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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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...

 

HTMLCFTC Deadlines Approach for Swap Dealer Margin Segregation Notifications and Buy-Side Responses
Maureen A. Donley, Theodore M. Kneller, W. Graham McCall, Mark D. Young; Skadden Arps Slate Meagher Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 4, 2014, previously published on April 2, 2014
Market participants that enter into uncleared swaps should expect to receive notifications from swap dealer (SD) and major swap participant (MSP) counterparties regarding segregation of initial margin for swaps. Dodd-Frank amended Commodity Exchange Act Section 4s(l) to provide SD and MSP...

 

HTMLReliance by Directors: What’s a Conscientious Director to Do?
Peter Allan Atkins; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014
In its recent decision in In Re Rural Metro Corporation Stockholders Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery, in a footnote, touches on what it means for directors to be “fully protected” by §141(e) of the Delaware General Corporation Law when they rely on information, opinions,...

 

HTMLClawback of Bonuses: UK PRA’s Banking Proposals Cast Six-Year Shadow for Bad Actors and Their Supervisors and Line Managers
James Anderson, Patrick Brandt, Helena J. Derbyshire, Stephen G. Sims; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014
On 13 March 2014, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), the U.K. regulator responsible for prudential supervision of banks, insurers and large broker-dealers, issued a consultation paper on bonus clawback (CP6/14).

 

HTMLMSRB Proposes Professional Qualification Requirements for Municipal Advisors; Approves New Consolidated Registration Form
Matthew Bobys, Kenneth A. Gross, Ki P. Hong, Melissa L. Miles, Patricia M. Zweibel; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2014, previously published on March 26, 2014
This mailing is to inform you of recent actions taken by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB).

 


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