M & A Law Prof Blog

Editor: Brian JM Quinn
Boston College Law School

Friday, February 15, 2008

Genesco: Tenn. Court Order

Here it is.  It probably doesn't mean anything -- just the court asserting its authority. 

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Preska's Order on Justiciability (Genesco NY Dispute)

Order to Brief Justiciability   Well -- you can see what is coming next . . . .

[Explanation -- she is pushing them to come up with an agreement on a lower price otherwise she will dismiss Finish Line's motion for her to determine a lower price at which the combined companies would be solvent]

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Clear Channel Divestiture Documents

Competitive Impact Statement


Hold Separate Order


Seems to be a lot of rigamorole on this, but read the explanation -- this is standard operating procedure and Bain and Thomas H. Lee have signed off on all of it. 

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Monday, February 11, 2008

Accredited Home Lenders v. Lone Star Funds: A MAC Case Study

I've posted to the SSRN a case study on material adverse change clauses.  Here is the abstract:

This case study is based on the 2007 material adverse change dispute between Accredited Home Lenders and Lone Star Funds. It is designed to familiarize law and other students with the principles and case law governing material adverse change clauses as well as the structure and usage of these clauses.

You can access it here.  Comments are welcome. 

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