Legal Articles: Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

 







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HTMLNo Control, No Conflict, No Problem
Joshua Apfelroth, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
On October 24th, the Delaware Chancery Court dismissed a lawsuit challenging the merger of Crimson Exploration and Contango Oil & Gas. Minority Crimson stockholders alleged that Oaktree Capital Management, Crimson’s largest stockholder with a 33.7% stake, controlled Crimson and caused it...

 

HTMLFERC Revokes MBR Authorization of 26 Suppliers for Delinquent EQRs
Terence T. Healey, Kenneth W. Irvin, Katherine Vorhis; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
On October 30, 2014, the Federal Energy Commission issued an order revoking the market-based rate (“MBR”) authorization of twenty-six (26) retail suppliers for failure to timely file Electric Quarterly Reports (“EQRs”). The FERC had notified these suppliers on October 9,...

 

HTMLFederal Court Decision in Allergan Control Battle Raises Serious Questions for New Takeover Technique
Joshua Apfelroth, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on November 6, 2014
The Federal District Court’s November 4th ruling in Allergan, Inc. vs. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. raises “serious questions” for the takeover partnership employed by Valeant and Pershing Square in their hostile bid to acquire Allergan.

 

HTMLRisk Retention for Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities: Fact Sheet
David Burkholder, Michael S. Gambro, Anna H. Glick, Stuart N. Goldstein, Robert Kim; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 3, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014
On October 22, 2014, the federal regulatory agencies responsible for implementing regulations under Dodd-Frank finalized the risk retention rules for ABS transactions, including CMBS transactions. The final rules come more than three years after risk retention rules were originally proposed, and...

 

HTMLNew MiFID I Consultation Paper Creates Further Challenges for Commodity Market Participants
Assia Damianova, Doron F. Ezickson, Jonathan H. Flynn, Antoinette Maginness, Nick Shiren; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014
On 29 September 2014, ESMA published a consultation paper (the Consultation Paper) seeking industry feedback for guidelines relating to certain commodity derivatives, namely those falling under C6 and C7 of Annex I of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). One of the reasons for...

 

HTMLClear Rift Highlighted by Commissioners’ Lack of Action on New England’s Most Recent Forward Capacity Auction Results
Terence T. Healey, Kenneth W. Irvin, Gregory K. Lawrence, Thomas Reid Millar; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
On September 16, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s four Commissioners issued statements explaining a 2-2 deadlock between Chairman LaFleur and Commissioner Moeller on the one hand and Commissioner Clark and new Commissioner Bay on the other, over whether to accept rates...

 

HTMLHainan Airlines Delivers a First in Offshore RMB Financing Amidst Record Dim Sum Bond Market Performance
Eugene Yujie Gu, David E. Neuville, Nancy Yang; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014
The international market for offshore (ex-mainland China) offerings of debt securities denominated in Renminbi yuan, the currency of the People’s Republic of China, has had a record first half of 2014, with RMB130 billion (approximately US$21.1 billion, at an exchange rate of US$1.00 =...

 

HTMLSkandia: Intra-Company Supplies Treated as Taxable Transactions for VAT Purposes by the Court of Justice of the European Union
Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
On 17 September 2104, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) gave its preliminary ruling in the case of Skandia America Corporation USA, Sweden Branch v Skatterverket (C-7/13) (“Skandia”). The decision of the CJEU has been awaited with interest throughout...

 

HTMLM&A Update: Chancery Court Orders Financial Advisor to Pay Millions in Damages For Aiding and Abetting Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014
On October 10, 2014, Vice Chancellor Travis Laster ruled that RBC Capital was liable to the former stockholders of Rural/Metro Corporation for $75.8 million - representing 83% of the total damages - for aiding and abetting breaches of the duty of care by Rural/Metro’s board in connection with...

 

HTMLFirst Criminal Prosecution for Spoofing: High Frequency Trading Firm Owner Indicted in Northern District of Illinois
Jodi L. Avergun, Isabelle S. Corbett, Jonathan H. Flynn, Anthony M. Mansfield, Gregory George Mocek; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
On October 2, 2014, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois announced the indictment of Michael Coscia, the owner of Panther Energy Trading (“Panther”), for six counts of commodities fraud and six counts of spoofing. This indictment represents the first ever criminal...

 


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