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(Reuters) – Here are some upcoming events of interest to the M&A legal community. Unless otherwise noted, all times are local.
Monday 20th September
1:30 p.m. – MultiPlan will ask Vice Chancellor Lori Will in Wilmington, Delaware, to dismiss shareholders’ proposed class action lawsuit over the allegedly conflicting $ 11 billion merger of health management software maker with special purpose vehicle Churchill Capital Corp III. The companies have denied wrongdoing.
The case is In Re Multiplan Corp. Stockholders Litigation, Delaware Court of Chancery, No. 2021-0300. For the shareholders: Mark Lebovitch and Gregory Varallo from Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann. For MultiPlan: Jonathan Youngwood and Stephen Blake from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. For Churchill executives and directors: John Neuwirth, Joshua Amsel and Evert Christensen von Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
Tuesday, September 21
1:30 p.m. – Directors and majority shareholder of Roan Resources Inc. will ask Vice Chancellor Paul Fioravanti to dismiss an investor’s lawsuit alleging the oil and natural gas producer of conflicts of interest in its $ 1 billion sale to Warburg Pincus supported Citizen Energy Operating not to have disclosed GMBH.
The case is Cindy Harcum v John Lovoi et al., Delaware Court of Chancery, No. 2020-0398. For Harcum: Michael Palestina from Kahn Swick & Foti; and Juan Monteverde of Monteverde & Associates. For the Roan Directors: Michael Holmes from Vinson & Elkins.
Wednesday September 22nd
The American Bar Association will open the first day of their Business Law Virtual Section Annual Meeting. The three-day conference will bring together more than 4,500 business lawyers and present more than 300 speakers to discuss trends in business law and other topics. For further information, click here.
9 a.m. – A Meredith Corp investor will ask a three-person jury from the U.S. 8th District Court of Appeals to reanimate their lawsuit alleging that the media company is telling investors about the success of integrating Time, which Meredith for 2, Earned $ 8 billion in 2018.
The case is the Plantation City Police Department’s pension
Fund v Meredith Corporation et al., U.S. 8th District Court of Appeals, No. 20-3510. For the main plaintiff: John Browne and Adam Wierzbowski from Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann. For Meredith Corp: Patrick Gibbs of Cooley.
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