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Latest News in Food & Beverage

  • December 14, 2017

    Tax Credit Bill For Rural Biz Growth Sent To Ohio Governor

    A $45 million tax credit for insurance companies and financial institutions to invest in “rural and high-growth industry funds” is heading to the desk of Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich after he vetoed a similar provision earlier this year.

  • December 14, 2017

    Deals Rumor Mill: Snyder's-Lance, EssilorLuxottica, YPF

    Snack giant Snyder's-Lance is mulling a sale after having been approached by Campbell Soup about a potential takeover, a merger creating a $49 billion eyewear giant is expected to be approved by the European Commission, and Argentine energy giant YPF is selling stakes in its electricity generation business.

  • December 14, 2017

    MVP: Irell & Manella's David Schwarz

    Irell & Manella LLP’s David Schwarz has represented California agricultural growers in complex cases that raised constitutional questions this year, including a win at the Ninth Circuit for two of the largest growers in the nation, earning him a spot as one of Law360's 2017 Food & Beverage MVPs.

  • December 14, 2017

    40 Years Of FCPA: An Update From The DOJ

    U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors and law enforcement partners have secured more foreign bribery-related trial convictions and guilty pleas this year than in any other year in the history of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, in fact by almost twice as much. These are all significant cases with significant impacts, says Daniel Kahn, chief of the DOJ's FCPA Unit.

  • December 13, 2017

    Macaroni Grill Ch. 11 Plan Disclosure OK'd Without Valuation

    The Chapter 11 plan disclosure statement of chain restaurant Macaroni Grill received approval Wednesday from a Delaware judge after she determined it contained enough information for creditors and didn’t need to include a valuation of the debtor.

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