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From maneuvering the implications of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act to understanding state and federal laws and regulations, Bloomberg Law’s Corporate/M&A Practice Center helps you understand the wide spectrum of opportunities and risks of compliance in this complex area. With the latest news and analysis detailing breaking decisions, fines, and settlements, plus cases and decisions and expert perspectives at the ready, you’ll be able to foresee coming issues and opportunities for your clients.
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Stay on top of the issues that are most important to your practice and your clients with up-to-the-minute corporate and M&A news from sources that include Bloomberg News, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Brief newsletters and many others. Plus, gain unlimited access to news from thousands of additional sources through Bloomberg Law’s dedicated Corporate/M&A News page. Browse articles by industry segments and hot topics and use suggested searches of topics of interest to streamline your research.


Dive into new transactional projects with practical guidance, including document and clause descriptions; timelines and checklists; drafting guides; ALI-ABA Forms; and more. Then, find relevant example transactional language from more than 300,000 documents with the DealMaker Document and Clause Searches.

Easily locate valuable deal precedent by selecting the new Combined M&A Transaction Documents Document Type or any of its subtypes and using targeted fields such as Party and Attorney roles in the deal and Deal Size. Then apply filters, such as Deal Type and Deal Status, to narrow your results. Plus, the M&A Deal Detail tab atop many M&A transaction documents summarizes the main deal terms.


Corporate Law & Accountability Report®, Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report™ and other Bloomberg BNA Law Reports deliver essential analysis and authoritative commentary on legislative, regulatory, and court developments and their implications on your clients’ business. Stay informed on movements in the industry with insights from leading practitioners on critical issues, including the latest developments in corporate governance, mergers, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and more.

  • Laws & Regulations on key areas, including the Delaware General Corporation Law, the New York Business Corporation Law, and the California Corporations Code.
  • Opinions, Dockets & Litigation make it easy to search, save, and share documents from a comprehensive database of Corporate/M&A court records, filings, and opinions.
  • Bloomberg BNA Portfolios give you in-depth guidance and detailed analysis for a variety of practice-related topics. Portfolio categories as shown in the Corporate/M&A Practice Center are:
      • Accounting for Income Taxes
      • Accounting Rules and Disclosures
      • Audit, Practice and Special Topics
      • Corporate Practice Series
      • Estates, Gifts and Trusts
      • Foreign Income
      • Health Law & Business
      • State Tax
      • U.S. Income

  • Books & Treatises from the American Bar Association (ABA), Practising Law Institute (PLI), and Getting the Deal Through treatises. Some titles include:


    • Antitrust Law Developments
    • Business Torts Litigation
    • Corporate Counsel Guides: Understanding Asia
    • Corporate Directors Guidebook
    • Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation for the Practical Lawyer
    • Fundamentals of Corporate Governance: A Guide for Directors and Corporate Counsel
    • Handbook for the Conduct of Shareholders’ Meetings
    • In-House Counsel Essential Toolkit
    • Internal Corporate Investigations
    • International Mergers and Acquisitions Due Diligence
    • M&A Process: A Practical Guide for the Business Lawyer
    • Mergers and Acquisitions: Understanding the Antitrust Issues
    • Model Asset Purchase Agreement with Commentary
    • Model Business Corporation Act, Annotated
    • Model Joint Venture Agreement with Commentary
    • Model Stock Purchase Agreement with Commentary
    • Negotiating Business Acquisitions
    • Primer on the Law of Mergers and Acquisitions: A General Review of Antitrust Principles Governing Mergers and Acquisitions for Business Managers
    • SEC Executive Compensation Disclosure Rules
    • The ABCs of the UCC: (Revised) Article 1: General Provisions
    • The ABCs of the UCC: Article 3: Negotiable Instruments and Article 4: Bank Deposits and Collections
    • The ABCs of the UCC: Article 4A: Funds Transfers
    • The ABCs of the UCC: Article 5: Letters of Credit
    • The ABCs of the UCC: (Revised) Article 7: Documents of Title
    • The ABCs of the UCC: Article 8: Investment Securities
    • The ABCs of the UCC: (Revised) Article 9: Secured Transactions
    • The ABCs of the UCC: Related Insolvency Law
    • The ABCs of the UCC: Related and Supplementary Consumer Law
    • Truth in Lending


    • Merger Control
    • Mergers and Acquisitions


    • Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering
    • Corporate Compliance Answer Book 2010
    • Corporate Legal Departments
    • Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley Era
    • Credit Market and Subprime Distress: Responding to Legal Issues
    • Deskbook on Internal Investigations, Corporate Compliance and White Collar Issues
    • Directors’ & Officers’ Liability
    • Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
    • Doing Business Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    • Drafting for Corporate Finance
    • Exempt & Hybrid Securities Offerings
    • Financial Product Fundamentals
    • Hedge Fund Regulation
    • International Corporate Practice: A Practitioner’s Guide to Global Success
    • Investment Adviser Regulation
    • Legal Opinions in Business Transactions
    • Mergers, Acquisitions and Tender Offers: Law and Strategies
    • Mutual Fund Regulation
    • PLI’s Guide to the SEC’s Executive Compensation and Related Party Transaction Disclosure Rules
    • PLI’s Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Business Professionals
    • PLI’s Guide to the Securities Offering Reforms
    • Pocket MBA 1: Everything an Attorney Needs to Know About Finance
    • Pocket MBA 2: Everything an Attorney Needs to Know About Finance
    • Pocket MBA 3: Everything an Attorney Needs to Know About Finance
    • Public Company Deskbook: Sarbanes-Oxley and Federal Governance Requirements
    • Securities Investigations: Internal, Civil and Criminal
    • Securities Litigation: A Practitioner’s Guide
    • Soderquist on Corporate Law and Practice
    • Soderquist on the Securities Laws
    • Structured Finance: A Guide to the Principles of Asset Securitization
  • Law Reviews & Journals include select law reviews and journals of particular interest to Corporate/M&A practitioners. Titles include the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Journal of Corporation Law, Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law, Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, and many others.
  • Bloomberg News, Bloomberg Businessweek, and the Corporate/M&A News page together offer relevant news from thousands of sources.


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