M & A Law Prof Blog

Editor: Brian JM Quinn
Boston College Law School

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Chancery Court Shortlist

Here's the shortlist for the vacant Chancery Court position as reported by WBOC in Delaware:

1. Mary Johnston, a Superior Court judge since 2003 and previously the chief disciplinary counsel for the Delaware Supreme Court and a partner at Morris James.

2. Richard Forsten, a partner at Saul Ewing and counsel to the Delaware Republican Party.

3. Travis Laster, a partner at Abrams & Laster with a practice in corporate law.


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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Recent Developments In Private Equity Deals

Business Law Prof Wanted - Penn State

Penn State Law invites applications for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions. We seek distinguished scholars and entry-level candidates of exceptional promise in all fields, especially civil procedure, contracts, torts, commercial law, corporate law and finance, property, intellectual property, health law and criminal law. 

To learn more about the University's $130 million capital investment in new law school facilities and its multi-million dollar investment in new faculty and programs for the law school, please visit:



Penn State University is committed to affirmative action,equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. 


       Professor Catherine Rogers, Chair Appointments Committee
               Penn State University
               The Dickinson School of Law
               Lewis Katz Building
               University Park, PA 16802


  Email:      appointments@law.psu.edu

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

BAC's Problems Not Over, Yet

“You filed a rather uninformative, bare-bones complaint.”  With that Federal Judge jed Rckoff refused to approve the settlement agreement reached between the SEC and BAC over disclosure problems related to bonuses paid to ML executives just prior to closing the merger.  Now it gets serious.  


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