Recently a purported shareholder of certain special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) initiated derivative lawsuits asserting that the SPACs are investment companies under the Investment Company Act of 1940, because proceeds from their initial public offerings are invested in short-term treasuries and qualifying money market funds.
Schiff Hardin LLP represented Good Works Acquisition Corp. in its de-SPACing business combination with Cipher Mining Technologies Inc.
On August 23, Vox Media announced that it acquired PUNCH, the James Beard Award-winning media brand, from Penguin Random House. Arent Fox LLP advised Vox Media in connection with the transaction.
Sixty-nine Arent Fox LLP attorneys have been rated as leaders in their profession by The Best Lawyers in America 2022.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been named to the 2021 “A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll” by the Justice Initiatives Committee of the State Bar of Michigan.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 51 attorneys have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2022.
Schiff Hardin LLP announced today the expansion of its Finance practice with the addition of Alexis Schostak, who joins as a partner in the firm’s Ann Arbor office.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to the Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2021.
Arent Fox LLP served as outside counsel to Credit Karma, a consumer technology company, in a multi-year jersey patch sponsorship with the Houston Rockets that highlights its new Credit Karma Money platform.
On August 2, Pupatella Management announced the successful closing of a $7.5 million equity financing of its subsidiary Pupatella RD II LLC. Arent Fox, led by Jay L. Halpern, Amal U. Dave, Paul A. Schmid, and Andrew Basye, served as legal counsel to Pupatella Management. 
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Francis Lyons has been invited to become a Fellow with the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL), a professional association of peer-recognized, distinguished lawyers in the field of environmental law.
Schiff Hardin LLP advised Nova Lifestyle, Inc. in its $3.1 million registered direct offering and concurrent private placement. Nova LifeStyle is a well-established, innovative designer and distributor of modern lifestyle furniture.
Schiff Hardin provided pro bono representation to The Global LPG Partnership, a non-profit organization backed by the United Nations that helps communities adopt liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for clean cooking, in its licensing agreement with Gas Technology Institute (GTI) for its Cool LPG technology.
Schiff Hardin LLP is advising First Mid Bancshares, Inc. on two separate recently announced transactions.
Schiff Hardin LLP acted as counsel to Datasea Inc. in its registered direct offering with certain institutional investors of 2,436,904 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $3.48 per share for the gross proceeds of approximately $8.48 million.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s Private Clients, Trusts and Estates Group and six partners have been recognized by Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2021 guide, a publication that ranks the top attorneys and law firms for international private wealth.
Schiff Hardin LLP acted as counsel to the placement agent in Dogness (International) Corporation’s $3.96 million registered direct offering.
Earlier this month, Arent Fox secured two important wins that have major implications for auto dealers.
Schiff Hardin LLP acted as counsel to Good Works II Acquisition Corp. in its initial public offering of 23,000,000 units, which included the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, at a price to the public of $10 per unit.
Schiff Hardin LLP acted as underwriter’s counsel for Unicycive Therapeutics’ $25 million initial public offering.
Schiff Hardin LLP counseled the underwriter for Moving iMage Technologies Inc.’s $14.5 million initial public offering.
Schiff advised Altaris Capital Partners, LLC on its acquisition of Padagis LLC, formerly the generic prescription pharmaceuticals business of Perrigo Company plc, for $1.55 billion.
Schiff Hardin LLP announced today the continued expansion of its Private Clients, Trusts and Estates Practice Group in New York and Chicago. Kevin Matz joins as a partner in New York, bringing nearly 20 years of experience in international and domestic trust and estate planning, and Kiran Uppal joins as counsel in Chicago.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked as “Recommended” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine in the Illinois IP Stars Patent Contentious category.
Schiff Hardin LLP is proud to announce that the firm and four of its attorneys have been ranked in the 2021 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, a guide that identifies top patent professionals based on 1,800 interviews with private practice and in-house professionals.