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EPA Announces National Enforcement Initiatives for 2017-2019

On February 18, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") announced its National Enforcement Initiatives ("NEIs") for fiscal years 2017 to 2019, beginning October 1, 2016.

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EPA Simplifies Disclosure and Resolution of Certain Hazardous Chemical Reporting Violations

December 9, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") issued its "Notice of eDisclosure Portal Launch: Modernizing Implementation of EPA's Self-Policing Incentive Disclosure Policies" ("eDisclosure Policy").

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Oak Hill to Acquire Checkers Drive-In Restaurants

As reported in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss is acting for Oak Hill Capital Partners in its acquisition of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. from Sentinel Capital Partners.

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CI Capital Partners Sells Material Handling Services

Paul, Weiss represented CI Capital Partners in the sale of one of its portfolio companies, Material Handling Services (MHS), a leading national provider of mission-critical material handling equipment and facility services.

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New Gold Closes Equity Offering

Paul, Weiss advised New Gold Inc., a Canadian intermediate gold mining company, in its public offering of common shares.

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Maroon Group Acquires Lincoln Fine Ingredients

Paul, Weiss client Maroon Group, LLC, one of the fastest-growing specialty chemical distributors in North America, and a portfolio company of CI Capital, acquired Lincoln Fine Ingredients, Inc., a Rhode Island-based distributor of specialty chemicals.

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CI Capital Acquires Simplified Logistics

Paul, Weiss represented CI Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, in its affiliate’s acquisition of a majority interest in Simplified Logistics, a leading North American provider of transportation management services.

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