Kirkland & Ellis LLP and DLA Piper LLP worked on the deal to take private Active Network Inc., a company that manages online registration for marathons, business conferences and other events. Vista Equity Partners is buying Active for about $1.05 billion in cash.
Kurzon Strauss LLP was sued by the Thomas M. Cooley Law School over claims the New York law firm and two of its lawyers falsely claimed on websites that the school misrepresented graduate employment statistics.
Hedge funds, broker-dealers and mortgage companies may face unprecedented demands for data on everything from risk exposure to trading partners as U.S. regulators seek to identify firms that pose a potential threat to the financial system, a confidential government report says.
The multipronged attack carried out by a Taliban faction in Afghanistan last weekend, including sustained raids in the capital’s diplomatic quarter and on Parliament, was meant, the New York Times reported, to “undermine confidence in NATO and Afghan military gains.”