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HTMLThe SEC Retains its House Advantage During Administrative Proceedings
Jodi L. Avergun, Douglas H. Fischer, Joseph V. Moreno, Emily J. Rockwood, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 5, 2016
Facing pressure from industry practitioners and in the wake of constitutional challenges in multiple jurisdictions, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently amended its Rules of Practice that apply to proceedings before an administrative law judge (“ALJ”).1...

 

HTMLAmendments to the Basel Securitisation Framework - Alternative Capital Treatment for Simple, Transparent and Comparable Securitisations
Bruce C. Bloomingdale, Robert Cannon, Merryn Craske, Stephen Day, Angus Duncan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 3, 2016
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the “Basel Committee”) published an updated version of the “Basel III Document - Revisions to the securitisation framework” on 11 July 20161 (the “Amended Securitisation Framework”). This now includes alternative...

 

HTMLFinCEN Tightens the Screws on Money Launderers with Additional Scrutiny of High-Value Residential Real Estate Transactions
Jodi L. Avergun, Nicholas E. Brandfon, Steven M. Herman, Colleen D. Kukowski; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016
Choice real estate markets such as New York, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and San Antonio may offer enticing amenities like buzzing nightlife or sunny beaches, but thanks to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), they now also come with an extra dose of...

 

HTMLFERC Issues Order Assessing Civil Penalties Against ETRACOM
George D. Billinson, Mark R. Haskell, Christopher Hood, Thomas Reid Millar, Lamiya Rahman; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 5, 2016
On Friday, June 17, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the “Commission”) issued an Order Assessing Civil Penalties against ETRACOM LLC (“ETRACOM”) and ETRACOM’s founding member and majority owner, Michael Rosenberg (together, “Respondents”).1...

 

HTMLIt’s a Mad, Mad, Madden World
Scott A. Cammarn; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on June 29, 2016
On Monday, June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States denied the petition for certiorari in Midland Funding LLC v. Madden, No. 15-610. The Supreme Court’s denial leaves intact the unusual - and troubling - decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Midland...

 

HTMLD.C. Circuit Reopens Controversy Concerning Regulated Master Limited Partnership Taxation
Mark R. Haskell, Thomas Reid Millar, Brett Snyder; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 6, 2016
On Friday, July 1, 2016, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reopened the issue of whether pipelines organized as partnerships can claim a tax allowance for ratemaking purposes in United Airlines Inc., et al. v. FERC, et al., No. 11-1479. This decision...

 

HTMLSEC Proposal Would Require Business Continuity and Transition Plans for Investment Advisers
Garret Filler, Dorothy D. Mehta, Joseph V. Moreno; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016
Citing the ongoing risk of terrorist and cyber-attacks, the 2008 financial crisis, and Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has issued proposed rules under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (“Advisers Act”) that would require...

 

HTMLThe Defend Trade Secrets Act: Significant Recent Changes to Intellectual Property Law May Provide New Avenues for Protecting Potentially Unpatentable Critical Discoveries
Dorothy R. Auth, David Cole; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 14, 2016
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), marking one of largest changes to intellectual property law since the America Invents Act of 2011. This legislation will allow companies to more rigorously protect their trade secrets which are...

 

HTMLWhat does Brexit mean for the European CLO Market?
Adam Blakemore, Alec J. Burnside, Robert Cannon, Neil Macleod, Claire Suzanne Puddicombe; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on June 27, 2016
In its referendum held on 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (“Brexit”). On the following day, David Cameron announced that he will resign as Prime Minister on the election of a new Conservative Party leader and that such leader should be elected prior to the...

 

HTMLProposed Regulations Would Block Some Spinoffs
Richard M. Nugent, Linda Z. Swartz, Edward S. Wei; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 15, 2016
Proposed regulations issued on July 14, 2016 generally would prevent tax-free spinoffs involving companies with less than 5% active business assets and spinoffs where one company holds a substantial amount of nonbusiness assets and the other company does not. These rules generally would apply to...

 


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