Taxation With Representation: Tax Counsel On The Deal

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 1:36 PM EST) -- In this week's Taxation With Representation, Simpson Thacher works a $130 billion deal for Vodofone and Wachtell Lipton seals a multibillion-dollar stock-for-stock deal.

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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP's Steve Todrys and Vanessa Grieve oversaw a deal between shareholders of Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC, who on Tuesday approved Verizon's $130 billion buyout of Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless, giving Verizon full control of the mobile phone business and ending a 14-year cross-Atlantic partnership between the companies.

Shareholders of both companies...
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