Attys' Fees Under Increasing Scrutiny In M&A Settlements

Law360, New York (April 3, 2014, 8:39 PM EDT) -- Shareholder challenges have become a cost of doing business for public companies involved in merger and acquisition transactions. In 2013, shareholders filed lawsuits challenging 94 percent of M&A deals valued over $100 million.[1] The vast majority of these lawsuits settled — with 75 percent seeing resolution before deal closing.[2] In the past few years, most comparable M&A litigation has settled on a disclosure-only basis — i.e., supplemental disclosures were made regarding the transaction but substantive deal terms did not change.[3]...

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