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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.
January 15, 2010 SEC Enforcement Director Introduces New Unit Chiefs and Cooperation Initiatives
Client Newsflash
January 13, 2010 SEC Issues No-Action Letter Permitting Reliance Upon Section 3(a)(9) in Exchanges of Securities with Upstream Guarantees
Client Newsflash
January 13, 2010 The FDIC Seeks Public Comment on Whether to Incorporate Compensation Programs into the Risk-Based Deposit Insurance Assessment System
Client Newsflash
January 13, 2010 Delaware Court Holds Misleading Schedule 13D May Give Rise to Damages Claim Under State Law
Client Newsflash
January 12, 2010 FDIC and Private Capital: Moving the Goal Lines
Client Memorandum
January 7, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
January 7, 2010 The SEC’s New Corporate Governance and Compensation Disclosure Requirements
Client Memorandum
January 7, 2010 Acquisition Financing in 2010 - Trends from 2009
Client Memorandum
December 22, 2009 SEC Proposes New Rule to Allow Pre-Filing Offerings by Underwriters, Potentially Paving the Way for More Pre-Marketed Transactions
Client Newsflash
December 21, 2009 Insolvency and Restructuring Update
Davis Polk Partner Testifies Before Congress on Airline Bankruptcies
December 16, 2009 SEC Adopts Additional Compensation and Corporate Governance Disclosure for 2010 Proxy Season
Client Memorandum
December 15, 2009 Summary of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Passed by the House of Representatives, December 11, 2009
Client Memorandum
December 14, 2009 Wall Street Reform Act Includes Say on Pay and Other Compensation Provisions
Client Newsflash
December 10, 2009 FINRA Proposes New Rules Governing Member Payments to Unregistered Broker-Dealers
Client Memorandum
December 9, 2009 House to Consider Bill Containing Carried Interest Proposal, Ban on Bearer Bonds and Updated FATCA Rules
Client Memorandum
December 4, 2009 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
December 3, 2009 Shareholder Proposals on Environmental Risks May Now Be Harder to Exclude
Environmental Update
December 3, 2009 AES Reaches Settlement with New York State Attorney General Regarding Climate Change Disclosure
Climate Change and Environmental Update
December 3, 2009 Climate Change and Environmental Update
Client Newsletter
December 3, 2009 California Releases Draft Cap-and-Trade Proposal
Climate Change and Environmental Update
December 3, 2009 International Climate Change Update
Climate Change and Environmental Update
December 3, 2009 Shareholder Activists and Institutional Investors Again Petition SEC to Provide Guidance on Climate Change Disclosure
Climate Change and Environmental Update
December 2, 2009 United States Supreme Court to Hear Case Concerning the Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Securities Laws—Morrison v. National Australia Bank
Client Memorandum
December 2, 2009 Preparing for the 2010 Proxy Season: RiskMetrics Updates Voting Policies
Client Memorandum
December 2, 2009 NYSE Corporate Governance Rule Changes to Take Effect January 1, 2010
Client Newsflash
December 1, 2009 Insolvency and Restructuring Update
Important Recent Decision Upholding Waivers of Rights by Second Lien Lenders in an Intercreditor Agreement
November 20, 2009 Congressional and SEC Governance and Compensation Proposals: Scorecard and Action Plan
Client Memorandum
November 17, 2009 SEC Proposes Additional Transparency for “Dark Pools” and Intends to Issue Additional Market Structure Proposals and Concept Release Soon
Client Memorandum
November 17, 2009 Insolvency and Restructuring Update
Client Newsletter
November 17, 2009 Dodd Bill Would Affect Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Processes for All US Public Companies
Client Memorandum
November 16, 2009 Abuse of Non-GAAP Measures: SEC Brings First Regulation G Enforcement Action
Client Newsflash
November 13, 2009 Summary of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009, Introduced by Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) November 10, 2009 Discussion Draft
Client Memorandum
November 12, 2009 The House and Senate Debate Resolution Authority
Client Memorandum
November 11, 2009 Investment Management Regulatory Update
November 11, 2009 Proxy Access Update: Proposed Legislation Would Bolster SEC Authority on Proxy Access
Client Newsflash
November 9, 2009 Investor Protection Act Passes House Financial Services Committee
Client Memorandum
October 29, 2009 Competing Over-the-Counter Derivatives Bills Progress Through the House
Client Memorandum
October 28, 2009 Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act Clears House Financial Services Committee
Client Memorandum
October 28, 2009 SEC Revises Position on Exclusion of Shareholder Proposals Related to Risk and CEO Succession
Client Newsflash
October 28, 2009 Highlights of Proposed Legislation Aimed at Combating Offshore Tax Evasion
Client Memorandum
October 27, 2009 2009 Shareholder Litigations Over Acquisitions of California Public Companies
Client Memorandum
October 27, 2009 Federal Reserve Proposed Guidance: Aligning Incentive Compensation with Safety and Soundness Concerns
Client Memorandum
October 20, 2009 SEC and CFTC Release Joint Report on Harmonization of Regulation
Client Newsflash
October 16, 2009 General Counsel Update
Planning for New Revenue Recognition Standards—Governance, Communications and Disclosure Implications
October 15, 2009 Governance Practices for IPO Companies: A Davis Polk Survey
Client Memorandum
October 15, 2009 Insolvency and Restructuring Update
TOUSA, Inc. - Significant Fraudulent Transfer Decision
October 14, 2009 Climate Change and Environmental Update
Client Newsletter
October 14, 2009 California Becomes the First State to Impose a Fee on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Climate Change and Environmental Update
October 14, 2009 Senate Releases Draft Clean Energy Bill
Climate Change and Environmental Update
October 14, 2009 International Climate Change Update
Climate Change and Environmental Update

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