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Proposed Merger of QANTM IP and Xenith IP – Another Symptom of a Great Malaise in the Australian IP Services Market?

On 27 November 2018 QANTM IP Limited (ASX:QIP) and Xenith IP Group Limited (ASX:XIP) announced that they have entered into an agreement to merge through an all-scrip scheme of arrangement.  The merger is subject to approval by a court, and … Continue reading

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CVS-Aetna Merger Forthcoming Following Final Approvals

Following CVS‘s announcement in December 2017 of its intended acquisition of Aetna, the companies have received the final regulatory approvals required to merge this past Monday morning, nearly one year later, in a deal that will likely transform the healthcare … Continue reading

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Sound Guppi Safe Harbor: A Calibrated Unilateral Effects Screen for Merger Enforcement

Murthy Kambhampaty, CAP Economics; Navigant Economics assesses Sound Guppi Safe Harbor: A Calibrated Unilateral Effects Screen for Merger Enforcement. ABSTRACT: The 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines (Guidelines) advance the use of the Gross Upward Pricing Pressure Index (GUPPI) for analyzing unilateral… … Continue reading

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American Lawyer Media Releases Law Firm Merger and Lateral Modeling Tool: Let the Scenario Planning Begin

American Lawyer Media (or more precisely, Steven Brill the founder of the American Lawyer) pioneered the collection of law firm data in the mid-1980’s with the publication of the first Amlaw 100 list.  For better or for worse, the  ALM … Continue reading

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What Would that Law Firm Merger Look Like? New Tool Allows ‘What-If’ Modeling

Speculation about potential law firm mergers and acquisitions makes for good sport, not to mention serious business. Today, ALM Intelligence released a tool that gives speculators some hard-and-fast data and the ability to model what a potential merger would look … Continue reading

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