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|CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Meeting|
Neal E. Kumar, Paul J. Pantano, Michael Sean Selig; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
March 8, 2016, previously published on February 24, 2016On February 23, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC”) Technology Advisory Committee (“TAC”) convened its first public meeting of the new year. The meeting included three panel discussions focused on nascent technological issues facing the...
|CMS Issues Final Regulations to Guide Medicare Providers and Suppliers in Complying with 60-Day Mandate to Report and Return Overpayments|
Jared Facher, Brian T. McGovern; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
March 8, 2016, previously published on February 23, 2016The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), signed into law on March 23, 2010, included a provision (the “Report and Refund Mandate”), broadly requiring health care providers, suppliers, Part D plans and managed care organizations that were overpaid by the...
|Bank Resolutions - Trust the Regulators, but Keep Your Powder Dry|
Assia Damianova, Nick Shiren; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 17, 2016In times of financial turbulence, politicians, regulators and the media make the case for tighter controls of the markets. However, with new regulatory powers coming in and the resulting extra layer of complexity that their application brings, investors have their reasons not to put their trust in...
|U.S. DOE Disclaims Jurisdiction Over Canadian Gas and Authorizes LNG Exports to Non-FTA Nations From Bear Head LNG Project|
Tania S. Perez, Lamiya Rahman; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016On February 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (“DOE/FE”) issued two orders to Bear Head LNG Corporation and Bear Head LNG (USA), LLC (together, “Bear Head LNG”),1 formally announcing DOE’s comprehensive policy for considering...
|New Year, New Market-Based Rates Regulatory Regime|
Doron F. Ezickson, Thomas Reid Millar, Michael Sean Selig; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 12, 2016, previously published on January 29, 2016The new year has brought U.S. electricity markets participants an overhauled regulatory regime for market-based rates under section 205 of the Federal Power Act. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) has adopted the Final Rule on Refinements to...
|Getting By With a Little Help From Friends: United States Supreme Court to Clarify Insider Trading Liability in Tipping Cases|
Jodi L. Avergun, Kendra Clayton, Douglas H. Fischer, Adam S. Lurie, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 12, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016On January 19, 2016, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States v. Salman, in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the government may prove a “personal benefit” to a tipper of inside information—a necessary element of an insider trading case...
|Draft Bill on Open-Ended Fund Companies Gazetted|
Simon H. Berry, Stephen Chan, Jane Ng; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 4, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016Following public consultation in March 2014, the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) has now published the “Consultation Conclusions on Open-ended Fund Companies”, and the related Securities and Futures (Amendment) Bill 2016 (Amendment Bill) was gazetted on 15 January...
|FTC Announces 2016 Thresholds for Merger Control Filings Under HSR Act and Interlocking Directorates Under the Clayton Act|
Andrew J. Forman, Ngoc Pham Hulbig, Jonathan S. Kanter, Christian J. Lorenz, Charles F. (Rick) Rule; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 4, 2016, previously published on January 26, 2016The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has announced its annual revisions to the dollar jurisdictional thresholds in the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”); the revised thresholds are expected to become effective in late February...
|REMIT Update - Data Reporting and Enforcement Activities|
Doron F. Ezickson, Adam Topping; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 2, 2016, previously published on Jan 25, 2016As 2016 begins, energy market participants must prepare for the second and final phase of data reporting under the EU Regulation on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency (“REMIT”). Moreover, the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (“ACER”) and...
|FinCEN Targets High-Value Real Estate Transactions in New York and Miami|
Jodi L. Avergun, Nicholas E. Brandfon, J. Robert Duncan, Steven M. Herman, Joseph V. Moreno; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 29, 2016, previously published on January 19, 2016On January 13, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) announced that it had issued a Geographic Targeting Order (“GTO”) which will temporarily require certain title insurance companies to report the identity of natural persons who make...