins Ropes & Gray on the West Coast; a former Bingham McCutchen practice leader lands at Mayer Brown; Epstein Becker & Green's 15-lawyer raid lands it an office in Princeton; Cleary Gottlieb hires a former Sullivan & Cromwell tax partner and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : February 24, 2015
Mary Jo White sat on the sideline for dozens of enforcement investigations. House Republicans want Senate colleagues to reject Loretta Lynch's nomination. Five questions concerning the Howard Shipley ethics case in the Supreme Court. This is a roundup of legal news from ALM and other publications.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 22, 2015
A Chicago boutique is absorbed by Greenberg Traurig; a Gibson Dunn practice leader heads out on his own; Sidley Austin and Steptoe & Johnson each add a trio; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 19, 2015
Ball Corp.'s acquisition of fellow can maker Rexum PLC tops our latest roundup of deals worth $1 billion or more, with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advising on the most number of deals.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : February 18, 2015
Don't light up the cigars just yet. Before Cuba and the U.S. can open full economic relations, U.S. antiterror judgments and claims for nationalized property must be resolved.
Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : February 18, 2015
Although Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich warned that she found some of the state's claims "unconvincing," the securities fraud case against Barclays Capital alleging it misrepresented the benefits of its "dark pool" trading platform will go forward.
Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : February 17, 2015
John C. Carey, who left Patterson & Sheridan earlier this year, claims leaders of the Houston-based IP boutique harassed and underpaid him after his Asperger's diagnosis.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 12, 2015
Our latest roundup of M&A deals worth $1 billion or more includes Am Law firms advising on Harris Corp.'s $4.75 billion buy of Exelis, Inc.; Rite Aid's $2 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Envision Pharmaceutical Services; and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.'s $1.76 billion acquisition of five hotel properties from a group of sellers. Latham led the way in terms of deal volume and transaction size.
Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : February 05, 2015
The commonly used definition of "capital contribution" in a real estate development contract included all money contributed by the developers to the project, "whether it was predevelopment costs, acquisition costs or other costs specified" in the contract, a Commercial Division judge has held.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 05, 2015
The music finally stopped at RadioShack late Thursday, as Jones Day grabbed a lead role for the 94-year-old consumer electronics retailer as it began bankruptcy proceedings in Delaware. The Fort Worth-based company has agreed to sell 1,500 stores to Sprint and hedge fund shareholder Standard General in a Chapter 11 case that's also yielded roles for Debevoise & Plimpton and Pepper Hamilton.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2015
Boies Schiller & Flexner partner Kathleen Smalley is headed to newly merged Locke Lord; Davis Polk poaches Greenberg Traurig's real estate chair in New York; three DLA Piper finance lawyers depart; Littler Mendelson heads to Maine; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
NYLJ/Rick Kopstein : New York Law Journal : February 02, 2015
Following is a list of the awards presented at the annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association during the group's annual meeting Jan. 26-31 at the Hilton New York Hotel.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : February 02, 2015
The number of New York lawyers promoted to partner at the largest law firms in the state is holding steady, while several firms are increasing partner promotions firmwide.
Nick Ferguson : The Asian Lawyer : February 02, 2015
We reveal the contenders for our annual awards ahead of a gala dinner in Hong Kong on March 3.
: Corporate Counsel : February 01, 2015
Katelyn Polantz : The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015
A survey by the National Law Journal finds that law firm billing rates continue to rise—but firms are offering clients more alternative to the traditional hourly rate.
David Bario, Scott Flaherty and Rebekah Mintzer : The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015
U.S. v. Newman and Chiasson; In Re Forex Benchmark Rates and Antitrust Litigation; Harris Country v. International Paper; In re Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities; SimpleAir v. Google
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : January 28, 2015
A Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday delivered an early-inning win to plaintiffs lawyers at Hausfeld LLP and Scott & Scott in a suit accusing a dozen major banks of widespread manipulation of the $5 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market.
Scott Flaherty : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 28, 2015
Less than a month after JPMorgan Chase & Co. reached a settlement in the case, U.S. District Judge Lorna Schofield refused to dismiss consolidated class action claims against a group of financial industry giants including Bank of America Corp., Barclays PLC and Citigroup Inc. Schofield held that the plaintiffs plausibly alleged an antitrust conspiracy in which the banks' top forex traders agreed to rig the market for more than a decade.
Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : January 27, 2015
Three major New York bar groups Monday weighed in with the U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee to support Loretta Lynch's nomination by President Barack Obama as the next U.S. attorney general, all stressing her professional credentials and her personal integrity.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2015
Norwitz advised Dollar Tree Inc. in its $8.5 billion bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., which ultimately beat out a $9.1 billion bid from rival Dollar General Corp.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2015
While law firm leaders and legal observers marvel at the scope and scale of the tie-up between Dentons and China's Dacheng to create the world's largest firm, several also wonder how the two sides will pull off such a massive undertaking, and whether it will ultimately be successful.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : January 21, 2015
Handing a win to appellate specialist Thomas Goldstein of Goldstein & Russell, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a group of bond purchasers can't be forced to wait to appeal a ruling dismissing antitrust claims over alleged manipulation of the Libor interest rate.