Tag Archives: Private

In Crusade against Cultural Antiquities Trafficking, Manhattan DA Cracks Down on Private Art Collectors

On Friday, January 5, 2018, the Manhattan DA’s office initiated two sets of seizures of cultural antiquities. The first set targeted the New York City residence and offices of Michael Steinhardt, a prominent Manhattan businessman and art collector. The second … Continue reading

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Private practice vs. public service: A cost-benefit analysis

For many law students, there is a point during the final year of their studies that they find themselves presented with a monumental decision: whether to pursue a career in the governmental or public service sector, or attempt to break … Continue reading

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Conference Programme: Commercial Issues in Private International Law, Sydney

Last year we posted about an upcoming conference at the University of Sydney Law School on Commercial Issues in Private International Law. The programme for the conference, which will take place on 16 February 2018, is now available here. Professor … Continue reading

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Paying for Performance in Private Equity: Evidence from VC Partnerships

Posted by David T. Robinson (Duke University), on Saturday, January 13, 2018 Editor's Note: David T. Robinson is the J. Rex Distinguished Professor at Duke University Fuqua School of Business. This post is based on a recent paper by Professor Robinson; Niklas … Continue reading

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: NovaQuest Acquires Viamet Pharmaceuticals

NovaQuest Capital Management has agreed to acquire Viamet Pharmaceuticals, according to a news release. Viamet, based in Durham, N.C., is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of antifungal agents based on its proprietary metalloenzyme medicinal chemistry … Continue reading

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