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|A View from London: IPO Update from London|
Andrew Caunt; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
July 16, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014The European IPO market has enjoyed the most successful first quarter in seven years. According to PwC’s “IPO Watch Europe Survey Q1 2014,” €11.4bn of cash was raised; this exceeded the aggregate Q1 proceeds in the previous four years. There were 32 IPOs in London raising...
|Stepped Up Enforcement Against Inadequate Negative Option/Automatic-Renewal Disclosures|
Ed Chansky, Irving Scher; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 8, 2014Negative options have been defined by the FTC as commercial transactions in which sellers interpret a customer’s failure to take an affirmative action, either to reject an offer or cancel an agreement, as assent to be charged for goods or services. Common forms include continuity plans or the...
|Recent Amendments to Mexican Commercial Laws|
Santiago Cervantes Mayo, Luis Octavio Núñez, Rodrigo Piñeiro Villanueva; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014This GT Alert describes the most important aspects of the Amendments (the Amendment), published in the Federal Official Gazette on June 13, 2014, pursuant to which certain provisions of the General Corporations Law, Code of Commerce, Law of General Negotiable Instruments and Credit Operations,...
|Despite Legal Challenges, NYS Implements Restrictions on Executive Compensation and Administrative Expenditures by Service Providers; Guidance Documents Updated|
Harold N. Iselin, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 14, 2014Over a year ago, pursuant to an Executive Order issued by the New York State Governor (EO 38), 13 State agencies promulgated regulations to limit the amount that for-profit and not-for-profit service providers could pay to executives, and the administrative expenses that these organizations could...
|A View from Italy: New Italian Private Corporate Debt Rules— Opportunities for Foreign Investors|
Luigi Santa Maria, Ada Villa; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
July 16, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014The Italian government extensively amended the laws governing corporate bonds through Growth Decrees and Destinazione Italia Decree, with the aim of rendering the corporate bond market an effective source of financing, alternative to traditional bank funding, for non-listed companies, and removing...
|Don’t Leave It Out of Your Earn-Out - Delaware Court of Chancery Addresses Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in the Context Contingent Purchase Price Provisions|
Jennifer Brady, Kenneth A. Gerasimovich; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 15, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014When negotiations over the purchase price in a business acquisition hit an impasse, an earn-out may be a useful device to bridge the gap between the buyer and seller. Under an earn-out provision, a portion of the purchase price is paid post-closing based on the future performance of the acquired...
|California Court Broadly Defines What Information Can Qualify as a Trade Secret|
Koray Bulut, Kurt A. Kappes; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 14, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014A California appeals court recently explored some of the outer contours of trade secret law, and held that designs and ideas are protectable as trade secrets. In doing so, it affirmed a $5 million judgment awarded to a small Silicon Valley technology company. See Altavion, Inc. v. Konica Minolta...
|Delaware Supreme Court: Controller Buyout Mergers can now be Reviewed under Business Judgment Rule|
Clifford E. Neimeth; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 14, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014In a significant case of first impression, the Delaware Supreme Court, in Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp. (M&F Worldwide), No. 334, 2013 (Del. Mar. 14, 2014), unanimously affirmed that a controller’s buyout of its subsidiary in a negotiated merger is entitled to judicial review under the...
|A View from Amsterdam: Dutch Supreme Court Says Redeemable Preference Shares Covered by the Dutch Participation Exemption|
Job Leusink, Thomas van der Vliet; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 14, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014The Dutch Supreme Court recently concluded that Australian Redeemable Preference Shares (RPS) should be regarded as equity for the purposes of the Dutch participation exemption.
|New EU Ecolabel Criteria for Bed Mattresses|
Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 11, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014On June 23, 2014, the European Commission adopted a decision establishing new ecological criteria for awarding the EU Ecolabel certification for bed mattresses (Decision).