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Skadden Named International Arbitration Team of the Year

Di, 28.03.2017 - 06:00
We were named International Arbitration Team of the Year at the 2017 Legal Business Awards on March 23 in London.

Sealed Air to Sell New Diversey to Bain Capital Private Equity

Di, 28.03.2017 - 06:00
Skadden is advising Sealed Air Corporation on its $3.2 billion carve-out sale to Bain Capital Private Equity of its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division.

French State to Sell Interest in Peugeot

Di, 28.03.2017 - 06:00
Skadden is advising the French state, Agence des Participations de l'Etat, in connection with the €1.92 billion sale of its interest in Peugeot S.A., a Euronext Paris-listed car manufacturer, to Bpifrance, a French sovereign fund jointly owned by the state and the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations.

Former CFTC General Counsel Jonathan L. Marcus Joins Skadden as Of Counsel

Do, 23.03.2017 - 06:00
Skadden is pleased to announce that Jonathan L. Marcus, former general counsel for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has joined the firm's Derivatives Group as of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office. His practice will focus on financial services regulatory and legislative advice, as well as civil and appellate litigation and government investigatory matters.

Skadden Leads in Handling Defense-Side Federal Securities Cases

Mo, 20.03.2017 - 06:00
According to statistics from Lex Machina, Skadden served as defense counsel in more federal securities cases in the U.S. from 2009 to 2016 than any other firm.

Triangle USA Petroleum Secures Approval for Reorganization Plan

Mi, 15.03.2017 - 06:00
Skadden secured approval for oil-and-gas operator Triangle USA Petroleum Corp.'s reorganization plan at a hearing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in Wilmington.

Citigroup Sells APAC Customer Portfolio for Merchant Acquiring

Mi, 15.03.2017 - 06:00
Skadden is advising Citigroup in connection with Wirecard AG's purchase of the customer portfolio of Citi's merchant acquiring business in 11 Asia Pacific markets.

PIK Group Announces Tender Offer and Cancellation of Listing

Mi, 15.03.2017 - 06:00
Skadden is advising PIK Group, Russia's leading residential real estate developer, on its $255 million cash tender offer for global depositary receipts listed on the London Stock Exchange and the subsequent cancellation of its U.K. listing.

Intel to Acquire Mobileye

Mo, 13.03.2017 - 06:00
Skadden is representing Intel Corporation in its approximately $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye N.V.

EMC Directors Successfully Defend Dismissal of Shareholder Claims

Fr, 10.03.2017 - 07:00
On March 6, Skadden obtained the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's affirmance of the dismissal of shareholder claims against directors of EMC Corporation arising out of its 2016 merger with Dell Inc.

Review of Class Certification Denied in UBS Puerto Rico Case

Fr, 10.03.2017 - 07:00
Skadden successfully defeated an attempted interlocutory appeal of an order denying class certification in a putative securities class action brought against UBS Financial Services Incorporated of Puerto Rico and other defendants.

TerraForm Global, Controlling Stake in TerraForm Power to Be Sold

Do, 09.03.2017 - 07:00
Skadden is representing SunEdison, Inc. in the acquisition by Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. of TerraForm Global, Inc. and a controlling interest in TerraForm Power, Inc.

JD.com Group to Spin Off JD Finance

Mo, 06.03.2017 - 07:00
Skadden represented JD.com, Inc., the largest Chinese e-commerce company by revenue, in its 14.3 billion renminbi (US$2.07 billion) disposition of its 68.6 percent equity stake in JD Finance, which runs JD.com’s internet finance business.

Veritas Capital Acquires Capital Services Business From CB

Do, 02.03.2017 - 07:00
Skadden is representing Veritas Capital in its $755 million acquisition of the capital services business of Chicago Bridge

Appellate Division Affirms Dismissal of Castle Harlan Claims

Do, 02.03.2017 - 07:00
In a win for Skadden client Castle Harlan Inc., the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division affirmed the dismissal of a seven-count complaint brought by Russian-owned companies Norcast S.ár.l and Pala Investments Ltd. arising from the 2011 sale of Norcast Wear Solutions (NWS), a Canadian mining products company.

EMAS Chiyoda Subsea Restructures

Do, 02.03.2017 - 07:00
Skadden is advising EMAS Chiyoda Subsea Limited and its affiliates on a Chapter 11 reorganization in the Southern District of Texas.

ABB Group Divests Certain Businesses to NKT Cables

Do, 02.03.2017 - 07:00
Skadden represented the ABB Group in the European Union antitrust aspects of the $934 million divestment of its high-voltage cables and power cable accessories businesses to NKT Cables.

EIG Secures Credit Facility for Elba Liquefaction Acquisition

Do, 02.03.2017 - 07:00
Skadden represented Société Générale and Morgan Stanley, as joint lead arrangers and lead underwriters, and a syndicate of commercial bank lenders in connection with a $635.7 million credit facility provided to a subsidiary of EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) for the acquisition by EIG from Kinder Morgan, Inc. of a 49 percent interest in Elba Liquefaction Company, L.L.C.

AES and AIMCo to Acquire sPower

Do, 02.03.2017 - 07:00
Skadden is representing The AES Corporation and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) in their $853 million acquisition of FTP Power LLC (sPower).

Hot Topic: Commodities Litigation

Mi, 01.03.2017 - 07:00
London international litigation and arbitration partner David Edwards contributed to a roundtable discussion on commodities litigation published by Corporate Disputes magazine.