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By David A. O'Neil, Jil Simon, Philip Rohlik
In an order dated August 29, 2019, and unsealed earlier this month, Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York issued a significant ruling on the...
By Kara Brockmeyer, Andrew M. Levine, David A. O'Neil, Philip Rohlik, Jil Simon
2019 continues to be an active year for FCPA enforcement. In the period from July to September, the SEC brought corporate enforcement actions addressing hiring practices (Deutsche Bank) and sales...
By Jin-Hyuk Jang, Geoffrey Kittredge, Patricia Volhard, John W. Rife, Simon Witney, John Young
2021 will mark a step change in the way the European Union regulates environmental, social and governance issues (ESG) in the financial services industry.
By Alan Kartashkin, Satish M. Kini, Carl Micarelli, Konstantin Bureiko, Jane Shvets, Tom Cornell, Karolos Seeger
The English High Court recently decided a case in which a UK borrower sought to rely on a "mandatory provision of law"
By Debevoise & Plimpton
The European Union's highest court limits the GDPR right to be forgotten for internet search engines to the territory of the Union,...
By Lawrence Cagney, Jyotin Hamid, Meir Katz, Jonathan Lewis, Franklin Mitchell, Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky, Tricia Bozyk Sherno
On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (the "DOL") announced a final rule that will raise the annual minimum salary requirements for the white collar overtime exemptions under the Fair
By Eric T. Juergens, Matthew E. Kaplan, Paul M. Rodel, Peter J. Loughran, Devon Klein
The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new Rule 163B to permit all issuers to engage in oral or written "testing-the-waters"
By Edwin Northover, James C. Scoville, Vera Losonci, Laurence Hanesworth, Tingting Wu
China Pacific Insurance is set to become the second Chinese company to list GDRs on the London Stock Exchange under the Shanghai-London
By Christopher Boyne, Alan J. Davies, Geoffrey Kittredge, Patricia Volhard, John W. Rife, Simon Witney
Previous UK governments have brought forward various policies to encourage and facilitate business rescue, to stimulate lending to growth businesses, and to protect unsecured creditors
By Satish M. Kini, Paul D. Rubin, David G. Sewell, David Sarratt, Andrew Field, Meryl Holt
The SAFE Banking Act offers a wide range of financial institutions protection from liability pursuant to federal law for serving cannabis-related legitimate businesses
By Gavin Anderson, William Y. Chua, Alan J. Davies, Pierre Maugüé, Andrew M. Ostrognai, Thomas Smith
Below is the first of a two-part summary of a few key topics discussed during what was an enlightening day for all those in attendance.
By James C. Scoville, Vera Losonci, John Young, Laurence Hanesworth
The LSE and ESMA have revised their guidance to dual-listed companies, investment firms and other market participants on the potential impact of a "no deal" Brexit.
By Jeffrey Cunard, Michael Diz, Jonathan E. Levitsky, Jim Pastore, Michael Schaper, Anna R. Gressel
Following last year's enactment of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA"), the U.S. Department of Commerce ("DOC")...
By Geoffrey Kittredge, Patricia Volhard, Simon Witney, Andrew Lee, Natasha McCarthy, John Young
The compliance teams of most UK-based asset managers and investment firms – including private equity fund managers and advisers ...
By Robert T. Dura, Satish M. Kini, Carl Micarelli, Jane Shvets, David G. Sewell, Jonathan R. Wong
On September 9, 2019, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control amended the U.S. embargo of Cuba to eliminate a general license authorizing so-called "U-turn"