Document(s) published by this organization: 68
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|No Termination of Commercial Agreements In The Case Of Insolvency?|
Rouven Redeker, Jüergen van Kann; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
May 16, 2013, previously published on May 15, 2013Commercial agreements usually provide for extraordinary termination rights or even automatic cancellation in the case of insolvency of one of the parties. Such a cancellation right may, however, contradict the general principles of German insolvency law.
|Landlord Wins Superstorm Sandy Rent Abatement Suit|
Meyer Last, Janice Mac Avoy, Michael Mandelstam, Jennifer A. Yashar; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
May 13, 2013, previously published on May 8, 2013In 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...
|London Stock Exchange Launches High Growth Segment of the Main Market|
Richard May, Sian Elizabeth Withey; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (London) LLP;
May 2, 2013, previously published on May 1, 2013The 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...
|New SEC & CFTC Rules Regarding Identity Theft Programs for Private Fund Advisers|
Jessica Forbes, Gregory P. Gnall; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
April 30, 2013, previously published on April 26, 2013In 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”)...
|Proposed 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;
April 30, 2013, previously published on April 29, 2013On 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.
|The Proposed EU Financial Transaction Tax|
Robert Gaut, Neil Macleod; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (London) LLP;
April 26, 2013, previously published on April 26, 2013The 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.
|Implications 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;
April 26, 2013, previously published on April 23, 2013The 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...
|Implications 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;
April 26, 2013, previously published on April 25, 2013The 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...