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Cooley M&A Insight From Q2 2019

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M&A blog: Q2 2019 recap

Dual-Track Processes: How to Turbocharge Your Exit

Exiting an investment is an inherently uncertain process. Even for a thriving business with a viable equity story, committed stakeholders and the right advisers, the final deal terms and valuation are typically guided by factors beyond a company's control.

Antitrust Trends in 2019: Enforcement Watch List for the Year to Come

As 2019 kicks off, the Cooley antitrust group highlights 10 recent developments and trends corporate counsel should be aware of – from the US Supreme Court and lower courts, the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission and enforcers around the world – that are likely to impact businesses this year and beyond.

Top 10 Cross-Border M&A Trends Across the Pond

In spite of a general environment of political and economic uncertainty and a daily sprinkling of stock market volatility, trade wars, sanctions, the US government shutdown disrupting the market for IPOs, Brexit uncertainty, natural disasters and various other crises, cross-border M&A activity momentum continues.

US vs UK Private M&A – Two Agreements Divided by a Common Language?

The two legal systems that most often govern cross-border private M&A transactions are US (most commonly Delaware) law and English law. To the untrained eye, acquisition and sale agreements governed under either system may appear very similar, and differences are classified as “form over substance.” 

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Barbara Borden  Partner San Diego
Jamie Leigh  Partner San Francisco
Alfred Browne  Partner Boston
Miguel J. Vega  Partner Boston
Christina Zhang  Partner in Charge – Shanghai Shanghai
Laura M. Medina  Partner Colorado
Michal Berkner  Partner London
David Bresnick  Partner London
Stephen Rosen  Partner London
Justin Stock  Managing Partner – London London
C. Thomas Hopkins  Partner in Charge – Los Angeles Los Angeles, San Diego
Steve Tonsfeldt  Partner Palo Alto
Mike Lincoln  Vice Chair Reston, Washington, DC
Andrew Lustig  Partner Reston
Matt Browne  Partner San Diego
Rama Padmanabhan  Partner San Diego
Ben Beerle  Partner San Francisco
Garth Angelo Osterman  Partner San Francisco
Sonya Erickson  Partner Seattle
John Robertson  Partner in Charge – Seattle Seattle
Aaron Binstock  Partner Washington, DC
Joshua Holleman  Partner Washington, DC
Kevin Mills  Senior Counsel Washington, DC
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