Skadden represented Fast Retailing, a global clothing retailer headquartered in Tokyo, in its listing of Hong Kong depositary receipts, which began trading on March 5.
Skadden, Arps announced today that Nili T. Moghaddam, a former Assistant United States Attorney, has joined the firm's Los Angeles Litigation Group as counsel.
Skadden again topped Acritas' "U.S. Law Firm Brand Index," published on March 3.
Skadden is representing Classified Ventures, LLC in the $585 million sale of its Apartments.com business to CoStar Group, Inc.
Skadden won summary judgment on all counts for Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. against certain of its preferred stockholders who sought relief arising from purported breaches of a certificate of designations, based on their allegation that a "Voting Rights Triggering Event" (VRTE) had occurred.
Skadden is representing Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (a portfolio company of Fortress Investment Group LLC) in its $2.8 billion merger with Emeritus Corporation.
Skadden is advising Vitol Group, one of the world’s largest independent energy trading companies, on its $2.6 billion purchase of Royal Dutch Shell plc's Australia downstream businesses.
On February 10, partner and firm general counsel Lawrence Spiegel was featured on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” about the implications of corporate apologies. .
Chambers Asia-Pacific has recognized Skadden practices and 16 partners among the region's leaders in its 2014 guide.
Skadden is representing Actavis plc on the antitrust aspects of its $25 billion acquisition of Forest Laboratories, Inc.