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HTMLSEC Announces Municipal Advisor Examination Initiative
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
On August 19, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) will begin a two-year examination initiative (the initiative) through the National Exam Program (NEP) aimed at municipal advisors that are newly registered...

 

HTMLUS Imposes New Licensing Requirements on Exports to Russia of Oil and Gas Equipment and ‘Dual-Use’ Items
Nathaniel B. Bolin, Jeffrey D. Gerrish, Greer Jamieson; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 15, 2014
On August 6, 2014, in response to continuing developments in Ukraine, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a new final rule that significantly expands restrictions on U.S. exports to Russia under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). In...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Revises Campaign Finance Law
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
On August 1, 2014, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed House Bill No. 4366 amending the state's campaign finance laws. The amendments, among other things, increase the contribution limit for individual contributors to candidates and establish disclosure requirements for certain entities that...

 

HTMLIRS Guidance Clarifies Renewable Energy Tax Credit
Jared Binstock, Armando Gomez, David A. Schneider, Paul Schockett, Sean M. Shimamoto; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released welcome new guidance on renewable electricity production and energy investment tax credits. A notice issued on August 8, 2014, addresses when a facility or equipment maintains its qualification when transferred during the construction process, and how...

 

HTMLMSRB Actions Regarding Municipal Advisors: Release of Revised Draft Rule G-42 for Comment, and Submission of Proposed Rule G-44 to SEC for Approval
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 8, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
This mailing is to inform you of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) releasing Revised Draft Rule G-42 (setting forth duties of non-solicitor municipal advisors) for public comment, and submitting Proposed Rule G-44 (setting forth the supervisory obligations of municipal advisors) to...

 

HTMLFTC Continues Vigorous Section 5 Enforcement
Ian G. John, John H. Lyons, Kenneth B. Schwartz; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2014, previously published on July 23, 2014
On July 21, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) accepted a consent agreement, subject to final approval, to settle charges with two Internet resellers of Universal Product Code (UPC) barcodes accused of violating Section 5 of the FTC Act (Section 5) by inviting competitors to...

 

HTMLFDA Guidance Limits Flexibility in Social Media Promotional Communications
John T. Bentivoglio, Jennifer L. Bragg, Maya P. Florence, Michael K. Loucks, Gregory M. Luce; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
Three recently issued draft guidance documents (Draft Guidances) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) are designed to assist manufacturers in product communications via social media and other interactive media platforms. Generally, the Draft Guidances continue to require...

 

HTMLCourt Finds CFIUS Violated Ralls Corporation’s Due Process Rights
John M. Beahn, Joshua F. Gruenspecht, John P. Kabealo, Ivan A. Schlager, Malcolm J. Tuesley; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 19, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014
On July 15, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia remanded Ralls Corporation’s (Ralls) precedent-setting case against the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the committee) and President Obama to district court for the enforcement of...

 

HTMLEuropean Commission Issues Merger Reform White Paper Regarding Minority Shareholdings and Member State Referrals
Simon Baxter, Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio A.L. Motta, Ingrid E. Vandenborre, James S. Venit; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 17, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014
On July 9, 2014, the European Commission published its proposal (White Paper) outlining the approach it intends to adopt with respect to the application of the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR) to the acquisition of minority shareholdings. The White Paper also sets out proposals to streamline the member...

 

HTMLLatest US Export Control Reforms Impact Companies in the Military Electronics Industry
Nathaniel B. Bolin, Jeffrey D. Gerrish, Jamieson Greer; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 17, 2014, previously published on July 10, 2014
On July 1, 2014, the U.S. government issued the latest in a series of ongoing reforms to the U.S. export controls on defense articles, defense services and “dual-use” items (i.e., items that have both civilian and military applications). The latest changes affect a broad range of items...

 


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