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Landlords Beware: Subordination Agreements

by Snell & Wilmer on

...In the recent Arizona Court of Appeals case Earle Investments, LLC v. Southern Desert Medical Center Partners, 762 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 12 (2017), the Court of Appeals addressed the question of the scope of a subordination agreement signed by the property owner (Lessor/Landlord) at the request of the Lessee/Tenant and Lessee/Tenant’s Lender...... more

Understanding The Amended Executive Branch Gift Rules

by WilmerHale on

...The ethical principles that govern the conduct of federal officials have received more media attention over the past several months than at any time in recent memory. This article addresses the most pertinent rules that govern the acceptance of gifts by members of the executive branch in light of recent changes to the Office of Government Ethics... more

Digital transformation in the aviation sector

by DLA Piper on

...In the aviation sector today, an effective digital strategy is critical for long-term success. The role of digital technology has changed from being a source of marginal efficiency gains to becoming the foundation for transformation, and increasingly companies are recognising the need to innovate - both to stay ahead of legacy competitors and to... more

Japanese Variation Margin Requirements Take Effect

by Jones Day on

...Following the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissions' March 18, 2015, release of revisions to the framework for margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives, the Financial Services Agency of Japan ("FSA") issued an amending ordinance regarding the margin... more

AML and Sanctions: 2017 Trends and Developments

by WilmerHale on

...Over the past year, regulators continued to actively examine compliance, introduce new and heightened requirements, recalibrate global priorities, and aggressively pursue enforcement. This report reviews recent trends and developments impacting financial institutions with respect to the U.S. Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) and... more

Financial Services Weekly News - April 2017 #4

by Goodwin on

...Editor's Note - State Regulators Sue OCC Over Federal FinTech Charter. On April 26, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) sued the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief to stop the OCC from issuing national bank charters to... more

Manhattan March for Science

by Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. on

...The March for Science in Manhattan was smaller than the January 2017 Women’s March in Washington, but large enough that the “entry point” for us was changed from 62nd Street to 64th and then to 68th Street as we moved up Broadway to get over to Central Park West. The signs at the Manhattan March for Science were less... more

Extensions to the double tax treaty passport scheme

by DLA Piper on

...The double tax treaty passport (DTTP) scheme was introduced in 2010 as a mechanism to simplify the process by which non-UK lenders could receive interest payments from UK borrowers without deduction for withholding tax under the terms of applicable double tax treaties. However, until April 2017, the DTTP scheme only applied to loans where both the... more

This Week In Securities Litigation

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

...Two former senior executives of Magyar Telecom, controlled by Deutsche Telekom AG, resolved long running FCPA charges with the Commission. The charges stem from the 2011 settlements of the company with the SEC and DOJ tied to corruption charges based on its efforts to stave off potential competition in the Macedonian telecom market.... more

Diversity Matters: Note from the Editor - Spring 2017

by Baker Donelson on

...Every day we celebrate very dynamic women who impact our lives. During March, we highlighted the accomplishments of historical and ceiling-shattering women. Tonya Mitchem Grindon is one such dynamic and ceiling-shattering woman. Several years ago, we highlighted her many accomplishments, when in 2008, Grindon became the first woman to chair the... more