Category: Legal

Protection Against Fiduciary Claims in a Sale or Merger Transaction

In the context of a sale or merger transaction, directors of the target entity are subject to fiduciary duties. These duties are subject to scrutiny, especially in the scenario where security holders do not equally share in the proceeds of the transaction. Careful preparation, planning and documentation can, however, significantly protect directors from claims of breach of their fiduciary duties.

Trabaris Law Firm to Provide Services to Business Finance Market

After more than 23 years of distinguished experience in corporate and finance law, Kevin Trabaris has announced the formation of Trabaris, P.C., a newly formed Chicago-area law firm focusing on corporate and commercial finance, bank lending, equipment leasing, factoring and other business financial products.

Insolvency & Restructuring Trio Joins Pillsbury

Deryck Palmer, Andrew Troop and Christopher Mirick joined Pillsbury in its Insolvency & Restructuring practice from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, where Palmer was the co-chairman of the financial restructuring department and a former member of the firm’s Management Committee.

Loeb & Loeb Expands Bankruptcy Practice With New Partner

Loeb & Loeb announced that Bernard (Barney) R. Given II will join the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditor’s Rights Practice. He joins from the Los Angeles office of Frandzel Robins Bloom & Csato where he was a shareholder.