July 2021

Maintaining Variety: A Conversation with Libbie Howley O’Keeffe

Libbie Howley O’Keeffe is a corporate and business lawyer who specializes in diverse business and finance transactions. Her work encompasses business planning, transactional matters, commercial lending, financing, corporate and regulatory compliance issu…

March 2021

Are VC-Backed Female Founder Companies Disproportionately Impacted by the Pandemic? (Yes!)

Companies with all female founders have often faced an uphill battle vying for venture capital. While this imbalance seemed to be improving before the pandemic, companies with all male and mixed gender founder teams continued to outpace female founder comp…

Recent Hart-Scott-Rodino Developments & Coming Attractions

The FTC slightly lowered the HSR thresholds for M&A and other transactions closing on or after March 4, 2021. The FTC/DOJ has suspended the ability of HSR filers to request early termination of the statutory HSR waiting period. Senator Klobuchar re…

February 2021

Corporate Deal Report 2020- By the Numbers

See how we drove significant results for clients in 2020.

July 2019

Opportunities & Trends in Real Estate Private Equity

In a low interest rate environment and with plenty of undeployed capital, Private Equity firms continue aggressive investments in commercial real estate assets. The real estate market in which these firms invest is facing a variety of challenges and opport…

January 2019

Foreign Investments in Certain U.S. Companies Face New Mandatory Filing Requirements

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), is an interagency committee under the U.S. Department of the Treasury, authorized to review certain transactions involving foreign investments in U.S. companies. They have established a new …