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Adobe PDFVAT Groups: Potential VAT Costs for Financial Groups as ECJ Recognises Intra-Entity Supplies between US Head Office and VAT-Grouped Branch
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2014, previously published on October 10, 2014
The European Court of Justice has decided that IT services provided by Skandia America Corporation to its Swedish branch should be recognised for VAT purposes because the Swedish branch was part of a VAT group.

 

Adobe PDFISS Proposes 2015 Policy Updates: No Proposal on Unilateral Bylaw Amendments; U.S. Policy Changes Would Introduce Uncertainty for Independent Chair Shareholder Proposals and Implement a Scorecard for Equity Plan Proposals
Sullivan Cromwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2014, previously published on October 16, 2014
Yesterday, Institutional Shareholder Services, the proxy advisory firm, published proposed changes to its proxy voting guidelines for the 2015 proxy season. The proposals applicable to U.S. companies are limited and do not include any proposed change relating to unilateral bylaw amendments. ISS had...

 

Adobe PDFCross-Border Recognition of Resolution Actions: Financial Stability Board’s Consultative Document Regarding Cross-Border Recognition of Resolution Actions Represents an Important Step Towards Removal of Impediments to Resolution
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Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014
On September 29, 2014, the Financial Stability Board (the “FSB”) published a consultative document concerning cross-border recognition of resolution actions and the removal of impediments to the resolution of globally active, systemically important financial institutions (the...

 

Adobe PDFCFTC Proposed Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps Under Dodd-Frank: The CFTC Reproposes Rules for Minimum Margin Requirements for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants, Largely Aligned with Prudential Regulators’ Recent Reproposed Rules
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Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
On September 23, 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) issued a proposed rule to establish minimum initial and variation margin collection requirements for uncleared swaps entered into by certain swap dealers and major swap participants. With some exceptions, as...

 

Adobe PDFFederal Insurance Office Report: The Federal Insurance Office Releases 2014 Annual Report on the Insurance Industry
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Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
On September 24, 2014, the Federal Insurance Office (“FIO”) released its 2014 Annual Report on the Insurance Industry (“Report”), as mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”). The Report provides an overview...

 

Adobe PDFAnti-Terrorism Act Liability for Financial Institutions: Jury Verdict Against Arab Bank PLC Under Anti-Terrorism Act; Second Circuit Analyzes Requisite Scienter for Pleading ATA Violation
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Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
The past decade has witnessed a surge in the number of cases brought under the federal Anti-Terrorism Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2331 et seq. (“ATA”), against financial institutions, oil companies, food distribution companies, and other major corporations. September 22, 2014 marked two more...

 

Adobe PDFAnti-Inversion Notice Issued: IRS and Treasury Issue Guidance Intended to Reduce the Tax Benefits of Inversion Transactions
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Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
On September 22, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) and the Treasury Department (the “Treasury”) issued Notice 2014-52 (the “Notice”) announcing that the Treasury and the IRS intend to issue regulations that will address inversion transactions and...

 

Adobe PDFBank Resolution and Capitalization: Anticipated TLAC Proposal: Impact on Banks’ Balance Sheet Structures and Resolution Plans
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Legal Alert/Article
September 24, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
It appears increasingly likely that the Financial Stability Board (the “FSB”), followed by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Federal Reserve”) (and other national regulators, possibly including other U.S. banking agencies), will soon issue proposals...

 

Adobe PDFSecurity-Based Swaps: SEC Proposes Rule Regarding Communications Involving Security-Based Swaps Entered Into Solely by Eligible Contract Participants
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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 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...

 


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