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15 Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Named as 2020 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that 15 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers®, a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in several legal practice areas including business/corporate, business litigation, estate & probate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate,…

Firm News | November 17, 2020 | Litigation | Securities and Corporate Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions | Transactional | Estate Planning and Administration | Leasing | Acquisitions and Sales | Development | Securities Litigation | Structured Finance & Derivatives Litigation

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Hedge Funds and M&A Practice Groups Recognized in 30th Edition of IFLR1000

The 30th edition of IFLR1000 named Kleinberg Kaplan’s Hedge Funds and M&A practice groups among the leading U.S. law firms providing exceptional service across 170 national jurisdictions. The firm’s Hedge Funds group was named a Tier 3 law firm while the M&A practice group received the distinction of Other Notable Law Firm. Kleinberg Kaplan has…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | October 8, 2020 | Hedge Funds | Mergers & Acquisitions

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Chris Davis Named to Advisory Board of Millstein Center at Columbia Law School

Kleinberg Kaplan is pleased to announce that Christopher P. Davis, chair of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Investor Activism groups, has been named an advisory board member of the The Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School. Davis, recently recognized in Chambers USA, is one of several…

Firm News | September 15, 2020 | Mergers & Acquisitions | Investor Activism

Helping Clients Navigate COVID-19 (Updating)

Kleinberg Kaplan is working closely with our clients to provide counsel and guidance during these unprecedented times. A selection of our recent thought leadership pieces related to the implications of COVID-19 includes: Corporate Considerations  The PPP Just Got Better (June 10, 2020): Chris Davis, Dov Kleiner, Uri Rosenwasser and Benjamin Goldman discuss the key highlights of the…

Client Alerts | August 18, 2020 | Business Restructuring and Reorganization | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation | Derivatives | Distressed Real Estate Assets | Employment Litigation | Estate Planning and Administration | Hedge Funds | Investment Management | Investor Activism | Leasing | Mergers & Acquisitions | Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations | Private Equity Funds | Securities and Corporate Finance | Special Situations and Credit

Kleinberg Kaplan represents Mittleman in its completed merger with Aimia

Kleinberg Kaplan is pleased to have represented Mittleman Brothers, LLC in its completed merger with Aimia Inc. (AIM). This represents another in a recent string of Canadian public company transactions and activism engagements handled by our firm. Kleinberg Kaplan attorneys advising Mittleman included partners Christopher P. Davis and Eric Wagner and associate Alex Shiekman (Corporate), partner…

Firm News | June 22, 2020 | Investor Activism | Mergers & Acquisitions

Material Corporate Provisions of the CARES Act

In response to the recent outbreak of a novel coronavirus, COVID-19, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) into law on Friday, March 27, 2020. The CARES Act provides (I) unemployment assistance, (II) limits on paid leave requirements that were established in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act…

Client Alerts | March 30, 2020 | Securities and Corporate Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions

Summary of SBA 7(A) Loans under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) into law on Friday, March 27, 2020. Under the CARES Act, select small businesses are able to receive Small Business Administration (“SBA”) loans in the form of 7(a) loans (the “Loans”), which under the CARES Act are low interest loans from…

Client Alerts | March 28, 2020 | Securities and Corporate Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions

Navigating the Temporary Rules for Hart-Scott-Rodino Notifications

As part of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, effective as of March 17, 2020, and until further notice, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) have enacted temporary rules governing the submission and processing of Notifications under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR”).…

Client Alerts | March 19, 2020 | Mergers & Acquisitions | Investor Activism

DOJ Sends Message to Activist Hedge Funds on HSR Passive Investor Exemption

On Monday, April 4, 2016 the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) announced a civil antitrust lawsuit against certain ValueAct Capital (“ValueAct”) entities for allegedly violating the reporting and waiting period requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”). The DOJ’s Antitrust Division’s lawsuit seeks civil penalties and an injunction against…

Client Alerts | April 5, 2016 | Mergers & Acquisitions | Investor Activism | Hedge Funds

Third Point HSR Settlement

We have previously written to our clients about the importance of complying with the requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”) when building positions that may become activist in the future. [“Antitrust Filing Mistakes Can Cost Activists“]. On August 24, 2015 the United States Federal Trade Commission (the…

Client Alerts | August 26, 2015 | Mergers & Acquisitions | Investor Activism | Hedge Funds