Charter Communications to Merge With Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications, Inc. have agreed to merge in a transaction that values Time Warner Cable at $78.7 billion.
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Roberta Kaplan Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award and Paul, Weiss Recognized by the New York Law Journal

AWARD | Pro Bono | Litigation | Roberta A. Kaplan

The New York Law Journal has honored litigation partner Roberta Kaplan in the "Lifetime Achievement" category of its 2015 "Lawyers Who Lead by Example" awards.» more

Client Alert: FinCEN Proposes AML Regulations for Investment Advisers

PUBLICATION | Investment Management | Corporate | Yvonne Y. F. Chan | Udi Grofman | Michael S. Hong | Amran Hussein | Marco V. Masotti | Philip A. Heimowitz | Stephanie R. McCavitt | Jyoti Sharma | Aubry D. Smith | Lindsey L. Wiersma | Gitanjali Workman

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") proposed a rule on August 25, 2015 requiring certain investment advisers to establish anti-money laundering programs and report suspicious activity to FinCEN. FinCEN also…» more

Pro Bono Clients Challenge Mississippi's Gay Adoption Ban

NEWS | Pro Bono | Litigation

As reported in The New York Times and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss filed suit in Mississippi federal district court on behalf of its clients the Campaign for Southern Equality, the Family…» more

EXOR to Acquire PartnerRe for $6.9 Billion

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Private Equity Transactions | Europe

Paul, Weiss client EXOR S.p.A., a leading investment company headquartered in Italy and controlled by the Agnelli family, announced the signing of a deal to acquire PartnerRe Ltd., a Bermuda-based…» more

Sterling Group Holds Closing of $1.2 Billion Buyout Fund

NEWS | Investment Management | Corporate | Tax | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Paul, Weiss client The Sterling Group, L.P. announced the closing of Sterling Group Partners IV, a fund with aggregate investor commitments of $1.25 billion that will primarily target corporate carve-outs…» more

Beth Wilkinson Named Top Female Litigator by Benchmark

AWARD | Litigation | Antitrust | Internal Investigations | Product Liability | White Collar Crime & Regulatory Defense | Beth A. Wilkinson

Beth Wilkinson was recognized as the number one female litigator in the United States by Benchmark Litigation, highlighting her experience in white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations,…» more

Shred-it to Be Acquired by Stericycle for $2.3 Billion

NEWS | Private Equity Transactions | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Tax | Canada

Stericycle, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Shred-it International, a portfolio company of Paul, Weiss client Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc.,…» more

Platform Specialty Products Announces Proposed Acquisition of Alent plc for Approximately $2.3 Billion

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Capital Markets & Securities | Tax | Environmental | Europe

Paul, Weiss client Platform Specialty Products Corporation and Alent plc announced the terms of a recommended offer by Platform to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Alent…» more

Client Alert: Delaware M&A Quarterly

PUBLICATION | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Corporate Governance | Justin G. Hamill | Stephen P. Lamb | Jeffrey D. Marell | Frances Mi | Justin A. Shuler

In this issue of the Paul, Weiss Delaware M&A Quarterly, we discuss the 2015 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law as well as several cases of significance to the…» more

General Solicitation and General Advertising: The SEC Weighs in on Rules 502(c) and 506(b)

In this video, corporate partner  Udi Grofman, co-head of Paul, Weiss's Private Funds Practice Group, explains key points from the SEC's recent guidance on general solicitation and general advertising.

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New Beginnings: Helping Refugees Resettle

VIDEO | Pro Bono | Carl L. Reisner | Aidan Synnott

This video examines how Paul, Weiss and its client, the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) provide comprehensive legal representation to individual refugees seeking resettlement.

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Beth Wilkinson Named Outstanding Woman Lawyer by The National Law Journal

AWARD | Litigation | Beth A. Wilkinson

Litigation partner Beth Wilkinson was recognized in The National Law Journal's "Outstanding Women Lawyers" report, which features the nation's most accomplished women lawyers, each of whom has had a major impact in the profession and the law.

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Ted Wells Featured on the Cover of Savoy Magazine

AWARD | Litigation | Theodore V. Wells Jr.

Savoy magazine's spring 2015 issue features a cover story on litigation partner Ted Wells in conjunction with its "Most Influential Black Lawyers" list. The annual listing recognizes the "best of the best" black lawyers in top law firms and corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies.

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Women at Paul, Weiss

Nearly half of our lawyers are women and, since 1996, more than 30% of our partner promotions have been women (50% in the Litigation Department). Women comprise nearly 25% of the firm's partnership and women are in numerous leadership positions around the firm.

"Paul, Weiss supports its attorneys in their endeavors for excellence in their professional lives and for fulfillment in their personal lives. As co-chair of the Women's Initiatives Committee, and as someone whose career has been nurtured at Paul, Weiss from my very first days of practicing law, I am thrilled to carry out the firm's commitment to its women attorneys."

Liza Velazquez, Partner, Litigation

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Explore the Paul, Weiss Corporate Department

VIDEO | Corporate

In this video, Paul, Weiss partners and associates describe the work and culture of the corporate department, and focus on the education and experience new associates can expect.

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