It is one of the hardest questions a company can face: after discovering criminal conduct inside your company, do you self-report to the government or not?
The U.S. Government has long made clear its desire to restrict certain outbound U.S. investments, but it was unclear whether a restriction would come through executive or legislative action.
Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) Act (“HSR Act”) fees are changing, and the HSR process is also changing with the inclusion of new filing tiers, one less expensive tier, several much more expensive tiers, and new state-level and foreign filing provisions.
On September 15, 2022, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) sued to block ASSA ABLOY AB’s (“ASSA ABLOY”) proposed $4.3 billion acquisition of the Hardware and Home Improvement division of Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. (“Spectrum”).
Ramey Layne recently joined the SPAC Alpha Web Series to discuss the recent SEC SPAC proposals.
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.
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.
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.