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Adobe PDFESMA Authorises Trade Repositories
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 13, 2013, previously published on November 8, 2013
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (including any implementing legislation, regulation, technical standards and guidance related thereto, "EMIR") was adopted on 4 July 2012 and entered into force on 16 August 2012 with the objective of increasing transparency and reducing risk...

 

Adobe PDFInsurers Seek Enforcement of State Law Protections for City of Detroit GO Bonds
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 13, 2013, previously published on November 12, 2013
On November 8, 2013, three monoline insurers of the City's general obligation bonds commenced adversary proceedings in the City of Detroit bankruptcy case. Through these actions, the monoline insurers seek to compel enforcement of the status quo for the general obligation bonds by requiring the...

 

Adobe PDFFTC Expands Reporting Requirements for Transfers of Pharmaceutical Patent Rights
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 13, 2013, previously published on November 11, 2013
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued final changes to the premerger notification rules that affect whether pharmaceutical companies must report certain proposed acquisitions of exclusive patent rights to the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice...

 

HTMLCFTC Approves Position Limits Proposals
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2013, previously published on November 6, 2013
At its open meeting on November, 5, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved two Position Limits Proposals.

 

HTMLAlibaba Structure Forces Hong Kong Stock Exchange to Assess its Position on Corporate Governance
Joseph P. C. Lee, David E. Neuville; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 7, 2013, previously published on October 31, 2013
Alibaba Group, the holding company for a group of People’s Republic of China-based Internet e-commerce companies with sales that exceed those of eBay and Amazon combined, has announced plans to make an initial public offering of its shares and to list those shares in, most likely, Hong Kong...

 

Adobe PDFMaster Asset Vehicle II: Redemption Unwind Process
Cadwalader Wickersham Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 1, 2013, previously published on October 28, 2013
On October 2, 2013, after a multi-year implementation process, amendments to the transaction documents of Master Asset Vehicle II ("MAV II") and related documents (collectively, the "Amendments") were executed. The Amendments establish a mechanism that allows holders of the...

 

HTMLCourt Holds that San Bernardino is Eligible to File for Chapter 9
Thomas J. Curtin, Mark C. Ellenberg, Lary Stromfeld; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2013, previously published on October 24, 2013
On October 16, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California ruled that the City of San Bernardino is eligible for protection under chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code. In re City of San Bernardino, Cal., Case No. 12-28006, 2013 WL 5645560 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2013)....

 

HTML“Say on Pay” Turns Three-And Directors Should Not Fear Arbitrary Rejections
Shane J. Stroud; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2013, previously published on October 11, 2013
“Say on Pay,” the advisory shareholder votes on public company executive compensation mandated by the Dodd- Frank Act, turned three earlier this year. The verdict thus far: these shareholder votes, while not officially binding on public companies or their directors, have served to bring...

 

HTMLDirectors Must Act Now on Cybersecurity
Keith M. Gerver, Kenneth L. Wainstein; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2013, previously published on October 11, 2013
In a 2012 Corporate Board Member/FTI Consulting survey, 48 percent of public company directors and 55 percent of corporate general counsels rated data security as their number one concern. According to the Department of Homeland Security, 85 percent of U.S. critical infrastructure is privately...

 

HTMLThe Challenge for Boards
James C. Woolery; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2013, previously published on October 11, 2013
Public company boards have experienced real turbulence for the better part of five years. Some of this turbulence is the product of internal dynamics - the need to improve liquidity, strengthen balance sheets and cut costs. Some is the product of external factors - volatile capital markets and...

 


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