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Kleinberg Kaplan’s Bruce Steiner featured in The Wall Street Journal

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Bruce Steiner was featured in The Wall Street Journal article, “IRS Gives Wealthy Families More Time to Shelter Assets from Estate Tax,” which discusses the newly extended deadline for a surviving spouse to file an estate tax return in certain circumstances. Steiner shares, “Surviving spouses often miss the deadline since dealing with death is…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | July 15, 2022 | Estate Planning and Administration

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

SEC Announces 2022 Examination Priorities

On March 30, 2022, the Division of Examinations (formerly known as the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations) (the “Division”) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced its 2022 examination priorities for registered investment advisers (“RIAs”).1 The Division grouped the priorities into six general thematic areas: the operation of private investment funds; environmental,…

Client Alerts | May 2, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency

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 Recognized in Chambers USA 2021

Firm ranked in Hedge Funds category; three partners individually honored New York, May 20, 2021 — Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announced that it has been recognized by Chambers USA 2021 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 | May 20, 2021 | Hedge Funds | Investor Activism

Safe Harbor Resource Center

Elements of the Safe Harbor Defense Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code provides a safe harbor that bars certain avoidance actions/clawback actions (described below – “What types of actions are barred?”) regarding Qualifying Transactions (described below) that involve Qualifying Entities (described below). What types of actions are barred? Section 546(e) bars preference actions and constructive fraudulent…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | March 23, 2021 | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation

Kleinberg Kaplan Ranks Among Leading Law Firms Advising Activist Investors According to Refinitiv 

Kleinberg Kaplan, a pure-play activist law firm, ranks among the most active legal advisors for activist campaigns, according to data intelligence provider Refinitiv. For full year 2020, Kleinberg Kaplan ranked third for legal counsel solely advising activist investors in Refinitiv’s Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard released this week. In addition, the firm ranked fourth globally for…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | March 16, 2021 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Ranks Among Top Legal Advisors Both Globally and in the United States for Activist Campaigns in 2020 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 2020 Global Activism Market Review. The firm ranked fourth for legal counsel advising activist investors in the United States and fifth globally for the same, according to Bloomberg. The Bloomberg Activism Advisory League Tables represent…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | January 5, 2021 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Promotes Joshua Guttman to Partner

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announces the promotion of Joshua Guttman to partner effective January 1, 2021. Since 1971, New York-based Kleinberg Kaplan has been a leader in advising hedge and private equity funds, sophisticated business ventures, prominent real estate operators, and family offices. “I am pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Guttman to partner,”…

FEATURED PUBLICATION | January 4, 2021 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds | Investment Management

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