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Paul, Weiss Adds Kannon Shanmugam, Renowned Supreme Court and Appellate Lawyer

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Kannon K. Shanmugam, a renowned Supreme Court and appellate lawyer, has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department and will chair the Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group.

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In Landmark Victory, Delaware Supreme Court Affirms that Fresenius Can Terminate Akorn Deal

Paul, Weiss secured a landmark victory for German healthcare group Fresenius SE & Co. when the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed that Fresenius was justified in canceling its $4.8 billion agreement to acquire Illinois-based Akorn, Inc.

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Cigna Secures DOJ Clearance of $67 Billion Express Scripts Acquisition

Cigna announced that the Antitrust Division of the DOJ cleared Cigna’s $67 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Holding, terminating the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.

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Merck Prevails in Vytorin Securities Litigation

Paul, Weiss secured the final dismissal of remaining claims brought by investors in a decade-long securities law dispute against our clients Merck & Co., Inc. and Schering-Plough Corporation.

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SDNY Dismisses Securities Class Action Against Omega Protein Corp.

Paul, Weiss secured the dismissal of a securities fraud class action against Omega Protein Corp., its CFO and CEO.

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Increased Scrutiny for Technology Companies

Recent government reports and statements from politicians signal a shift toward increased scrutiny of large technology companies for potential monopolization violations.

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Robert Atkins Is American Lawyer’s Litigator of the Week

Litigation partner Robert Atkins was named "Litigator of the Week" by The Am Law Litigation Daily following a landmark antitrust appellate ruling for Paul, Weiss client Becton Dickinson & Co. 

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