Bloomberg Law
Aug. 2, 2021, 12:15 PM

Wake Up Call: Four Firms on Square’s $29 Billion Buy of Afterpay

Rick Mitchell
Rick Mitchell
Freelance Correspondent

In today’s column, a legal services app started by a Stanford student more than doubled its valuation to $210 million; with Delta Covid cases soaring, several Big Law firms are requiring proof of vaccination to enter their offices, but many remain silent on the issue; Fried Frank won a $1.5 million contract to represent New York State’s Health Department, which faces Covid-19 investigations.

  • Leading off, Wachtell and Hong Kong-based King & Wood Mallesons are advising Square Inc., Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s digital-payments platform, on its deal to acquire Australian buy-now, pay-later company Afterpay Ltd. Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Australian ...

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