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|Getting By With a Little Help From Friends: United States Supreme Court to Clarify Insider Trading Liability in Tipping Cases|
Jodi L. Avergun, Kendra Clayton, Douglas H. Fischer, Adam S. Lurie, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 12, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016On January 19, 2016, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States v. Salman, in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the government may prove a “personal benefit” to a tipper of inside information—a necessary element of an insider trading case...
|Highlights from 2015 and Implications for 2016|
Joshua Apfelroth, Lindsey Kister, Gregory A. Markel, Braden McCurrach, William P. Mills; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 29, 2016, previously published on January 19, 2016A record-setting year for M&A deal activity, 2015 also yielded several important legal decisions and highlighted significant trends that are likely to influence M&A market participants in 2016 and beyond.
|FinCEN Targets High-Value Real Estate Transactions in New York and Miami|
Jodi L. Avergun, Nicholas E. Brandfon, J. Robert Duncan, Steven M. Herman, Joseph V. Moreno; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 29, 2016, previously published on January 19, 2016On January 13, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) announced that it had issued a Geographic Targeting Order (“GTO”) which will temporarily require certain title insurance companies to report the identity of natural persons who make...
|Glass Lewis Opens Registration for Issuer Data Report Requests, including expanding access to certain companies in Canada and Europe|
Christopher T. Cox, William P. Mills, Gillian Emmett Moldowan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 8, 2016U.S. companies listed on the NASDAQ and NYSE, as well as certain listed companies in Canada and Europe,1 with annual shareholder meetings scheduled between March 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016 may now register through January 31, 2016 to receive an Issuer Data Report (IDR) from Glass Lewis. The IDR...
|OFAC Publishes Cyber-Related Sanctions Regulations|
Peter Carey, Keith M. Gerver, Joseph V. Moreno, James A. Treanor; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 8, 2016On December 31, 2015, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued regulations1 implementing Executive Order 13694 of April 1, 2015, which authorized the imposition of economic sanctions on individuals and entities determined to be responsible...
|Regulations Limiting Executive Compensation and Administrative Costs of State-Funded Providers Upheld by Appellate Division, Second Department|
Christina T. Holder, Pamela Landman, Brian T. McGovern; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 18, 2016, previously published on December 31, 2015On December 30, 2015, the New York State Appellate Division, Second Department issued a decision in Agencies for Children’s Therapy Servs., Inc. v. N.Y. St. Dep’t of Health,1 upholding the regulations promulgated by the Department of Health (“DOH”) pursuant to Executive...
|The PATH Act|
David S. Miller, Jason D. Schwartz; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 18, 2016, previously published on December 28, 2015On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act).
|Delaware Chancery Court Invalidates Charter and Bylaw Provisions Allowing Only for Cause Removal of Directors Where Board is Not Classified|
Andrew Alin, William P. Mills, Timothy Polmateer, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 18, 2016, previously published on January 05, 2016In a December 21, 2015 transcript ruling, the Delaware Chancery Court invalidated the provisions of VAALCO Energy, Inc.’s charter and bylaws that allow for removal of directors only “for cause” even though VAALCO’s board is not classified. Vice Chancellor Laster ruled that...
|Clarifying Amendments to the Nonprofit Revitalization Act Signed Into Law|
Christina T. Holder, Pamela Landman, Paul W. Mourning; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 21, 2015On December 11, 2015, Governor Cuomo signed into law Chapter 555 of the Laws of New York of 2015 (Assemb. Bill 8118-B/Sen. Bill 5868-A) making certain “clarifying amendments,”1 effective immediately,2 to provisions of the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (“NPCL”),...
|CFTC Adopts Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps|
Patrick A. Calves, Nihal S. Patel, Jeffrey L. Robins, Michael Sean Selig; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015Yesterday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) held an open meeting at which it voted to adopt final rules (the “CFTC Margin Rules”)1 governing margin requirements for uncleared swaps (“Swaps”) entered into by swap dealers and major swap...