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HTMLM&A Update: Senator Levin Introduces Anti-Inversion Act
Christopher T. Cox, Linda Z. Swartz; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2014, previously published on May 21, 2014
On May 20, 2014, Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) introduced the Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014 (the “Levin Bill”), which proposes significantly more stringent limits on the ability of U.S. companies to relocate outside the U.S. The Levin Bill, if enacted, would apply to transactions...

 

Adobe PDFFull Federal Circuit Vacates Panel Decision in Suprema and Grants Petitions for Rehearing En Banc
Alexander J. Hadjis, Tihua Huang, Kristin L. Yohannan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014
As we reported last month, the International Trade Commission and Cross Match Technologies, Inc. petitioned for a panel rehearing and a rehearing en banc of the Federal Circuit’s December decision in Suprema v. International Trade Commission. In that decision, the panel concluded that the ITC...

 

HTMLSignificant Upwind Impact: The Supreme Court Upholds Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
Sohair A. Aguirre, Athena Velie Eastwood, Kenneth W. Irvin, Gregory K. Lawrence, Sarah Tucker; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2014, previously published on May 9, 2014
On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (“CSAPR”). EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L.P., No. 12-1182. In a 6-2 decision, the majority held that: (1) the Clean Air Act...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Appeals Court Interprets Force Majeure Clause in NAESB
Sohair A. Aguirre, Kenneth W. Irvin, Daryl L. Rice; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2014, previously published on May 7, 2014
In a ruling of significant importance for those confronting force majeure (“FM”) issues in natural gas trades, and a win for Hess Corporation (“Hess” or “Plaintiff”), the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division ruled that Eni Petroleum US, LLC...

 

Adobe PDFBefore The Whistle Blows: Understanding And Addressing The Expanding Scope Of Whistleblower Protections Under Sarbanes-Oxley And Dodd-Frank
William J. Foley, Jason M. Halper, Lambrina Mathews; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2014, previously published on May 12, 2014
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("Sarbanes-Oxley") was enacted following the accounting scandals of the early 2000s involving Enron, WorldCom and other public companies. Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") in 2010 following...

 

HTMLImportant Court Decision For No-Fault Insurers; Second Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Limitation On State Farm v. Mallela
Jared Facher, William J. Natbony; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2014, previously published on May 7, 2014
We are pleased to inform you that our firm, together with our co-counsel Bob Stern of Stern & Montana, obtained a very favorable and significant decision for no-fault insurers on an issue of first impression at the appellate level. Specifically, on May 6, 2014, in the case of Allstate Insurance...

 

Adobe PDFEMIR Clearing and Margin Consultation Paper Proposes Rules Which Will Impose Substantial Trading Costs on Market Participants
Assia Damianova, Doron F. Ezickson, Nick Shiren, Adam Topping; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR") imposes a number of risk mitigation techniques on counterparties to uncleared swaps. Some of those involve much tighter operational procedures (such as the rules for timely confirmations, portfolio reconciliation and dispute...

 

HTMLEU Court of Justice Rejects UK Challenge to the EU Financial Transactions Tax
Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 7, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
The progress of the European Financial Transaction Tax (the “FTT”) towards becoming law in eleven participating Member States of the European Union overcame another hurdle on 30 April 2014 with the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) dismissing, perhaps...

 

HTMLM&A Update: Delaware Court Upholds Sotheby’s Poison Pill Defense Against Activist Citing “Negative Control” as a Corporate Threat
Jason M. Halper, Gregory A. Markel, Braden McCurrach, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 7, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
In a May 2, 2014 ruling relating to activist hedge fund Third Point LLC’s proxy battle with auction house Sotheby’s, the Delaware Chancery Court found that Third Point was not likely to succeed in its argument that the Sotheby’s board violated its fiduciary duties when it adopted...

 

HTMLGoing Public: Powhatan Energy Fund’s “Insurance Policy” Regarding FERC Enforcement’s Non-Public Manipulation Investigation into the Fund’s “High-Frequency” PJM Trading Activity
Lynna Cobrall, Gregory K. Lawrence; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 7, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
On February 28, 2014, Powhatan Energy Fund (“Powhatan”) launched a public website disclosing that for more than three years, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) Office of Enforcement (“OE”) has been investigating Powhatan for alleged manipulation of...

 


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