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|New Year, New Market-Based Rates Regulatory Regime|
Doron F. Ezickson, Thomas Reid Millar, Michael Sean Selig; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 12, 2016, previously published on January 29, 2016The new year has brought U.S. electricity markets participants an overhauled regulatory regime for market-based rates under section 205 of the Federal Power Act. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) has adopted the Final Rule on Refinements to...
|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...
|FTC Announces 2016 Thresholds for Merger Control Filings Under HSR Act and Interlocking Directorates Under the Clayton Act|
Andrew J. Forman, Ngoc Pham Hulbig, Jonathan S. Kanter, Christian J. Lorenz, Charles F. (Rick) Rule; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 4, 2016, previously published on January 26, 2016The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has announced its annual revisions to the dollar jurisdictional thresholds in the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”); the revised thresholds are expected to become effective in late February...
|REMIT Update - Data Reporting and Enforcement Activities|
Doron F. Ezickson, Adam Topping; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 2, 2016, previously published on Jan 25, 2016As 2016 begins, energy market participants must prepare for the second and final phase of data reporting under the EU Regulation on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency (“REMIT”). Moreover, the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (“ACER”) and...
|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...
|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...
|President Obama Signs Cybersecurity Act of 2015 to Encourage Cybersecurity Information Sharing|
Peter Carey, Keith M. Gerver, Kenneth L. Wainstein; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 18, 2016, previously published on December 24, 2015On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill that contained the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 (the “Act”), a compromise bill based on competing cybersecurity information sharing bills that passed the House and Senate earlier this year. The Act...
|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).
|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...
|CFTC / CME Settle Misappropriation Case|
Scott A. Cammarn, Douglas J. Donahue, Athena Yvonne Eastwood, Doron F. Ezickson, Steven Lofchie; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
December 28, 2015, previously published on December 03, 2015On December 2, 2015, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or “Commission”) and the New York Mercantile Exchange (“NYMEX”) simultaneously announced settlements with Arya Motazedi, a gasoline trader, including for claims of insider trading under...