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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to Acquire IronPlanet

Skadden is advising Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated in its $758.5 million acquisition of IronPlanet.


Atlas Resource Partners Receives Approval of Its Prepack

Skadden is advising Atlas Resource Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership, in its prepackaged restructuring, which received court approval on August 26, 2016. Atlas is expected to emerge as Titan Energy, LLC on September 1, 2016, pursuant to the confirmed prepackaged plan.


Senior Federal Trade Commission Official Tara Reinhart Rejoins Skadden

Skadden, Arps is pleased to announce that Tara Reinhart, current chief trial counsel for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Competition, will rejoin the firm's Antitrust and Competition Group as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office. Her practice will focus on civil litigation and government investigations, with an emphasis on complex antitrust litigation and international cartel probes.


AEP Industries to Be Acquired by Berry Plastics

Skadden is advising AEP Industries Inc. on its $765 million acquisition by Berry Plastics Group, Inc.


Skadden Named Among Top Firms for LGBT Commitment

Equality Illinois recognized Skadden as one of the top Illinois law firms leading the way in providing a safe and fair work environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and engaging with the LGBT community.


JLL, Water Street to Sell BioClinica to Cinven

Skadden is representing BioClinica, Inc. and its equity holders in the sale of BioClinica to Cinven Limited.


Wells Fargo Settles Action Brought by CFPB

We represented Wells Fargo in the settlement of a matter with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) concerning the bank's servicing of student loans.


Mercury Insurance Wins Judgment Vacating CDI Penalty

On behalf of Mercury Insurance Company, Skadden won a motion for judgment on a petition for writ of mandate, vacating a $27.6 million penalty imposed by the California Department of Insurance (CDI).


En Banc 9th Circuit Reverses Panel in Extradition Case

On August 4, the en banc 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a 9th Circuit panel decision that extradition courts could not consider whether evidence submitted to them was obtained via torture.


Hangzhou Liaison Buys Majority Equity Stake in Dehaier Medical

Skadden served as U.S. legal adviser to Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co. Ltd. in its acquisition of a majority 64.18 percent equity stake in Dehaier Medical Systems Limited.