The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) has asked for comments on procedures established for its review of mergers and acquisitions pursuant to section 203 of the Federal Power Act (“FPA”).
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”), in a recent Notice of Inquiry (NOI), is exploring whether to revise its current approach to identifying and analyzing market power in the context of Federal Power Act Section 203 (utility mergers and acquisitions) and 205 (market based rate authorizations).
In the past, a buyer that intended to fund the purchase price for an acquisition using third-party debt financing would frequently try to negotiate for a condition precedent in the purchase agreement that made its obligation to close subject to its being able to secure the third-party debt financing that it required.
The marijuana industry has been high on analysts’ lists ever since Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party were elected in late 2015.
Buying a Connecticut Business? Be Mindful of Connecticut’s Employee-Friendly Legal Landscape and (by-the-Way) Some New Laws!
The Connecticut legislature is not shy about enacting pro-employee laws.
What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers
Last month, we discussed the extent to which a foreign buyer can introduce an unacceptable level of foreign ownership, control, or influence (“FOCI”) that, absent mitigation, will render the target ineligible for the facility security clearances needed to perform classified work.
M&A advisors are becoming increasingly familiar with leveraged ESOP transactions and are routinely considering the ESOP platform in structuring acquisitions and divestitures.