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|Chancery Court Provides Another Lesson for a Reasonable Sale Process|
Jason M. Halper, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
May 2, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014In a recent decision, Chen v. Howard-Anderson, the Delaware Chancery Court once again questioned the reasonableness of how a board conducted the sale of a company when it permitted stockholder claims to go to trial. The decision provides yet another reminder—if one is needed—that boards...
|Federal Circuit Rules No Per Se Prohibition Against Injunctions for FRAND - Encumbered Standard Essential Patents|
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
May 2, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014On April 25, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in the appeal from Judge Posner’s ruling that denied both Motorola and Apple damages and injunctive relief in Apple Inc. v. Motorola, Inc. This decision not only revived Apple and...
|M&A Update: New Rules Will Limit Shareholders’ Tax-Free Treatment on Inversions|
Linda Z. Swartz; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 29, 2014, previously published on April 25, 2014In what may be the first of a series of steps, the government took decisive action today to ensure that shareholders of US companies inverting by merger must pay tax on the transfer of their US company shares if they hold a majority of the combined company’s equity.
|Cyprus: Time to Trade?|
David Cottle, Louisa Watt, Ryan Williams; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 25, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014On 25 March 2013, the Bank of Cyprus and Laiki Bank (also known as Cyprus Popular Bank) entered resolution proceedings under the Resolution of Credit and Other Institutions Law 2013.
|SEC SBSD Recordkeeping and Reporting Proposal|
Steven Lofchie, Nihal S. Patel, Jeffrey L. Robins; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 25, 2014, previously published on April 23, 2014The SEC has published proposed recordkeeping, reporting and capital deficiency notification requirements that would apply to security-based swap dealers ("SBSDs") and major security-based swap participants ("MSBSPs") as well as to other SEC-registered broker-dealers that enter...
|The ITC Has Jurisdiction Over Digital File Transmissions Under Section 337|
Alexander J. Hadjis, Chao Huang, Kristin L. Yohannan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 21, 2014 On April 3, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a notice in Certain Digital Models, Digital Data, and Treatment Plans for Use in Making Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances, the Appliances Made Therefrom, and Methods of Making Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-833,...
|M&A Update: Ohio Federal Judge Blocks Controlling Stockholder’s Tender Offer Based On Target Board’s Conflicts and Stockholder Coercion|
Joshua Apfelroth, Jason M. Halper, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014 In a March 14, 2014 decision that has received little commentary, an Ohio federal court in Spachman v. Great American Insurance Co. took the extraordinary step of enjoining a tender offer by Great American Insurance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Financial Group, for the 48 percent of...
|First Amendment and Off-Label Promotion - Prosecute What I Do, Not What I Say|
Bret A. Campbell, Jason Jurgens, Adam S. Lurie, Brian T. McGovern, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 21, 2014 On December 3, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the conviction of Alfred Caronia (“Caronia”), who had been tried and convicted of participating in an unlawful conspiracy to introduce a misbranded drug into interstate commerce in violation of the...
|US DOJ’s First Successful Extradition Based on Antitrust Charges|
Joseph J. Bial, Alec J. Burnside, Samer B. Korkor, Anthony V. Nanni, Charles F. (Rick) Rule; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 16, 2014On Friday, April 4, 2014, the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) announced that, for the first time ever, the DOJ successfully extradited “an alleged price-fixer” on an antitrust charge. Romano Pisciotti, a 62 year old Italian national traveling...
|Cross-Border RTS Starts Countdown for EMIR Obligations for Non-EU Counterparties|
Assia Damianova, Doron F. Ezickson, Nick Shiren, Adam Topping; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 11, 2014OTC derivative contracts which have a counterparty located outside of the European Union (“EU”) may now be subject to the requirements of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (“EMIR”).