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Encana to Acquire Newfield Exploration in $7.7 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is representing leading North American energy producer Encana in its all-stock acquisition of U.S. independent energy company Newfield Exploration.

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Paul, Weiss Wins Dismissal of Shareholder Suit Against Dominion Diamond Corporation

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal, with prejudice, of a putative shareholder class action against our client Dominion Diamond Corporation and its board of directors.

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Paul, Weiss Represents Underwriters in Public Offering of Husky Energy Notes

Husky Energy Inc. closed a U.S. public offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.400% notes due 2029.

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Q1 2019 U.S. Legal & Regulatory Developments

The following is our summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during the first quarter of 2019 of interest to Canadian companies and their advisors.

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Client News

Atlantic Gold Corporation to Be Acquired by St Barbara Ltd.

Paul, Weiss is representing Vancouver-based gold mining company Atlantic Gold Corporation in its Cdn$722 million acquisition by St Barbara Ltd., a gold mining company based in Australia.

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Authentic Brands and Tilray Announce Joint Venture to Market and Distribute Cannabis Products

Paul, Weiss is representing Authentic Brands Group (ABG) in a long-term revenue sharing agreement with Canadian pharmaceutical and cannabis company Tilray, Inc. to market and distribute a portfolio of consumer cannabis products within ABG’s brand portfolio in jurisdictions where regulations permit. 

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CDPQ, the Carlyle Group and Stone Point Acquire Sedgwick in $6.7 Billion Transaction

Paul, Weiss advised Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in its acquisition, alongside funds managed by the Carlyle Group and funds affiliated with Stone Point Capital, of Sedgwick for approximately $6.7 billion.

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Agrium and PotashCorp Complete Merger, Creating $36 Billion Company

Paul, Weiss represented Canadian agricultural products and services giant Agrium Inc. in its $36 billion merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan.

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