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HTMLCourt Finds CFTC RTO/ISO Exemptive Order Bars CEA § 22 Private Right of Action, but More to Come from the CFTC
Gregory K. Lawrence, Christopher J. Polito, Lamiya Rahman; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Can private litigants bring claims under the Commodity Exchange Act alleging manipulation in ERCOT’s energy markets? On February 3, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas answered “no,” granting defendants’ motion to dismiss in Aspire Commodities v. GDF...

 

HTMLThe Obama Administration’s Personal Data Notification & Protection Act: An Analysis
Peter Carey, Kenneth L. Wainstein; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015
On January 12, 2015, President Obama proposed the Personal Data Notification & Protection Act, which would create a federal standard for data breach notification. The proposed bill is part of a more wide-ranging effort by the Obama administration to shore up the nation’s cybersecurity....

 

HTMLTakeaways from the Ninth Circuit’s Opinion Affirming the FTC’s Victory Against the St. Luke's/Saltzer Merger
Andrew J. Forman, Daniel J. Howley, Jonathan S. Kanter, Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Eric Sega; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015
On February 10, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s ruling that St. Luke’s Health System’s acquisition of the independent physician group Saltzer Medical Group violated the antitrust laws. This appellate victory is another in...

 

HTMLM&A Update: Market Pressures, Favorable Law Spur REIT Conversions and Spinoffs
William P. Mills, Richard M. Nugent; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015
Urged on by activists and institutional shareholders, a large number of companies with real estate holdings pursued real estate investment trust (REIT) conversions or spinoffs in 2014. At least half a dozen companies completed REIT transactions last year, including cell tower company Crown Castle...

 

HTMLFederal Appellate Court Ruling Sounds the Liability Alarm for Officers and Directors of Struggling Health Care Providers - Both Non-Profit and For-Profit
Ingrid Bagby, Erik Graham-Smith, Pamela Landman, Brian T. McGovern; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015
Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an important, 28-page opinion that confirmed a jury verdict, holding former officers and directors of a not-for-profit health care provider in bankruptcy, jointly and severally liable to the facility’s creditors - in...

 

HTMLThe Suprema Federal Circuit En Banc Hearing: The Full Court's Decision May Impact the ITC's Remedial Authority
Alexander J. Hadjis, Tihua Huang, Steven L. Rushing, Kristin L. Yohannan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015
On February 5, 2015, the Federal Circuit sat en banc and heard oral argument after vacating a panel decision in Suprema, Inc. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, 742 F.3d 1350 (Fed. Cir. 2013). The panel decided that the ITC lacks statutory authority to enter an exclusion order to remedy the induced...

 

HTMLChina’s New Foreign Investment Law: Implications for Restricted Industry Investments in China
Rocky T. Lee; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
On January 19, 2015, the Ministry of Commerce (the “MOFCOM”) of the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) released a draft of a newly proposed Foreign Investment Law for public comment (the “New Law”). If the New Law is passed by the National...

 

HTMLSEC Issues Guidance for Shorter Debt Tender Offers
William P. Mills, Daniel F. Zimmerman; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 04, 2015
On January 23, 2015, the Staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued a no-action letter that allows certain tender offers for non-convertible debt securities to remain open for five business days, as opposed to the 20 business day period specified in Rule...

 

HTMLNew Exchange Rules on Disruptive Trading Practices Summary Chart
Sohair A. Aguirre, Isabelle S. Corbett, Athena Yvonne Eastwood, Jonathan H. Flynn, Neal E. Kumar; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 06, 2015
On January 14, 2015, the Intercontinental Exchange (“ICE”) rule prohibiting disruptive trading practices (ICE Rule 4.02) became effective. The ICE Rule is substantively the same as Rule 575 passed by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, the...

 

HTMLUnregistered CTA Summit Energy Services: Choose Your Words Wisely
Athena Yvonne Eastwood, Andrew M. Greenberg, Neal E. Kumar, Gregory K. Lawrence; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 09, 2015
A recent case highlights the importance of periodically reviewing an energy company's marketing materials and related activities (including statements made on websites) to ensure that the company is not holding itself out -- without CFTC registration -- as a CTA (commodity trading advisor). A...

 


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