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Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - August 2014 #3

In this issue: - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Events - Excerpt from Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital: EBA Publishes New Taxonomy…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

First Circuit Rejects Talley and Allows a Business Expense Deduction for Settlement Payments Made Under the False Claims Act

On August 13, 2014, the United States Circuit Court for the First Circuit rejected the United States’ request to deny Fresenius Medical Care Holdings Inc. from deducting a portion of a settlement payment to settle civil claims…more
| Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Health, Taxation, Government Contracting

Real Estate Group Newsletter

In this issue: - “United States Environmental Protection Agency Proposes Carbon Dioxide Emissions Limits for Existing Power Plants” - “New York Adopts Rule Allowing Parties to Agree to 'Accelerated…more
| Civil Procedure, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

EU Council Adopts Revised Nuclear Safety Directive

On 14 August 2014, the European Union’s (“EU”) new nuclear safety directive, Council Directive 2014/87/EURATOM (“2014 Directive”),1 will come into force as an EU-wide legally binding instrument.2 The 2014 Directive amends the…more
| Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - August 2014 #2

In this issue: - Derivatives - Bank Structure - Recovery & Resolution - Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital - Financial Services - Consumer Protection - Funds…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Southern District of New York Holds in Madoff That the Bankruptcy Code Cannot Be Used to Recover Extraterritorial Transfers

Dealing a major blow to the trustee’s efforts to recover fraudulent transfers on behalf of the bankruptcy estate of the company run by Bernard Madoff, Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the United States District Court for the Southern…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - August 2014

In this issue: - Derivatives - Compensation - Recovery & Resolution - Bank Prudential Regulation and Regulatory Capital - Financial Market Infrastructure - Financial Services…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Federal Surface Transportation Reauthorization: A Temporary Detour

Facing the imminent bankruptcy of the federal Highway Trust Fund (the “HTF”) and the specter of delays and reductions in payments from the HTF to the States, the US Congress last week passed the Highway and Transportation…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Transportation

Securities Enforcement 2014 Mid-Year Review

While not nearly as transformative and dramatic as the first half of 2013 and the early days of Chair Mary Jo White and Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney, the first six months of 2014 was just as busy and productive with…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - July #4

In this issue: - Derivatives - Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Bank Structure - Financial Market Infrastructure - Financial Services - Funds - Consumer…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Historic Award in the Yukos Majority Shareholders Arbitration

In this issue: - Background of dispute - Tax reassessments - Harassment of Yukos - Settlement offers - “Rigged” auction - Harassment of PwC - Bankruptcy - Legal…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Bankruptcy, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - July 2014 #3

In this issue: - Derivatives - Compensation - Bank Prudential Regulation and Regulatory Capital - Recovery & Resolution - Credit Ratings - Insurance - Financial Services…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Securities Law

Shearman & Sterling's Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)/FCPA Digest

In this issue: - Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement - Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement Enforcement - Actions and Strategies - Statistics - Types of Settlements…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Timing and Scope of EU Clearing Obligation for Derivatives

The European Securities and Markets Authority is consulting on the mandatory clearing obligation for certain derivatives. Draft regulatory technical standards have been published for the mandatory clearing of certain interest…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation - July 2014

In this issue: - Supreme Court Limits Taxpayer’s Ability to Examine the IRS at a Summons Enforcement Hearing - Court Determines Tax Analysis not Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade, Taxation
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