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April 13, 2016

Last week the U.S. Department of Justice filed a complaint against three affiliates of ValueAct Capital, a $16 billion private hedge fund, charging violations of the reporting requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act (15 USC § 18a), and seeking over $19 mil. in statutory penalties. For what is believed to be only the second time in HSR enforcement proceeding history, ValueAct has indicated it intends to contest the reporting requirement allegations.

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January 26, 2016

Kutak Rock attorney Chris Heroux has published an article titled "Six Oil and Gas Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Issues for 2016."

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January 30, 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently held that uncapped indefinite indemnity obligations were unenforceable against the non-signing stockholders.

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January 23, 2015
November 20, 2014

Delaware courts continue to recognize potential liability against officers, directors and the investors that appoint them.

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October 8, 2014

On September 22, 2014 the U.S. Department of Treasury announced new rules targeting companies that try to avoid U.S. income taxes by moving their headquarters overseas (a so-called “inversion”).

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September 16, 2014
In July 2014 the Delaware governor signed into law several amendments affecting mergers and acquisitions.
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August 20, 2014
CNDAs are becoming more heavily negotiated in mergers and acquisitions. Based on our recent deals, we have listed some considerations to assist in your CNDA negotiations.
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