Diversity & Inclusion
Skadden secured a dismissal in federal court on behalf of its client Chase Bank USA, N.A. and six other payment card-issuing banks in an antitrust class action.
Skadden is advising SBA Communications Corporation on its REIT conversion
Skadden successfully opposed class certification in a putative securities class action brought against UBS Financial Services Incorporated of Puerto Rico, UBS Trust Company of Puerto Rico and Carlos Ortiz
Skadden represented Amherst Holdings, LLC in connection with the $652 million sale of a portfolio of 4,262 single-family rental properties to an operating partnership controlled by Altisource Residential Corporation, a publicly traded REIT.
Skadden represented Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. in its $6.3 billion all-cash acquisition by Sompo Holdings, Inc.
Skadden secured the denial of the plaintiffs' motion to vacate the dismissal of a putative class action against Biogen Inc. and certain of its current and former officers.
Skadden is representing Janus Capital Group Inc. in its all-stock merger of equals with Henderson Group plc.
On behalf of Tremont Group Holdings, Skadden secured the dismissal with prejudice of claims arising out of Tremont's management of two offshore hedge funds that lost over $1 billion invested with Bernie Madoff.
On behalf of News Corp., NI Group LTD, and Rupert and James Murdoch, Skadden defeated a plaintiffs' motion to reconsider the court's prior dismissals of a securities class action arising out of the highly publicized improper news-gathering practices at The Sun and now-defunct News of the World.
Skadden is advising Ecolab Inc. on updating its $2 billion multi-issuer euro-commercial paper program, which was granted a STEP (short-term European paper) label on September 22.