October 2021

Further Guidance from the Delaware Court of Chancery on Fraud in the M&A Context

In its August 12, 2021 ruling on a motion to dismiss in Online HealthNow, Inc. v. CIP OCL Invs., LLC, the Delaware Court of Chancery answered some of the previously open questions regarding fraud in the M&A context, specifically when a plaintiff can br…

September 2021

New Standard Contractual Clauses Introduced For GDPR – Effective September 27, 2021

The European Commission has issued new “Standard Contractual Clauses” – or SCCs – for the transfer of personal data outside of the European Economic Area (including transfers to the United States) after September 27, 2021. Any existing contracts th…

New Health Care & Senior Living Relief Funding under the PRF program

On September 10, 2021, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced “Phase 4” of funding under the Provider Relief Fund (“PRF”) program. In Phase 4 of the PRF program, HHS will make available $17 billion dollars o…

Unregistered M&A broker can’t enforce client contract

Partner Margaret "Peggy" Farrell offers her take on the latest EdgePoint Capital ruling, around a merger-and-acquisition broker’s failure to register as a broker-dealer rendered voidable a contract it entered to sell a client’s business in exchange for…

August 2021

It Had to be Hinckley Allen: A Conversation with Thomas J. Pagliarini

Tom Pagliarini started as an associate at Hinckley Allen in 2017, but his experience with the firm actually began over a decade ago. Here he shares his unique path with the firm, what influenced his decision to focus on labor and employment law, and what …

SEC Approves Nasdaq Board Diversity Rules

Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued an order approving new listing rules proposed by The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) intended to advance board diversity and increase transparency of diversity-related…