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Spitzer: Lanny Breuer at DOJ Was a "Disaster"
Compliance Advice on SEC’s Market Access Rule from Julie Dixon of Titan Regulation
Lawyer: European M&A Could Rise Despite Risks
Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
STOCK Act Loses Much of Its Teeth, but Members of Congress Aim to Change That
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
Raj Mahajan, Allston Trading CEO, Talks HFT and the Business of Prop Trading
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 11, 2013. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced revised thresholds for...more
On Jan. 10, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission made its annual announcement of revisions to thresholds that determine whether companies must abide by the pre-merger filing and waiting period requirements set forth in the...more
Transactions closing as of February 11 will be subject to increased HSR Act jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds.
On January 10, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it will raise the Hart-Scott-Rodino...more
In this issue:
- CII Submits Rule 10b5-1 Rulemaking Petition to the SEC
- ISS Publishes Updated FAQs for its Proxy Voting Policies
- CFTC Issues Final Order on Cross-Border Swaps
- CFTC Issues No-Action...more
In this issue:
- CFTC Issues No-Action Letters
- SEC Division of Investment Management Lifts Actively-Managed ETF Derivatives Use Moratorium and Announces Two Rulemaking Initiatives
- Antitrust “Tying” Claims...more
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (“CSRC”) recently amended the Rules on the Establishment of Foreign-Invested Securities Companies (????????????; the “FISC Rules”) to raise the cap on the permissible foreign stake...more
In This Issue:
- Environmental: EPA’s Rules Affecting the U.S. Power Sector; Taking On EPA’s Rules Effectively Banning New Coal-Fired Generation
- EU Competition Law: Czech Energy...more
In This Issue:
- MOFCOM Improves the Filing Administration of Foreign Invested Venture Capital Enterprises
- Supplementary Provisions to the Measures Governing Foreign Invested Commercial Enterprises
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) recently sent several strong signals that it intends to ramp up anti-manipulation enforcement efforts in the energy trading markets, including potentially taking aim at...more
On March 6, 2012, the SEC and CFTC jointly proposed rules (the “Proposal”) that would require registered broker-dealers, investment companies, investment advisers, commodity trading advisors, commodity pool operators and...more
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; House of Representatives; White House; SEC; CFTC; FTC; Miscellaneous; and UPCOMING HEARINGS.
Excerpt from Leading the Past Week
With the end of the week...more
On 7 February, the European Commission (EC) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Surveillance Authority conducted unannounced inspections in the energy exchange market. Representatives of Nord Pool Spot...more
In December, 2011, the insurance giant Aon received a Non-Prosecution Agreement (NPA) from the Department of Justice (DOJ) in settling enforcement actions against it by the DOJ and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)....more
The Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a report, prepared by the IOSCO Task Force on Commodity Futures Markets, on principles for the regulation and supervision...more
Law360, New York (May 17, 2011) -- Earlier this spring, with much anticipation, American sports fans waited for the announcement of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament seeds on Selection Sunday. Many wondered whether Duke...more
Research paper on corporate ethics the Sarbanes/Oxley Act with summary....more
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate the sharing of non-public information between the agencies in connection with...more
In this issue: Is Anyone Not a Foreign Official Under the FCPA?; and Foreign Bribery: Feds Aggressively Use FCPA And the Money Laundering Statute.
Excerpt from 'Is Anyone Not a Foreign Official Under the FCPA?'...more
On January 25, 2011, the SEC issued final rules (“Final Rules”) designed to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act relating to shareholder approval of executive compensation and golden parachute compensation arrangements....more
Following a period of high performance, the financial crisis brought difficult conditions for the hedge fund industry. During 2010 the continued fallout from Madoff and other fraud cases, along with the new provisions of the...more
As it does every year at this time, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) jurisdictional thresholds for the upcoming year. The FTC is required by law...more
The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect February 24. All transactions closing on or after the effective date will be governed by the new...more
On January 21, 2011, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the agency charged with administering the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”), as amended, and its filing requirements, announced the...more
The U.S. Sentencing Commission issued several amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines in 2010. Among the amendments are two that deal specifically with corporations or "organizational defendants."
As you may be aware, on November 16, 2009, various Federal regulatory agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and...more
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