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HTMLM&A Update: Market Pressures, Favorable Law Spur REIT Conversions and Spinoffs
William P. Mills, Richard M. Nugent; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015
Urged on by activists and institutional shareholders, a large number of companies with real estate holdings pursued real estate investment trust (REIT) conversions or spinoffs in 2014. At least half a dozen companies completed REIT transactions last year, including cell tower company Crown Castle...

 

HTMLCourt Finds CFTC RTO/ISO Exemptive Order Bars CEA § 22 Private Right of Action, but More to Come from the CFTC
Gregory K. Lawrence, Christopher J. Polito, Lamiya Rahman; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Can private litigants bring claims under the Commodity Exchange Act alleging manipulation in ERCOT’s energy markets? On February 3, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas answered “no,” granting defendants’ motion to dismiss in Aspire Commodities v. GDF...

 

HTMLFederal Appellate Court Ruling Sounds the Liability Alarm for Officers and Directors of Struggling Health Care Providers - Both Non-Profit and For-Profit
Ingrid Bagby, Erik Graham-Smith, Pamela Landman, Brian T. McGovern; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015
Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an important, 28-page opinion that confirmed a jury verdict, holding former officers and directors of a not-for-profit health care provider in bankruptcy, jointly and severally liable to the facility’s creditors - in...

 

HTMLUnregistered CTA Summit Energy Services: Choose Your Words Wisely
Athena Yvonne Eastwood, Andrew M. Greenberg, Neal E. Kumar, Gregory K. Lawrence; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 09, 2015
A recent case highlights the importance of periodically reviewing an energy company's marketing materials and related activities (including statements made on websites) to ensure that the company is not holding itself out -- without CFTC registration -- as a CTA (commodity trading advisor). A...

 

HTMLSEC Issues Guidance for Shorter Debt Tender Offers
William P. Mills, Daniel F. Zimmerman; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 04, 2015
On January 23, 2015, the Staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued a no-action letter that allows certain tender offers for non-convertible debt securities to remain open for five business days, as opposed to the 20 business day period specified in Rule...

 

HTMLFERC Issues Order to Show Cause to Maxim Power
Terence T. Healey, Gregory K. Lawrence, Thomas Reid Millar, Natalie Mitchell, Christopher J. Polito; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 05, 2015
On February 2, 2015, FERC issued an Order to Show Cause and Notice of Proposed Penalty to Maxim Power Corporation and its named subsidiaries (“Maxim”), jointly and severally, as well as executive, Kyle Mitton (the “Order”). The Commission ordered Maxim and Mitton (together,...

 

HTMLThe Fate of Demand Response Hangs in the Balance
Sohair A. Aguirre, Gregory K. Lawrence, Natalie Mitchell, Lamiya Rahman; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015
The Justices of the United States Supreme Court are not strangers to the retail versus wholesale distinction that often plagues FERC’s regulations. Indeed, on January 12, 2015 they heard arguments in Oneok v. Learjet regarding this very question. Three days later, on January 15, 2015, the...

 

HTMLNew York Enacts Revisions to the UCC
Steven N. Cohen, Lech Kalembka, Bryon Mulligan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 12, 2015, previously published on December 29, 2014
As many readers are aware, substantial revisions to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (the “UCC”) became effective in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2001 or shortly thereafter.

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Denies Petition for En Banc Review of Fairfield Decision
Ingrid Bagby, Daniel Gwen, David E. Kronenberg; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
On January 13, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied a petition for en banc review of the Second Circuit’s September 2014 panel decision holding that bankruptcy courts are required to review the propriety of a Chapter 15 debtor’s transfers of property interests...

 

HTMLRevlon: Motive, Market Checks and Injunctions
Joshua Apfelroth, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2015, previously published on December 24, 2014
In two separate December 19th decisions, the Delaware Supreme Court and the Delaware Chancery Court declined to enjoin stockholder votes with respect to pending mergers for alleged violations of the target board’s Revlon duties. The decisions affirmed longstanding Delaware caselaw providing...

 


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