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Vinson & Elkins is a Silver sponsor of DealFlow's 2022 SPAC Conference taking place on June 15th and 16th in Rye, New York.
June 15, 2022 - June 16, 2022

Ramey Layne recently joined the SPAC Alpha Web Series to discuss the recent SEC SPAC proposals.

May 25, 2022
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On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, a panel of former Securities and Exchange Commission officials and the current Director of the Fort Worth Regional Office share their thoughts on the SEC’s “unprecedented rulemaking”
April 5, 2022
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On March 9, 2022, President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets that directs federal officials to consider the effects of “distributed ledger technology,” popularly known as “blockchain” or “crypto,” on a host of important policy areas such as data privacy, financial stability, and even climate change.

March 11, 2022
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The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently signaled a possible shift in its antitrust merger review and remedies practice, moving away from a willingness to allow transactions to proceed through a divesture process.

February 9, 2022

On this podcast episode, Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway speak with V&E Antitrust partner and Litigation/Regulatory Department co-head Craig Seebald to understand how the law in this space gets applied.

Published in Bloomberg’s Odd Lots Podcast

January 12, 2022
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On November 30th Vinson & Elkins’ Craig Seebald, Matt Strock and Lindsey Vaala, along with AlixPartners’ Managing Director Tasneem Chipty, participated in PLI's program.
December 15, 2021
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On July 26, 2021, Aon PLC (“Aon”) and Willis Towers Watson PLC (“WTW”) announced the termination of a $30 billion proposed merger, citing an “impasse” with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”).

August 4, 2021
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On July 20, 2021, President Biden nominated Jonathan Kanter, founder of the Kanter Law Group, to serve as Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice (“DOJ”).

July 29, 2021
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On July 9, 2021, the Biden Administration issued an “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy” (“EO”) that seeks to “promote the interests of American workers, businesses, and consumers.”

July 22, 2021
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On May 12, 2021, the European Commission (“the Commission”) announced that it will review Facebook’s proposed acquisition of customer relationship management (“CRM”) startup, Kustomer.

May 20, 2021
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On September 3, 2020, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (the “Division”) issued an updated version of its Merger Remedies Manual (“Manual”).

October 2, 2020