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Charter Communications buys Bright House Networks in $10.4B deal

The deal is contingent on the closing of Charter's purchase of cable systems from Comcast--which is merging with Time Warner cable. Video

David Marcus and Paul Mahoney discuss Dodd-Frank and its history

Dodd-Frank, the conventional wisdom goes, will prevent a repeat of the events of the 2008 just at the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 made U.S. securities markets safe for individual investors. Paul Mahoney offers another view of the similarity between Dodd-Frank and the New Deal legislation in his new book Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails. Video

UnitedHealth acquires PBM provider Catamaran in $12.8B deal

Catamaran will be join UnitedHealth's OptumRX group, which, when combined, are expected to fulfill 1 billion prescriptions in 2015. Video

UnitedHealth acquires PBM provider Catamaran in $12.8B deal

Catamaran will be join UnitedHealth's OptumRX group, which, when combined, are expected to fulfill 1 billion prescriptions in 2015. Video

UnitedHealth acquires PBM provider Catamaran in $12.8B deal

Catamaran will be join UnitedHealth's OptumRX group, which, when combined, are expected to fulfill 1 billion prescriptions in 2015. Video

Stamps.com delivers with Endicia acquisition

El Segundo, Calif.-based Stamps.com is delivering its largest deal since 2000, agreeing to buy the Endicia business from Newell Rubbermaid for $215 million in cash. Video

David Marcus and Ross Fieldston discuss activist strategies

Ross Fieldston, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York, says that shareholder activists are no longer just targeting under performing companies but rather a range of targets. Video

David Marcus and Eric Goodison discuss the PE financing market

Eric Goodison, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York, says there has been a slowdown in the leveraged lending market. There has been less issuance on any given deal because multiples have been under pressure, he says. Video

David Marcus and Ropes's Jay Kim discuss the financing markets

Jay Kim, a financing partner at Ropes & Gray LLP in New York, says that leveraged lending limits have put pressure on private equity buyers, especially in the second lien market. Video

David Marcus and Chris Austin discuss the Family Dollar deal

Antitrust issues played a key role in the battle for Family Dollar Stores Inc., said Chris Austin, a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, which represented the company. Dollar Tree Inc. agreed to buy Family Dollar and understood that it would have to divest some stores to win antitrust approval for the deal. Video

David Marcus and Robert Rachofsky discuss managing bust deal risk

Robert Rachofsky, a partner at WIllkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York, noted that there were a large number of busted deals last year; one of every six deals announced last year didn't close. Several inversion transactions were among last year's failed deals. Video

David Marcus and Kevin Miller discuss the Occam case in Delaware

Kevin Miller, a partner at Alston & Bird LLP, says that an obscure Delaware case raises the possibility of lawyer liability and a change in the dynamics of shareholder litigation. Chen v. Howard-Anderson arose from the $171 million sale of Occam Networks Inc. to Calix Inc. in 2011. Occam shareholders sued to challenge the deal, and Delaware Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster last year declined to dismiss fiduciary duty claims against Occam's CEO and CFO as well as disclosure claims against the company. Video

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