04/12/2016

HSR Update: Increasing Risk in Relying on Passive Investment Exemption

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On April 4, 2016, the Department of Justice  filed a complaint against certain ValueAct entities for failing to comply with the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.

02/09/2016

HSR Update: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions Effective February 25, 2016, and Updated Guidance Restricting the Applicability of Two Real Estate Exemptions

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The jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 will increase February 25, 2016, and will apply to any transaction closi...

11/24/2015

Haynes and Boone Awarded Two “Deal of the Year” Honors at Americas M&A Atlas Awards

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Haynes and Boone, LLP was recently awarded “Deal of the Year: Middle Markets” and “Deal of the Year: Consumer Goods” by Global M&A Network at its annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards.

09/17/2015

FTC Reminds Investment Funds that Reliance on "Investment Only" Exemption from HSR is Risky Business

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In late August 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a settlement with three investment funds managed by Third Point LLC (“Third Point”) for alleged violations of the Hart-Scott-Rodi...

09/09/2015

SEC Adopts Final Rule for CEO Pay-Ratio Disclosures under Dodd Frank

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted a final rule to implement Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act with respect to chief executive o...

08/17/2015

Haynes and Boone Advises WhiteWave in Acquisition of Wallaby Yogurt Company

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A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers advised WhiteWave Foods in its recently announced acquisition of Wallaby Yogurt Company for about $125 million in cash.

01/26/2015

HSR Update: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions Effective February 20, 2015 and Tips for Avoiding HSR Violations

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The jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) will increase February 20, 2015 and will apply to any trans...

11/07/2014

Haynes and Boone Wins Two Global M&A Network Atlas Awards

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Global M&A Network has awarded Haynes and Boone, LLP two Atlas awards, recognizing the firm for the 2014 Mexico Deal of the Year and U.S. Deal of the Year/Large Market category. The award annually ...

10/01/2014

Haynes and Boone Advises WhiteWave in Acquisition of So Delicious

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Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have advised WhiteWave in the just-announced acquisition of So Delicious Dairy Free for about $195 million.

With the all-cash purchase, WhiteWave would expand its ...

01/15/2014

Haynes and Boone Advises Chief Oil & Gas in $500 Million Marcellus Shale Acquisition

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DALLAS - At the end of 2013, Chief Oil & Gas and its working interest partners, Enerplus Resources (USA) and Tug Hill Marcellus, acquired MKR Holdings LLC from a subsidiary of Chesape...

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