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  • Why did Simpson Thacher enter Houston, and how is its office faring in that market? Source:
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  • LAGOS, June 1 (Reuters) – More companies are lining up to list on the Lagos stock exchange, kick starting Nigeria’s IPO market after a long drought. Source:
  • LAGOS, June 1 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves rose 0.27 percent from a month ago to $47.62 billion as of May 30, central bank data showed on Friday. Source:
  • On June 6 at 10 a.m. EST, the Hoover Institution will host an event entitled, “Keeping Our Republic Through Turbulent Times: from the 1960s to Today,” in Washington, D.C. Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit will speak. The event is free and will include a question-and-answer […]
  • LAGOS, June 1 (Reuters) – Some 1.14 billion shares of Stanbic IBTC Holding were sold at 53.75 naira each the stock exchange said on Friday in a block deal valued at about $195 million. Source:
  • In a post at PrawfsBlawg, Dan Epps (who partners with this blog through the podcast he co-hosts, First Mondays) suggests that “Justice [Neil] Gorsuch’s apparent proclivity for writing separately seems likely to be part of the story” for why, as “of a couple weeks ago, the Court was setting records for the slow pace of […]
  • Commentary continues on Collins v. Virginia, in which the justices held on Tuesday that the automobile exception to the warrant requirement does not permit a warrantless search of a vehicle parked in the driveway of a home. At PrawfsBlawg, Leah Litman notes that “Justice Thomas wrote a separate opinion in which he questioned the application […]
  • As adrenalin-packed leisure pursuits go, cage-diving with sharks could be the biggest challenge of them all. But these predators are also a wonder to behold Source:
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