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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 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 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 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...

 

Adobe PDFFinal and Proposed Regulations Address U.S. Withholding Tax on U.S. Equity Derivatives
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2013, previously published on December 13, 2013
On Tuesday, December 4, the IRS and the Treasury Department issued proposed regulations that, if finalized as proposed, would dramatically increase the extent to which U.S. withholding tax is imposed on U.S. equity derivatives. On the same day, the IRS and the Treasury Department also issued final...

 

HTML2013 FERC Report Confirms Increased Enforcement Activity
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 11, 2013, previously published on December 9, 2013
On November 21, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) issued its 2013 Report on Enforcement (Report). The annual Report provides an overview of and statistics regarding FERC’s enforcement activities during the fiscal year 2013 within...

 

HTMLCourt Rules that Detroit is Eligible for Chapter 9 and that Pensions May be Impaired in Chapter 9
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 11, 2013, previously published on December 6, 2013
On December 5, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan released its 143 page decision upholding the City of Detroit’s eligibility to be a debtor under chapter 9 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. In re City of Detroit, Michigan, Case No. 13-53846 (Bankr. E.D....

 


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