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HTMLThe PATH Act
David S. Miller, Jason D. Schwartz; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2016, previously published on December 28, 2015
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act).

 

HTMLDelaware 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;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2016, previously published on January 05, 2016
In 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...

 

HTMLClarifying Amendments to the Nonprofit Revitalization Act Signed Into Law
Christina T. Holder, Pamela Landman, Paul W. Mourning; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 21, 2015
On 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”),...

 

HTML2016 Proxy Season - Quick Reference Guide
Christopher T. Cox, William P. Mills, Gillian Emmett Moldowan, Shane J. Stroud; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015
The year is coming to an end and the 2016 proxy season is on the horizon. This quick reference guide identifies considerations based on themes from 2015, offers recommendations and resources for the upcoming season, and discusses expected future changes in disclosure rules that public companies...

 

HTMLCFTC Adopts Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps
Patrick A. Calves, Nihal S. Patel, Jeffrey L. Robins, Michael Sean Selig; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015
Yesterday, 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...

 

HTMLUpdate on the EU’s Proposed Regulation on Securitisation and its Potential Impact on US Market Participants
Robert Cannon, Stephen Day, Neil Macleod, Claire Suzanne Puddicombe, David Quirolo; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015
We discussed the European Commission’s (the “Commission”) proposal for a regulation (the “Regulation”) intended to harmonise existing EU laws applying to securitisations, including EU risk retention rules, and to create a legal framework intended to encourage...

 

HTMLContractual Recognition of Bail-In - Are You Ready? 
Assia Damianova, Nick Shiren; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2015
The aim of the EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (the “BRRD”)1 is to establish a framework for the recovery and resolution of EU credit institutions and significant investment firms and to equip EU national authorities with harmonised powers and tools to tackle financial crises...

 

HTMLThe “State of Play” of the European Financial Transaction Tax: European Council Meeting, 8 December 2015
Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2015
On 3 December 2015 the Luxembourg President of the Council of the European Union released a “state of play” announcement on the progress made during the course of this year by the ten European Union participating member states (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal,...

 

HTMLM&A Update: Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Rural Metro Decision, but Financial Advisors Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief
Joshua Apfelroth, Lindsey Kister, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2015
In a November 30, 2015 decision, the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Delaware Chancery Court’s $76 million damages award against RBC Capital in In re Rural/Metro Corp. S’holders Litig. The ruling, however, notably rejected the trial court’s characterization of financial advisors...

 

HTMLThe End of the Implied Certification Theory?: The U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Case That Could Substantially Limit the False Claims Act
Jonathan Bailyn, Keith M. Gerver, Adam S. Lurie, Brian T. McGovern, Anne M. Tompkins; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 28, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2015
On December 4, 2015, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar. In Universal Health Services, Inc., the Supreme Court will decide the legal validity of the “implied certification” theory of False Claims Act...

 


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