Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP are acting as counsel for RF Micro Devices Inc., which agreed to buy TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. for $1.59 billion, creating a chipmaker with more than $2 billion in revenue. Perkins Coie LLP is counsel for TriQuint.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s vote yesterday to clear the way for Congress to lift the federal debt ceiling made the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s task of helping him win re-election a lot harder.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP was counsel to Brookfield Property Partners LP, the commercial real estate company that was spun off by its Canadian parent earlier this year, in its agreement to purchase U.S. industrial-property assets from Japan’s Kajima Corp. for $1.1 billion. Morrison & Foerster LLP is advising Kajima.
Swiss banks are turning over thousands of employee names to U.S. authorities as they seek leniency for their alleged role in helping American clients evade taxes, according to lawyers representing banking staff.
Perkins Coie LLP represented Zillow Inc., the operator of the largest U.S. real-estate website, in its $50 million purchase of New York-based StreetEasy. Latham & Watkins LLP represented StreetEasy in the deal.