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Adobe PDFSecurity-Based Swaps: SEC Proposes Rule Regarding Communications Involving Security-Based Swaps Entered Into Solely by Eligible Contract Participants
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
On September 8, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a rule under the Securities Act of 1933 to provide that the publication or distribution of price quotes relating to security-based swaps that may be purchased only by eligible contract participants and are traded or processed...

 

Adobe PDFProposed Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps Under Dodd-Frank: Federal Reserve Board, OCC, FDIC, Farm Credit Administration and Federal Housing Finance Agency Repropose Rules for Minimum Margin and Capital Requirements for Certain Dealers and Major Participants in Swaps and Security-Based Swaps
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
On September 3, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”), the Farm Credit Administration and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (collectively, the “Prudential Regulators”) issued a proposed rule to...

 

Adobe PDFAsset-Backed Securities Disclosure and Regulation: SEC Adopts Revisions to Regulation AB and Other Rules Governing the Offering Process, Disclosure and Reporting for Asset-Backed Securities
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Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014
On August 27, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted significant revisions to Regulation AB and other rules relating to the disclosure, reporting and offering process for asset-backed securities (“ABS”). The rules adopted reflect substantial changes to many of the rules...

 

Adobe PDFCourt Dismisses Challenge to CFTC Cross-Border Guidance: District Court Dismisses Broad-Based Challenge to CFTC Cross-Border Interpretative Guidance but Remands Several Title VII Dodd-Frank Swaps Rules for Further Cost-Benefit Analysis; Remanded Rules Not Vacated and Will Remain in Force During Remand
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 18, 2014
On September 16, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a broad-based challenge to the interpretive guidance and policy statement issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) in July 2013 relating to the extraterritorial application...

 

Adobe PDFCity of Providence v. First Citizens Bancshares, Inc., et al.: Delaware Chancery Court Upholds Forum Selection Bylaw With North Carolina Forum That Was Adopted the Same Day as a Merger Agreement
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014
In an opinion on a motion to dismiss issued on September 8, 2014, the Delaware Court of Chancery (C Bouchard) upheld an exclusive forum selection bylaw adopted by a Delaware board of directors that designated a forum outside of Delaware. The decision follows Delaware’s ruling last year in...

 

Adobe PDFBasel III Liquidity Framework: Federal Reserve Approves Final Rule Implementing Basel III Liquidity Coverage Ratio for Large U.S. Banks
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
On Wednesday, September 3, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Federal Reserve”), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the “OCC”) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC” and, together with the Federal Reserve and...

 

Adobe PDFBank Capital: Supplementary Leverage Ratio; Federal Banking Agencies Issue Final Rules Revising the Supplementary Leverage Ratio’s Exposure Measure Denominator
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014
Earlier this month, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (collectively, the “Agencies”) issued final rules (the “Final SLR Rules”) that revise the definition and...

 

Adobe PDFIn re Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Stockholder Litigation: Delaware Chancery Court Declines to Dismiss Claims Against Disinterested Directors Not Pled with Particularity in Transaction in Which Entire Fairness Review Applies
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014
In an opinion issued on September 9, 2014, the Delaware Court of Chancery (VC Glasscock) held that in a controlling stockholder freeze-out merger subject to entire fairness review at the outset, disinterested directors entitled under a company’s charter to exculpation for duty of care...

 

Adobe PDFRecovery of VAT on Deal Fees: Airtours is Denied a Deduction for VAT Paid on Fees Charged by Advisors on its Restructuring
Emma Hardwick, Michael T. McGowan, Andrew Thomson; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 3, 2014
Airtours Holidays Transport Limited has been denied recovery of VAT on fees it paid to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for a review of Airtours’ financial position in connection with its possible restructuring.

 

Adobe PDFHart-Scott-Rodino Act: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Agrees to Pay Civil Penalty of $896,000 to Resolve FTC Allegations That it Violated the Reporting Requirements of the HSR Act
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $896,000 concerning its conversion of notes into voting securities of USG Corporation in December 2013, which was more than five years after Berkshire’s HSR Act filing to acquire an initial USG stock position and thus past the...

 


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