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FCPA Goes Global
Gibson Dunn lawyers recently analyzed how regulators are battling business corruption around the world. The DOJ and the SEC, both responsible for the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, are forging legitimate, active foreign law enforcement partnerships with those who are pursing investigations and enforcing their own anti-bribery regimes in their own countries. “This is the big story in the world of the FCPA,” says Patrick Stokes, a panelist on the webcast entitled “FCPA trends in the Emerging Markets of Asia, Russia, Latin America and Africa.”

Statutory Appraisal
Recent commentary regarding stockholders seeking a fair price determination under statutory appraisal in the Delaware Court of Chancery established an appraisal checklist, posing basic litmus-test questions in deciding whether to seek statutory appraisal or commence a fiduciary duty action – or both. Two partners at Faegre Drinker explain it all, Michael J. Maimone and Joseph C. Schoell. Mr. Maimone is an adjunct professor at Tulane Law School.

 

M&A on Bloomberg Radio

John Close on Bloomberg Radio
On the day Verizon announced its deal for Yahoo, Mr. Close talks about M&A more than way through the year. Although 2016 has been developing a reputation as tired year. But there is no reason to despair. "Slower" doesn't mean "slow".
Broadcast: July 25, 2016


The Bloomberg Advantage: Close Says 2015 M&A 'Ancient History'
John Close and Bloomberg's Ed Hammond discuss what we're likely to see in 2016. One thing looks certain--deal value and deal numbers will be down. But that's compared to 2015, a record year with mega-deals in force.
Broadcast: February 29, 2016


Whither M&A in 2015 and into 2016?
Listen to John Close, editor of The M&A Journal, discuss the future of dealmaking on the day Dell announced its $67 billion acquisition of EMC with Bloomberg's deal reporter Ed Hammond and the hosts of The Bloomberg Advantage Carol Massar and Corey Johnson.
Broadcast: October 12, 2015



A Giant Cow-Tipping By Savages
John Close, editor of The M&A Journal, discusses his book "A Giant Cow-Tipping By Savages" with the hosts of Bloomberg Radio's Taking Stock Carol Massar and Michael McKee.
Broadcast: April 13, 2015

 


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