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|Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Contemporaneous Ownership Requirement for Creditors Asserting Derivative Claims|
Andrea N. Feathers, John P. Stigi; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014In Quadrant Structured Products Co. v. Vertin, C.A. No. 6990-VCL, 2014 Del. Ch. LEXIS 193 (Del. Ch. Oct. 1, 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that when creditors of insolvent firms assert derivative claims, they need not meet the contemporaneous ownership requirement applied to...
|Sixth Circuit Narrows Scope of Liability Under ICA Sections 36(a) and (b)|
Robin A. Achen, John P. Stigi; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014In Laborers’ Local 265 Pension Fund v. iShares Trust, No. 13-6486, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 18627 (6th Cir. Sept. 30, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims alleging violations of the fiduciary duties imposed by Sections 36(a) and 36(b) of...
|Tribe’s Gamble That Casino Land Transfer Approval Not Subject to CEQA Pays Off|
Whitney Hodges, John E. Ponder; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014In a recent Third District Court of Appeal published opinion, the court in Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians v. Edmund G. Brown, Jr. (3rd. Dist. 2014) strictly interpreted the California Environmental Quality Act’s definition of “public agency,” holding that it only applies...
|Beyond the Checklist: Seven Keys to Effective Trade Due Diligence|
Mark L. Jensen, Thaddeus Rogers McBride; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014Anti-corruption due diligence can be vexing even in the best of conditions; it is often made more complicated by time and business pressures that arise in the context of a merger or acquisition or an urgent sales opportunity. Anti-corruption compliance is always fact-intensive, and due diligence...
|Accounts and Accountability: Arab Bank Found Liable for Transactions Under the Anti-Terrorism Act|
Fatema K. Merchant; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014On September 22, 2014, a Brooklyn jury found Arab Bank, Jordan’s largest lender, guilty of violating the U.S. Anti-Terrorism Act for providing financial services to individuals and entities linked to Hamas. Hamas is currently designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S. Treasury...