Jim Tancredi was quoted in an article, "Retailers are Revamping, and Some will File for Bankruptcy," in Mergers & Acquisitions Magazine. In the article, Tancredi says that the retail industry is in transition and some retailers will be forced to file for bankruptcy.
Bob Appleton was quoted in an article,"DOJ's Newman Stance May Aid Foes In Next High Court Fight," in Law360. Appleton comments on how nearly a year after the Second Circuit reshaped the insider trading landscape with its landmark Newman decision, an Illinois man has made a long-shot bid to get the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on the issue by fighting a Ninth Circuit decision to uphold his conviction for insider trading, citing many of the same claims made by the Government who failed to get the Supreme Court to take the Newman case.
Jonathan Hander wrote an article, "Update on Recent Developments in Earn-out Law," for Bloomberg Law's Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report. The article explores how the increasing use of "earn-outs" in M&A transactions has led to a significant volume of litigation and then discusses several notable new appellate decisions in earn-out disputes.
Bob Appleton was quoted in an article, "Former Deutsche Bank Broker Secures Individual DPA with US Prosecutors," in Global Investigations Review. The article explores whether a decision by prosecutors to grant a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) in a case involving an illegal tax shelter scheme was compatible with guidelines set out by the Yates Memo. Appleton said the Yates policy requires prosecutors to consider bringing cases against individuals, "but certainly does not require that they insist on a criminal conviction in all cases."
Basil Sitaras, Daniel Schwartz and Patrick McCarthy co-wrote an article, "NLRB Again Invalidates Arbitration Agreements," for Law360. The article analyzes the decision in in Acevedo v. Amex Card Servs. Co., Case No. 28-CA-123865, in which the National Labor Relations Board held that arbitration agreements that include class action waivers are illegal and unenforceable under the National Labor Relations Act.
Shawn Wooden was mentioned in an article, "Hartford mayor-elect names transition team" in the Hartford Business Journal. Wooden will be on Hartford mayor-elect Luke Bronin's personnel committee, which will review applications for employment in the administration and manage searches for individuals to fill appointed positions.
Day Pitney was mentioned in Law360 as one of 100 U.S.-based firms that have the most Environmental partners, the most Product Liability partners, M&A partners, Labor & Employment partners, Competition partners and the most Insurance partners globally. Law360 collected data from nearly 300 law firms about their partner head counts in various practice areas.
John DeSimone was mentioned in an article, “Executive Moves: Who hired whom this week,” in NJBIZ. DeSimone recently joined Day Pitney’s real estate and litigation practices from Porzio. He joined the firm with colleagues Peter Wolfson, Katharine Coffey, Douglas Henshaw and Catherine Nolan