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A Populist Perspective on Leo Strine on Adolf Berle on a Global New Deal

I am reding with great interest Delaware Chief Justice Leo Strine's new article Made for this Moment: The Enduring Relevance of Adolf Berle's Belief in a Global New Deal (May 17, 2018). Available at… [[ This is a content summary … Continue reading

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Deal price, less synergies, best evidence of share value in fair merger process

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. In an appraisal action resulting from a 2016 acquisition, the Delaware Chancery Court found that that the fair value of the petitioners’ shares is the deal price with a deduction for merger synergies—$53.95 per share. According … Continue reading

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Your Money: How to deal With the Paperwork Scramble After a Spouse Dies

Amidst the anguish of mourning the loss of a beloved spouse, the stress can be compounded by the process and paperwork of changing the title of all the assets that were jointly owned to now having a sole owner. The… … Continue reading

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Q1 2018 review: record deal values for the power and utilities sector

A recent report by Ernst & Young (the Report) has concluded that the power and utilities (P&U)  is thriving, as global deal value in the first quarter of 2018 reached an all-time high of US$97 billion. This rise has predominately been driven by … Continue reading

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Recent Blackstone Deal Confirms That The Market Is Rigged

A recent, questionable deal by the Wall Street behemoth, Blackstone has shaken investor confidence in the markets.  For months now, the Wall Street Journal has been reporting on a shady deal between Blackstone and Hovnanian Enterprises. One of the largest … Continue reading

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