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Lawyer: European M&A Could Rise Despite Risks
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Trademark Series: Building a global brand
License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
On December 17th, the SEC brought a settled administrative FCPA action against Allianz SE, a German insurance company with a subsidiary in Indonesia. The order does not allege violations of the FCPA’s antibribery provisions,...more
In this long term insurance benefits dispute, claims were brought by the policyholder against Bermuda-based reinsurance companies affiliated with the insurer. The Bermuda companies (and others) filed a motion for judgment on...more
Who is your favorite character from the Iliad? Is it Agamemnon the king who brings the Greek Armada to Troy for his brother’s honor; perhaps Ajax the mountain of a man who is the most loyal Greek warrior; how about Achilles...more
In an era of high profile Wall Street prosecutions and shareholder derivative suits, the phrase “Foreign Corruption Practices Act” (“FCPA”) surely should have corporate officers and executives deeply concerned and vigilant....more
Construction companies need experienced insurance attorneys to guide them now more than ever. That’s because the market for construction-related commercial general liability (CGL) insurance, and umbrella and excess liability...more
The United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (commonly referred to as ObamaCare) in a decision released June 28, 2012. A copy of the decision...more
In This Presentation:
– Managing risk through deal structuring
– Material Adverse Change (MAC) clauses
– Warranty and indemnity insurance
– Deferred consideration and earn-outs
– Transitional services...more
An underlying principle of company law has been that a company should be managed for the main purpose of increasing its share price, or as some put it returning “shareholder value”. Against this backdrop of the interest of...more
More emerging market fund managers are seeking the services of offshore non-executive directors. David Charles Lloyd of Walkers Management Services explains some of the intricacies around their function....more
In This Issue:
- The Reinsurance Industry Needs to Understand and Comply With the FCPA
- Federal Health Care Reform and the Supreme Court...more
The Nigerian Government recently consolidated into one legislation known as the Nigerian Oil and Gas Oil Content Development Act, which legislation is more commonly referred to as the local content law, various other...more
This Legal Alert addresses the “White Paper on High-Level Corporate Governance Principles for Use in U.S. Insurance Regulation” Click here for White Paper exposed for comment at the Spring NAIC Meeting in Austin, Texas. The...more
As we have previously reported in this blog, the CDI issued a broadly-drafted Data Call on July 9, 2009, to all insurers admitted in California seeking information on their investments in or related to Iran as a measure to...more
Yesterday afternoon, the California Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) issued a decision finding that a rule adopted by California Department of Insurance (“CDI”) to restrict insurers’ investment in companies that do...more
In the normal course of business, reinsurers typically assist insurance companies (hereinafter referred to as “Cedents”) in
expanding their underwriting capacity through the mechanism of reinsurance. On occasions,reinsurers...more
On July 9, 2009, the California Department of Insurance (CDI) issued a Data Call to all insurers admitted in California seeking information on their investments in or related to Iran. The information was due on September 30,...more
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