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When "Shall" Means "Shall": Wisconsin Supreme Court Requires Mortgage Lenders To Sell Abandoned Properties In Foreclosure
Last week the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its decision in Bank of New York v. Carson, 2015 WI 15, a case we previewed here.
United States
26 Feb 2015
Selling Your Company: Deal Structure To Unlock Additional Value
Most sellers know that preparing for a sale requires certain homework, such as cleaning up business and corporate records, and considering key employee retention arrangements.
United States
7 Nov 2013
Massachusetts High Court Voids Foreclosure of Securitized Mortgage
In a recent decision that has already received national publicity, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has become the first state high court to rule that mortgages securing loans that are pooled into a trust and converted into mortgage-backed securities must be specifically assigned to the foreclosing lender before the foreclosure is commenced.
United States
12 Jan 2011
A Compilation Of Enforcement And Non-Enforcement Actions - July 2009
The Obama administration, acting through the U.S. Department of Treasury (Treasury), recently proposed new legislation on hedge funds.
United States
4 Aug 2009
Going Private and Going Dark
In general terms, a "going private transaction" is the exchange of cash for the shares of a company's existing public shareholders so that, at the end of the transaction, the company's shareholder base has been sufficiently reduced to permit the company to elect to terminate its public company status.
United States
17 May 2005
New Restrictions (and New Opportunities) in Donating Trademarks, Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property
Congress has radically changed the rules for deducting charitable contributions of copyrights, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property. The new rules apply to donations made on or after June 3, 2004. This article explains the new rules, and considers some strategies for making use of them.
United States
10 May 2005
A Pound of Flesh or a Reasonable Toll?
From the perspective of a liquidating chapter 11 debtor, professionals' fees and the costs of DIP financing are the several pounds of flesh and the reasonable toll required for the extraordinary relief offered by the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
United States
14 Dec 2004
Caveat Emptor or "Let The Buyer Beware" Applying Diligent Investor Principles to Trademark and Copyright Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
A fundamental premise in analyzing trademark and copyright issues in merger and acquisition transactions is the importance of due diligence. An investor seeking to maximize the value of a transaction should conduct robust due diligence to determine the risks and benefits associated with the assets to be acquired.
United States
8 Dec 2004
Garamendi Writes First Chapter Of A "Long And Sordid Story"
California Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi held a press conference earlier today, primarily to address new regulations his Department is proposing "to protect consumers from undisclosed agent/broker commissions."
United States
28 Oct 2004
NYSE’s Proposed Hybrid System - DIRECT+
The New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE" or the "Exchange") has submitted a rule filing (the "Filing") to the SEC relating to proposed modifications to its automatic execution system, NYSE DIRECT+® ("Direct+"), which the SEC has published for public comment.
United States
6 Sep 2004
SEC Adopts Regulation SHO to Amend Short Sale Rules
Regulation SHO. On June 23, 2004, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted new Regulation SHO under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Act") and amended several rules that relate to the short selling of securities.
United States
6 Sep 2004
Transactional & Securities Update - July 2004
Latest Transactional & Securities report from Foley & Lardner LLP.
United States
6 Aug 2004
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