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Represent debtor in chapter 11 case with respect to insurance matters in connection with asbestos liabilities.
Represent Alps Electric Co. Ltd., as a member of the creditors’ committee in the Polaroid Chapter 11 case and as a large unsecured creditor in the Polaroid Chapter 7 case following conversion.
Represented The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. as indenture trustee for $1.3 billion in senior unsecured notes and member of creditors’ committee in this Chapter 11 case.
Represented JLG in its $3.2 billion merger with Oshkosh Truck.
Represented Joy Global Inc. in its $1.1 billion acquisition of LeTourneau Technologies from Rowan Companies, Inc. and the subsequent $375 million sale of LeTourneau's drilling systems business to Cameron International.
Represented Joy Global in its $1.5 billion acquisition of International Mining Machinery Holdings Ltd.
Represented Kamylon Capital and its portfolio company, Forgitron Technologies LLC, in the sale of substantially all of Forgitron’s assets to Accuride Corporation.
Represent Office Cherifien Des Phosphates as member of creditors committee in this Chapter 11 case.
Represent officers and directors of and shareholders in this Chapter 11 debtor in connection with adversary proceedings in which plaintiffs assert fraudulent conveyance, breach of fiduciary duty, illegal dividend, and other claims. We also represented Lyondell in connection with insurance coverage disputes.
Represent First Wind in connection with coverage and related bankruptcy issues arising under debtors’ liability insurance policies in this Chapter 11 case.
Represented Incline Equity Partners in the sale of portfolio company Portec Group to The Interroll Group.
Represented Forgitron Technologies, LLC in contract rejection contested matter in this Chapter 11 case.
Advising on a development and production joint venture formed by two leading suppliers of components for automobiles, trucks, and commercial vehicles, and on a distribution joint venture of leading commercial truck manufacturers.
Represented Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund in its $860 million acquisition of General Chemical Holding Co.
Represented Charlesbank in its investment in Universal Technical Institute, in its acquisition and sale of Aurora Organic Dairy, in its acquisition and sale of The GSI Group, in acquisitions of Zenith Products, The Horn Companies, Cedar Creek Lumber, and Peacock Engineering Company, in its sale of American Tire Distributors, and in its formation of Blacksmith Brands, which purchased the Efferdent, Luden's and PediaCare brands from Johnson & Johnson, and subsequent sale of Blacksmith Brands to Prestige Brands.
Represented the creditor’s committee in the Chapter 11 case of this equipment rental company.
Represented Sears Corporation in opposing a proposed buy-back of the debtors’ CGL policies under Section 363 that would have threatened Sears’ coverage rights under vendor endorsements.
Represented The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in a $620 million refinancing of a revolving credit facility for its European businesses.
Represented this leading manufacturer of wood composite decking and fencing in the restructuring of its secured and junior debt and the combined merger with a strategic partner.
Representing S-Y Systems Technologies Europe, GmbH, the only defendant dismissed in its entirety from the wire harness price-fixing litigation, which is the lead case in the sprawling Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation pending in Detroit. The court granted motion to dismiss, on personal jurisdiction grounds and did not grant the plaintiffs’ request for jurisdictional discovery.
Defending senior executives in auto parts-related investigations.
Defending a large European manufacturer of power cables in a criminal antitrust investigation by the DOJ.
Represent several Japanese and European manufacturers of automotive parts in investigations of alleged anticompetitive activity.
Advising a major petrochemical company regarding its establishment of an integrated compliance program, with particular focus on the areas of U.S. and European trade controls, anti-corruption, and data privacy. Our representation includes assistance with establishing a corporate compliance office, assessing risks in these areas, drafting the necessary policies and procedures tailored to company risks and operations, and implementing the program through training and assessment.
Advising a multinational chemical manufacturer regarding updates to its integrated compliance program, developing a three-year plan for a comprehensive update, and helping the company assess risk and update its existing policies and procedures in the areas of anti-corruption, third party due diligence and monitoring, and investigations.
We have significant experience advising clients on all aspects of their European commercialization networks, including the design and operation of exclusive and selective distribution systems, pricing/rebates, sales and rental channels, supply chain management, customer loyalty programs, dealer financing, central warehousing, consumer warranties, dealer termination, etc.
Advised Chemtrade in the real estate aspects of its $860 million acquisition of General Chemical Corp., which included more than 40 chemical manufacturing facilities nationwide. The work involved negotiating extensive easement agreements, land transfers and access rights, and financing, including mortgaging more than 20 of the newly acquired sites. The cleared title matters improved the marketability of title.
Advising one of the world’s largest specialty chemicals companies regarding its manufacturing joint venture activities in China.
Represented this leading provider of engineering and site solutions in the residential, commercial and infrastructure markets (formerly Contech Construction Products) in its recapitalization, including implementation of new equity ownership and long-term financing of both first lien and second lien debt.
Represented Contech Engineered Solutions in its acquisition of Filterra Bioretention Systems from Americast, Inc.
Represented Wilmington Trust Company, as indenture trustee, as member of ad hoc committee of noteholders in this Chapter 11 case.
Represented bidder in connection with Section 363 sale of substantially all of the assets of this Chapter 11 debtor.
We have represented clients in numerous other congressional investigations and oversight hearings, including a major internet services company in an investigation of its practices abroad, a chemical manufacturer in an investigation of the safety of its products, an insurance company in a hearing on the federal long term care insurance program, a financial services company in an investigation of credit card terms, and drug companies in investigations concerning such matters as payments to doctors, marketing practices, generic approvals, drug importation, and drug safety.
Represent debtor in chapter 11 case with respect to insurance matters in connection with breast-implant liabilities.
Advised Joy Global in connection with several transactions, including its acquisition of LeTourneau Technologies from Rowan Companies and its sale of LeTourneau’s drilling systems and offshore products businesses to Cameron International.
Representation of China National Tire & Rubber Co., in its $7.7 billion acquisition of Pirelli.
Represented oilfield services company Ameron International in obtaining antitrust clearance for its acquisition by National Oilwell Varco.
Representation of Chemtrade Logistics Inc. in obtaining merger review clearance for its $860 million acquisition of General Chemical Corp.
Representing Michelin in its acquisition of IHLE Holding AG. The transaction involved six national European merger notifications, namely in France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, and the Czech Republic. This was the first time that an upstream tire manufacturer and supplier took control over a wholesale tire distributor in Europe creating substantial questions about the effects of this vertical integration.
On June 23, 2016, the UK voted in an advisory referendum to leave the European Union. The impact of Brexit in the medium-to-long term will very much depend on the form a post-Brexit UK will take, the relationship that the UK chooses to have with the EU, and the relationship that the EU is willing to accept. That will not become clear for some time as it will ...
June 24, 2016, Covington Alert
The UK has voted to leave the European Union in an advisory referendum. 52% leave - 48% remain.
Were the UK to leave the EU, this would have significant implications for the UK and for international businesses operating in the UK. The longer term impact of the decision on the regulatory framework for the UK will depend, in part, on the relationship that the UK ...
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