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Treasury Proposes Fundamental New Limitations On Related Party Lending Transactions – With Retroactive Effect!
The U.S. Treasury Department has very recently and unexpectedly released significant guidance that promises, if finalized, to fundamentally limit the circumstances under which related corporations can issue debt to each other.
United States
6 May 2016
Lending In Latin America: Risks And Considerations (Part 2 Of 2)
In the second and last part of the series we introduce additional considerations and risks associated with lending in Latin American jurisdictions.
United States
16 Apr 2014
Financial Advisor Found Liable For Aiding And Abetting Director Breaches Of Fiduciary Duties In Connection With Cash-Out Merger
In a 91-page post-trial decision, Chancellor Travis Laster found RBC Capital Markets LLC ("RBC") liable for aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with RBC’s role as a financial advisor in the 2011 $438 million buyout of Rural/Metro Corporation ("Rural").
United States
17 Mar 2014
The Debt Ceiling Debate: It's Not Just For CDS Anymore
Last week ISDA announced that, in the event of a default by the U.S. on its debt following the failure to raise the debt ceiling, the sellers of CDS on U.S. debt would pay-out, at most, only $3.6 billion.
United States
23 Oct 2013
United States
3 Oct 2013
Jumping Across The Pond: Syndicating European Borrower Debt In U.S. Markets (Part 2 Of 3)
As our prior post noted, recent uncertainty in the European financial markets has led many European borrowers to look to the U.S. debt markets for liquidity.
United States
24 Sep 2013
At-The-Market Offerings – Current Trends And Developments
At-The-Market offerings ("ATMs") are one of the most efficient ways for public companies to raise capital.
United States
30 Sep 2011
New FASB Staff Positions On Financial Instrument Valuation And Impairment
On April 2, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board took action on three proposed FASB Staff Positions relating to accounting for financial instruments held by a reporting enterprise: FSP FAS 157-e, providing guidance as to the determination of the fair value of financial instruments (the "157 FSP"); FSP FAS 115-a, FAS 124-a and EITF 99-20-b, providing guidance as to the recognition and presentation of "other than temporary" impairments in debt securities held by a reporting enterprise (t
United States
21 Apr 2009
Getting Out From Under The TARP
To date, hundreds of public financial institutions have obtained preferred stock and accompanying warrants to Treasury pursuant to its Capital Purchase Plan.
United States
6 Apr 2009
The Upside Of The Downside: Stock Repurchase Programs And ´Going Private´ In A Down Market
In a down market, a public company may seek to take advantage of depressed stock prices by implementing a stock repurchase program or by deciding to "go private" through the purchase of all its stock.
United States
9 Dec 2008
Treasury Publishes Final CFIUS Regs Covering Mergers, Acquisitions And Takeovers By Foreign Persons
On November 14, 2008, the Treasury Department's Office of Investment Security published muchanticipated final regulations implementing the reporting and review process of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") of mergers, acquisitions and takeovers by foreign persons.
United States
9 Dec 2008
NASDAQ And NYSE Propose Rule Change To Allow Listing Of SPACS
In February 2008, the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ) issued a proposal, which was subsequently amended in March 2008, to allow the listing of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
United States
17 Apr 2008
SEC Proposes New Rule 6c-11 Under The Investment Company Act Of 1940 To Create Certain Exemptions For Exchange-Traded Securities
In March 2008, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 40 Act) that would exempt exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from certain provisions of the 40 Act as well as certain SEC rules, and would allow investment companies to more freely invest in ETFs than is currently allowed under the 40 Act.
United States
16 Apr 2008
Proposed Regulation R Retains Bank Securities Functions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (on Dec.13, 2006) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (on Dec. 18, 2006) jointly proposed Regulation R, which would clarify the securities powers of banks under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act).
United States
10 Jan 2007
Federal Reserve Board Acts to Bring Regulation O Into Compliance
The Federal Reserve Board has adopted an interim rule to bring Regulation O—its regulation dealing with bank insider lending—into conformance with Section 601 of the Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act of 2006, which was enacted Oct. 13, 2006.
United States
10 Jan 2007
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