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Legal Developments In Construction Law - April 2019
A company director of an offshore company dealt with the appointment of an architect for works to the company's London property.
United States
14 May 2019
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Market Trends 2018/19: Commercial Paper
This market trends article provides an overview of the commercial paper market and examines the deal structure and process, deal terms and legal and regulatory trends.
United States
11 Apr 2019
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SEC Loosens In-Person Voting Requirement For BDC Boards
On February 28, 2019, the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management issued a no-action letter
United States
22 Mar 2019
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SEC Staff Grants Limited No-Action Relief Regarding The In-Person Board Meeting Requirement Under The Investment Company Act
On February 28, 2019, the staff of the SEC's Division of Investment Management granted no-action relief in connection with the 1940 Act's in-person meeting requirements ...
United States
19 Mar 2019
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Are Power Purchase And Similar Agreements Excluded From The Automatic Stay Under The Safe Harbor For Forward Contracts? Recent US Utility Bankruptcies Raise This And Other Important Questions
Both the First Energy Solutions and PG&E bankruptcies have seen proceedings regarding power purchase and similar agreements (PPAs) that raise this question.
United States
7 Mar 2019
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REVERSEinquiries Volume 2, Issue 2
On January 22, 2019, FINRA issued its 2019 Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities Letter1 (the "Letter") ...
United States
28 Feb 2019
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Sixth Circuit Invalidates Tennessee's Punitive-Damages Cap And Holds That Punitive Damages Are Available Under Tennessee Law For Bad-Faith Denial Of Insurance Benefits
The plaintiffs in Lindenberg sued Jackson National in state court for failure to pay benefits due under a $350,000 life insurance policy.
United States
30 Jan 2019
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Into The Void (Again): PG&E Intends To Enter Bankruptcy Proceedings – Possible Consequences For Renewable PPAs
After months of speculation, it is now official1: PG&E (both the parent, PG&E Corporation, and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas & Electric Company), having faced extraordinary challenges ...
United States
29 Jan 2019
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Corporate Governance In Pre-IPO Companies
In a recent paper, "Scaling Up: the Implementation of Corporate Governance in Pre-IPO Companies," authors David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan review governance practices and how these evolve in the lead-up to an IPO.
United States
25 Jan 2019
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Eyeing AI: Artificial Intelligence And Its Increasing Impact On The Insurance Industry
The use of artificial intelligence ("AI"), which may be defined as the development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally associated with human intelligence ...
United States
15 Jan 2019
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Summary Of California Laws Enacted In 2018 Impacting The State's Financial Services Industry: What To Look Forward To (And Prepare For) In California In 2019
2018 was an active year for the California legislature in enacting laws that will impact the financial services industry—both directly and indirectly.
United States
7 Jan 2019
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Solar Power International 2018: Soundbites
Below are soundbites from panel discussions at Solar Power International on September 25 and 26 in Anaheim, California.
United States
4 Jan 2019
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Record Prices For Latest BOEM Auction Of OCS Renewable Energy Leases
After two days of 32 rounds of competitive bidding by 19 companies1 in the latest auction of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) renewable energy leases by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).
United States
20 Dec 2018
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US Banking Agencies Propose Changes To Calculation Of Derivative Contract Exposures Under Regulatory Capital Rules
A perennial challenge in the prudential regulation of banks' derivatives activities has been the development of uniform, administrable, yet adequately risk-sensitive standardized methods for calculating derivatives exposures for use in prudential ratios.
United States
15 Nov 2018
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Capital Markets Tax Quarterly
Welcome to Mayer Brown's Capital Markets Tax Quarterly (CMTQ). This is a new publication for Mayer Brown's Tax practice, so let us explain what we're about.
United States
23 Oct 2018
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California Enacts TILA-Like Requirements For Business-Purpose Loans
New California legislation will impose disclosure requirements, similar to those under the federal Truth in Lending Act, on commercial-purpose loans of $500,000 or less, including arrangements...
United States
10 Oct 2018
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TILA For Business Loans And Purchases Of Receivables? Factors, MCAs, Fintechs And Commercial Lenders Subject To New CA TILA-Like Disclosure Rules
California enacts a first-of-its-kind legislation imposing disclosure requirements on commercial purpose loans similar ...
United States
9 Oct 2018
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Contractual Standards: Distinctions Without A Difference?
Commercial agreements typically specify specific standards in describing the degree of effort that a party is expected to undertake in order to carry out certain contractual obligations.
United States
24 Aug 2018
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BDC Facts & Stats
The chart below summarizes the business development companies ("BDCs") that have reduced, or sought to reduce, their asset coverage threshold based on filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, through July 31, 2018.
United States
21 Aug 2018
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Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimers
The authors consider whether such disclaimers protect nonprofessional, or retail, investors by reducing their reliance on forward-looking statements.
United States
24 Jul 2018
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