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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.