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Sullivan & Cromwell discusses NAIC Private Equity Issues Working Group Guidance for State Insurance Regulators in Considering Change of Control Approval Filings

On March 29, 2015, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the “NAIC”) Private Equity Issues Working Group (the “PEI Working Group”) adopted a new section to be added to the NAIC’s… 1,516 more words

Finance & Economics

O'Melveny & Myers discusses Break-up Fees in Delaware: A Delicate Balance for All Parties Involved

The negotiation of the “deal protection” package in a public company M&A transaction almost always involves the inevitable discussion as to the amount and percentage of the break-up fee.  661 more words

Finance & Economics

The Supply And Demand Of Data Scientists: What The Surveys Say

This article was originally published for Forbes on April 30, 2015.

The results of two surveys about data scientists were released this week, covering both the supply and demand sides of this hot new profession, “

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College

CEO Side-Payments in M&A Deals

In addition to change-of-control benefits (“golden parachutes”), executives often negotiate for personal side-payment at the same time that they are bargaining with an acquirer over the sale of their firm. 760 more words

Corporate Governance

Wachtell Lipton explains Some Lessons from DuPont-Trian

The ISS Report on the DuPont-Trian proxy contest calls attention to a number of important insights into ISS policies and practices and those of many of its institutional investor clients.  447 more words

Securities Regulation

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Wilson Sonsini discusses Newly Enacted Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act

The Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (DRAA)—which provides a streamlined arbitration process that will allow for prompt, cost-effective resolution of business disputes—was passed by the Delaware House of Representatives on March 19, 2015, and the Delaware Senate on March 31, 2015, and was signed by Governor Jack Markell on April 3, 2015. 1,077 more words

Corporate Governance