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Adobe PDFMarkets in Financial Instruments Directive: Agreement in Principle on Revised European Rules
Assia Damianova, Doron F. Ezickson, Nick Shiren, Adam Topping; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 22, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014
On 14 January 2014 the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a high-level agreement in principle on updating the rules for the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR). Further technical issues that remain outstanding are expected...

 

HTMLEuropean CLO 2.0 Issuer Jurisdiction Quick Reference Guide
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 13, 2014, previously published on January 13, 2014
New issuance of collateralised loan obligations (“CLOs”) rose last year to its highest level since the credit crunch. 2013 saw U.S. CLO issuance rise to about US$81 billion, from US$54 billion the year before while European CLO issuance leapt to about €8 billion from zero during...

 

Adobe PDFNonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 -- Best Governance Practices Made Mandatory
Marsena M. Farris, Pamela Landman, Stephanie Marcantonio, Brian T. McGovern, Paul W. Mourning; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 13, 2014, previously published on January 10, 2014
On December 18, 2013 Governor Cuomo signed into law the Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 (the “Revitalization Act”), Assembly Bill Number 8072; Chapter 549 of the Laws of 2013. Intended “to reduce unnecessary and outdated burdens on nonprofits and to enhance nonprofit...

 

HTMLFERC and CFTC Reach Agreement on Information Sharing and Jurisdiction
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 9, 2014, previously published on January 07, 2014
After a fair amount of back-channel arm-twisting, the two agencies with principal (and sometimes overlapping) jurisdiction over energy commodities have reached agreement on two memoranda of understanding (“MOUs”) required by the Dodd-Frank Act. On January 2, 2014, the Federal Energy...

 

HTMLLehman Bankruptcy Court Issues Safe Harbor Decision
Kathryn Borgeson, Mark C. Ellenberg, Lary Stromfeld, John H. Thompson; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2014, previously published on January 6, 2014
On December 19, 2013, Judge James M. Peck of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued his latest decision in the Lehman Brothers cases addressing the scope of the safe harbor provisions of the Bankruptcy Code. Michigan State Housing Development Authority v....

 

HTMLNew York Court Affirms Jury Verdict against Chinese Manufacturers of Vitamin C, Awards Attorneys' Fees to Plaintiffs
Joseph J. Bial, Rocky T. Lee, Charles F. Rule, Dean B. Shaffer; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on January 3, 2013
In a recently released decision, a federal court in New York has declined to overturn a jury’s $153.3 million verdict against vitamin C manufacturer Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical and its parent, North China Pharmaceutical Group (“NCPG”) for price-fixing, and the court permanently...

 

Adobe PDFThe Volcker Rule’s Impact on Foreign Banking Organizations
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 27, 2013, previously published on December 20, 2013
On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the three federal banking agencies - the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Federal Reserve”), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - as well as the Securities & Exchange...

 

Adobe PDFThe Importance of a Causation “Defense” In Post-Credit Crisis Investment Litigation
Gregory Beaman, Jason M. Halper; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 27, 2013, previously published on December 23, 2013
Nearly a decade ago, the United States Supreme Court in Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Broudo, 544 U.S. 336, 345 (2005), emphasized that a securities fraud suit is not an investor’s insurance policy against market losses. As courts continue to address the fallout from the financial crisis that...

 

Adobe PDFEuropean Banking Authority Publishes Final Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on Securitisation Retention Rules - Who Can Now Retain in a Managed CLO?
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 23, 2013, previously published on December 19, 2013
Earlier this week, the EBA published its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (“Draft RTS”) on securitisation retention rules and related requirements. The RTS are intended to provide greater clarity and transparency for market participants, and to support compliance and foster...

 

Adobe PDFThe Volcker Rule's Impact on Banking Entities' Ownership and Sponsorship of Structured Finance and Securitization Transactions
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 17, 2013
On December 10, 2013, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (collectively, the "Agencies") released...

 


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