The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) established, among other things, premerger notification thresholds that would trigger the necessity of some companies to notify the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and observe a waiting period prior to consummation of certain corporate transactions.  Each year the FTC adjusts this threshold according to the gross national…

The National Law Review posted an article written about the Lyondell Shareholder Clawback Litigation.  The Bradshaw Law Group represents individual defendants in this matter for a low annual flat fee.  Contact Gil@bradshawlawgroup.com if you need representation in this lawsuit.   Attacking LBO (Leveraged Buyout) Payouts as State Law Fraudulent Transfers   The United States Bankruptcy…

The internal split over a loophole in the bankruptcy safe harbor provisions for capital market transactions deepens in the Southern District of New York. You may read about this topic at Mayer Brown’s website. The Bradshaw Law Group represents individual defendant creditors for a flat fee of $2,000 per year (including two days of hearings).  Contact…

Recent News on the Lyondell Clawback Litigation from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft: On January 14, 2014, Judge Robert E. Gerber of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in Weisfelner v. Fund 1. (In re Lyondell Chemical Co.), Adv. Proc. No. 10-4609 (REG), 2014 WL 118036 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Jan. 14, 2014) held that…

Law360.com wrote a fantastic write-up on the Lyondell Shareholder Clawback decision: The Bradshaw Law Group represents defendant shareholders for a flat annual fee of $2,000 (which only covers 2 days of hearings per year).   Lyondell Shareholders Can’t Shake Creditors Clawback Suit By Kat Greene Law360, Los Angeles (January 15, 2014, 7:14 PM ET) — A…

Judge Gerber released is opinion yesterday on the Lyondell Shareholder Clawback.  The full text of the opinion will be put in my blog as soon as I can get it formatted appropriately on this blog. We represent shareholder defendants involved in this case for an annual flat fee of $2,000 (which only includes 2 full…

The Conglomerate Blog analyzes JPMorgan’s  (“JPMC”) complaint against the FDIC.   Basically, during the financial crisis when JPMC “acquired” WaMu, JPMC did so under an agreement that the FDIC would indemnify them, which JPMC says that they have failed to do. The Complaint states, among other things that: the FDIC-Receiver agreed to indemnify JPMC for, among…

In the December 2013 issue of ALM’s “Focus Latin America” (a supplement to the American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and Daily Business Review), the headline article is about how many Latin American countries are awaiting energy reforms to stimulate growth and large returns for clients in Latin America. Since 1938, Petroleos Mexicano (“PEMEX”), an entity controlled…

The Securities and Exchange Commission released a statement on Tuesday saying that five federal agencies jointly developed Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act (commonly known as the “Volcker Rule” Khan Academy has a pretty good background of origins of basic securities regulation). DealBook gives an interesting summary of each of the regulating…

The Securities and Exchange Commission Charged Merrill Lynch today  with making faulty disclosures about collateral selection for two collateralized debt obligations (CDO) that it structured and marketed to investors, and maintaining inaccurate books and records for a third CDO. The SEC’s Press Release States that, “Keeping adequate books and records is not an elective requirement of the…

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