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HTMLCFTC Adopts Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps
Patrick A. Calves, Nihal S. Patel, Jeffrey L. Robins, Michael Sean Selig; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015
Yesterday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) held an open meeting at which it voted to adopt final rules (the “CFTC Margin Rules”)1 governing margin requirements for uncleared swaps (“Swaps”) entered into by swap dealers and major swap...

 

HTML2016 Proxy Season - Quick Reference Guide
Christopher T. Cox, William P. Mills, Gillian Emmett Moldowan, Shane J. Stroud; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015
The year is coming to an end and the 2016 proxy season is on the horizon. This quick reference guide identifies considerations based on themes from 2015, offers recommendations and resources for the upcoming season, and discusses expected future changes in disclosure rules that public companies...

 

HTMLM&A Update: Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Rural Metro Decision, but Financial Advisors Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief
Joshua Apfelroth, Lindsey Kister, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2015
In a November 30, 2015 decision, the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Delaware Chancery Court’s $76 million damages award against RBC Capital in In re Rural/Metro Corp. S’holders Litig. The ruling, however, notably rejected the trial court’s characterization of financial advisors...

 

HTMLThe “State of Play” of the European Financial Transaction Tax: European Council Meeting, 8 December 2015
Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2015
On 3 December 2015 the Luxembourg President of the Council of the European Union released a “state of play” announcement on the progress made during the course of this year by the ten European Union participating member states (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal,...

 

HTMLContractual Recognition of Bail-In - Are You Ready? 
Assia Damianova, Nick Shiren; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2015
The aim of the EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (the “BRRD”)1 is to establish a framework for the recovery and resolution of EU credit institutions and significant investment firms and to equip EU national authorities with harmonised powers and tools to tackle financial crises...

 

HTMLCFTC / CME Settle Misappropriation Case
Scott A. Cammarn, Douglas J. Donahue, Athena Yvonne Eastwood, Doron F. Ezickson, Steven Lofchie; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 28, 2015, previously published on December 03, 2015
On December 2, 2015, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or “Commission”) and the New York Mercantile Exchange (“NYMEX”) simultaneously announced settlements with Arya Motazedi, a gasoline trader, including for claims of insider trading under...

 

HTMLThe End of the Implied Certification Theory?: The U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Case That Could Substantially Limit the False Claims Act
Jonathan Bailyn, Keith M. Gerver, Adam S. Lurie, Brian T. McGovern, Anne M. Tompkins; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 28, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2015
On December 4, 2015, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar. In Universal Health Services, Inc., the Supreme Court will decide the legal validity of the “implied certification” theory of False Claims Act...

 

HTML2015 FERC Enforcement Report Confirms Increase in Enforcement and Audit Activity as FERC Faces Unprecedented Number of Litigated Enforcement Matters
Sohair A. Aguirre, George D. Billinson, Doron F. Ezickson, Mark R. Haskell, Christopher Hood; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 7, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2015
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC”) Office of Enforcement (“Enforcement”) issued its 2015 Report on Enforcement (“Report”) on November 19, 2015. The Report summarizes FERC’s enforcement efforts during the fiscal year 2015 in...

 

HTMLWhat you need to know about Hong Kong Competition Law (Part 5) - Investigation and Enforcement
Simon H. Berry, Alec J. Burnside, Viola Jing, Michael Liu, Jane Ng; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2015
The implementation of the new Competition Ordinance (Chapter 619 of the Laws of Hong Kong) (the Competition Ordinance) on 14 December 2015 will mark the first time that Hong Kong has a general and cross-sector competition law.

 

Adobe PDFCFTC Extends No-Action Relief for Swaps Executed as Part of Certain Package Transactions
Athena Yvonne Eastwood, Andrew M. Greenberg, Neal E. Kumar, Michael Selig; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 30, 2015
On October 14, 2015, the Division of Market Oversight (“DMO”) for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) issued an additional extension of no-action relief for swaps executed as part of “package” transactions.1 This relief provides additional time...

 


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