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European Commission Publishes Consultation Paper On Capital Markets Union (CMU) Mid-Term Review
The European Commission published a paper (dated January 20, 2017) requesting feedback and general input on revisions to the CMU action plan.
European Union
31 Jan 2017
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Creating The First Veteran Legal Career Fair: How One Law Firm Diversifies Its Workforce By Hiring Veterans
When Orrick was looking to hire more veteran and military spouse attorneys, the firm first sought a place to source veterans who are lawyers.
United States
15 Nov 2016
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Addendum To ECB Guide On Harmonizing Options And Discretions Available In Union Law
On August 10, 2016, the European Central Bank (ECB) published an addendum to its guide on options and discretions (O&Ds) available in Union law.
United States
19 Aug 2016
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Rating Agency Developments
On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for global closed-end fund securities issuances.
United States
19 Aug 2016
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CFTC Announces Actions Addressing Application Of The Dodd-Frank Act To Cross-Border Transactions
On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced two separate actions relating to the application of the Dodd-Frank Act to cross-border transactions.
United States
19 Aug 2016
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The Impact Of PROMESA On Creditors
On June 30, 2016, the United States Senate passed the "Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act" ("PROMESA") and it was quickly signed into law by President Obama.
United States
18 Aug 2016
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Agencies Finalize Rule Exempting Certain Commercial And Financial End Users From Initial And Variation Margin Requirements
A final rule was announced that contains exemptions for "certain commercial and financial end users from margin requirements for certain swaps not cleared through a clearinghouse."
United States
16 Aug 2016
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EBA Amends Implementing Technical Standards On Benchmarking Of Internal Approaches Under CRD IV
On August 4, 2016, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published and submitted to the EU Commission an amended version of its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on benchmarking...
United States
15 Aug 2016
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EBA Publishes Final Draft RTS On Criteria For Preferential Treatment In Cross-Border Intra-Group Financial Support Under LCR
On July 27, 2016, the EBA published a report containing final draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on the specification of the additional objective criteria for preferential treatment...
United States
8 Aug 2016
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US Supreme Court Issues Two Significant Cases On Puerto Rico's Sovereignty
In Franklin California Tax-Free Trust, the US Supreme Court found that section 903(1) of the Bankruptcy Code preempts the Puerto Rico Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act (the "Recovery Act").
United States
5 Jul 2016
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Monoline Insurer Challenges Puerto Rico's Moratorium Law
On June 15, 2016, National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation, an indirect subsidiary of MBIA Inc. ("NPFG") commenced an action in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico...
United States
4 Jul 2016
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Supreme Court To Decide Extent Of Puerto Rico's Sovereign Powers
On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the appeal styled under the caption Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle, No. 15-108
United States
14 Apr 2016
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Supreme Court To Decide Extent Of Puerto Rico's Sovereign Powers
On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the appeal styled under the caption Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle, No. 15-108.
United States
14 Jan 2016
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Update On Puerto Rico
By order dated December 4, 2015, the US Supreme Court has agreed to consider the appeal by the Commonwealth and the Government Development Bank...
Puerto Rico
10 Dec 2015
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Legislation Introduced To Extend Earned Income Tax Credit To Commonwealth Residents
This bill is related to a bill (H.R. 3552) previously introduced by Representative Pedro Pierluisi, which has been referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Puerto Rico
10 Nov 2015
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First Circuit Rules Bankruptcy Code Preempts Puerto Rico's Recovery Act
On Monday, July 6, the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the February 6, 2015 order and injunction of the Puerto Rico District Court and held that section 903(1) of the Bankruptcy Code preempts the Puerto Rico Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act.
United States
10 Jul 2015
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Supreme Court Says Underwater Junior Liens Survive Bankruptcy
On March 30, we reported on two cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court:Bank of America v. Caulkett1 and Bank of America v. Toledo-Cardona.
United States
9 Jun 2015
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Should Underwater Junior Liens Survive Bankruptcy?
The Supreme Court heard oral argument on the consolidated appeals of two decisions from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Bank of America v. Caulkett and Bank of America v. Toledo-Cardona.
United States
13 Apr 2015
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Puerto Rico Debt Recovery Act Ruled Unconstitutional
On Friday February 6, the Puerto Rico Federal District Court ruled the Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act unconstitutional.
United States
20 Mar 2015
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Exploring Temporary Stays Of Early Termination Rights
The American Bankruptcy Institute recently released its Chapter 11 Reform Report. The Reform Report proposed a number of revisions to Chapter 11 related to confirmation, valuation, financing and asset sales, among others.
United States
18 Mar 2015
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