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SPAC Litigation Case Studies: How Insurance Responds

By: Emily Maier, Yelena Dunaevsky
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have become a popular way to raise funds for public mergers and acquisitions in recent years. However, the directors and officers of a SPAC can face unique exposures. These liabilities can include direct risks to personal assets because the funds the SPAC raises through a public offering must be held... Read more »
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Escrow and Reps & Warranties Insurance: Comparing Risk Allocation Mechanisms

By: J.P. Morgan Escrow Services
The Risk Allocation Landscape Historically, escrows have served as a classic deal protection mechanism in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions. Recently, however, representations and warranties (R&W) insurance has emerged as an escrow alternative, offering seller-friendly terms and competitive premiums. Is there room for two products on the market? Is one better than the other? Bottom... Read more »
5 Min Read Internet Law & Cyber-Security
August 16, 2021

Colorado Governor Signs Nation's Third Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Law

By: Webb McArthur, Dailey Wilson
On July 7, 2021, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA). By enacting the CPA, Colorado becomes the third state in the nation to implement a generally applicable consumer data privacy law, after California with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Virginia with the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act... Read more »

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6 Min Read Business of Law
September 3, 2021

Rule of Law — What is It?

By: John H. Quinn, Jr.

While politically and ideologically poles apart, U.S. House of Representatives members Liz Cheney and Adam Schiff, both members…

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