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Client News

Diamond Offshore Drilling Emerges From Chapter 11

Paul, Weiss represented Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., a Houston-based offshore rig contractor, and its subsidiaries in their successful restructuring and chapter 11 cases.

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Awards & Recognition

Jean McLoughlin and Liza Velazquez Named Notable Women in Law by Crain’s New York Business

Executive compensation partner Jean McLoughlin and litigation partner Liza Velazquez have been named to Crain’s New York Business’s 2021 “Notable Women in Law” list.

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Client News

Onnit to Be Acquired by Unilever

Paul, Weiss is advising Onnit, an Austin-based holistic wellness and lifestyle company, in its sale to Unilever.

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Client News

Latham Group Completes $437 Million IPO

Paul, Weiss represented Latham Group, Inc. in its initial public offering of 23,000,000 common shares, including the exercise of the full over-allotment option, at a price of $19.00 per share.

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Client News

QuantiTech to Combine with Millennium Engineering

Paul, Weiss is advising Sagewind Capital portfolio company QuantiTech LLC in its merger with Millennium Engineering and Integration Company.

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Client News

Apollo Funds and Hudson Executive to Acquire Cardtronics in $2.3 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in their acquisition, alongside Hudson Executive Capital LP, of Cardtronics plc, the world’s largest ATM owner and operator, for $2.3 billion, including net debt.

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Publications

SEC Proposes Amendments to Rule 701 and Form S-8

The SEC has proposed amendments to modernize the securities law framework for equity compensation offerings to employees and other service providers.  The amendments are intended to reduce compliance burdens for issuers by simplifying the requirements of Rule 701 and Form S-8, and would benefit both domestic issuers and foreign private issuers.

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Publications

SEC Proposes to Permit Offerings of Equity Compensation to Gig Economy Workers

The SEC has proposed amendments that would permit, for a temporary five-year trial period, companies to offer equity compensation to “platform workers” (gig economy workers who provide services by means of an internet- or other technology-based marketplace platform) under the same regulatory framework (Rule 701 or Form S-8) available for offerings to employees.

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