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 is representing Restaurant Brands International Inc.
(RBI) in its proposed acquisition of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen,
Inc. for $1.8 billion.
CorporateCapital Markets & SecuritiesEnvironmentalTaxCanada
Paul, Weiss advised Pretium Resources Inc. in its completed $100
million private placement of 2.25% convertible senior subordinated
notes due 2022.
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Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., a growth oriented, precious metal
producer focused on mining opportunities in Latin America, closed a
$75 million underwritten public offering of 11,873,750 Common
Shares, at an offering price of $6.30 per share.
Alamos Gold Inc., a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer,
closed a $250 million underwritten public offering of 31,450,000
Class A Common Shares at an offering price of $7.95 per
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Paul, Weiss advised MagnaChip Semiconductor S.A. in a private
offering of $86.25 million aggregate principal amount of 5.00%
exchangeable senior notes due 2021.
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Paul, Weiss advised Hexion Inc., a global leader in thermoset
resins and an Apollo portfolio company, in private offerings of
$485 million aggregate principal amount of 10.375% first-priority
senior secured notes due 2022 and $225 million aggregate principal
amount of 13.75% senior secured notes due 2022.
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Paul, Weiss is representing Cologix, a network neutral
interconnection and data center company, in its acquisition by
Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners.
Feb 08, 2017
The tension between environmental regulation and bankruptcy law
makes environmental liability an issue that must be considered as
part of any bankruptcy strategy.
Mar 03, 2016
Jan 15, 2016