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HTMLOFAC Publishes Cyber-Related Sanctions Regulations
Peter Carey, Keith M. Gerver, Joseph V. Moreno, James A. Treanor; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 8, 2016
On 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...

 

HTMLPresident Obama Signs Cybersecurity Act of 2015 to Encourage Cybersecurity Information Sharing
Peter Carey, Keith M. Gerver, Kenneth L. Wainstein; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2016, previously published on December 24, 2015
On 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...

 

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...

 

HTMLRegulations Limiting Executive Compensation and Administrative Costs of State-Funded Providers Upheld by Appellate Division, Second Department
Christina T. Holder, Pamela Landman, Brian T. McGovern; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2016, previously published on December 31, 2015
On December 30, 2015, the New York State Appellate Division, Second Department issued a decision in Agencies for Children’s Therapy Servs., Inc. v. N.Y. St. Dep’t of Health,1 upholding the regulations promulgated by the Department of Health (“DOH”) pursuant to Executive...

 

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).

 

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”),...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 


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