Delaware Chancery Court Upholds $550 Million Acquisition of Brattle Client DecoPac in MAE Dispute
In one of the few contested mergers to be adjudicated by trial over a material adverse effect (MAE) claim related to COVID, the Delaware Chancery Court ruled that Kohlberg & Company’s $550 million acquisition of DecoPac must be completed. The post-trial opinion “resolved all issues in favor of” Brattle’s clients, DecoPac and Snow Phipps.
Six California Companies Ordered to Pay $1.8 Billion for Evading US Tariffs Following DOJ Prosecution Supported by Brattle Testimony
In a smuggling scheme organized to help a Chinese billionaire artificially inflate his company’s value, six Southern California companies imported and stockpiled massive quantities of aluminum and dodged $1.8 billion in anti-dumping and countervailing duties between 2011 and 2014. In the US Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into the scheme, Brattle was retained to contribute economic analyses and expert testimony.