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Adobe PDFNew York State Implements Major Changes to Its Estate and Gift Taxes
Jonathan L. Koslow, Ronald J. Weiss; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 16, 2014
On April 1, 2014, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law the Executive Budget for 2014-2015, which includes significant changes to the state’s estate and gift tax regimes, as well as changes to the income taxation of certain trusts.

 

HTMLRecent Developments in Aggregate State Contribution Limits After Supreme Court’s Decision in McCutcheon v. FEC
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014
On April 2, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in McCutcheon v. FEC, striking down the aggregate limits imposed on individual contributions under federal law. Although this decision cannot necessarily be read to automatically strike down all aggregate limits that may exist under...

 

HTMLProposed Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
Christopher M. DiVirgilio, Allison L. Land, Edward P. Welch; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014
On April 17, 2014, the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association proposed legislation that, if adopted, would amend the Delaware General Corporation Law (the DGCL) in a number of important ways. Proposed amendments include:

 

HTMLEuropean Parliament Approves Proposed Directive on Private Antitrust Damages Actions
Simon Baxter, Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio A.L. Motta, Ingrid E. Vandenborre, James S. Venit; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 18, 2014
On April 17, 2014, the European Parliament overwhelmingly approved the European Commission’s proposal for a directive on private antitrust damages actions (the Directive). The Directive is intended to facilitate antitrust damages actions in the EU and is complemented by a nonbinding note...

 

HTMLUS Department of Justice Extradites First Foreign National on Antitrust Charge
Clifford H. Aronson, John M. Nannes, Tara L. Reinhart, Tiffany Rider; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014
On April 4, 2014, the United States Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (DOJ) announced the first-ever successful extradition on an antitrust charge. A German appeals court had approved the extradition of Romano Pisciotti, an Italian national, in February 2014.

 

HTMLDemocrats Gain Control of FTC With Terrell McSweeny Confirmation
Clifford H. Aronson, Sharis A. Pozen, Steven C. Sunshine; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 14, 2014
On April 9, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Terrell McSweeny to the Federal Trade Commission. Commissioner McSweeny’s appointment creates a Democratic majority on the five-member commission, sparking anticipation of more aggressive enforcement by the FTC going forward.

 

HTMLSEC Conflict Minerals Disclosure Requirements Ruled Unconstitutional
Andrew J. Brady, Brian V. Breheny, Hagen J. Ganem, Marc S. Gerber; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 14, 2014
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled earlier today that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s conflict minerals disclosure requirements are unconstitutional and remanded the matter to the district court for further consideration.

 

HTMLEU Banking Union: Political Agreement Reached on Single Resolution Mechanism
Patrick Brandt, Christopher Mallon, Sven G. Mickisch, William J. Sweet, Sebastian Way; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2014, previously published on April 10, 2014
On March 20, 2014, the European Parliament announced that it had reached political agreement with the European Council on the regulation implementing a single resolution mechanism (SRM), which is an essential element of the proposed EU Banking Union, the new regulatory system to formally cover...

 

HTMLUS Government Halts Licensing for Key Exports to Russia in Response to Events in Ukraine
Nathaniel B. Bolin, Jamie L. Boucher, Jeffrey D. Gerrish, William J. Sweet, Sean M. Thornton; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2014, previously published on April 4, 2014
In a further sign of the broadening of U.S. restrictions relating to Russia because of the situation in Ukraine, the United States has taken steps to limit trade with Russia in U.S.-origin goods and services that are controlled for national security reasons. This latest step is in addition to the...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Strikes Down Federal Aggregate Limits on Campaign Contributions
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2014, previously published on April 2, 2014
On April 2, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in McCutcheon v. FEC, striking down the aggregate limits imposed on individual contributions under federal law. The 5-4 opinion held that the individual aggregate limits under federal law are invalid under the First Amendment because they...

 


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