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|Crowley Executive Acquittal in Price Fixing Trial Highlights Importance of Evaluating Legitimate Defenses and Avoiding Costly Plea Agreements|
Joseph J. Bial, Daniel J. Howley, Anthony V. Nanni, Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Eric Sega; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 18, 2015A federal jury’s recent acquittal of a shipping company executive charged with price fixing highlights the challenges and uncertainties the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) faces when defendants force DOJ to prove its case at trial. It also highlights the...
|M&A Update: Delaware Supreme Court Issues Important Ruling Protecting Independent Directors|
William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 18, 2015On May 14, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that claims against independent directors must be dismissed when a company charter provision shields directors from monetary liability for breach of the duty of care and the plaintiffs are unable to plead facts establishing that the directors...
|SEC Proposes Title VII Regulatory Framework for Non-US Dealers Transacting in the United States|
Steven Lofchie, Isaac Neill, Nihal S. Patel, Jeffrey L. Robins; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
May 6, 2015, previously published on Apr 30, 2015The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) reproposed rules addressing the application of certain requirements under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act (the “Reproposal”) to non-U.S. persons dealing in security-based swaps (“SBSs”), where the...
|Supreme Court’s Holding in Oneok v. Learjet Could Lead to New Risks for Market Participants|
Joseph J. Bial, Daniel J. Howley, Gregory K. Lawrence, Thomas Reid Millar, Natalie Mitchell; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
May 6, 2015, previously published on Apr 29, 2015On April 21, 2015, the Supreme Court decided Oneok v. Learjet,1 holding that “Respondents’ state-law antitrust claims are not within the field of matters pre-empted by the Natural Gas Act”2 even though the claimed violations “affected . . . federally regulated wholesale...
|What Did April Bring?: FERC Extends Out-of-Market Reliability Measures but Wants Market-Based Solutions|
Gregory K. Lawrence, Thomas Reid Millar, Mary Treanor; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
May 6, 2015, previously published on Apr 30, 2015The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) recently published two orders that approved capacity and reliability measures for the Independent System Operator New England Inc. (“ISO-NE”) and the New York Independent System Operator (“NYISO”). In contrast to...
|Final Regulations on Section 162(m) Deduction Limit Exceptions|
Shane J. Stroud, Linda Z. Swartz; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
May 6, 2015, previously published on Apr 28, 2015New final regulations (the “Final Regulations”) have been issued clarifying and altering the “qualified performance-based compensation” exception and the transitional “reliance period” exception for newly public companies to the $1 million limit on deductible...