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HTMLA Signal of Things to Come? New CME Rule 512 Reflects Modified Stance for Violations of Futures and Options Reporting Requirements
Athena Yvonne Eastwood, Jonathan H. Flynn, Neal E. Kumar, Gregory George Mocek, Mary Treanor; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 13, 2015
On March 24, 2015, the CME Group, Inc. (“CME”) announced a proposed amendment to Rule 512 indicating that it will impose a minimum fine of $1,000 for repeat violations of its exchanges’ reporting rules for futures and options. The amendment, which became effective on April 7, 2015...

 

HTMLDepartment of Justice Antitrust Division Charges Former E-Commerce Executive with Price-Fixing in First Ever Online Marketplace Prosecution
Joseph J. Bial, Anthony V. Nanni, Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Eric Sega; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 7, 2015
On April 6, 2015, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division announced that David Topkins, a former executive of an e-commerce seller of wall décor, had pled guilty to a one-count felony charge for conspiring to fix the prices of certain posters sold in the United States through Amazon...

 

HTMLTruthful . . . but Not Forthcoming? FERC Staff Takes Aggressive View of Material Omissions as Basis for Intent in Maxim Power
Gregory K. Lawrence, Thomas Reid Millar, Mary Treanor; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 30, 2015
Recent positions taken by FERC’s Enforcement Staff in the Maxim Power show cause proceeding add to the uncertainty regarding what information market participants must volunteer when communicating with the Commission, ISOs/RTOs, market monitors and others. We have recently written about Maxim...

 

HTMLCFTC Issues No-Action Relief for Amended Legacy Swaps between SDs and SPVs
Douglas J. Donahue, Ivan Loncar, Paul J. Pantano, Nihal S. Patel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
On March 31, 2015, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (the “Division”) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) issued no-action relief regarding compliance with certain of its swap regulations, including, but not limited to, business...

 

HTMLPremium - In Whose Interest?
Tawnee Ebbs, Louisa Watt; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 31, 2015
The Loan Market Association (“LMA”) Standard Terms & Conditions for Par & Distressed Trade Transactions (Bank Debt/Claims) (the “Terms and Conditions”) are the recommended set of terms published by the LMA and commonly used for the trading of loans and claims in the...

 

HTMLUK Budget 2015 - Key Tax Measures
Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015
The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s final Budget of the current Parliament, given on 18 March 2015, was held in the shadow of the UK’s general election on 7 May 2015. With the backdrop of the UK’s GDP growth increasing, continued low interest rates, rising employment and a reducing...

 

HTMLFinCEN Assesses $1 Million Penalty and Seeks to Bar Former MoneyGram Executive from Financial Industry
Jodi L. Avergun, James A. Treanor; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
On December 18, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) assessed a $1 million civil monetary penalty against Thomas E. Haider, former Chief Compliance Officer at MoneyGram International Inc., for allegedly failing to ensure that his company complied with the anti-money...

 

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....

 

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...

 

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...

 


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