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Feuerwehrfahrzeughersteller Ziegler von CIMC Erworben

November 15, 2013

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China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd. (“CIMC”), a Chinese commercial vehicles and logistics company, advised by DLA Piper, has acquired the well-known Swabian fire engine manufacturer Ziegler. German and English versions follow. News 11 Nov 2013 DLA Piper berät CIMC beim Erwerb des Feuerwehrfahrzeugherstellers Ziegler Pressemitteilungen DLA Piper hat China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd (“CIMC”), einen chinesischen Nutzfahrzeug- und Logistikkonzern, beim […]

Developments: SEC Announces Plans in the event of a Shutdown

October 2, 2013

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Below is a reprint of what I consider a good overview of the contingency plans for the looming government shutdown announced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) written by my colleague Edward Johnsen.   In a separate note entitled “Here comes the Shutdown: Key Points” which deals with the mechanics of the shutdown more generally (see link […]

Developments: The Scott Brass Decision

August 17, 2013

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The Scott Brass decision by the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals is unlikely to have the significant impact on private equity funds that many are foreseeing.  The decision does, however, create yet another level of uncertainty to the deployment of capital to companies where it is most needed. Five years after the US financial […]

Developments: Reaching U.S. Investors in New Ways

August 13, 2013

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently adopted final rules which will provide funds and other issuers greater flexibility in conducting private offerings of securities in the U.S.  These rules, which relax long-time restrictions on general solicitation and advertising, take effect on September 23, 2013. It is no exaggeration to say that these new rules change the game for issuers, […]