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HTMLThe Federal Circuit Considers Petitions for Rehearing Suprema — Its Decision Defining The ITC’s Authority to Police Induced Infringement
Alexander J. Hadjis, Tihua Huang, Kristin L. Yohannan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014
The International Trade Commission and Cross Match Technologies Inc. requested rehearing of the December panel decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Suprema Inc. and Mentalix Inc. v. U.S. International Trade Commission. In Suprema, the panel concluded that the ITC has no...

 

HTMLDOJ and FTC Release Joint Antitrust Policy Statement Regarding Sharing of Cybersecurity Information
Keith M. Gerver, Jonathan S. Kanter, Nandu Machiraju, Kenneth L. Wainstein; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014
On April 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued an Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing of Cybersecurity Information explaining that competitors can share legitimate threat information so long as appropriate...

 

HTMLUK Budget 2014 - Key Tax Measures
Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2014, previously published on March 20, 2014
Apart from personal taxation measures intended to be attractive to voters, the Budget is perhaps much less controversial than in previous years. Many of the detailed taxation provisions intended for inclusion in Finance Bill 2014 were foreshadowed in the Autumn Statement by the Chancellor of the...

 

HTMLM&A Update: Delaware Court’s Orchard Enterprises Decision Provides Key Insights For Special Committees In Controlling Stockholder Transactions
Joshua Apfelroth, Jason M. Halper, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2014, previously published on March 19, 2014
On March 14, 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Court of Chancery’s 2013 decision in In re MFW Shareholders Litigation, holding that in going-private mergers where there is a controlling stockholder, the use of both a truly independent special committee and a majority of the minority...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Holds That Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Provision Applies To Employees Of Investment Advisers And Other Private Companies
William J. Foley, Jason M. Halper, Adam S. Lurie, Lambrina Mathews; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 20, 2014, previously published on March 18, 2014
On March 4, 2013, the Supreme Court issued an opinion with broad implications for mutual funds and certain other SEC-regulated companies that conduct business through or with privately-held entities (such as investment advisers and managers), as well as the private companies that do business with...

 

HTMLM&A Update: Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Business Judgment Rule Review for Certain Controlling Stockholder Transactions with Dual Minority Protections
Joshua Apfelroth, Jason M. Halper, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 20, 2014, previously published on March 17, 2014
On March 14, 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Court of Chancery’s 2013 decision in In re MFW Shareholders Litigation, holding that in going-private mergers where there is a controlling stockholder, the use of both a truly independent special committee and a majority of the minority...

 

Adobe PDFHalliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.: Assessing Possible Modifications to Basic And The Fraud-On-The-Market Theory
Ryan J. Andreoli, William J. Foley, Jason M. Halper; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014
Securities class action lawsuits have long been a fact of life for public companies traded on a U.S. exchange. Since 1997, plaintiffs have filed more than 3,200 securities fraud lawsuits that have resulted in approximately $75 billion in settlements. The threat posed by such suits has been cited as...

 

HTMLThe “Gatekeepers”: Delaware Court Holds Conflicted Financial Advisor Liable for Aiding and Abetting Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Joshua Apfelroth, Jason M. Halper, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 13, 2014
Delaware courts have increasingly shined a spotlight on what they consider to be conflicts of interest for sell-side financial advisors. On March 7th, the Delaware Chancery Court hit these conflicts with a laser beam. In a post-trial opinion in In re Rural/Metro Corp. S’holders Litig., Vice...

 

HTMLTreasury Department Proposes To Expand Anti-Inversion Rules
Christopher T. Cox, Linda Z. Swartz; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 11, 2014
The Treasury Department, in its Fiscal Year 2015 Revenue Proposals (the “Green Book”), has proposed to significantly tighten Section 7874 of the Internal Revenue Code, effective January 1, 2015, reducing the ability of a U.S. corporation or partnership (each, a “U.S....

 

HTMLThird Circuit Upholds FERC Orders on PJM MOPR Revisions
Kenneth W. Irvin, Ryan Norfolk; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2014, previously published on February 26, 2014
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld FERC’s 2011 orders accepting revisions to PJM’s Minimum Offer Price Rule (“MOPR”) that, among other things, removed the mitigation exemption for resources being developed in response to a state mandate to...

 


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