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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Rules No Per Se Prohibition Against Injunctions for FRAND-Encumbered Standard Essential Patents
Alexander J. Hadjis, Tihua Huang, Kristin L. Yohannan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 7, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
On 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...

 

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...

 

Adobe PDFFederal Circuit Rules No Per Se Prohibition Against Injunctions for FRAND - Encumbered Standard Essential Patents
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 2, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLChancery Court Provides Another Lesson for a Reasonable Sale Process
Jason M. Halper, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 2, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
In 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...

 

HTMLM&A Update: New Rules Will Limit Shareholders’ Tax-Free Treatment on Inversions
Linda Z. Swartz; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2014, previously published on April 25, 2014
In 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.

 

Adobe PDFCyprus: Time to Trade?
David Cottle, Louisa Watt, Ryan Williams; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 25, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014
On 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.

 


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