Moody’s Corporation to Acquire Regulatory DataCorp

January 24, 2020

San Diego – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm is representing Moody’s Corporation in their $700 million agreement to acquire Regulatory DataCorp, a leading provider of anti-money laundering and know-your-customer data and due diligence services. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020, subject to customary closing conditions

M&A Partner Carl Sanchez in San Diego and Corporate Partner Frank Lopez in New York led the Paul Hastings corporate team, which also included senior associate Melissa Garcia and associates Spencer Young and Sam Brink.

Attorneys from the Washington, D.C., Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Orange County, Atlanta, Houston, and London offices of Paul Hastings were also crucial contributors to the overall effort, including partners Stephen Harris (Employment and Labor), Behnam Dayanim (Privacy and Cybersecurity – U.S.), Sarah Pearce (Privacy and Cybersecurity – Europe), Tara Giunta (FCPA), Suzanne Horne (International Employment and Labor) and Douglas Schaaf (Tax).

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