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Speed Reading: Top 10 Issues With Consortium Bids

Consortium bids raise many complex legal, economic and strategic issues beyond those typically dealt with in M&A transactions. Consortium bidders and their advisors need to focus carefully on their role in the bidding process to avoid delays and mistakes that can cost them the deal. Many of these...

Cornerstone Research Releases 2013 M&A Litigation Study

Mergers and acquisition activity continued to attract litigation in connection with virtually every transaction during 2013, and for the first time during 2013 the litigation filing rates for smaller transactions was as great as for larger transactions, according to a study recently released by Cornerstone...

Partners HealthCare Merger Challenges

In local Massachusetts news, a state Superior Court judge refused to approve a consent agreement permitting PartnersHealthcare to close its merger with three smaller hospitals. The transactions had been opposed by the MA Attorney General on grounds that they stifled competition in the healthcare markets...

Women in M&A

I talk a lot of students about life as a lawyer and finding ways to balance the needs of the profession with having a life. There's no way around it. It's not easy. It's particularly tough on women. In response to issues in the profession and in M&A that are specific to women, the ABA's...