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SEC Staff Encourages Proactive Approach To Libor Transition Issues
On July 12, 2019, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance, Division of Investment Management, Division of Trading and Markets, and Office of the Chief Accountant of the SEC issued a public statement...
United States
16 Aug 2019
HKEx Reforms Attract High-Profile Technology And Biotech Listings
In the past year, nearly a dozen companies have taken advantage of new rules to list on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx).
Hong Kong
28 Jun 2019
Life Sciences Companies May Face More Scrutiny In Using FDA Documents To Dismiss Securities Cases
Following a recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Khoja v. Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., plaintiffs alleging securities fraud against companies
United States
28 Jun 2019
Court Of Chancery Rules That ‘Commercially Reasonable Efforts' Obligation Does Not Imply A ‘Duty To Warn'
Recent Delaware decisions in Williams Companies v. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., and Akorn, Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi AG, examined contract provisions requiring "commercially reasonable efforts"
United States
28 May 2019
Indented: Recent Court Decisions On New York Law-Governed Indentures And Their Impact
Issuers of bonds governed by New York law indentures – the instrument containing the rights and obligations of the issuer, the trustee for the bondholders and the noteholders under the bonds
United States
17 May 2019
SEC Relaxes 'In-Person' Voting Requirements For Investment Company Boards
On February 28, 2019, the Division of Investment Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a no-action letter relaxing its views on "in person" voting requirements for investment company boards of directors.
United States
17 May 2019
US Supreme Court Construes Scope Of Immunities In Jam
In the global economy, companies increasingly interact with "international organizations," or institutions created by treaty ...
United States
17 May 2019
Latin America Dispute Resolution Update – The Latest Developments In Cross-Border Disputes Involving The US And Latin America
As detailed in an October 2, 2018, Skadden client alert, the United States' efforts to revise the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
United States
20 Feb 2019
International Arbitration Community Turns Its Focus To Cybersecurity
International arbitration has long offered participants the benefit of maintaining confidentiality in high-stakes cases.
23 Jan 2019
Federal District Court Dismisses CFTC Price Manipulation Claims And Resets The Standard Of Intent Debate
Few price manipulation cases brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ever go to trial.
19 Dec 2018
Dieckman And Mesirov Highlight That Differences In Limited Partnership Agreements Impact Aiding-and-Abetting Claims
The two rulings are best understood in the context of Delaware law on limited partnerships.
United States
5 Dec 2018
‘Reasonable Efforts' Clauses In Delaware: One Size Fits All, Unless…
In Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster's recent opinion in Akorn, Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi AG,1 he discusses (on pages 212-216) the general subject of "efforts" clauses in contracts governed by Delaware law
United Arab Emirates
7 Nov 2018
Arbitrating Commercial Disputes In The United States (The Evidentiary Hearing)
The "Evidentiary Hearing" chapter of Arbitrating Commercial Disputes in the United States looks at the structure of such hearings, opening statements, and fact and expert witnesses, among other topics.
United States
6 Nov 2018
Utilities' Build-Transfer Deals Spur Renewable Projects
Increased utility ownership of renewable energy projects may have broad implications for the renewable energy market in those parts of the U.S. where vertically integrated utilities continue
United States
30 Oct 2018
Continued Efficiencies In The Commercial Division
New York's Commercial Division recently initiated changes that continue its focus on utilizing efficiency, innovation and agility to attract high-stakes complex commercial cases.
United States
18 Oct 2018
New York's Commercial Division Continues Its Efforts To Increase Efficiencies
The Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court recently initiated changes that reflect its focus on utilizing efficiency, innovation and agility to attract high-stakes complex commercial...
United States
27 Sep 2018
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