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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Forsyth Capital Investors, LLC, an investment firm targeting the
manufacturing and insurance services sectors, completed the
acquisition of HawkeyePedershaab, Inc., a portfolio company of
Paul, Weiss client Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C.
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Paul, Weiss client KPS Capital Partners, LP announced that it
has sold its portfolio company United Copper Industries, Inc. to
Southwire Company, LLC. UCI is a leading manufacturer and
distributor of copper building wire and cable in the U.S. and
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Paul, Weiss client Simon Property Group, together with its
consortium members General Growth Property and Authentic Brands
Group announced that they had finalized the acquisition of the
global trend-focused apparel and accessories brand,
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As reported by The New York
Times, Reuters, Bloomberg and
other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client Agrium Inc. and Potash
Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. announced that they have agreed to
combine in a merger of equals to create a world-class integrated
global supplier of crop inputs.
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As reported by The New York Times, The
Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and other
media outlets, Paul, Weiss client HP Inc. announced a definitive
agreement to acquire Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.'s printer
business in a deal valued at $1.05 billion.
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As reported by The Wall Street
Journal, Bloomberg and other media outlets,
Rackspace, a leading cloud management company, announced that it
had agreed to be acquired by Paul, Weiss client Apollo Global
Management, LLC for $32 per share in cash.
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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.
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.