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By Douglas Baruch, John Boese, Jennifer Wollenberg
The Third Circuit's decision to permit CFI to proceed with its FCA claims based on a flawed and untested statistical analysis in the absence of any other evidence of fraud lays the groundwork for future abuse.
By Michael T. Gershberg
On October 17, 2016, OFAC and the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published final rules further easing U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba.
By Abigail Pickering Bomba, Peter Golden, Brian Mangino, Philip Richter, Robert Schwenkel, Steven Epstein, Gail Weinstein, Arthur Fleischer, Jr.
The SEC has issued two new compliance and disclosure interpretations on the so-called "Unbundling Rule".
By Abigail Pickering Bomba, Steven Epstein, Arthur Fleischer Jr, Peter Golden, Brian Mangino, Philip Richter, Robert Schwenkel, Peter Simmons, Gail Weinstein
The Delaware Court of Chancery has been on a slow but clear path toward increased reliance on the merger price in determining fair value in appraisal cases.
By Bernard Nigro Jr, Maria Cirincione
On November 7, 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) required particleboard competitors Flakeboard America Limited (Flakeboard) and SierraPine to pay $5 million in penalties
By Juergen van Kann, Anjela Keiluweit
With its recent decision, the BGH has confirmed that a notarization by a Swiss notary is still deemed to be equivalent to a German notarization and therefore valid
By Jonathan Adler, Lawrence Barshay, Jessica Forbes, Kenneth Rosh, Gregory Gnall, Stacey Song
In a No-Action Letter issued to the Managed Funds Association on February 6, 2014, the staff of the Division of Investment Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission expanded its interpretation of the definition of "Knowledgeable Employee" in Rule 3c-5 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
By Donald Carleen, Joshua Coleman, Stuart Gelfond, Karl Groskaufmanis, Mario Mancuso, Stephanie Matko, Fredrik Skribeland, Steven Witzel, Nicole Pereira
The dawn of a new year marks an important time for companies with SEC reporting obligations to prepare for the upcoming reporting season.
By Jessica Forbes, Gregory Gnall
In a significant departure from prior guidance, on January 31, 2014, the Division of Trading and Markets of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a No-Action letter that would permit a person giving advice on mergers and acquisitions transactions to receive transaction-based compensation under certain conditions without having to register as a broker-dealer under Section 15(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. .
By David Mitchell, William Breslin, Janet Choi
On January 23, 2014, the National Futures Association announced that it is soliciting industry comment on the concept of imposing a capital requirement on Commodity Pool Operator / Commodity Trading Advisor members and various other customer protection measures, as detailed below.
By Richard May
On 17 January 2014, the UK Takeover Panel published Practice Statement No. 27 relating to how the prohibition on "offer-related arrangements" applies to irrevocable commitments and letters of intent given by target company shareholders who are also directors of the target company.
By Stuart Gelfond, Paul Tropp
Certain issues arise when a company wishes to file a registration statement and undertake an offering during the first quarter of the year but before the company's year-end financial statements are complete.
By Tobias Caspary, Till Vere-Hodge
On 1 January 2014, "the most comprehensive reform of [the EU] merger procedures to date" came into force.
By Peter Guryan, Alyson Redman, Richard Jamgochian
The FTC has announced today new reporting notification thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR Act" or the "Act"), which will be effective 30 days after the revised thresholds are published in the Federal Register.
By Elliot Polebaum, Nick Cherryman, Matthew Hanson, Christiane Deniger, Helene Gogadze
Fried Frank's International Arbitration Group is pleased to keep you posted on significant developments in international arbitration. With this edition of the International Arbitration Newsletter", we provide an analysis of selected recent events as well as brief updates from around the world
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