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More Shareholder Litigation Involving Corporate Inversion Transactions
Posted on 8 Oct 2014 by Kevin M. LaCroix

One of the more distinctive business trends in recent months has been the surge of so-called corporate inversion transactions, in which a domestic U.S. company merges with a non-U.S. company, with the the successor company to be based in the foreign country... Read More

Treasury Moves on Inversions
Posted on 23 Sep 2014 by Doug Esten

Sure as Fall has followed Summer, now Treasury is seeking to end the Summer of the Inversion by adopting rules to reduce incentives to pursue such deals. If there is going to be any policy action to shut down inversions, it can only happen through Treasury... Read More

Walgreens: High Water Mark For Inversions?
Posted on 6 Aug 2014 by Brian JM Quinn

Walgreens had been working on and considering an inversion for some time, but today it dropped plans to relocate to the UK and announced that it would purchase all of the shares of Alliance Boots (UK) that it did not already own. Does Walgreens' decision... Read More

Summer of the Inversion, Continued
Posted on 31 Jul 2014 by Brian JM Quinn

See Summer of the Inversion, Part 1 , which includes a video explainer on inversion deals So, inversions are continuing in rapid fashion. Even Mylan - whose CEO is the daughter of West Virginia Senator and former Governor Joe Manchin (see: " what... Read More

Treasury Moves on Inversions
Posted on 23 Sep 2014 by Brian JM Quinn

Sure as Fall has followed Summer, now Treasury is seeking to end the Summer of the Inversion by adopting rules to reduce incentives to pursue such deals. If there is going to be any policy action to shut down inversions, it can only happen through Treasury... Read More

What's Driving Inversions?
Posted on 20 Aug 2014 by Brian JM Quinn

That question is still a bit of a mystery. Still no real answer, but like the SAT test we can start to eliminate the obviously wrong answers. From a paper by Ed Kleinbard, Competitiveness Has Nothing to Do With It (h/t Dealbook ), we can eliminate the... Read More

More Shareholder Litigation Involving Corporate Inversion Transactions
Posted on 8 Oct 2014 by Doug Esten

One of the more distinctive business trends in recent months has been the surge of so-called corporate inversion transactions, in which a domestic U.S. company merges with a non-U.S. company, with the the successor company to be based in the foreign country... Read More