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Kleinberg Kaplan Recognized in Latest Edition of The Legal 500: United States

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan was recognized in the latest edition of The Legal 500: United States for its Hedge Funds and Investor Activism practices. The Hedge Funds practice was praised for its “ability to maintain the feel of a small, intimate, collaborative practice, all while maintaining such a large (and growing) industry presence.”…

Firm News | June 17, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Recognized in Chambers USA 2022

Firm ranked in Hedge Funds category; three partners individually honored New York, June 2, 2022 — Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announced that it has been recognized by Chambers USA 2022 as a leading firm. The firm was again included in the “Hedge Funds (USA – Nationwide)” category, and three Kleinberg Kaplan partners were individually…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | June 2, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Christopher Davis quoted by Barron’s in series of articles on Elon Musk’s push to take Twitter private

Christopher Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s M&A and Investor Activism practices, is quoted extensively by Barron’s on the ongoing Elon Musk and Twitter saga. As Musk continues his push for control of the social media platform, Chris offered his perspectives on what may have fueled Musk’s latest decisions and the potential impact on the company…

Firm News | April 25, 2022 | Mergers & Acquisitions | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Christopher Davis quoted in Barron’s on the ongoing Elon Musk and Twitter saga

Christopher Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism practice, was recently quoted in the Barron’s article, “The Musk-Twitter Saga Is Getting Complicated. Here’s What Legal Experts Say Could Happen Next.” Chris offers a perspective as to what may have fueled Elon Musk’s latest decisions relating to Twitter. Chris shares, “It’s possible that Musk didn’t want…

Firm News | April 14, 2022 | Investor Activism

SEC Proposes Sweeping New Rules on Climate Risk Disclosure

On March 21, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed new climate disclosure rules (the “Proposed Rules”)1, which would require registrants, including foreign private issuers, to disclose a broad array of information on climate-related risks and activities, including emissions data. Background The goal of the Proposed Rules, the SEC says, is to enhance and…

Client Alerts | April 7, 2022 | Investor Activism | Securities and Corporate Finance

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Christopher Davis quoted by Business Insider on Activist Campaigns for 2022

Christopher Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism practice, was recently quoted in Business Insider article, “Legal advisors to activist hedge funds are swamped as more investors launch campaigns,” which discusses the anticipated growth in activist campaigns for 2022. Chris said, “There’s pent-up demand since people have largely been on the sideline for the past…

Firm News | March 21, 2022 | Investor Activism

SEC Proposes Overhaul of Beneficial Ownership Reporting, including Accelerated Filing Deadlines, Changes to Group Rules and Treatment of Cash-Settled Derivatives

On February 10, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced its proposals to amend Regulation 13D-G and Regulation S-T to address, they said, information asymmetries in financial markets and to modernize the regulations under Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) to account for technological and financial innovations. …

Client Alerts | February 18, 2022 | Securities and Corporate Finance | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Christopher Davis quoted in Dealreporter on Investor Activism in 2022

Christopher Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism practice, was recently quoted in the Dealreporter article, “Activist investors push to accelerate changes highlighted by pandemic conditions — 2022 Outlook.” Chris discusses many areas of focus for activism in 2022, including the impact of ESG regulations and the new universal proxy rule. Focusing on the big…

Firm News | February 4, 2022 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Ranks Among Top Legal Advisors Both Globally and in the United States for Activist Campaigns in H1 2021 According to Bloomberg

Kleinberg Kaplan, a pure-play activist law firm, was again featured as a top legal advisor for activist campaigns in Bloomberg’s H1 2021 Global Activism Market Review. The firm ranked fifth for legal counsel advising activist investors in the United States and sixth globally for the same, according to Bloomberg. The Bloomberg Activism Advisory League Tables…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | July 6, 2021 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Receives High Marks from Clients in Latest Edition of The Legal 500: United States

New York, June 17, 2021 – Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan was recognized in the latest edition of The Legal 500: United States for its Hedge Funds and Investor Activism practices. The Hedge Funds practice was celebrated for advising a wide range of fund managers on large capital commitment facilities, as well as spin-outs and set-up issues for new managers.…

Firm News | June 17, 2021 | Hedge Funds | Investor Activism