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In this highly technical area, our group is widely known for their inventive and practical approach to solving problems and resolving business issues. Our team provides advice in connection with high-profile, multi-billion dollar M&A transactions, public proxy statements, compensation arrangements and ERISA fiduciary matters for investment funds and plan fiduciaries.
Paul, Weiss represented Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., a Houston-based offshore rig contractor, and its subsidiaries in their successful restructuring and chapter 11 cases.
Awards & Recognition
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.
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.
Paul, Weiss is advising Sagewind Capital portfolio company QuantiTech LLC in its merger with Millennium Engineering and Integration Company.
Owl Rock and Dyal Capital to Form Blue Owl Capital, Listed on NYSE via Business Combination with Altimar Acquisition Corporation
Paul, Weiss is advising Altimar Acquisition Corporation in its combination with Owl Rock and Dyal Capital.
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.
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.
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.