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KBR – no paradigm shift for the SFO. We look back at what is.

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Much has been made of the Supreme Court's decision earlier this month in KBR, Inc. v Director of the Serious Fraud Office, in which it confirmed the limits on UK authorities' reach overseas in anti-corruption investigations....more

Proskauer Rose LLP

A Game of Survivor: Private Credit Restructuring Year in Review

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Private credit lenders started 2020 both with anticipation and trepidation.  Activity levels were strong and default levels were at historic lows, but private credit lenders worried about the risk of economic headwinds –...more

Jones Day

Australian Financial Services Regulatory Update - February 2021

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This edition of the Update covers: 1. Recent legal and regulatory developments, including the release of APRA's policy and supervision priorities for 2021, the launch of APRA's Cyber Security Strategy 2020 – 2024,...more

White & Case LLP

Schemes and Restructuring Plans: Challenging Times?

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The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a wave of creditor schemes of arrangement ("schemes") and restructuring plans ("RPs") in the second half of 2020, which shows no sign of abating in 2021. For the...more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Citibank’s $900 Million Black Swan

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On February 16, Judge Furman of the Southern District of New York handed down a ruling in In re Citibank August 11, 2020 Wire Transfers concluding that Citibank could not recover $900 million inadvertently wired to lenders. ...more

Ary Rosenbaum

It’s not hard to find missing participants, you just have to try

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With the focus by the Department of Labor (DOL) on missing participants, I have to say it isn’t hard to find missing participants. While you could rely on the automatic rollover provider, the Internet has made searches easy...more

Proskauer - Corporate Defense and Disputes

SPAC Securities Class Action Comes for Recently Public Health Care Company

Clover Health is an insurance company focusing on Medicare Advantage that uses its proprietary software platform to offer PPO and HMO plans to eligible consumers. It fits the mold for many would-be SPAC acquisitions: a...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Service industry survivors and thrivers: A look at how some hotels and restaurants weathered the pandemic and what that means for...

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This article discusses which areas of the hotel and restaurant industries minimized the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in some cases beat predictions. It also looks at how those efforts and other factors of the last...more

Hogan Lovells

Shifting (Regional HQ) Sands – to Saudi

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On February 15th, the Saudi Press Agency issued a statement confirming that the Government of Saudi Arabia intends to stop contracting with entities whose regional headquarters are not located in the Kingdom by January 1st...more

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Kazakhstan continues improving the regulatory framework of concessions and public-private partnerships

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On January 2, 2021, Kazakhstan introduced amendments to various laws including the Concession Law and PPP Law (the “Amendments”). The Amendments aim to clarify and improve a number of provisions of the Concession Law and PPP...more

Hogan Lovells

Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines, February 2021 # 16

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In Washington: The House Budget Committee approved legislation for a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Monday evening, with a full House vote is expected at the end of this week. So far, House Democrats expect a...more

Orrick - Finance 20/20

FHFA Extends Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums and COVID Forbearance Period

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On February 9, The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the “Enterprises”) are extending moratoriums on single-family foreclosures for Enterprise-backed, single-family mortgages....more

Franczek P.C.

Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System’s Supplemental Savings Plan Update

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Since our previous alert regarding the Teachers’ Retirement System’s Supplemental Savings Plan, we have had productive discussions with many business managers, IASA, IASBO, and TRS about problems with the Plan and the...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Implementing Technology Change - Successes and Pitfalls in Financial Services

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An FCA report evaluates the chequered implementation of technology change and identifies risks and best practices to help firms better navigate this change. Of the nearly 1,000 “material incidents” reported to the UK’s...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

NY Court of Appeals on the Foreclosure Statute of Limitations

The New York Court of Appeals’ decision last week, Freedom Mortgage Corp v. Engel, contains two “reliable and objective rules permitting consistent application of the statute of limitations.” What are those rules?  ...more

Arent Fox

Recent Swap Manipulation Cases

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In recent years, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed two actions with facts so shocking the reader is forced to ask, ‘can this be how the industry really functions?’ The Complaints - The most recent...more

Snell & Wilmer

SEC Action Could Have Rippling Effects on Future of Cryptocurrency

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Many investors, traditional and progressive, are looking hard at cryptocurrency investments as a way to diversify their portfolios. However, there are still multiple known “unknowns” about this new market, including the...more

World Law Group

2021 Venture Capital Guide - Luxembourg

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World Law Group member firms recently collaborated on a Global Venture Capital Guide that covers more than 30 jurisdictions on investment approval processes, typical investment sectors and investment structures on Venture...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

All Consuming - Financial Litigation Insights, Volume 2, Issue 4 - February 2021

“Just Send a Venmo!”…To a Collection Agency? As a result of COVID-19, many businesses are leery of handling cash, credit cards, or debit cards, and consumers feel concerned about using paper money and coins. It is...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update February 2021

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Brexit - Please see our Brexit financial services webpage, which contains, amongst other things, tables detailing Brexit statutory instruments, equivalence decisions, EEA transitional regimes and UK regulators’...more

Thomas Fox

Too Complex to Succeed: Citibank Incorrect Wires Out $900MM: Part 2 – Compliance Lessons

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Yesterday, I began a review of the recent court decision involving Citibank. The bank was attempting to recoup some $500 million of a total of $900 million it erroneously wired out on behalf of Revlon to Revlon’s creditors. I...more

McGuireWoods LLP

A Market Divided: EURIBOR Consultation Shows a Divide Among Market Participants

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On November 20, 2020, the working group on euro risk-free rates (the Euro Working Group) published two consultations on fallback rates to EURIBOR. Market participants were invited to provide their views on the potential...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

New York Dept. of Financial Services announces fair lending agreement with nonbank mortgage lender and releases redlining report

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The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) recently announced that it has entered into an agreement with Hunt Mortgage, a licensed mortgage banker, to address the DFS’s findings that there was a “demonstrable lack of...more

Michael Volkov

BitPay Agrees to Pay $507,375 to Settle OFAC Sanctions Violations

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The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control continues to focus enforcement activities on digital currency companies.  This focus is likely to increase given recent comments by Janet Yellen, the head of the...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

FINRA’s New Guidance Report… The Name Did Not Change To Protect The Innocent

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In what has become a yearly occurrence, FINRA has notified its member firms about its intent regarding the member firms’ compliance programs. See...more

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