MBBP’s 2016 M&A Year in Review

The MBBP M&A team has extensive experience guiding clients through the complexities of M&A transactions in diverse markets. Over the last decade, we have represented hundreds of publicly-traded and privately-held companies in transactions, both buyers and sellers, valued from several million dollars up to hundreds of millions of dollars. For a sampling of our 2016 …

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Scott Bleier Participating In This Year’s ABA Business Law Annual Meeting

MBBP Corporate Partner Scott Bleier will participate in two separate sessions during this year's ABA Business Law Annual Meeting in Boston.  Scott will be discussing the recent Sun Capital Partners III v. New England Teamsters & Trucking Industry Pension Fund (D. Mass. March 28, 2016) court case at the Private Equity and Venture Capital Jurisprudence meeting …

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7th Circuit Rejects Fee Only Settlement

Ruling that the value of certain supplemental transaction disclosures in the context of a $15 billion merger was “nil,” the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently overturned an award of attorneys’ fees to plaintiffs’ counsel in the context of merger litigation.  On August 10, 2016, in the case In Re: Walgreen Co. Stockholder Litigation, case …

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MBBP Partner Carl Barnes to be Panelist on MCLE M&A Program

Carl Barnes will be featured as a panelist on the upcoming MCLE program "Representations, Warranties, Indemnification and Termination Provisions: Drafting and negotiating to allocate risk in business transactions". For more detail and for information on how to register, visit our M&A Today blog.

Just Posted – MBBP’s 2015 M&A Year in Review!

Check out MBBP's M&A Today blog for a sampling of our successful M&A transactions from 2015. We take pride in guiding clients through the complexities of M&A transactions in markets as diverse as analytical instruments, software, SAAS, industrial controls, pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices, transportation, professional services, and oil & gas. Cheers to great clients!    

MBBP Attorneys Dissect Fundamentals of Business Tax Law — Upcoming MCLE Program

MBBP Tax Attorneys Robert M. Finkel and Diana C. Española are among the faculty presenting at MCLE New England's in-person program "Fundamentals of Business Tax Law Dissected" on Thursday, February 13th from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This program is intended to provide non-tax lawyers with an overview of the most common taxes businesses can expect to face, …

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Are Higher Insurance Coverage Costs the Result of an Increase in M&A Litigation?

By: Joseph Marrow The proliferation of mergers and acquisition litigation activity has led to changes in the directors and officers insurance coverage marketplace. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that in the first three quarters of 2013, 98% of acquisitions valued at $500 million or more have resulted in lawsuits (in 2007, 53% of similar …

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The JOBS Act IPO On-Ramp and Top Ten Issues in M&A Transactions

MBBP recently posted two new articles in the Business section of our resources page. MBBP Attorney Mark Tarallo authors "The JOBS Act IPO On-Ramp" which discusses the new IPO On-Ramp provisions for the emerging growth company as well as what the provisional changes mean for quality businesses. MBBP Corporate Attorneys Shannon Zollo and Mary Beth Kerrigan also published an article, "Top Ten Issues …

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