Latest From Skadden

  • US Imposes New Russia Sanctions Targeting Oligarchs, Senior Government Officials and Entities
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Jamie L. Boucher, Eytan J. Fisch, William J. Sweet, Jr., James E. Perry, Greg Seidner, Joydeep Sengupta

    On April 6, 2018, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions against seven Russian oligarchs and 12 companies they own or control, as well as 17 senior Russian government officials, a state-owned Russian weapons-trading company and its bank subsidiary. The sanctions create both “primary” or “secondary” sanctions risks for both U.S. persons and non-U.S. persons. Concurrently, OFAC issued two general licenses permitting certain transactions and activities necessary to wind down dealings with or divest interests in certain of the sanctioned companies.

  • AT&T/Time Warner: How Judge's Experience In 'Comcast/NBCU' May Shape the Trial
    New York Law Journal
    Shepard Goldfein, Karen Hoffman Lent

    At the midpoint of the much-anticipated AT&T/Time Warner trial, partners Shepard Goldfein and Karen Hoffman Lent discuss how a vertical mega-merger from a few years ago — and a familiar face from that case — may provide some clues of what is to come.

  • Navigating the Current Landscape of Shareholder Activism
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Richard J. Grossman, Martha E. McGarry

    On March 28, 2018, Skadden hosted the webinar “Navigating the Current Landscape of Shareholder Activism,” the fifth and final program in the 2017-18 SEC Reporting & Compliance and Corporate Governance Series. The panelists were Skadden M&A partners Richard Grossman and Martha McGarry; Matthew Sherman, president of Joele Frank; Greg Taxin, managing director at Spotlight Advisors; and Scott Winter, managing director at Innisfree M&A Incorporated.