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  1. FedEx to Expand Global Portfolio of Solutions with Acquisition of GENCORead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Business Wire

    With a comprehensive portfolio of supply chain services, GENCO's expertise will expand existing FedEx service offerings in the evolving retail and e-commerce markets. Processing more than 600 million returned items annually from many of the world's leading brands, GENCO is considered a pioneer and market leader in reverse logistics, providing triage, test and repair, remarketing and product liquidation solutions.

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  2. United States v. NewmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | FindLaw

    UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Todd NEWMAN, Anthony Chiasson, Defendants-Appellants, Jon Horvath, Danny Kuo, Hyung G. Lim, Michael Steinberg, Defendants.

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  3. Freeing Executives, 2nd Circuit Loosens Inside-Trading LawsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    The 2nd Circuit freed two hedge-fund managers of insider-trading convictions today, in a decision that could require the Supreme Court to determine prosecutorial burden of proof in future securities-fraud cases. Anthony Chiasson, who co-founded the hedge fund Level Global Investors, and Todd Newman, an ex-portfolio manager of Diamondback Capital Management, were convicted two years ago of committing securities fraud.

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  4. CareCore, MedSolutions complete merger agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Medical News

    CareCore National, LLC and MedSolutions, Inc. , two leading providers of Specialty Benefits Management services to managed care organizations and risk-bearing provider organizations, today announced the completion of a merger that will help advance the companies' collective commitment to containing healthcare costs and achieving quality medical outcomes. The merger allows the two complementary businesses to jointly develop a broader range of innovative and efficient solutions, in addition to those that each company already manages.

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  5. New York Life buys IndexIQ to expand liquid alts offering, add hedge fund ETFsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | InvestmentNews

    Deal adds $1.5 billion in AUM to N.Y. Life, including $950 million in multi-strategy exchange-traded fund New York Life Insurance Co. agreed to buy asset manager IndexIQ, pushing into exchange-traded funds and adding offerings for retail investors who want to copy hedge-fund approaches.

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  6. H. Christopher Boehning and Daniel J. ToalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Law.com

    In their Federal E-Discovery column, H. Christopher Boehning and Daniel J. Toal discuss a rare written decision limiting discovery under the proportionality rule set forth in Fed. R. Civ.

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  7. Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. KarpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Law.com

    In their Second Circuit Review column, Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp discuss 'Floyd v. City of New York', in which the circuit affirmed a district court order denying a motion by a group of police unions to intervene in New York City's "stop-and-frisk" settlement.

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  8. Why are Law Firms Growing Optimistic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | JD Journal

    We've seen great news for the economy with more employed than before the 2008 recession and with unemployment at a low; but how are things panning out for the legal sector? Lawyers have persistently had a tough time of it, even when the economy got sunny for the rest. Now, we are finally seeing some light for lawyers too, as there are some indicators things might be better for them, after Citi Private Bank issued a survey released this Tuesday that reported greater optimism in major law firms into the third quarter of 2014.

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  9. Big Law Firms Gain Confidence in 2014's Third QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | JD Journal

    We've seen great news for the economy with more employed than before the 2008 recession and with unemployment at a low; but how are things panning out for the legal sector? Lawyers have persistently had a tough time of it, even when the economy got sunny for the rest. Now, we are finally seeing some light for lawyers too, as there are some indicators things might be better for them, after Citi Private Bank issued a survey released this Tuesday that reported greater optimism in major law firms into the third quarter of 2014.

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  10. Kohlberg-backed Nellson to acquire MultibarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | PE Hub

    Nellson Nutraceutical , a leading North American formulator and manufacturer of branded and private-label nutritional bar and functional powder products, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Le Groupe Multibar Inc. , a Montreal-based manufacturer of nutritional and snack bars. The acquisition significantly increases Nellson's production capabilities, expands product lines and channels and diversifies its customer mix.

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  11. More BigLaw firms match Simpson bonuses of $15K to $100KRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | ABA Journal

    Its announcement of an associate bonus schedule of $15,000 to $100,000, depending on seniority, was quickly matched by two other BigLaw firms. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison said later in the day that they also would cut checks to associates in the same amount, reported Above the Law and the Wall Street Journal .

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  12. Elite Law Firms Lift Year-End BonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Two elite New York law firms will raise their year-end bonuses to associate attorneys by as much as $40,000, reflecting in part this year's resurgence in lucrative mergers-and-acquisitions work.

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  13. The Long Island Capital Alliance Showcases Healthcare Companies at Capital ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Market Wire

    The Long Island Capital Alliance , Long Island's leading non-profit capital formation and business development organization, today announced the successful completion of its Healthcare Capital Forum held on Friday, November 7, 2014. The event provided an opportunity to bring together capital providers, entrepreneurs, industry executives and businesses seeking capital, as well as to hear a panel of industry experts discuss financing alternatives for healthcare businesses on Long Island.

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  14. Citic and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to bid for United EnvirotechRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | TheStreet.com

    Your browser is not supported. Please upgrade to one of the following browsers: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Apple Safari Microsoft Internet Explorer 8+ You may proceed to the site by clicking here , however some pages might not work correctly.

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  15. Citic and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to bid for United EnvirotechRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | TheStreet.com

    Citic will become the largest shareholder in United Envirotech after the S$1.65-per-share offer, while KKR, which already owns 29.7% after the conversion of a tranche of bonds, will be the No. 2. The companies aim to make a voluntary offer for all the shares and to subscribe for up to S$150 million of shares in a private placement at the same price.

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  16. Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP Announces Addition of M&A Attorney Frank P. SteinherrRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Business Wire

    Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is pleased to announce that Frank P. Steinherr has joined the firm as special counsel in the New York office. Mr. Steinherr will focus his practice on mergers & acquisitions, private equity investments, securities and capital markets transactions.

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  17. Lewis R. Clayton and Eric Alan StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Law.com

    In their Intellectual Property Litigation column, Lewis R. Clayton and Eric Alan Stone review recent cases involving the Supreme Court's test for patentable subject matter and how it has led to dismissal of infringement claims based on business method patents; when post-invention evidence can demonstrate an invention is not obvious; and whether the flavor of eggplant parmesan or its plating can acquire secondary meaning under trademark law. Lewis R. Clayton and Eric Alan Stone are litigation partners with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

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  18. Cott acquires Atlanta water, coffee company for $1.25 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Business Journal

    Beverage manufacturer Cott Corp. has acquired DSS Group Inc., parent company of DS Services Holdings Inc. for $1.25 billion. "This acquisition meets all of the criteria established within our disciplined acquisition guidelines, including acquiring businesses within growing categories and with higher margins while enhancing product, package and channel diversification," said Cott CEO Jerry Fowden .

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  19. Cott to Buy DSS for $1.25 Billion to Expand Into CoffeeRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Cott Corp. , a Canadian producer of private-label soft drinks and ice teas, agreed to buy DSS Group Inc. for about $1.25 billion to expand into the new markets of water and coffee home and delivery services. The agreement includes the assumption of debt and the issuance of preferred shares to Crestview Partners LP and other selling shareholders, Mississauga, Ontario-based Cott said in a statement today.

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  20. UPDATE 1-Soft drink maker Cott buys water, coffee provider for $1.25 blnRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Reuters

    Canada's Cott Corp said it would buy a U.S. direct-to-consumer water and coffee provider for $1.25 billion to expand beyond its private-label soft drinks and juice businesses. Cott's U.S.-listed shares were up about 12 percent at $6.76 before the bell on Thursday after the company said it would buy DSS Group Inc, parent of DS Services of America Inc. Cott said acquiring DS Services, which has about 1.5 million customers, would also help its reach consumers directly, helping it expand its clientele beyond retail and supermarket stores.

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