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Awards & Recognition

Three Paul, Weiss Partners Featured in Variety’s Dealmakers Impact Report

Corporate partners Ariel Deckelbaum, Jeff Marell and Bob Schumer were featured in Variety’s 2021 Dealmakers Impact Report, which highlights the top financiers, attorneys, executives and entrepreneurs whose deals have changed the entertainment landscape.

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Sport Republic Acquires Southampton Football Club

Paul, Weiss advised Sport Republic Limited in its acquisition of a majority stake in the English Premier League Southampton Football Club.

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Awards & Recognition

Chris Boehning Named “Sports Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal

Litigation partner Chris Boehning was recognized as a “Sports, Gaming & Entertainment Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal. The list recognizes sports and entertainment lawyers who have had the greatest impact in these industries.

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Paul, Weiss Wins Verdict and Counterclaim Award for Bloomberg LP in Multimillion-Dollar Broadcast Licensing Dispute

Paul, Weiss secured a resounding trial victory for our client Bloomberg L.P., ending a high-stakes international broadcast licensing dispute.

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Paul, Weiss Advises Advance in $150 Billion WarnerMedia-Discovery Combination

Paul, Weiss is advising media conglomerate Advance in the combination of AT&T Inc.’s WarnerMedia with Discovery, Inc. Advance is a ​founder and major shareholder in Discovery.

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FIFA Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit by Nigerian Football Coach

Paul, Weiss secured the dismissal of a lawsuit against Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) brought in the Southern District of New York by Samson Siasia, a Nigerian football (soccer) coach residing in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Univision to Combine With Televisa’s Media, Content and Production Assets in $4.8 Billion Transaction

Paul, Weiss is representing Univision Holdings, Inc. in its combination with the content and media assets of Mexico-based Grupo Televisa, S.A.B., creating the largest Spanish-language media company in the world.

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DOJ Awards FIFA Foundation $201 Million in Restitution as Compensation for Criminal Activities of Former Football Officials

Paul, Weiss represented FIFA in its successful application for remission from the U.S. Department of Justice as compensation for losses the organization suffered as a victim of decades of corruption schemes by former football officials.

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Redbox to Go Public via Merger With SPAC Seaport Global

Paul, Weiss is advising Redbox, a leading multiplatform destination for new-release movies and entertainment, in its combination with Seaport Global Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company.

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Awards & Recognition

Jay Cohen Named to Billboard’s “Top Music Lawyers” List

On April 5, litigation partner Jay Cohen was named to Billboard’s “2021 Top Music Lawyers” list.

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Reservoir to Combine With Roth CH II SPAC to Create Publicly Traded Company

Paul, Weiss is advising Reservoir Holdings, Inc., a leading independent music company, in its combination with Roth CH Acquisition Co. II, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company with $115 million in trust.

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MSG Entertainment to Acquire MSG Networks

Paul, Weiss is representing Moelis & Company LLC as independent financial advisors to the special committee of the board of directors of MSG Entertainment in Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.’s all-stock acquisition of MSG Networks Inc.

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Awards & Recognition

Bob Schumer Named a “New York Trailblazer” by the New York Law Journal

Corporate partner Bob Schumer was named a “New York Trailblazer” in the New York Law Journal’s September 2020 issue.

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Dave & Buster’s Completes At-The-Market Offering

Paul, Weiss advised Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. in an At-the-Market equity offering. Dave & Buster’s operates 139 restaurant and entertainment venues across the country, and employs 16,000; as of March 20, it had shut down all of its operations.

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