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HTMLSEC Adopts Rules Regarding Third-Party Due Diligence Reports in Connection With Offerings of Asset-Backed Securities, and Other Rules for Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations
Charles A. Sweet; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has adopted a variety of rules (the “Adopting Release”) relating to nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (“NRSROs”), as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...

 

HTMLA Guide to Regulation AB II
Charles A. Sweet; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
On August 27, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the long-awaited comprehensive amendments to Regulation AB and the other rules affecting the offering process for asset-backed securities, commonly known as “Regulation AB II.” These new rules will, among other things,...

 

HTMLRobbins Geller Sanctioned Over Use of False Witness in Case Against Boeing
Ryan D. Nassau, John D. Pernick; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 3, 2014
On August 21, 2014, the Northern District of Illinois issued an order sanctioning prominent securities litigation plaintiffs’ firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, LLP for misconduct in connection with its use of a confidential witness to support the securities fraud action it brought...

 

HTMLSEC Votes to Adopt Regulation AB II, Rules Regarding Third-Party Due Diligence Reports in Connection with Offerings of Asset-Backed Securities
Charles A. Sweet; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 27, 2014
On August 27, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) voted 5-0 to adopt the long-awaited comprehensive amendments to Regulation AB and other rules affecting the offering process for asset-backed securities, commonly known as “Regulation AB II.”

 

HTMLAAA Launches New Consumer Arbitration Rules on Sept. 1, 2014
J. Warren Rissier, Nicolette L. Young; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 25, 2014
The American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) is launching its new Consumer Arbitration Rules (“Consumer Rules”), effective Sept. 1, 2014. This is the AAA’s first stand-alone set of rules developed specifically for consumer arbitration. The new Consumer Rules will...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Defines ‘Customer’ Under FINRA Arbitration Rules
David C. Boch, Michael C. Moran; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2014, previously published on August 15, 2014
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has provided a measure of clarity in limiting the definition of a “customer” who may bring a FINRA arbitration under FINRA Rule 12200. The decision is significant for those member firms that provide a broad array of financial services...

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Questions De Minimis CERCLA Settlement and Deference to State
Jeremy Esterkin, Denise G. Fellers, Mae Kieng Hau, Rick R. Rothman; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2014, previously published on August 13, 2014
The Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Arizona v. Tucson rebuked a district court’s rubber-stamp approval of several consent decrees under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The district court failed to adequately scrutinize the decrees...

 

HTMLAnti-Money Laundering Customer Due Diligence
K. Michael Carlton, Barry N. Hurwitz, Andrew B. Kales, W. John McGuire, Carl A. Valenstein; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014
On July 30, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued proposed regulations seeking to clarify and strengthen the customer due diligence obligations of certain types of financial institutions aimed at preventing money laundering in the...

 

HTMLDelaware Supreme Court Allows Plaintiff Shareholders to ‘Invade’ Corporation’s Attorney-Client Privilege for Good Cause
Michael D. Blanchard, Christopher M. Wasil, P. Sabin Willett; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 8, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
Over forty years ago, in Garner v. Wofinbarger, 430 F.2d 1039 (5th Cir. 1970), the Fifth Circuit held that, with a showing of good cause, a shareholder investigating potential fiduciary breaches could overcome the attorney-client privilege for internal corporate documents. In Delaware, several...

 

HTMLDelay of the Effective Date to the Amendments to the Article 63 Exemption
Tomoko Fuminaga, Akihito Miyake, Yoshiyuki Omori, Christopher P. Wells, Koji Yamamoto; Bingham McCutchen Murase Sakai Mimura Aizawa Foreign Law Joint Enterprise;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014
This Client Alert is an update to our client dated May 20, 2014 with respect to the proposed amendments (“Proposed Amendments”) to the regulations with respect to the “Special Business Activities for Qualified Institutional Investors” (the “Article 63 Exemption”)...

 


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