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U.S. House To Vote on American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

It is anticipated that the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the $1.9 Trillion stimulus package titled the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 as soon as Friday evening, February 26. The bill includes provisions...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Recognition of Restructuring and Insolvency Proceedings

Although the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) arrived in time to prevent a wholesale “no deal Brexit,” issues of cross-border cooperation and recognition in relation to insolvency and restructuring proceedings were not...more

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Determining the Fair Market Value of Shares—“Unintended Mischief” from Marketability and Minority Discounts

Distinguishing between an entity and the ownership of equity in that entity is not difficult. But it is surprising how often those two distinct concepts become conflated or obscured in the drafting of commercial agreements....more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Washington Extends Work from Home Guidance for Mortgage Loan Originators

Washington State has extended the applicability of interim guidance that allows licensed mortgage loan originators to temporarily work from home. The Washington Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Consumer...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Remuneration and Incentive Arrangements Under UK Law

UK employee and executive share plan and remuneration arrangements were subject to a number of different European Union laws and regulations, which ceased to apply on 31 December 2020. Some areas of ongoing uncertainty and...more

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Regulation Round Up - February 2021

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26 February - HM Treasury published a report setting out the findings of the Kalifa Review of UK FinTech. The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published Handbook Notice 85, which sets out changes to the FCA Handbook...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Five States Agree to $4.2M Settlement with Bank over Credit Card Rates

The Attorneys General of five states—Iowa, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania—recently agreed to a $4.2 million settlement with a national bank over alleged violations of federal and state law related...more

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CFTC 2020 Enforcement and Regulatory Developments and a Look Forward

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2020 saw continuity in CFTC leadership, programs, and direction from 2019. Overall, the Commission enjoyed an unusually heavy rulemaking calendar and continued the direction of its enforcement program from 2019. On the...more

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COVID-19 Report for Life Sciences and Health Care Companies (UPDATED)

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In Tuesday's Report: U.S. Senate to vote on relief package, an analysis of how data protection principles relate to vaccine passports...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

SEC Division of Examinations Risk Alert: New SEC Leadership Continues Focus on Examinations Related to Digital Asset Securities

On February 26, 2021, the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Division of Examinations published a risk alert in connection with the offer, sale, and trading of digital assets that are securities. The risk alert...more

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State Collection Services Defeats TCPA/FDCPA Claim: Debtor Gave Effective Consent and No Evidence of Intent to Harass

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Just because the number of TCPA and FDCPA claims is falling (for now) is not necessarily a guarantee that the quality of remaining cases is any better, as evidenced by the Western District of Wisconsin’s recent decision in...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Insights Special Edition: Trade and Cooperation – The Final Phase of Brexit

On December 24, 2020, the United Kingdom and the European Union concluded one of the largest trade deals in history, the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). While the TCA regulates a number of important areas, it...more

Hogan Lovells

Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines, March 2021

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In Washington: The Senate will vote this week on a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) said Monday. The Senate is expected to make changes to the bill, including stripping out...more

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2020 Year in Review and a Look Forward: Select SEC and FINRA Developments and Enforcement Cases

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The Morgan Lewis Year in Review highlights key US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or the Commission) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) enforcement and examination developments, and summarizes...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Extend Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoriums

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) recently extended the moratoriums on single-family foreclosures through March 31, 2021. Fannie Mae updated Lender Letter 2021-02 and Freddie Mac issued Bulletin 2021-6, both of which...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 3.2.2021 | Top Story: U.S. Markets Bounce Back as Bonds Settle

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A quieter bond market was music to the markets’ ears on Monday, and they responded with their best day since last June...more

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Dentons DCM Quick Guides - Practical summaries of 2021 DCM Hot Topics, condensed to be digested alongside your morning coffee…

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Lockdown Logistics: Electronic Signatures For English Law Documents - As all those involved in DCM transactions will be acutely aware, the coronavirus pandemic has raised novel logistical challenges regarding the remote...more

Carlton Fields

SEC Limits Need for Substitution Applications

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On February 23, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a statement setting forth a “no-action” position regarding when substitutions by an insurance company of mutual funds held in a variable separate account may be...more

Allen & Overy LLP

New updates to the Abu Dhabi Investment Office’s musataha

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The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) was mandated by the Government of Abu Dhabi to prepare an “enhanced” form of musataha to be used in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Please see full Publication below for more information. ...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

SEC Examinations Division Issues Risk Alert Regarding Digital Assets

On February 26, 2021, the Division of Examinations (“Division”) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) published a risk alert regarding its continued focus on digital assets (“Risk Alert”). The term “digital...more

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FCA Publishes Review of Asset Managers’ Implementation of MiFID II Product Governance Rules

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FCA found instances of non-compliance with the product governance rules which, in its view, increases the risk of investor harm. Background - On 26 February 2021, the FCA published a webpage setting out eight asset...more

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Troutman Pepper Weekly Consumer Financial Services COVID-19 Newsletter - March 2021

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Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Troutman Pepper has developed a dedicated COVID-19 Resource Center to guide clients...more

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ISDA Swap Primer: Recent Developments and Considerations

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Swap contracts, famously described as the financial equivalent of “weapons of mass destruction,” have continued to evolve since their heyday leading up to the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Most swaps use the standardized...more

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GBP Working Group publishes Q&A and Best Practice Guide

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As the end of Q1 2021 draws closer, the Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates (the Working Group) published a Q&A that aims to address the end-Q1 milestone for no new GBP LIBOR lending and a best practice guide...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Trending in Tech: Tax-Exempt Vehicles for Open Source Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Development

A recent trend in the blockchain business, and particularly among cryptocurrency companies, is to seek tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code). Brink Technology, Inc., a Bitcoin...more

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