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Adobe PDFDeposit Insurance Assessment System: The FDIC Issues a Final Rule Regarding Changes to the Ratios and Ratio Thresholds to Align the Deposit Insurance Assessment System With U.S. Basel III Capital Rules
Whitney A. Chatterjee, H. Rodgin Cohen, Elizabeth T. Davy, Mitchell S. Eitel, Michael T. Escue; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 18, 2014, previously published on November 24, 2014
On November 18, 2014, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) published a final rule (the “Final Rule”) modifying certain elements of its deposit insurance assessment system for insured depository institutions (“IDIs”).

 

Adobe PDFLee v. Pincus: Delaware Chancery Court Declines to Dismiss Fiduciary Duty Claims Against Board for Post-IPO Waiver of Lock-Up Restrictions But Dismisses Aiding and Abetting Claims Against Underwriters for Consenting to the Waiver
Francis J. Aquila, Audra D. Cohen, H. Rodgin Cohen, Mitchell S. Eitel, Brian T. Frawley; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 18, 2014, previously published on November 17, 2014
In an opinion issued on November 14, 2014, the Delaware Court of Chancery (C Bouchard) declined to dismiss breach of fiduciary duty claims against the directors of Zynga Inc. (“Zynga”) for waiving post-IPO lock-up restrictions in a manner that permitted certain stockholders, including...

 

Adobe PDF2015 Proxy Season Developments
Robert Buckholz, Catherine M. Clarkin, Jay Clayton, Audra D. Cohen, H. Rodgin Cohen; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 4, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014
On Thursday, the New York City Comptroller, on behalf of the $160 billion New York City Pension Funds, announced a broad initiative to give shareholders the right to nominate directors at U.S. companies using the corporate ballot. By submitting proxy access shareholder proposals to 75 companies at...

 

Adobe PDFConcentration Limits on Large Financial Companies: Federal Reserve Approves Final Rule Implementing Dodd-Frank’s Financial Sector Concentration Limit
Whitney A. Chatterjee, H. Rodgin Cohen, Elizabeth T. Davy, Mitchell S. Eitel, Jared M. Fishman; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 4, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014
Last week, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Federal Reserve”) approved a final rule (the “Final Rule”) implementing Section 622 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), which establishes a...

 

Adobe PDFBasel III Liquidity Framework: Basel Committee Publishes Final Document on Net Stable Funding Ratio
Whitney A. Chatterjee, H. Rodgin Cohen, Elizabeth T. Davy, Mitchell S. Eitel, Michael T. Escue; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 4, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014
On October 31, 2014, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the “Basel Committee”), published a final document presenting the net stable funding ratio (“NSFR”), one of the key standards proposed by the Basel Committee to strengthen liquidity risk management as part of...

 

Adobe PDFWhitman v. United States: U.S. Supreme Court Considers Deference to Agencies’ Interpretations of Criminal Statutes
Nicolas Bourtin, Steven R. Peikin, Richard C. Pepperman, Kenneth M. Raisler, Karen Patton Seymour; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 3, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014
Earlier this week, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Whitman v. United States, No. 14-29 (Nov. 10, 2014), a criminal prosecution for insider trading under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act. In Whitman, the Second Circuit deferred to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s...

 

Adobe PDFBank Capital Plans and Stress Tests: Federal Reserve Approves Final Rule Amending Certain Aspects of Existing Capital Plan and Stress Test Rules
Whitney A. Chatterjee, H. Rodgin Cohen, Elizabeth T. Davy, Mitchell S. Eitel, Michael T. Escue; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
Last Friday, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System approved a final rule (the “Final Rule”) amending certain aspects of the existing capital plan (the “Capital Plan Rule”) and stress test rules (the “Stress Test Rules”) applicable to bank holding...

 

Adobe PDFIn re KKR Financial Holdings LLC Shareholder Litigation: Delaware Chancery Court Rejects Claim that Manager Is a Controlling Stockholder; Applies Business Judgment Review to Merger Approved by Independent Board and Fully Informed Stockholders
Francis J. Aquila, Audra D. Cohen, H. Rodgin Cohen, Mitchell S. Eitel, Brian T. Frawley; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
In an October 14, 2014 decision on a motion to dismiss, the Delaware Court of Chancery (C Bouchard) held that business judgment review applied to breach of fiduciary duty claims asserted against directors in connection with a stock-for-stock sale of KKR Financial Holdings LLC (“KFN”) to...

 

Adobe PDFISS to Introduce QuickScore 3.0 on Friday: New Governance Factors Previewed; Details to be Published on October 31; Data Verification Period to Follow Through November 14
Francis J. Aquila, Robert Buckholz, Catherine M. Clarkin, Jay Clayton, Audra D. Cohen; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
Institutional Shareholder Services, the proxy advisory firm, has announced that it will publish the details of an update to its QuickScore corporate governance rating system, styled as “QuickScore 3.0,” this Friday, October 31, including several new governance factors that will apply to...

 

Adobe PDFBank Capital Plans and Stress Tests: Federal Reserve Issues Instructions and Guidance for the 2015 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review Program
Whitney A. Chatterjee, H. Rodgin Cohen, Elizabeth T. Davy, Mitchell S. Eitel, Michael T. Escue; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014
On October 16, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Federal Reserve”) issued its summary instructions and guidance (the “CCAR 2015 Instructions”) for its supervisory Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review program for 2015 (“CCAR 2015”)...

 


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