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HTMLJapanese Acquirer Resolves Pension-Related Liabilities of US Subsidiary
Mark S. Chehi, Neil M. Leff, Ron E. Meisler, Regina Olshan, David C. Olstein; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014
On November 4, 2014, Asahi Tec Corporation (Asahi), a Japanese corporation that acquired U.S.-based Metaldyne Corporation (Metaldyne) in 2007, announced a settlement of its long-running dispute with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) regarding the 2009 termination of Metaldyne’s...

 

HTMLMSRB Releases Draft Amendments to Rule G-20 on Gifts, Gratuities and Noncash Compensation, Requests Comments
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
On October 23, 2014, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) released Notice 2014-18 (the Notice), containing draft amendments to Rule G-20, with conforming changes to MSRB Rules G-8 and G-9 (required records and preservation period, respectively) (the Draft Amendments). The Draft...

 

HTML&lduo;EU Council of Ministers Adopts Directive on Rules Governing Private Antitrust Damage Actions&rduo;
Simon Baxter, Frederic Depoortere, Ingrid E. Vandenborre, James S. Venit; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014
On 10 November 2014, the Council of Ministers of the European Union adopted the long-awaited directive on rules governing private antitrust damage actions (Damages Directive or Directive). Although the text still needs to be signed by the European Parliament before it can enter into force, the text...

 

HTMLSEC Approves MSRB's First Dedicated Rule for Municipal Advisors
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
On October 23, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) Proposed Rule G-44, the MSRB's first dedicated rule for municipal advisors, with conforming changes to Rules G-8 and G-9 (required records and preservation period, respectively)...

 

HTMLCFTC Staff Issues More No-Action Letters to Commodity Pool Operators
Heather S. Cruz, Anastasia T. Rockas; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
Over the last month, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued four letters providing exemptive, no-action and interpretative relief to commodity pool operators (CPOs) on a variety of issues. This alert briefly summarizes...

 

HTMLBanker Bonuses: UK and EU Remain on Collision Course
James Anderson, Patrick Brandt, Helena J. Derbyshire, Gregory P. Norman, Stephen G. Sims; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 22, 2014
Since 1 January 2014, the EU’s Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) has required EU-regulated banks (EU Banks) to limit variable compensation paid to key bank staff to 100 percent of their fixed compensation (or 200 percent with approval of a super majority of non-staff shareholders) —...

 

HTMLSEC Provides Guidance on SPVs and Escrows Under the Custody Rule
Devin Knickerbocker, Anastasia T. Rockas; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
In June 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued a guidance update (the “Update”) on the application of the custody rule of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the “Custody Rule”) to special purpose vehicles (“SPVs”) and escrow...

 

HTMLDistrict 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;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLCost-Efficient Alternatives for Document Production Gaining Traction
Raj Madan, Christopher P. Murphy, Brendan T. O'Dell; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014
Tax 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...

 

HTMLIntellectual Property Issues Stacking Up for 3-D Printing
Douglas R. Nemec, Kristen Voorhees; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
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...

 


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