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|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|The EBA’s New Remuneration Guidelines: Expanding the Scope of the Bonus Cap|
Neil Macleod, David Quirolo, Nick Shiren, Jeremiah M. Wagner; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 29, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016On 21 December 2015 the European Banking Authority (“EBA”) published its final guidelines on sound remuneration policies (the “Guidelines”), together with its opinion on proportionality (the “EBA Opinion”).
|Highlights from 2015 and Implications for 2016|
Joshua Apfelroth, Lindsey Kister, Gregory A. Markel, Braden McCurrach, William P. Mills; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 29, 2016, previously published on January 19, 2016A record-setting year for M&A deal activity, 2015 also yielded several important legal decisions and highlighted significant trends that are likely to influence M&A market participants in 2016 and beyond.
|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...
|OFAC Publishes Cyber-Related Sanctions Regulations|
Peter Carey, Keith M. Gerver, Joseph V. Moreno, James A. Treanor; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 8, 2016On 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...