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By: the Practical Guidance Attorney Team
This article discusses trends in provisions relating to representations and warranties (R&W) insurance in acquisition agreements for transactions announced in the first half of 2020 as compared to transactions announced in the first half of 2019.
By: Mollie Duckworth , Jonathan Gordon , John Kaercher , Carina Antweil , and Michael Portillo , Baker Botts LLP
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), so called blank-check companies, are experiencing a resurgence in the current turbulent economic climate. SPACs are entities formed to raise...
By: Ryan M. Scofield and Parthiv Rishi , Sidley Austin LLP
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is now a global pandemic and continues to dominate headlines as confirmed cases of the virus escalate. As of March 27, 2020, The World Health Organization reports more than 509,164 confirmed cases and 23,335 deaths...
STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL FILE APPEAL FROM RULING INVALIDATING AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
ATTORNEYS GENERAL FROM 16 STATES AND THE DISTRICT of Columbia have filed a notice of appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit following a ruling by a Texas federal judge striking down the Patient Protection...
By: Christopher Donovan , Heidi Jeffery , Nathaniel Lacktman , and Melesa Freerks , Foley & Lardner LLP
THIS ARTICLE ASSESSES THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE digital health industry and examines whether the market is ripe for notable private equity investment. The broad scope of digital health includes...
By: Annemargaret Connolly and Thomas Goslin, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
CLIMATE CHANGE IS ARGUABLY THE MOST HIGH-PROFILE and rapidly evolving environmental issue facing the global business community today. Governments of nearly every nation have acknowledged the risks posed by a warming...
By: Meredith Senter and Erin E. Kim , Lerman Senter PLLC
This expert interview provides an overview of current market trends in the media industry and outlines the important aspects of this segment that make mergers and acquisitions in the industry unique.
What Does the Current Market Look Like in...
By: Ari M. Berman and Laurel S. Fensterstock VINSON & ELKINS LLP
Private equity investments often present complicated questions concerning the attorneyclient privilege, ranging from the interactions between a private equity firm and its portfolio companies to communications with the private equity...
By: Christopher Henry , Lowenstein Sandler LLP
INVESTORS OF MANY DIFFERENT STRIPES ARE EAGER to participate in private equity transactions as equity co-investors alongside private equity sponsors who source, lead, and execute on investment opportunities. These investors hail from portions of the financial...
By: Robert D. Starin , K&L Gates LLP.
The tax treatment of carried interest has for many years been a high-profile target for potential reform. “Carried interest” refers to the share of profits or gains from investment received by a manager of a private equity fund, hedge fund, or similar...
Indemnification provisions are among the most highly negotiated and critical deal points in private M&A transactions. In general, the parties provide mutual indemnification to each other for breaches of representations, warranties, and covenants. In practice, indemnification provisions are a tool...
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THE LAWYER’S MOST IMPORTANT ROLE IN CONNECTION with the launch of a new private equity fund (PE fund) will involve the preparation and negotiation of the key documents for the offering of its interests. The sale of PE fund interests to investors constitutes an offering...
By: Reb Wheeler , Mayer Brown LLP
LEXIS PRACTICE ADVISOR RESEARCH PATH: Mergers & Acquisitions > M&A by Industry > Life Sciences M&A
THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY HAS BEEN AMONG THE MOST active sectors for mergers and acquisitions in recent years. There are a variety of issues that...