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HTMLM&A Update: Chancery Court Finds Merger Price to be Most Persuasive Factor in Appraisal Action
Joshua Apfelroth, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2015, previously published on October 28, 2015
In a recent decision in an appraisal action, the Delaware Chancery Court reaffirmed the Court’s reluctance to substitute its own calculation of the “fair value” of a target company’s stock for the purchase price derived through arms-length negotiations, provided it resulted...

 

Adobe PDFWhat You Need to Know About Hong Kong Competition Law (Part 2) The First Conduct Rule
Alec J. Burnside, Viola Jing, Michael Liu, Jane Ng, Charles F. (Rick) Rule; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2015, previously published on October 28, 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.

 

HTMLPrudential Regulators Release Final Margin Rules for Swaps
Steven Lofchie, Nihal S. Patel, Jeffrey L. Robins; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 29, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2015
On October 22, 2015, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation held an open meeting at which it voted to adopt: (i) final rules governing margin and capital requirements for uncleared swaps1 and (ii) an interim final rule to implement statutory amendments excluding certain entities from the...

 

Adobe PDFWhat you need to know about Hong Kong Competition Law (Part 1) - General Overview
Simon H. Berry, Alec J. Burnside, Viola Jing, Michael Liu, Charles F. (Rick) Rule; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 14, 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.

 

HTMLUK Financial Conduct Authority Issues Final Rules Concerning Whistleblowers
Bret A. Campbell, Joseph V. Moreno, Katherine Preston, Kenneth L. Wainstein; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2015, previously published on Oct 14, 2015
On October 6, 2015, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) issued final rules formalizing whistleblower procedures to be implemented by certain banks, building societies, credit unions, investment firms, and insurance and reinsurance companies.1 While the FCA’s final rules do...

 

HTMLChancery Court Provides Lessons on Conflicts of Interest in a Sales Process - Holds Only Financial Advisor Open to Liability
Joshua Apfelroth, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2015, previously published on October 13, 2015
In an October 1st decision (In re Zale Corporation), the Delaware Chancery Court dismissed claims that Zale Corporation’s directors breached their fiduciary duties in connection with Zale’s agreement to merge with Signet. The Court, however, permitted a claim to proceed against Merrill...

 

HTMLFully Informed Vote of Disinterested Stockholders Results in Business Judgment Rule Protection in Post-Closing Review of Merger
Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2015, previously published on October 5, 2015
In an October 2, 2015 decision, Corwin, et al. v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC., et al., the Delaware Supreme Court clarified that once a merger closes, as long as it has been approved by a fully informed vote of the disinterested stockholders, the standard for reviewing the board’s conduct...

 

Adobe PDFSecuritisation: Keeping it Simple?
Bruce C. Bloomingdale, Robert Cannon, Merryn Craske, Stephen Day, Angus Duncan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2015, previously published on October 1, 2015
On 30 September 2015, the European Commission (the “Commission”) published a proposal for a regulation (the “Proposed Regulation”)1 intended to harmonise existing EU laws applying to securitisations (including proposed changes to the EU risk retention rules) and to create a...

 

HTMLHong Kong Competition Commission Consults on Draft Cartel Leniency Policy
Simon H. Berry, Alec J. Burnside, Viola Jing, Michael Liu, Jane Ng; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 8, 2015, previously published on September 29, 2015
On September 23, 2015, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the Commission) released a draft leniency policy for undertakings engaged in cartel conduct (the Policy) for public consultation. Feedback is invited by the deadline of October 23, 2015.1

 

HTMLDelaware Court Leaves Ousted Executive on His Own for Legal Fees
Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2015, previously published on September 21, 2015
In a September 11, 2015, decision, the Delaware Chancery Court denied a former officer and director advance reimbursement of legal fees in a dispute with his company, despite his insistence that multiple corporate documents and Delaware law entitled him to advancement. The opinion underscores the...

 


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