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424B1
BLACK & DECKER CORP filed this Form 424B1 on 11/18/2011
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LEGAL MATTERS

Unless otherwise indicated in the applicable prospectus supplement, we are being represented by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, New York, as to matters of New York law; matters of Maryland law will be passed upon for us by Miles & Stockbridge P.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and matters of Connecticut law will be passed upon for us by Donald J. Riccitelli, our corporate counsel. Mr. Riccitelli beneficially owns and has rights to acquire less than one percent of our common stock.

EXPERTS

The consolidated financial statements of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. and subsidiaries (the “Company”) as of January 1, 2011 and January 2, 2010 and for each of the three years in the period ended January 1, 2011 appearing in the Company’s Current Report (Form 8-K) dated November 14, 2011 (including the schedule appearing therein), and the effectiveness of the Company’s internal control over financial reporting as of January 1, 2011 appearing in the Company’s Annual Report (Form 10-K) for the year ended January 1, 2011, have been audited by Ernst & Young LLP, independent registered public accounting firm, as set forth in their reports thereon, included therein, and incorporated herein by reference. Such consolidated financial statements and schedule are incorporated herein by reference in reliance upon such reports given on the authority of such firm as experts in accounting and auditing.

The consolidated financial statements of The Black & Decker Corporation and subsidiaries (“Black & Decker”) as of December 31, 2009 and December 31, 2008 and for each of the three years in the period ended December 31, 2009 appearing in the Company’s Current Report (Form 8-K) dated March 12, 2010 have been audited by Ernst & Young LLP, independent registered public accounting firm, as set forth in their report thereon, included therein, and incorporated herein by reference. Such consolidated financial statements are incorporated herein by reference in reliance upon such reports given on the authority of such firm as experts in accounting and auditing.

 

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