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Our lawyers produce a wealth of substantive, timely and practical resource materials for our clients and friends of the firm. Listed separately below are client memos and alerts, articles and books, and podcasts.
June 7, 2011 SEC Whistleblower Rules: What You Need to Know
Webcast
June 6, 2011 Supreme Court Determines that Class Certification Does Not Require Proof of Loss Causation in Securities Fraud Cases
Client Newsflash
June 1, 2011 Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Progress Report
Progress as of June 1, 2011
June 1, 2011 Proposed Credit Risk Retention Rules Raise Serious Concerns
Client Memorandum
May 25, 2011 SEC Adopts Final Whistleblower Rules
Client Newsflash
May 18, 2011 SEC Proposal Would Replace Regulation M Exemption for Investment Grade Securities
Client Memorandum
May 17, 2011 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
May 17, 2011 60 Days - Over 175 New Derivatives Provisions
Client Memorandum
May 5, 2011 Delaware Weighs in on the Meaning of “Substantially All” for a Series of Transactions
Client Memorandum
May 3, 2011 Say-on-Pay: An Interim Report
Client Memorandum
May 2, 2011 Treasury Proposes FX Swap and Forward Exemption
Client Memorandum
May 2, 2011 Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Progress Report
Progress as of May 1, 2011
April 26, 2011 Credible Living Wills: The First Generation
Client Memorandum

Whitepaper by Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and McKinsey & Company

April 25, 2011 Dodd-Frank Act May Require New SEC Registration for Non-U.S. Advisers
Client Memorandum
April 20, 2011 CFTC Releases Swap Margin Proposal
Client Memorandum
April 15, 2011 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
April 14, 2011 Regulators Propose Swap Margin and Capital Rules
Client Memorandum
April 12, 2011 SEC Confirms IFRS Filers Will Not be Required to Provide Interactive Data Until SEC Specifies Taxonomy
Client Newsflash
April 12, 2011 FINRA Proposes Rule on the Use of Third-Party Service Providers
Client Newsflash
April 12, 2011 SFC Raises Concerns on IPO Sponsor's Due Diligence
Client Newsflash
April 5, 2011 FDIC Releases Joint Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Resolution Plans and Credit Exposure Reports
Client Memorandum
April 4, 2011 Davis Polk Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Progress Report
Progress as of March 31, 2011
April 1, 2011 SEC Proposes Independence Rules for Compensation Committees and Advisers
Client Memorandum
March 31, 2011 Federal Agencies Finalize Proposed Interagency Rule on Incentive-Based Compensation for Financial Institutions
Client Newsflash
March 28, 2011 FDIC's Second Notice of Proposed Rulemaking under the Orderly Liquidation Authority
Client Memorandum
March 22, 2011 Decision in Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano Rejects Bright-Line Rule in Securities Fraud Action Based on Pharmaceutical Company's Failure to Disclose Adverse Event
Client Newsflash
March 18, 2011 SEC Proposal Clarifies No Change to “Beneficial Ownership” Rules for Swaps
Client Newsflash
March 15, 2011 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
March 3, 2011 Federal Agencies Propose Interagency Rule on Incentive-Based Compensation for Financial Institutions
Client Memorandum
February 28, 2011 Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States Rejects Huawei Deal; Third Recent Chinese Transaction Scuttled by National Security Review
Client Memorandum
February 22, 2011 In re American Home Mortgage Holdings, Inc.
Insolvency and Restructuring Update
February 16, 2011 Delaware Court Declines to Pull Airgas Poison Pill
Client Newsflash
February 15, 2011 Delaware Court Enjoins Merger Vote and Deal Protections in Del Monte Buyout
Client Newsflash
February 14, 2011 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
February 14, 2011 Summary of the Federal Reserve’s Final Regulations on the Conformance Period for the Volcker Rule
February 14, 2011 TOUSA, Inc. – District Court Quashes Infamous Fraudulent Transfer Decision
Client Newsletter

Insolvency and Restructuring Update

February 9, 2011 Certain Investment Grade Debt Issuers Would No Longer Qualify to Use Shelf Registration Statements Under SEC's Proposed Amendments
Client Newsflash
February 9, 2011 Summary of Federal Reserve Proposed Rule on Definitions Related to Nonbank Financial Companies and Interconnectedness of Systemically Important Firms
January 27, 2011 SEC Adopts Final Say-on-Pay and Golden Parachute Rules
Client Memorandum
January 26, 2011 What a Difference a Year Makes: A Review of Acquisition Financing in 2010
Client Memorandum
January 25, 2011 Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds Under the HSR Act and for the Prohibition of Interlocking Directorates
Client Memorandum
January 25, 2011 Investing In or Acquiring Troubled Banks: The Problem of Holding Company Debt
Client Memorandum
January 24, 2011 SEC Study on the Fiduciary Duty of Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers
Client Memorandum
January 24, 2011 Preparing Your 2010 Form 20-F
Client Memorandum
January 24, 2011 2010 年度フォーム20-Fの作成について (参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
January 20, 2011 Summary of the Volcker Rule Study – Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds
Summary as of January 19, 2011
January 20, 2011 Considerations for 2010 Form 10-Ks and 2011 Proxy Statements
Client Memorandum
January 19, 2011 Working Summary of the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s January 18, 2011 Proposed Rules on Designation of Systemically Important Nonbank Financial Companies
Client Memorandum

Summary as of January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011 Summary of the Section 622 Study and Recommendations Regarding Concentration Limits on Large Financial Companies, Released by the Financial Stability Oversight Council on January 18, 2011
Summary as of January 19, 2011
January 19, 2011 Summary of the Volcker Rule Study – Proprietary Trading
Summary as of January 19, 2011

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