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Adobe PDFUK Deferred Prosecution Agreements: New Enforcement Tool or Blunt Instrument?
James Kitching, Salah M. Mattoo; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (London) LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 16, 2013, previously published on May 14, 2013
The Crime and Courts Act 2013 (the "Act") received Royal Assent in April 2013, and makes provision for the introduction of deferred prosecution agreements ("DPAs") in the U.K. The relevant provisions of the Act are likely to come into force early next year. The proponents of...

 

Adobe PDFLandlord Wins Superstorm Sandy Rent Abatement Suit
Meyer Last, Janice Mac Avoy, Michael Mandelstam, Jennifer A. Yashar; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2013, previously published on May 8, 2013
In what is believed to be the first decision in a commercial lease case arising out of the devastating losses to landlords and tenants from Superstorm Sandy, the Civil Court of New York County found that a retail tenant of a lower Manhattan property was not entitled to a rent abatement from its...

 

Adobe PDFLondon Stock Exchange Launches High Growth Segment of the Main Market
Richard May, Sian Elizabeth Withey; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (London) LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 2, 2013, previously published on May 1, 2013
The London Stock Exchange has launched the High Growth Segment of the Main Market. The High Growth Segment allows fast growing businesses which intend in due course to seek a premium listing on the Official List but which do not yet meet the relevant eligibility criteria to be admitted to trading...

 

Adobe PDFNew SEC & CFTC Rules Regarding Identity Theft Programs for Private Fund Advisers
Jessica Forbes, Gregory P. Gnall; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2013, previously published on April 26, 2013
In 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) amended the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) to add the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”)...

 

Adobe PDFProposed Changes to the UK Takeover Code Relating to the Impact of Takeover Bids on Target Company Pension Plans
Richard May, Sheena McCaffrey; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (London) LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2013, previously published on April 29, 2013
On 22 April 2013 the Takeover Panel (the Panel) announced changes to the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the City Code). The changes give a greater role to pension plan trustees in relation to takeover bids.

 

Adobe PDFImplications of the SEC's First-Ever FCPA-Related Non-Prosecution Agreement with Ralph Lauren Corp.
Kevin J. Harnisch, Joshua D. Roth, Steven M. Witzel; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 26, 2013, previously published on April 23, 2013
The SEC announced yesterday (April 22) that it entered into a Non-Prosecution Agreement ("NPA") with Ralph Lauren Corp. ("Ralph Lauren") in connection with alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the "FCPA") by a subsidiary in Argentina ("Ralph...

 

Adobe PDFImplications of the London/Shaw Insider Trading Case for Public Companies and External Auditors
David B. Hardison, Dixie L. Johnson, Steven M. Witzel; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 26, 2013, previously published on April 25, 2013
The announcement of civil and criminal insider trading charges earlier this month against Scott London, a senior audit partner at a major accounting firm, grabbed business headlines and took the public accounting profession by surprise. As insider trading schemes go, the alleged misconduct by...

 

Adobe PDFThe Proposed EU Financial Transaction Tax
Robert Gaut, Neil Macleod; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (London) LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 26, 2013, previously published on April 26, 2013
The EU’s financial transaction tax (the “FTT”) is due to apply from the beginning of 2014. The FTT has attracted considerable criticism, especially in relation to its extraterritorial effects.

 

Adobe PDFCurrent SEC Broker-Dealer Registration Issues Concerning Private Investment Funds
Jessica Forbes, Gregory P. Gnall; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2013, previously published on April 16, 2013
A recent speech given by David W. Blass, the Chief Counsel of the Division of Trading and Markets at the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and enforcement proceedings brought against a finder who was found to be acting as an unregistered broker-dealer and a private fund adviser...

 


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