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Adobe PDFNFA Update: NFA Seeking Comments on Potential CPO/CTA Capital Requirement and Customer Protection Measures
William J. Breslin, Janet Choi, David S. Mitchell; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 27, 2014
On January 23, 2014, the National Futures Association (“NFA”) announced that it is soliciting industry comment on the concept of imposing a capital requirement on Commodity Pool Operator (“CPO”) / Commodity Trading Advisor (“CTA”) members and various other...

 

Adobe PDFBrussels Starts New Year With "Simplification" Package for EU Merger Reviews - Not So Simple
Fried Frank Harris Shriver Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014
On 1 January 2014, “the most comprehensive reform of [the EU] merger procedures to date” came into force. The European Commission (“EC”) hopes that the “Simplification Package” will make it easier for companies to obtain EU antitrust approval for mergers under...

 

Adobe PDFUK Takeover Code: Clarification of Rules Relating to Irrevocable Commitments and Letters of Intent by Target Company Directors
Richard May; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (London) LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2014, previously published on January 21, 2014
On 17 January 2014, the UK Takeover Panel published Practice Statement No. 27 relating to how the prohibition on “offer-related arrangements” applies to irrevocable commitments and letters of intent given by target company shareholders who are also directors of the target company.

 

Adobe PDFPost-Year-End Offerings
Stuart H. Gelfond, Paul D. Tropp; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 16, 2014
Certain issues arise when a company wishes to file a registration statement and undertake an offering during the first quarter of the year (i.e., after December 31st for companies with a fiscal year - end of December 31st ) but before the company’s year - end financial statements are...

 

Adobe PDFCFTC Update: CFTC Proposes New Position Limits and Aggregation Rules
Fried Frank Harris Shriver Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014
On November 5, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“Commission” or “CFTC”) approved proposed new position limits rules (“ Position Limits Rules”) and proposed new aggregation standards for determining compliance with position limits...

 

Adobe PDFThe Emerging Company Playbook: SEC Proposes Rule Amendments to Regulation A
Edward M. Alterman, Stuart H. Gelfond, Erica L. Markowitz, Joshua Wechsler; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 7, 2014
On December 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rule amendments to Regulation A as required by Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. The proposed rules provide a makeover of current Regulation A, an underutilized registration exemption limited to offerings of up...

 

Adobe PDFEnglish Defamation Law - the Requirement for "Serious Harm" and Other Important Changes Impacting the Protection of Your Reputation
James Kitching; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (London) LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 7, 2014
The Defamation Act 2013 came into force in England and Wales on 1 January 2014. It introduces a new requirement for companies and individuals to demonstrate "serious harm" to their reputations in order to establish a claim. In respect of businesses and other bodies that trade for profit,...

 

Adobe PDFFederal Energy Regulatory Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Sign MOUs on Jurisdiction and Information Sharing
Daniel A. Mullen, J. Peter Ripley, Michael A. Yuffee; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 6, 2014
Signed into law by President Obama in July 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandated, among many other things, that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (”CFTC”) (collectively,...

 

Adobe PDFCIVIL FALSE CLAIMS ACT: Fourth Circuit Holds That a $24 Million FCA Penalty is Not an “Excessive Fine” Even Where the Relator Fails to Prove That the United States Suffered Any Economic Harm
Douglas W. Baruch, John T. Boese, Jennifer M. Wollenberg; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 20, 2013
Sometimes, an opinion has an “Alice in Wonderland” quality to it, where a court seems to come up with a theory out of thin air. That quality certainly seems to permeate an important aspect of the recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in United States ex...

 

Adobe PDFMaintaining Client Confidences During the Holidays: Avoiding Accidental Tipping
Dixie L. Johnson; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 23, 2013
With holiday cheer in full swing, it is time once again to consider how to avoid putting family and friends in danger by inadequately protecting material, nonpublic information entrusted to us at work. Previous writings provided an overview of applicable law and examples of unfortunate accidental...

 


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