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  1. Lionsgate to acquire Starz in $4.4 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Lionsgate is set to acquire Starz in a deal valued at $4.4 billion, spread across cash and stock. The two companies had previously flirted for quite some time, TheWrap reports.

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  2. Lions Gate strikes $4.4B deal to buy StarzRead the original story

    Yesterday | SNL Financial

    Upon completion, the merger will create a company with a film and television library of 16,000 titles, the largest independent TV business, a feature film business with more than $7 billion at the global box office over the past four years, and operation of or investment in 30 channel platforms, the companies said June 30. The offer represents a total value of $32.73 per share to Starz shareholders, an 18% premium to Starz's 20-trading day volume weighted average price as of June 28. Under the merger agreement, each share of Lions Gate common stock will be reclassified into 0.5 voting and 0.5 newly created non-voting shares.

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  3. Lionsgate to Acquire Starz in $4.4 Billion DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Lionsgate is set to acquire Starz in a deal valued at $4.4 billion, spread across cash and stock. The two companies had previously flirted for quite some time.

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  4. Solocal Starts $1.3 Billion Debt Overhaul Under French Court 41 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Bloomberg

    Solocal Group began a court-backed process to restructure 1.1 billion euros of debt, its second reorganization in about two years. The French directories publisher asked the Commercial Court of Nanterre to appoint a restructuring adviser, triggering a default event on 350 million euros of June 2018 bonds, according to a statement Thursday.

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  5. Community Service RecognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Law.com

    Richard Davis, who was a partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges for 30 years before starting his own practice, received the New York State Bar Association's Root/Stimson Award at the House of Delegates meeting on Saturday.

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  6. June 20, 2016: New York City Attorney Richard J. Davis Receives State Bar's Root/Stimson AwardRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | NYSBA

    Richard J. Davis of New York City was honored with the New York State Bar Association's Root/Stimson Award, presented by State Bar President Claire P. Gutekunst on June 18 at the Association's House of Delegates meeting in Cooperstown. The award, given by the Committee on Annual Award, honors an attorney for exemplary community service.

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  7. Confirmed: Ipic Sues Malaysia, 1MDB for Return of RM26.5BILLIONRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Malaysia's state fund 1MDB said that it had been served today with a request for arbitration by Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Company and Aabar Investments PJS, in relation to its ongoing dispute with IPIC. 1Malaysia Development Berhad appointed Weil Gotshal & Manges to represent it in the dispute and will file a response to the request before the deadline of 11 July, it said in a statement.

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  8. 1MDB To File Response To Request For ArbitrationRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | Malaysian National News Agency

    In a statement, IMDB said it is confident of its legal position and has appointed Weil Gotshal & Manges to represent it in the dispute with International Petroleum Investment Co .

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  9. Malaysia's 1MDB says served arbitration request by IPICRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A man walks past a 1 Malaysia Development Berhad billboard at the funds flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur. KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's state fund 1MDB said that it had been served on Friday with a request for arbitration by Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Company and Aabar Investments PJS, in relation to its ongoing dispute with IPIC.

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  10. Ulysses sells Electric Guard Dog to Snow PhippsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | PE Hub

    Snow Phipps Group, LLC today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Electric Guard Dog, LLC from an affiliate of Ulysses Management LLC . Electric Guard Dog is the largest provider of monitored electric security fence systems in the United States.

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  11. Brazos Private Equity sells Ennis FlintRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | PE Hub

    Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC, a Dallas-based private investment firm, announced today the sale of Ennis-Flint , the global leader in pavement markings and traffic safety solutions, to an affiliate of Olympus Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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  12. UPDATE 3-Westlake Chemical wins Axiall pursuit with raised $2.33 bln bidRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Reuters

    Westlake Chemical Corp has reached a deal to buy chemical producer Axiall Corp for $2.33 billion after a six-month pursuit that included multiple bids and a rival offer from South Korea's Lotte Chemical Corp. Atlanta-based Axiall shares gained 26 percent to close at $32.56 on Friday, slightly below the new offer price of $33 per share in cash. Westlake shares rose 3 percent to $46.40.

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  13. Chemical maker Westlake agrees to buy Axiall for $2.33 billionRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Reuters

    Axiall had earlier rebuffed Westlake, saying that the Houston-based petrochemical maker was trying to acquire its vinyls assets cheap. After its last $23.35 per share cash-and-stock offer in March was rejected, Westlake put up its board nominees in an attempt to replace Axiall's entire board.

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  14. Westlake Chemical to Acquire Axiall Corporation for $33.00 Per Share in All-Cash TransactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | PR Newswire

    The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2016. for the last 12 months ended Q1 2016.

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  15. 5 Practice Tips for Law Firms as Data Breach Spotlight Swings Their WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | JD Supra

    While data breach incidents affecting the entertainment, retail, healthcare, and financial industries have garnered more attention in past years, the data breach spotlight recently shifted to law firms. This shift was triggered by media coverage of the breach and leak of the Panama Papers , and by reports that, in 2015, hackers breached the networks of two well-known and highly-regarded U.S.-based firms, Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

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  16. First-year associate pay will be $180K at multiple BigLaw firms following Cravath's leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | ABA Journal

    Updated: Pointing the way to higher pay for other BigLaw associates in major cities, Cravath Swaine & Moore announced Monday that the New York law firm is increasing its starting salary to $180,000, effective July 1. On Wednesday, Silicon Valley powerhouse Cooley said in an internal memo seen by an ABA Journal reporter that it is adopting the new Cravath salary schedule, which also includes pay raises for more senior associates. "Cooley provides the finest legal talent to its clients.

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  17. Firms Follow Cravath's $180,000 Base Pay ScaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | JD Journal

    Summary: Some New York law firms have announced they will match the new salary scale set by Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Yesterday, Cravath, Swaine & Moore announced that the firm will raise its associate's base pay from $160,000 to $180,000, a 12.5% increase.

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  18. Jeffrey S. Klein and Nicholas J. PappasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Law.com

    In their Employment Law column, Jeffrey S. Klein and Nicholas J. Pappas write: Co-workers may frequently discuss politics in a perfectly amicable manner; however, circumstances may arise where employers may need to impose discipline for misconduct that an employee may claim constituted a form of protected political activity. Jeffrey S. Klein and Nicholas J. Pappas are partners at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

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  19. Panama Papers Fallout: What If Your ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | InformationWeek

    As the latest wave of high-profile breaches shows, all the sensitive information law firms handle makes them attractive cyberattack targets. Here's what can happen and what you should do about it.

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  20. Panama Papers Fallout: What If Your Lawyer Gets Hacked?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | InformationWeek

    As the latest wave of high-profile breaches shows, all the sensitive information law firms handle makes them attractive cyberattack targets. Here's what can happen and what you should do about it.

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