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Gibson Dunn HILTON AND PROMUS HOTELS COMBINE TO GO BIG TIME In a deal valued at $4 billion, Hilton Hotels will acquire Promus...


Tricky Transactions

Oct. 5, 1999
By Columnist

By John F. McLean The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, 15 U.S.C. Section 18a, requires the parties to me...



"I keep six honest serving men. They taught me all I knew; Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who."


All in the Family

Oct. 5, 1999
By Jeffrey Anderson

All in the Family John McNicholas has woven family, faith and law together. He practices with two of his sons and one of his ...



Easing the Burden

Oct. 5, 1999
By Columnist

The net operating losses of a target company are often its most valuable possessions. But the acquiring company must structur...


Time Out

Oct. 5, 1999
By Columnist

By Paul Kiesel Two pieces of advice I'm afraid I should have listened to but didn't are don't read in the dark or you'll need...



It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason and justice tell me I ought to do. Edmund Burke Musick P...


Turning the Page

Oct. 5, 1999
By Elizabeth Freudenthal

By Elizabeth Freudenthal More than 25 years ago, young John Osborn, still reeling from the rigors of Harvard Law School and a...



Making Sure

Oct. 5, 1999
By Columnist

^^Construction Law^^ Making Sure Obligations Under Construction Payment Bonds The scope of potential liability is important n...


Rise of Women 'Didn't Happen by Accident'

Oct. 5, 1999
By Leslie Gordon

After a recent series of managerial appointments at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison , four out of the firm's five California ...



Bench Recused for Bribery Trial

Oct. 5, 1999
By Michael Harris

Bench Recused For Bribery Trial A Los Angeles Municipal Court judge has recused the entire Municipal Court bench from hearing...


Rest Assured

Oct. 5, 1999
By Columnist

By Alan J. Barton Each acquisition involves a purchase and sale contract in which the purchaser of the target company obtains...



Bigger, Faster, Stronger

Oct. 5, 1999
By Leslie Gordon

By Leslie A. Gordon Kenton King, a mergers and acquisitions partner at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, used to spend h...


What the Laws Say

Oct. 5, 1999
By Tom Dresslar

SACRAMENTO - Here are the major provisions of a three-bill package on low-cost auto insurance. The legislation awaits action ...



Judge May Vacate Murder Conviction in Old Case

Oct. 5, 1999
By Michael Harris

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ordered the district attorney's office to tell him why he should not vacate a man's 19...


Dedication of a Courthouse

Oct. 5, 1999
By Pat Alston

ROBERT LEVINS/Daily Journal Los Angeles Municipal Court Presiding Judge Veronica S. McBeth and City Attorney James K. Hahn, ...



Pleas on Behalf of Nanny Do Not Sway S.D. Judge

Oct. 5, 1999
By Claude Walbert

SAN DIEGO - Saying that circumstances in a case of a woman convicted of shaking a baby to death didn't justify a sentence les...


WASHINGTON-The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed San Diego attorney M. James Lorenz to the U.S. District Court for the Southern...



Flat-Rate Answers

Oct. 5, 1999
By Tom Dresslar

SACRAMENTO - Finally freed from the vise-grip of two powerful Capitol lobbies, California stands poised to open an auto insur...


Accusations Fly

Oct. 5, 1999
By Stacy Cohen

On May 11, 1996, ValuJet Flight 592 took off from Miami International Airport with 110 people on board and a crate of chemica...



Police Inspector General's Authority Still Murky

Oct. 5, 1999
By Lauren Bartlett

The police inspector general will have the authority to investigate or audit the police department without prior authority fr...


A retired Los Angeles trial judge is leading a statewide campaign to raise $30,000 from sitting and retired judges to help Ap...



Defense lawyers for three alleged white supremacists charged with murder want a reporter to testify about a purported confess...


WASHINGTON - As it opens its 1999-2000 term today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases that will have a major ...



U.S. Supreme Court Arguments

Oct. 4, 1999
By David Pike

^^U.S. SUPREME COURT ARGUMENTS^^ The justices this week will hear these cases: TODAY HABEAS CORPUS: Must a federal habeas peti...


New teaming model for commercial real estate

Oct. 2, 1999
By Jane Zastrow

By John D. Frager Commercial real estate brokers have a history of operating individually and independently. Obviously, many ...



Back to nature

Oct. 2, 1999
By Julie Nakashima

Calvin R. Abe sees his role as a landscape architect as changing the way people perceive public landscapes. "It's about creat...


Retail companies lured to Sacramento

Oct. 2, 1999
By Ron Mc Nees

Sacramento - News from a major Southern California retail developer and a large Southern department store has further lifted ...



South Leases

Oct. 2, 1999
By Ron Mc Nees

LOS ANGELES COUNTY 30495-30497 CANWOOD AVE., AGOURA HILLS Sq.Ft.: 2,500, OFFICE SPACE Tenant: KRISLIN CO. Tenant's Broker: ST...


ON THE SCENE Santa Clara/Silicon Valley

Oct. 2, 1999
By John Mc Cloud

Campbell Upgrade to first class The trend to smaller and more intimate hotels for business travelers has hit Silicon Valley. ...