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Time Warner Cable, the second-largest U.S. cable-television operator, will acquire Insight Communications from three private equity owners for $3 billion in cash in order to expand in the Midwest, the companies announced Monday.
Anita Hill, who gained national exposure through her testimony at the confirmation hearings of U.S. Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, returns to Washington, D.C., to join the plaintiffs firm Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll.
Ecolab, Inc., a sanitation and food safety company, agreed to pay $5.4 billion to acquire Nalco Holding Company, to expand its water treatment services, the companies announced Wednesday.
Bratz dolls maker MGA Entertainment Inc. said it would settle for $108 million in attorney fees and drop its request for the $161 million it claimed was owed by Mattel after it won a drawn out copyright battle against the big toy maker.
Tokyo brewer Kirin Holdings Co. plans to acquire a controlling stake in Brazilian beer and soft drink maker Schincariol Group in a bid to expand its presence in that country's fast-growing economy.
Two Toronto firms advised on TD Bank Group’s $8.7 billion acquisition of Bank of America's Canada-based credit card business, the latest in a string of acquisitions for TD Bank.
Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance plans to open an office in Casablanca by the end of 2011 to serve a growing list of clients doing business in Africa, the firm announced Monday. It is the firm's first office on that continent.
Am Law 100 firms are advising on a pair of billion-dollar shipping deals announced Monday that involve the East Asia maritime market.
Despite Friday’s certification of the repeal of the military's “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, lawyers waging a constitutional challenge against the controversial rule are pledging to keep the lawsuit alive in the face of government efforts to have it dismissed as moot.
Robert Bostrom, the general counsel of Freddie Mac who led the company's legal strategy through the recent financial crisis, will leave the company July 29 to join SNR Denton as partner and cohead of the firm's global financial institutions and funds group.
Texas-based National Oilwell Varco will acquire fiberglass pipe manufacturer Ameron International Corporation for $772 million, in an all-cash deal, both companies announced Tuesday.
The big news on the IPO front this week, of course, was the better-than-expected debut of Dunkin’ Brands, the Canton, Mass.–based operator of the Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins chains.
The legal industry shed 2,600 jobs this month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics's June employment report, which the agency released Friday. It was the fourth month this year during which the legal sector saw jobs decline.
In a deal announced Thursday, Swedish private equity firm EQT has agreed to sell Securitas Direct, a European alarm and security company, to private equity firms Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman for 21.9 billion Swedish kronor, or $3.4 billion, in cash.
California authorities have hit two Golden State men with misdemeanor charges for selling an Apple iPhone 4 prototype the pair found in a bar to a popular technology blog in the spring of 2010.