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|FinCEN Tightens the Screws on Money Launderers with Additional Scrutiny of High-Value Residential Real Estate Transactions|
Jodi L. Avergun, Nicholas E. Brandfon, Steven M. Herman, Colleen D. Kukowski; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016Choice real estate markets such as New York, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and San Antonio may offer enticing amenities like buzzing nightlife or sunny beaches, but thanks to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), they now also come with an extra dose of...
|SEC Proposal Would Require Business Continuity and Transition Plans for Investment Advisers|
Garret Filler, Dorothy D. Mehta, Joseph V. Moreno; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 5, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016Citing the ongoing risk of terrorist and cyber-attacks, the 2008 financial crisis, and Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has issued proposed rules under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (“Advisers Act”) that would require...
|Potential Risks and Rewards of Cybersecurity Information Sharing Under CISA|
Peter Carey, Keith M. Gerver, Joseph V. Moreno, Emily J. Rockwood; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 21, 2016When President Obama signed into law the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, which was designed to facilitate information sharing on cybersecurity threats between the public and private sectors, proponents hailed it as “our best chance yet to help address this economic and national security priority...
|The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Significant Recent Changes to Intellectual Property Law May Provide New Avenues for Protecting Potentially Unpatentable Critical Discoveries|
Dorothy R. Auth, David Cole; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 14, 2016On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), marking one of largest changes to intellectual property law since the America Invents Act of 2011. This legislation will allow companies to more rigorously protect their trade secrets which are...
|Proposed Regulations Would Block Some Spinoffs|
Richard M. Nugent, Linda Z. Swartz, Edward S. Wei; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 15, 2016Proposed regulations issued on July 14, 2016 generally would prevent tax-free spinoffs involving companies with less than 5% active business assets and spinoffs where one company holds a substantial amount of nonbusiness assets and the other company does not. These rules generally would apply to...
|OIG Delivers Home Care a One - Two Punch: Release of Report and Alert on Home Health Fraud Highlights Increased OIG Scrutiny of Home Care Agencies|
Aaron Buchman, Jared Facher, Brian T. McGovern; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 5, 2016, previously published on June 29, 2016On June 22, 2016, the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued two communications that underscore its continued focus on fraud in home health care, along with the role of physicians as “gate keepers” in authorizing Medicare-covered services and facilitating improper...
|Proposed QI Agreement Addresses Cascading Withholding on Dividend Equivalents|
Brian Foster, Mark P. Howe, Steven Lofchie, Jason D. Schwartz, Ray Shirazi; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 5, 2016On July 1, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2016-42, which proposes changes to the qualified intermediary (QI) agreement to address cascading U.S. withholding tax on dividends and “dividend equivalents” received and paid by qualified derivatives dealers (QDDs) with...
|Supreme Court Reinvigorates Effectiveness of Obtaining an Opinion of Counsel to Defend against Potential Enhanced Damages for Willful Infringement in Halo Electronics|
Dorothy R. Auth; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 21, 2016On June 13, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court again reversed a decision of the Federal Circuit-the Circuit specially designated to hear all patent appeals-this time, in articulating the test for determining whether to award enhanced damages for willful patent infringement in Halo Electronics, Inc. v....
|M&A Update: New York Court of Appeals Rejects Extension of Common Interest Privilege to Merger Talks|
Nathan Bull, William P. Mills, Heather E. Murray, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 15, 2016On June 9, 2016, a divided New York Court of Appeals in a much-anticipated ruling held that the attorney-client privilege can only be maintained for communications involving third parties in situations where litigation is pending or reasonably anticipated. The decision reversed an intermediate...
|CFPB Proposed Rules Address Payday Loans and Impose New Customer Diligence Requirements|
Scott A. Cammarn, Peter Carey, Joseph V. Moreno; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
June 20, 2016, previously published on June 8, 2016The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) last week announced long-awaited proposed rules governing payday loans and other high-cost credit products, including that lenders must take steps to ensure prospective borrowers have the ability to repay them.1 The proposed rules, which...