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Hogan Lovells Publications

Practical insights for boards of directors in the time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented uncertainty for all participants in the U.S. and global economy. To stem the spread of COVID-19, many local and national governments have...

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COVID-19 U.S.: Considerations for quarterly reports on Form 10-Q

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold rapidly and in uncertain directions. Companies will need to report the current and potential future effects and risks of COVID-19 on their...

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Following Delaware’s Lead, New York Adopts Business Judgment Rule for Controlling Shareholder Going-Private Mergers Where Certain Minority Shareholder Protections are Present

In In the Matter of Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., Shareholder Litigation (In re KCP), New York State’s highest court applied the business judgment rule in a challenge to a one-step, ...

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Third Point Settles FTC Charges: Minority Investors and Activist Stockholders Are Cautioned on the Limits of the Investment-only Exemption under the HSR Act Antitrust, Competition, and Economic Regulation Alert/M&A Update

On August 24, 2015, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with Third Point, LLC and three affiliated investment funds (collectively, Third Point) for violations of...

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Delaware Adopts Section 251(h) Amendments to Facilitate Two-Step Merger Process M&A Update

On July 15, 2014, several important amendments to Section 251(h) of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) were signed into law by Delaware Governor Jack Markell. The amendments...

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Delaware Supreme Court reaffirms that express agreement to negotiate in good faith is enforceable M&A Update

In SIGA Technologies, Inc., v. PharmAthene, Inc., the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware reaffirmed that an express agreement to negotiate in good faith in accordance with a term sheet...

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Delaware Court of Chancery applies business judgment rule to controlling stockholder, going private transaction structured as a merger M&A Update

In In re MFW Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 6566-CS (Del. Ch. May 29, 2013), the latest effort by the Delaware Court of Chancery to establish a unified standard for controlling...

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Delaware Chancery Court enjoins incumbent board’s opposition to consent solicitation until it approves insurgent board slate for purposes of a “proxy put” in the company’s debt instruments M&A Update

In Kallick v. SandRidge Energy, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery enjoined the incumbent board of directors of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (“SandRidge”) from impeding a consent solicitation...

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Delaware Chancery Court enjoins “Don’t Ask, Don’t Waive” standstill provision M&A Update

On November 27, 2012, in In re Complete Genomics, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, the Delaware Chancery Court (Laster, V.C.) enjoined the enforcement of a so-called “Don’t Ask, Don't Waive”...

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