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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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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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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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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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Ariel Deckelbaum and Michael Vogel Featured in Variety’s Dealmakers List

Corporate partners Ariel Deckelbaum and Michael Vogel are featured in Variety’s 2019 Dealmakers List.

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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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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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Chatham Asset Management Acquires The McClatchy Company

Paul, Weiss advised Chatham Asset Management, LLC and its affiliated or managed funds in its approximately $325 million acquisition of substantially all of the assets of The McClatchy Company, a Sacramento-based publishing company that operates 29 daily newspapers in 14 states, through a cash and credit bid under section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, in connection with The McClatchy Company’s chapter 11 cases.

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Endemol Shine to Be Acquired by Banijay Group

Paul, Weiss is representing Endemol Shine Group and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in the acquisition of Endemol Shine, which is co-owned by The Walt Disney Company and the Apollo funds, by France-based Banijay Group.

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Authentic Brands Acquires Sports Illustrated From Meredith Corporation

Paul, Weiss represented Authentic Brands Group in its $110 million acquisition of the intellectual property of Sports Illustrated from Meredith Corporation.

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