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|District Court Dismisses State Parties’ Challenge to SEC Rule 206(4)-5|
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014On September 30, 2014, Judge Beryl A. Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a challenge to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Rule 206(4)-5 (Rule) for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. The court found that jurisdiction for review of the Rule lies...
|Cost-Efficient Alternatives for Document Production Gaining Traction|
Raj Madan, Christopher P. Murphy, Brendan T. O'Dell; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014Tax controversies often involve voluminous document production and extensive privilege logs from multiple parties. The privilege issues can be complex and involve advice from multiple advisers potentially covering several different types of privilege protections, including attorney-client, work...
|Disclosure and Collateral Consequences of Enforcement Actions for Regulated Financial Services Firms|
Kenneth E. Burdon, Eben P. Colby, Thomas A. DeCapo; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014Financial services firms facing enforcement proceedings at the hands of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or any other financial industry regulator must consider disclosure obligations in the context of the various collateral consequences that may arise from such proceedings. Firms...
|Intellectual Property Issues Stacking Up for 3-D Printing|
Douglas R. Nemec, Kristen Voorhees; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014 In the 1980s and 1990s, viewers of the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” regularly saw Patrick Stewart procure hot tea from a “replicator,” which generated his tea — cup and all — instantly on demand. Even then, such technology was not entirely...
|Hong Kong v. New York: The Competition for Chinese Tech IPOs|
Christopher W. Betts, Will H. Cai; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom;
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014In September 2014, Alibaba completed the largest IPO in history, raising US$25 billion in its New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) offering. In the buildup to the high-profile offering, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx) expressed frustration over the “loss” of the IPO to the...
|Cases to Watch in the 2014-15 Supreme Court Term|
Boris Bershteyn; Skadden Arps Slate Meagher Flom LLP;
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014The Supreme Court will begin its new term on Monday, October 6, 2014. Departing from its typical practice, the Court did not publish during the preceding week a list of new certiorari grants — that is, cases it has selected for review from the many petitions filed and briefed during the...
|Federal Circuit Decision Underscores the Importance of Customs Compliance for All Parties to an Import Transaction|
Nathaniel B. Bolin, Jeffrey D. Gerrish; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014A decision issued last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in United States v. Trek Leather, Inc. has shaken fundamental assumptions held by many U.S. importers and their business partners (including overseas manufacturers and exporters) with respect to liability under the...
|Prudential Regulators and CFTC Re-Propose Margin Requirements for Non-Cleared Swaps|
Maureen A. Donley, Elizabeth A. Mastrogiacomo, Mark D. Young; Skadden Arps Slate Meagher Flom LLP;
September 22, 2014, previously published on September 19, 2014Federal banking regulators (the Prudential Regulators) have re-proposed regulations to require certain dealers and major participants in the swap and markets to collect initial and variation margin for non-cleared swaps (the 2014 Proposal).
|Georgetown and Fordham Global Antitrust Law Symposia Focus on Trends in Cartel Enforcement, Merger Control, IP and Financial Services|
Matthew P. Hendrickson, James A. Keyte, Sharis A. Pozen, Steven C. Sunshine, Ingrid E. Vandenborre; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
September 22, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014Last week, Georgetown University Law Center hosted its Eighth Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium, and Fordham University School of Law hosted its 41st Annual International Antitrust Law and Policy Conference. These symposia provide key antitrust regulators a forum to discuss recent...
|FTC Doubles Down in Challenge to Pharmaceutical Settlement|
Paul M. Eckles, Karen Hoffman Lent, Sharis A. Pozen, Steven C. Sunshine; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014On September 8, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a federal antitrust complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against defendants AbbVie, Abbott Laboratories, Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Besins Healthcare and Teva Pharmaceuticals alleging...