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  1. Castleton Commodities International LLC Hires Michael A. Goldstein as ...Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Business Wire

    Castleton Commodities International LLC announced the hiring of Michael A. Goldstein as general counsel and corporate secretary. Mr. Goldstein will be based in CCI's Stamford office.

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  2. Lundin Agrees to Buy Freeport Chile Copper Mine for $1.8 BillionRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Lundin Mining Corp. agreed to buy a controlling stake in the Candelaria copper mining complex in Chile from Freeport-McMoRan Inc. for at least $1.8 billion to gain a foothold in the world's largest supplier of the metal. Lundin, a Canadian base-metals producer, plans to finance the acquisition with $1 billion in new senior secured debt and the sale of about $600 million of shares, the Toronto-based company said yesterday in a statement.

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  3. Microsoft Paves the Way for Data Privacy BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Law.com

    In their Federal E-Discovery column, H. Christopher Boehning and Daniel J. Toal of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison write: Microsoft Corporation has found itself at the center of an intense legal battle regarding the ability of the United States government to subpoena data stored abroad. In addition to drawing the attention of constitutional law scholars, technology companies, and lawmakers, the case has also implicated some emerging areas of e-discovery practice.

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  4. Lundin to Buy Freeport Chile Copper Mine for $1.8 BillionRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Lundin Mining Corp. agreed to buy a controlling stake in the Candelaria copper mining complex in Chile from Freeport-McMoRan Inc. for at least $1.8 billion to gain a foothold in the world's largest supplier of the metal. Lundin, a Canadian base-metals producer, plans to finance the acquisition with $1 billion in new senior secured debt and the sale of about $600 million of shares, the Toronto-based company said today in a statement.

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  5. Advanstar Sold for $972 MillionRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | California Apparel News

    Advanstar Communications Inc ., producer of the biannual MAGIC Marketplace trade shows in Las Vegas, the biggest apparel trade show in North America, announced on Oct. 1 that it will be acquired for $972 million, by London-based media company and events producer UBM PLC . Advanstar, headquartered in Santa Monica, forecasted that the deal would close by the end of the year, depending on if UBM stockholders approve the deal.

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  6. Advanstar Acquired For $972M By UBMRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | SocalTECH.com

    Santa Monica-based Advanstar Communications , a trade show and conference operator serving the fashion, licensing, life sciences, and power sports industries, has been acquired by UBM plc , in a deal worth $972M. According to Advanstar Communicaitons, the deal was funded by an investor group that includes Anchorage Capital Group LLC, Veronis Suhler Stevenson, as well as funds managed by the Tradable Credit Group at Ares Management L.P. Advanstar was advised by Goldman Sachs & Co.

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  7. Advanstar to Be Acquired by UBM plc for $972 MillionRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Advanstar Communications Inc., a leading U.S. media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Licensing, Life Sciences, and Powersports industries, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which UBM plc will acquire Advanstar Communications in a transaction valued at approximately $972 million from an investor group that includes Anchorage Capital Group LLC, Veronis Suhler Stevenson, as well as funds managed by the Tradable Credit Group at Ares Management L.P. The transaction will combine Advanstar - one of the largest and most respected operators of U.S. tradeshows - with UBM's worldwide platform to create the largest events business in the U.S. and maintain Advanstar as the No.

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  8. Encana Pulls Off $7.1B Deal for Athlon in Move Into Permian BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | TheStreet.com

    HOUSTON -- In its quest to expand with a weight toward oil properties, Canadian oil and gas giant Encana for $7.1 billion. The price includes $5.93 billion in cash and $1.15 billion in debt.

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  9. The Second Circuit in the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Law.com

    In their Second Circuit Review, Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp conduct their 30th annual review of the performance of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit over the past term, and briefly discuss the Second Circuit decisions scheduled for review during the new term. Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp are litigation partners at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, specializing in complex commercial and white-collar defense litigation.

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  10. Just why does the NFL have tax-exempt status?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Reuters

    In the wake of the fallout over National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell's handling of his players' domestic violence arrests, there have been multiple reports by journalists, who read the league's filing of form 990 with the Internal Revenue Service, that Goodell was paid $44 million in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. But there are lots of other leads for reporters to pursue based on what is in that filing, which is a report that every tax-exempt nonprofit organization has to file with the IRS.

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  11. Previous Article:Jones Day Continues Deal Spree with SAP's Concur BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | American Lawyer

    German software giant SAP has turned to Jones Day and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison for its $8.3 billion acquisition of enterprise software company Concur Technologies.

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  12. Activist Investing in Canada: Positioning & Preparing Companies for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Business Wire

    Canada is thought of as one of the most activist friendly jurisdictions in the world, and for many years activist investors have been successful in unlocking value in undervalued and underperforming Canadian companies. Pershing Square's success with CP Rail sent a clear message that no public company, regardless of size, structure or status can ignore activist investors.

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  13. Republicans (and a few Democrats) get their way: Adegbile withdraws nomination for civil rights postRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Shot down in March by a Senate vote that included seven Democrats, Debo Adegbile announced Monday that he has withdrawn his nomination for Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, the chief of the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, and returned to the private sector. He is joining the law firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.

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  14. 'Busy' Mbete drops bribery beefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    ANC chairperson and parliamentary speaker Baleka Mbete has withdrawn her complaint to the press ombud that an amaBhungane article in July 2013 about her was defamatory and unfair. The article, published in the Mail & Guardian , described the finding by investigators from a prominent New York law firm that a R26-million share allocation to her constituted bribery by the mining house Gold Fields.

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  15. United States v. CutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | FindLaw

    Before JACOBS and POOLER, Circuit Judges, and ROMA N, District Judge.** Brian C. Brook, Clinton Brook & Peed , New York, N.Y., for DefendantAppellant. Michael C. Gerber, Assistant United States Attorney , New York, N.Y., for Appellee.

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  16. Lewis R. ClaytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Law.com

    In his Intellectual Property Litigation column, Lewis R. Clayton of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison writes: Antitrust is hostile to restraints of trade, while patent law creates them. The decision of a split appellate panel in 'Tyco Healthcare', which rejected certain antitrust claims while sustaining others, is the Federal Circuit's latest effort to balance these competing interests.

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  17. No Banker Crimes? Don't Make Me LaughRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Big Picture

    "There Were No Convictions of Bankers for Good Reason" is the headline of a post by Mark F. Pomerantz, a lawyer and retired partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in the New York Times's Room for Debate discussion: The reason that senior bankers did not face charges, even though investigators interviewed countless witnesses and pored over truckloads of emails and other documents for many years, is that the executives running companies like Bank of America, Citigroup and JP Morgan were not engaged in criminal acts. At least that is why according to Pomerantz.

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  18. Cuomo to choose from list of 7 for top NY courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    A state commission has submitted the names of seven attorneys and judges for the upcoming vacancy on New York's highest court, including the Republican who holds the seat. Judge Victoria Graffeo 's 14-year term expires in November.

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  19. Norwegian to Buy Prestige Cruises in $3b DealRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | Marine News

    Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said it would buy Prestige Cruises International Inc from its owner Apollo Global Management LLC in a $3 billion deal to expand its high-end luxury cruise offerings.

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  20. UPDATE 1-Norwegian Cruise Line to buy Prestige Cruises from ApolloRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | Reuters

    Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said it would buy Prestige Cruises International Inc from its owner Apollo Global Management LLC in a $3 billion deal to expand its high-end luxury cruise offerings.

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