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Global M&A 2014 Mid-Year Report

July 25, 2014

By Paul Hastings Professional

Total global M&A deal value for the first six months of 2014 was over $1.75 trillion, the highest level seen since the financial crisis of 2007 – and up 44% compared to 2013. At the same time, U.S. lawmakers have been busy, intensifying their review of M&A deal activity, in particular cross-border transactions. In our

, we take a closer look at some of the critical issues our clients and deal teams have encountered during this busy first half of the year, as well as examine how new regulations and case law are changing the landscape for deal making.

Our Mid-Year Report provides timely updates on the state of the market, including:

  • Regulatory oversight in international M&A transactions

  • Recent amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law

  • Recent Delaware judicial decisions impacting M&A

  • United States regulatory updates

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Nathaniel B Edmonds
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Elizabeth A Razzano
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Carl R Sanchez
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Scott M Flicker
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Dr. Jan Gernoth
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Luke P Iovine III
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David S Wang
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