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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.
March 24, 2015 Implications of the SEC’s Plans to Amend Rule 15b9-1
Traders Magazine
March 20, 2015 Structural Solutions: Blinded by Volcker, Vickers, Liikanen, Glass Steagall and Narrow Banking

Guynn, Randall D. and Kenadjian, Patrick, Too Big to Fail III: Structural Reform Proposals: Should we Break up the Banks? (De Gruyter, March 2015)

March 2, 2015 SEC Issues Reporting Rules for Security-Based Swaps
Client Memorandum
February 18, 2015 Proxy Access – a Decision Framework
Client Memorandum
January 27, 2015 SDNY Issues Novel Opinion Holding that Out-of-Court Restructurings May Violate Noteholder Rights Under the Trust Indenture Act
Client Memorandum
January 23, 2015 New Procedures for Shortened Debt Tender Offers; Relief Extended to High-Yield Debt
Client Memorandum
January 20, 2015 Impacts and Implications of the CFTC’s Emerging Clearinghouse Exemptive Program
Traders Magazine
January 9, 2015 UK Takeover Code – Post-Offer Statements and Miscellaneous Changes
Client Memorandum
January 6, 2015 CFTC Staff Issues CCO Annual Report Guidance and Related Deadline Extension
Client Memorandum
January 5, 2015 Regulatory Predictions for 2015
Financial Times
January 5, 2015 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
Client Newsletter
December 21, 2014 Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Preliminary Injunction Requiring Go-Shop; Reaffirms “No Single Blueprint” to Satisfy Revlon Duties
Client Memorandum
December 17, 2014 Swaps Pushout Provision Amended: Pushout Requirement in Section 716 Now Limited to Certain ABS Swaps
Client Memorandum
December 11, 2014 FINRA Proposes to Amend Existing Equity Research Rules and Establish New Debt Research Rule
Client Memorandum
December 11, 2014 Insider Trading: U.S. Court of Appeals (Second Circuit) Vacates Convictions, Clarifies Requirements of Tippee Liability
Client Memorandum
December 4, 2014 SEC Adopts Regulation SCI to Strengthen Securities Market Infrastructure
Client Memorandum
December 1, 2014 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
Client Newsletter
December 1, 2014 European Regulatory Snapshot: CRD IV Bonus Cap Likely Set to Stay
Client Memorandum
November 10, 2014 New York’s Proposed BitLicense Regime: Summary of Published Comments and Expected Changes
Client Memorandum
November 7, 2014 Risk Governance: Visual Memorandum on Final Guidelines Issued by the OCC
Client Memorandum
November 6, 2014 Framing the Too Big To Fail Problem: The Path to a Solution
Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis, Chapter 13
Martin Neil Baily & John B. Taylor, eds., Hoover Institution & Brookings Institution, 2014
November 3, 2014 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
Client Newsletter
October 30, 2014 FINRA Proposes New "CARDS" Data Collection System
Client Memorandum
October 15, 2014 CFTC Re-Proposes Uncleared Swap Margin Rules
Client Memorandum
October 13, 2014 FINRA Files New Rules Governing Member Payments to Unregistered Persons
Client Memorandum
October 7, 2014 Recent Anti-Inversion Guidance Has Meaningful Implications for Insurance Companies
Client Memorandum
October 1, 2014 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
Client Newsletter
September 29, 2014 The Marketplace Awaits Regulation SCI
Traders Magazine
September 23, 2014 U.S. Basel III Liquidity Coverage Ratio Final Rule
Client Memorandum
September 16, 2014 SEC Proposes to Exempt Certain Communications Involving Security-Based Swaps from Securities Act Registration
Client Memorandum
September 15, 2014 Weak Consumer Exams Are Holding Up M&A Deals
Bank Director, September 15, 2014
September 15, 2014 Regulators Re-Propose Uncleared Swap Margin, Capital and Segregation Rules for Swap Entities
Client Memorandum
September 12, 2014 Supplementary Leverage Ratio
Client Memorandum
September 4, 2014 European Regulatory Snapshot: Remuneration in the Financial Services Industry 2014
Client Memorandum
September 2, 2014 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
Client Newsletter
August 25, 2014 SFC Discards Plans for Legislative Amendments on IPO Sponsor Prospectus Liability
Client Memorandum
August 12, 2014 Share Capital Management and Transaction Guidelines
Client Memorandum
August 5, 2014 SEC Adopts Money Market Fund Reforms
Client Memorandum
August 1, 2014 UK Takeover Panel proposals to amend the Takeover Code
Client Memorandum
July 31, 2014 New York July 2014 “BitLicense” Proposal: Visual Memorandum
Client Memorandum
July 18, 2014 Dodd-Frank Four-Year Anniversary Progress Report
Client Newsletter
July 3, 2014 SEC Adopts Security-Based Swap Cross-Border Definitional Rule
Client Memorandum
July 2, 2014 Key Questions Raised by the CFTC’s Plans for Non-US CCPs
A version of this article was first published in Risk Magazine on June 24, 2014.
July 1, 2014 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
Client Newsletters
June 18, 2014 Volcker Rule: Observations on Interagency FAQs, OCC Interim Examination Guidelines
Client Memorandum
June 18, 2014 Whistleblower Update: SEC Resolves First Case Under New Authority to Bring Anti-Retaliation Claim
Client Memorandum
June 5, 2014 American Bancorp.’s Involuntary Bankruptcy: A New Strategy for Distressed Investors in Trust Preferred Securities
Client Memorandum
June 4, 2014 Second Circuit Vacates Judge Rakoff’s Rejection of Consent Settlement in SEC v. Citigroup Global Markets
Client Memorandum
June 2, 2014 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
Client Newsletter
May 27, 2014 Dodd-Frank Concentration Limit on Financial Institution M&A: Visual Memorandum
Client Memorandum

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