As concern about the human impact on the environment grows, so
too do the reach and complexity of the laws that regulate emissions
and other environmentally sensitive activities. Today, businesses
face an intricate web of interconnected federal and state
regulations, international treaties, and common law that continue
to accumulate. We offer the deep experience, knowledge and
insightful counsel necessary to promote our clients' success,
whether transactional compliance, regulatory disputes or major
EnvironmentalMergers & AcquisitionsGaines GwathmeyWilliam J. O'BrienDeepa Sarkar
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.
EnvironmentalGaines GwathmeyWilliam J. O'BrienDeepa Sarkar
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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Paul, Weiss client Wellspring Capital announced that it has
agreed to sell its portfolio company National Seating &
Mobility, North America's premier complex rehab technology
provider, to Court Square Capital Partners.
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Sovernet Communications, a leading fiber optic bandwidth
infrastructure services provider operating in Vermont, New York and
southwest New Hampshire, announced that it has agreed to be
acquired by Paul, Weiss client Oak Hill Capital Partners.
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Paul, Weiss client Golden Star Resources Ltd., a Canadian gold
mining company that owns and operates mines in western Ghana,
Africa, closed a $34.5 million underwritten public offering of
46,000 common shares and a concurrent private placement of $65
million of 7.0% convertible senior notes due 2021.
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NBGHome, a portfolio company of Paul, Weiss client Kohlberg
& Co., L.L.C., announced that it has acquired Plantation
Patterns, LLC, a leading provider of outdoor soft home products to
mass, home improvement, discount and specialty retailers in North
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Paul, Weiss client Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., the
largest generic drug manufacturer in Japan by sales, announced that
it has agreed to acquire Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in an
all-cash tender offer followed by a second-step cash merger, for a
total consideration of approximately $736 million.
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Oxford Networks, a leading fiber optic bandwidth infrastructure
services provider operating in Maine, New Hampshire and
Massachusetts, announced that it has entered into a definitive
agreement to be acquired by Paul, Weiss client Oak Hill Capital
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Paul, Weiss client The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. announced that
it has completed its acquisition of Alliance Tire Group for $1.2
billion in cash.
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Insurity, Inc., a provider of core insurance processing software
and data integration and analytics solutions, announced that Paul,
Weiss client General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm,
has made a strategic growth investment in the company.
Mar 03, 2016
Jan 15, 2016
Jun 04, 2013
On May 30, 2013, the SEC issued twelve FAQs providing guidance
on various aspects of Exchange Act Section 13(p), Rule 13p-1 and
Item 1.01 of Form SD relating to disclosure regarding the use of
conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of …
Nov 02, 2015
Paul, Weiss has been named "Law Firm of the Year" for Corporate
Law in the 2016 edition of the "Best Law Firms" rankings published
by U.S. News & World
Report and Best Lawyers.
Mar 24, 2015
Paul, Weiss client KPS Capital Partners LP has earned
two Buyouts "Deal of the Year" awards for three
of the past four years. KPS's $1.44 billion sale of Waupaca Foundry
to Hitachi Metals was named the 2015 "Deal of the Year" and the
Mar 06, 2015
Paul, Weiss has been recognized with six 2014 Canadian
Dealmakers Awards, in more categories than any other law firm,
Canadian or U.S.