Extreme Heat? A Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Transaction Update (August 2021)

Increased interest in levels of M&A activity resulted in the Bureau of Competition’s Premerger Notification Office (PNO) publishing of monthly figures for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act transactions. The latest monthly update from the PNO is for August 2021 and noted 369 reported transactions. This is the highest number of monthly reported transactions in any month of August between FY 2010 and FY 2021. It is also the second-highest number of reported transactions in any month since October 2010.

A MEDAL for HaystackID? Company Unveils New Mobile Elite Discovery and Analysis Lab Service

According to John Wilson, Chief Information Security Officer and President of Forensics at HaystackID, “When it’s a ‘bet the company’ matter, MEDAL allows professionals to gain the most insight into the activity and usage of mobile devices when it matters the most.” The announcement goes on to share that previously restricted areas on mobile devices include the Secure Folder (Samsung), Private Space (Huawei), KeyChain (iOS), Email (Android and iOS), third-party application data, system and application logs, and deleted content, which are now accessible through MEDAL-enabled extractions. Full-file system and physical extractions from both Android and iOS devices are supported.

Cellebrite Introduces New Professional Services

According to Miri Mishor-Goldenberg, Cellebrite’s EVP of Customer Services, “Law enforcement’s pathway to digital transformation is a cultural shift that involves technology, people, and business processes all focused on the goal of optimizing the modern investigative lifecycle. Cellebrite Services marks a significant turning point in our ability to share our expertise in Digital Intelligence, along with comprehensive training and robust professional services with public safety and enterprise customers across the globe.”

Avoiding the Doldrums? A Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Transaction Update (July 2021)

Increased interest in levels of M&A activity has resulted in the Bureau of Competition’s Premerger Notification Office (PNO) publishing the monthly figures for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act transactions. The latest monthly update from the PNO is for July 2021 and noted 343 reported transactions. This is the highest number of monthly reported transactions in any month of July between FY 2010 and FY 2021. It is also the second-highest number of reported transactions in any month since October 2010.

Changing Gears? A Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Transaction Update (June 2021)

Increased interest in levels of M&A activity has resulted in the Bureau of Competition’s Premerger Notification Office (PNO) publishing the monthly figures for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act transactions. The latest monthly update from the PNO is for June 2021 and noted 295 reported transactions. This is the highest number of monthly reported transactions in any month of June between FY 2010 and FY 2021. It is also the fifth-highest number of reported transactions in any month since October 2010.

Hitting On All Cylinders? A Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Transaction Update (May 2021)

Increased interest in levels of M&A activity has resulted in the Bureau of Competition’s Premerger Notification Office (PNO) publishing the monthly figures for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act transactions. The latest monthly update from the PNO is for May 2021 and noted 326 reported transactions. This is the highest number of monthly reported transactions in any month of May between FY 2010 and FY 2021. It is also the second-highest number of reported transactions in any month since October 2010.

Smooth Sailing? A Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Transaction Update (April 2021)

Increased interest in levels of M&A activity has resulted in the Bureau of Competition’s Premerger Notification Office (PNO) publishing the monthly figures for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act transactions. The latest monthly update from the PNO is for April 2021 and noted 266 reported transactions. This is the highest number of monthly reported transactions in any April between FY 2010 and FY 2021. It is also the fourth-highest number of reported transactions in any month since October 2010.

What the Truck? Cellebrite Vulnerabilities Highlighted by Signal Hack (Six Extracts)

According to Dan Goodin of Ars Technica, the Cellebrite vulnerabilities could provide fodder for defense attorneys to challenge the integrity of forensic reports generated using the Cellebrite software. Additionally, Lucas Ropac of Gizmodo notes that if all of these disclosures are true, it could have pretty massive ramifications for Cellebrite.

Ahead of Schedule? A Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Transaction Update (March 2021)

Increased interest in levels of M&A activity has warranted that the Bureau of Competition’s Premerger Notification Office (PNO) share the monthly figures for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act transactions. This increased activity can be seen in the running update of HSR transaction numbers between October 2019 and today. The latest monthly update from the PNO is for March 2021 and noted 323 reported transactions. This is the highest number of monthly reported transactions in any March between FY 2010 and FY 2021. The 323 reported transactions number is also the second-highest reported monthly transactions number for any month between October 2010 and today, only trailing the 424 reported transactions in November 2020.

Mac and Cheese? Cellebrite Launches Endpoint Inspector

According to today’s press announcement, Endpoint Inspector provides users with the server, endpoint software and license for examiners to conduct investigations and eliminates the critical time delay and cost needed to ship laptops to physical locations for digital data collection.

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