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Restructurings and Distressed Investing — Planning the Perfect Exit

Investors must address several key issues at the outset of a restructuring to smooth the path to a successful realisation of their investment. The classic image of a restructuring situation is of the critically ill patient…more
| Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts

Hong Kong Closer to Complete Overhaul of Regulatory Regime for Payment Systems

On 23 January 2015, and following a lengthy consultation process, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong published the Clearing and Settlement Systems (Amendment) Bill 2015 (the “Bill”) which proposes a new regulatory regime for…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Annual Meeting Handbook 2015 Edition - Providing a General Overview of State and Federal Laws and Stock Exchange Rules Relating to Annual Meetings of Shareholders

INTRODUCTION – Every public company in the United States is required by its charter documents, the corporate law of its state of incorporation and the federal securities laws to hold a meeting of shareholders at least…more
| Business Organizations, Securities Law

Bond Restructurings in Germany Now Available More Broadly

German Federal Court of Justice decision paves the way for bond restructurings under 2009 Bonds Act. The German Federal Court of Justice (the Court) recently published its first decision on the reformed German Bond Act…more
| Finance & Banking, Securities Law

What General Counsel Need To Know About The Latest Cybersecurity Developments

In the wake of reported security breaches at a number of significant financial institutions, cybersecurity is garnering more attention and concern than ever before — both within the financial services industry and among public…more
| Finance & Banking, Privacy, Consumer Protection, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

FAA to Begin Integrating Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the National Airspace

The FAA’s draft rule opens up the possibility of using so-called small “commercial drones” in the National Airspace, thus encouraging the emerging UAS industry. Introduction - Since 2007, Congress has been calling…more
| Administrative Law, Transportation

Private Equity Fund Managers: Annual Compliance Reminders and New Developments

A summary of a private equity firm’s compliance obligations, a discussion of notable developments in 2014 and highlights of the SEC’s examination priorities for 2015. US federal laws and regulations, as well as the rules…more
| Administrative Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

What Lenders and Investors in E&P Companies Need To Know As Oil Prices Drop

“In 2008, the United States produced on average approximately 5 million barrels of oil a day. By the end of 2014, that number had increased to more than 9 million barrels and the Energy Information Agency predicts production…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, Finance & Banking

Enforcement of the Personal Data Protection Act in Singapore

The Personal Data Protection Commission (the “Commission’) was established in January 2013 to implement and enforce The Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”). The PDPA fully came into force on 2 July 2014. So far, the…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Delaware Courts’ Recent Decisions on Appraisal May Discourage Opportunistic Appraisal Arbitrageurs

In determining fair value, Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court take cues from deal price. On February 12, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Chancery’s ruling in Huff Fund Investment…more
| Business Organizations, Mergers & Acquisitions

Cuba Sanctions: 10 Important Changes

Ten key changes to US sanctions and export regulations for Cuba. On January 15, 2015, the Departments of the Treasury and Commerce revised the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and the Export Administration…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

California Launches Major Rulemaking to Amend Low Carbon Fuel Standard

I. LCFS Readoption - On February 19, 2015, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will take feedback on proposed regulations implementing the readoption and updating of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), with…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

Desktop Reference Series: 8-K Filing Events 2015

Latham & Watkins has created the Form 8-K Filing Events and Periodic Report Filing Dates Desktop Reference Guide for 2015. Please see full Reference Guide below for more information…more
| Business Organizations, Securities Law

New Italian Legislation Allows Enhanced Voting Rights Capital Structures

In a break from the “one share one vote” principle, issuers of Italian-listed stocks now have more flexibility in their capital structures. Legal framework – Law Decree No. 91 of 24 June 2014, as converted with…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Developments & Predictions for the 2015 Proxy Season

In a January 2015 webcast, Latham & Watkins partners Jim Barrall, global Co-chair of the firm's Benefits and Compensation Practice, and Steven Stokdyk, global Co-chair of the firm's Public Company Representation Practice,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Securities Law
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