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Skadden Named International Arbitration Team of the Year

We were named International Arbitration Team of the Year at the 2017 Legal Business Awards on March 23 in London.


Former CFTC General Counsel Jonathan L. Marcus Joins Skadden as Of Counsel

Skadden is pleased to announce that Jonathan L. Marcus, former general counsel for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has joined the firm's Derivatives Group as of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office. His practice will focus on financial services regulatory and legislative advice, as well as civil and appellate litigation and government investigatory matters.


Skadden Leads in Handling Defense-Side Federal Securities Cases

According to statistics from Lex Machina, Skadden served as defense counsel in more federal securities cases in the U.S. from 2009 to 2016 than any other firm.


Citigroup Sells APAC Customer Portfolio for Merchant Acquiring

Skadden is advising Citigroup in connection with Wirecard AG's purchase of the customer portfolio of Citi's merchant acquiring business in 11 Asia Pacific markets.


PIK Group Announces Tender Offer and Cancellation of Listing

Skadden is advising PIK Group, Russia's leading residential real estate developer, on its $255 million cash tender offer for global depositary receipts listed on the London Stock Exchange and the subsequent cancellation of its U.K. listing.


Triangle USA Petroleum Secures Approval for Reorganization Plan

Skadden secured approval for oil-and-gas operator Triangle USA Petroleum Corp.'s reorganization plan at a hearing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in Wilmington.


Intel to Acquire Mobileye

Skadden is representing Intel Corporation in its approximately $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye N.V.


Review of Class Certification Denied in UBS Puerto Rico Case

Skadden successfully defeated an attempted interlocutory appeal of an order denying class certification in a putative securities class action brought against UBS Financial Services Incorporated of Puerto Rico and other defendants.


EMC Directors Successfully Defend Dismissal of Shareholder Claims

On March 6, Skadden obtained the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's affirmance of the dismissal of shareholder claims against directors of EMC Corporation arising out of its 2016 merger with Dell Inc.


TerraForm Global, Controlling Stake in TerraForm Power to Be Sold

Skadden is representing SunEdison, Inc. in the acquisition by Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. of TerraForm Global, Inc. and a controlling interest in TerraForm Power, Inc.