June 22, 2011 SEC Approves New FINRA Rule Requiring the Qualification and Registration of Operations Professionals
Client Newsflash
June 17, 2011 CFTC and SEC Act to Defer Dodd-Frank Swaps Requirements
Client Memorandum
June 13, 2011 Supreme Court Limits False Statement Liability Under Rule 10b-5 To Those Who Actually Make Misstatements
Client Newsflash
June 10, 2011 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
June 9, 2011 SEC Adopts Rule on Beneficial Ownership of Security-Based Swaps
Client Newsflash
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 Potential Extraterritorial Application of Regulations Issued Under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act
Futures & Derivaties Law Report, Vol. 31, Issue 6
June 1, 2011 Proposed Credit Risk Retention Rules Raise Serious Concerns
Client Memorandum
June 1, 2011 Resolution of U.S. Banks and Other Financial Institutions
Debt Restructuring (Chapter 8)
Oxford University Press
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 60 Days - Over 175 New Derivatives Provisions
Client Memorandum
May 17, 2011 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
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 Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Progress Report
Progress as of May 1, 2011
May 2, 2011 Treasury Proposes FX Swap and Forward Exemption
Client Memorandum
May 1, 2011 Third Circuit Finds DCF Analysis is "Commercially Reasonable Determinant of Value"
On the Edge
ABI Journal Vol. XXX, No. 4, May 2011
April 27, 2011 The Final Round For Gift Plans?
Dow Jones DBR Small Cap
April 26, 2011 Credible Living Wills: The First Generation
Whitepaper by Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and McKinsey & Company
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 FINRA Proposes Rule on the Use of Third-Party Service Providers
Client Newsflash
April 12, 2011 SEC Confirms IFRS Filers Will Not be Required to Provide Interactive Data Until SEC Specifies Taxonomy
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
February 1, 2011 Taxing Problems for Debtors - Treatment of Property Taxes
ABI Business Reorganization Committee Newsletter
American Bankruptcy Institute, Vol. 10, No. 1
February 1, 2011 Up in the Cloud: Ethical Issues that Arise in the Age of Cloud Computing
ABI Ethics Committee Newsletter
American Bankruptcy Institute, Vol. 8, No. 1
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 Investing In or Acquiring Troubled Banks: The Problem of Holding Company Debt
Client Memorandum
January 25, 2011 Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds Under the HSR Act and for the Prohibition of Interlocking Directorates
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 24, 2011 Preparing Your 2010 Form 20-F
Client Memorandum
January 24, 2011 SEC Study on the Fiduciary Duty of Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers
Client Memorandum
January 20, 2011 Considerations for 2010 Form 10-Ks and 2011 Proxy Statements
Client Memorandum
January 20, 2011 Summary of the Volcker Rule Study – Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds
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
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 18, 2011 SEC Proposes Rules Implementing Dodd-Frank Disclosure Requirements for Resource Extraction Issuers
Client Memorandum
January 18, 2011 SEC Proposes Rules to Implement Dodd-Frank Mine Safety Disclosure Requirements
Client Memorandum
January 18, 2011 SEC Proposes Rules to Implement Dodd-Frank Requirements for Conflict Minerals Originating in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Client Memorandum
January 18, 2011 SEC、コンゴ民主共和国にて産出される紛争鉱物に関するドッド=フランク法要件実施のためのルールを提案 (参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
January 13, 2011 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
January 11, 2011 Environmental Disclosure in SEC Filings – 2011 Update
Client Memorandum
January 11, 2011 Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Important Securities Case
Client Newsflash
January 3, 2011 An Overview of Clearance and Settlement of Securities Transactions
Compliance Corner
Investment Adviser Association, No. 217, p. 12
January 3, 2011 New ISS Policy Updates: Tougher Standards for 2011
The Corporate Governance Advisor
January 1, 2011 Les DPN émis par Technicolor : un outil sur mesure au service du recentrage de ses activités
JOLY éditions – Bulletin Joly Sociétés, pp. 64-68
January 1, 2011 Technicolor : Une restructuration riche d'enseignements
JOLY éditions – Bulletin Joly Bourse, pp. 64-65
December 17, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
December 14, 2010 Delaware Court Protects Lenders from Fraudulent Transfer Suit For Payments Made and Collateral Granted on Account of Antecedent Debt
Insolvency and Restructuring Update
December 13, 2010 Delaware Court 'Champions' Per Se Rule for Constructive Fraudulent Transfers
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
December 1, 2010 Le mandat de gestion programmee...pour un avenir radieux?
Decideurs: Strategie Finance Droit
November 30, 2010 CFTC Proposes to Register and Regulate Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants
Client Memorandum
November 24, 2010 SEC Issues Proposal Implementing Advisers Act Registration and Reporting Amendments Under the Dodd-Frank Act
Client Memorandum
November 24, 2010 SEC Proposes Rules Implementing New Exemptions from Advisers Act Registration Under the Dodd-Frank Act
Client Memorandum
November 23, 2010 Delaware Supreme Court Invalidates Airgas Bylaw Amendment
Client Newsflash
November 22, 2010 CFTC and SEC Propose Swap Data Reporting Rules
Client Newsflash
November 22, 2010 CFTC Considers Protections for Swap Collateral
Client Newsflash
November 22, 2010 New ISS Policy Update: Tougher Standards for 2011
Client Memorandum
November 17, 2010 Davis Polk Submits Two Comment Letters to the SEC on Key Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance Rulemaking
Client Newsflash
November 16, 2010 Comments on Proposed Rules Relating to Shareholder Approval of Executive Compensation and Golden Parachute Compensation (the “Proposal”)
Comment Letter to the SEC
November 16, 2010 Comments on Subtitle E of Title IX–Accountability and Executive Compensation under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Comment Letter to the SEC
November 12, 2010 CFTC Proposes Swap Dealer and Major Swap Participant Rules
Client Newsflash
November 12, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
November 10, 2010 SEC and DOJ Announce Resolutions of FCPA “Industry Sweep”; First SEC Charge Against a Non-U.S. Issuer for FCPA Violations
Client Newsflash
November 5, 2010 SEC Limits Direct Market Access
Client Memorandum
November 4, 2010 SEC Proposes Whistleblower Rules
Client Newsflash
November 3, 2010 MSRB Extends Application of Its Rules and Registration to Municipal Advisors
Client Newsflash
November 1, 2010 "Clear and Simple": SEC Proposes Say-on-Golden Parachute and Enhanced Disclosure Rules
Deal Lawyers
November 1, 2010 Rémunération et gouvernance : les innovations Dodd-Frank
Decideurs : Stratégie Finance Droit, pp. 53-54
October 27, 2010 Proposed Loss Contingency Standard will not Apply to Calendar Year-end Filers' 2010 Form 10-Ks
Client Newsflash
October 21, 2010 Reg FD Enforcement Update: the Perils of Implied Messages
Client Newsflash
October 20, 2010 SEC Proposes Say-on-Pay Rules for Companies and Proxy Vote Reporting Rules for Investment Managers
Client Memorandum
October 15, 2010 SEC and CFTC Adopt Interim Final Rules on Reporting and Recordkeeping for Pre-Dodd-Frank Swaps
Client Newsflash
October 13, 2010 The Report on the Financial Panic of 2008 and Financial Regulatory Reform
Task Force on the Financial Crisis of the International Bar Association
October 12, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
October 11, 2010 Delaware Court Permits Stockholders to Shorten Term of Airgas Staggered Board
Client Newsflash
October 8, 2010 Top-Up Options – Looking Better and Better
Client Newsflash
October 7, 2010 Third Circuit Prevents Plan Sponsor from Terminating Contractually Amendable Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits
Insolvency and Restructuring Update
October 6, 2010 A Novel Approach To Vote Solicitation On Prepackaged Plans

Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review

October 4, 2010 SEC Stays Proxy Access Pending Court Review
Client Newsflash
October 4, 2010 ドッド・フランク法における金融安定監督協議会 (参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
October 1, 2010 Contractually Amendable Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits
Third Circuit Prevents Plan Sponsor from Terminating
The Bankruptcy Strategist, Vol. 27, No.12
October 1, 2010 Enhancing Financial Stability and Resilience: Macroprudential Policy, Tools and Systems for the Future
Group of Thirty
September 28, 2010 プロキシー・アクセス初年度:何を想定し、何を始めるべきか(参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
September 27, 2010 Antitrust Division Sues Six Firms for Entering into Illegal Agreements not to Solicit Each Other's Employees
Client Newsflash
September 27, 2010 Reverse Termination Fees: A Resurgence -- The Deal Video Interview
Client Newsflash
September 23, 2010 Preparing for the 2011 Proxy Season: Action Plans and Open Issues
Client Memorandum
September 21, 2010 SEC v. Cuban: The Fifth Circuit Reverses
Client Newsflash
September 20, 2010 SEC Shines a Spotlight on Short-Term Borrowings: Issues Guidance and Proposes New Disclosure Requirements
Client Memorandum
September 16, 2010 Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Private Equity Funds, Hedge Funds and Their Investment Advisers
Private Equity Newsletter
September 16, 2010 Proxy Access Rules Effective November 15, 2010
Client Newsflash
September 14, 2010 Treasury Department Issues Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations
Client Memorandum
September 13, 2010 Agreement on Quantification and Timing of Basel III Minimum Capital Requirements
Client Memorandum
September 13, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Newsletter
September 11, 2010 ドッド・フランク法における金融調査局(参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
September 7, 2010 Proxy Access Year One: What to Expect and What to Do Now
General Counsel Update
September 7, 2010 SEC によるプロキシー・アクセス・ルールの採択(参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
September 6, 2010 ドッド・フランク法における地方債アドバイザーの登録(参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
September 3, 2010 SEC Adopts Rule Providing for Temporary Registration of Municipal Advisors
Client Newsflash
September 1, 2010 L'arret Morrison reaffirme la presomption de non-extraterritorialite du droit boursier american
JOLY editions
September 1, 2010 ドッド・フランク法における店頭デリバティブ規制 (参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
August 30, 2010 Board Diversity and Director Qualifications
Director Notes: The 2010 Proxy Season
The Conference Board
August 30, 2010 Implications of Orderly Liquidation Authority -- WSJ Video Interview
Client Newsflash
August 25, 2010 SEC Adopts Proxy Access for 2011 Proxy Season
Client Newsflash
August 24, 2010 The FTC Proposes Amendments to the HSR Rules and Notification Form
Client Memorandum
August 24, 2010 U.S. Antitrust Agencies Issue New Merger Guidelines
Client Memorandum
August 18, 2010 Delaware Court Upholds Barnes & Noble Shareholder Rights Plan
Client Newsflash
August 17, 2010 New York State Amends 2009 Power of Attorney Statute
Client Newsflash
August 16, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
August 16, 2010 Would You Like Fries With That?
Goods vs Services Under § 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code
The Bankruptcy Strategist
August 13, 2010 FASB Reproposes Amendments to Loss Contingency Disclosures
Client Memorandum
August 13, 2010 U.S. Dodd-Frank Act’s Application to Non-U.S. Issuers That are Not Financial Institutions
Client Memorandum
August 1, 2010 Issues Affecting Secured Claims
Chapter 11 Update: Changing Dynamics for Senior Lenders and Agents
August 1, 2010 Will Mandatory Shareholder Approval of Golden Parachutes Dull Their Luster?
Deal Lawyers, July-August 2010, Vol.4, No. 4
DealLawyers.com
August 1, 2010 プライベート・ファンドのアドバイザーに対する規制(参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
July 26, 2010 SEC Proposes New Regulatory Scheme for 12b-1 Mutual Fund Fees
Client Newsflash
July 23, 2010 Exploring the Volcker Rule’s Effect on Banks: WSJ Video Interview
Client Newsflash
July 23, 2010 Spotlight on New Disclosure Requirements for Mining and Natural Resource Companies in Dodd-Frank Act
Client Newsflash
July 23, 2010 Tax Court Rules on Variable Prepaid Forwards and Stock Lendings
Client Memorandum
July 23, 2010 United States Enacts Sweeping Secondary Boycotts Targeting Iran
Client Memorandum
July 21, 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Preliminary Assessment of Provisions Effective Immediately or Very Soon After Enactment
Client Memorandum
July 21, 2010 Guidance on Use of Credit Ratings in Securities Offerings Following Dodd-Frank
Client Newsflash
July 21, 2010 Summary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Enacted into Law on July 21, 2010
Client Memorandum
July 21, 2010 スワップ・プッシュアウト・ルール (参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
July 15, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
July 13, 2010 ドッド・フランク法におけるボルカー・ルール(参考和訳)
Client Memorandum
July 9, 2010 Davis Polk Regulatory Implementation Slides
Client Memorandum
July 9, 2010 Summary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Passed by the House of Representatives on June 30, 2010
Client Memorandum
July 6, 2010 NASDAQ Corporate Governance Rule Update
Client Newsflash
July 1, 2010 A Vote for Allegheny: DBSD North America
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, reprinted in Best of ABI 2011: The Year in Business Bankruptcy
July 1, 2010 The Flash Crash Aftermath: Responses to the Trading Events of May 6, 2010
Securities Market
Insights, Vol. 24, No. 7, July 2010
June 30, 2010 New Trading Pause Proposals to Include More Issuers
Client Newsflash
June 29, 2010 Bilski v. Kappos: U.S. Supreme Court Declines Categorical Rejection of Business Method Patents
Client Memorandum
June 28, 2010 Bank Supervisory Agencies’ Final Guidance: Aligning Incentive Compensation with Safety and Soundness Concerns
Client Memorandum
June 28, 2010 Collins Amendment – Minimum Capital and Risk-Based Capital Requirements
Client Memorandum
June 28, 2010 Senate-House Conference Agrees on Swap Pushout Rule
Client Memorandum
June 28, 2010 U.S. Supreme Court Limits Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Securities Laws—Morrison v. National Australia Bank
Client Newsflash
June 25, 2010 Senate-House Conference Agrees on Final Volcker Rule
Client Memorandum
June 21, 2010 In re Exide Technologies: A Ray of Hope for Trademark Licensees When Licensors File for Bankruptcy?
Client Memorandum
June 21, 2010 SEC Proposes Consolidated Audit Trail
Securities Regulation & Law
Bureau of National Affairs
June 16, 2010 Standing Committee Approves Major Changes to Bankruptcy Disclosure Rule
Insolvency and Restructuring Update
June 16, 2010 Supreme Court to Address Securities Fraud Pleading Standards
Client Newsflash
June 10, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
June 9, 2010 Going Private Transactions with Private Equity Funds
Private Equity Newsletter
June 7, 2010 SEC Proposes Consolidated Audit Trail
Client Memorandum
June 3, 2010 Climate Change and Environmental Update
Client Newsletter
June 3, 2010 EPA Delineates Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Stationary Sources
Climate Change and Environmental Update
June 3, 2010 Kerry-Lieberman Climate Change Bill Unveiled
Climate Change and Environmental Update
June 3, 2010 Significant Developments in Climate Change Nuisance Lawsuits
Climate Change and Environmental Update
June 2, 2010 Financial Reform Side-by-Side Comparison Chart – Key Senate and House Bill Issues
Client Memorandum
June 1, 2010 FINRA Proposes New Operations Personnel Qualification and Registration Requirements
Client Memorandum
June 1, 2010 The Authority of a Debtor to Settle Estate Claims Brought by a Committee
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
May 28, 2010 Delaware Court Adopts Unified Standard for Controlling Stockholder Going Private Transactions
Client Newsflash
May 28, 2010 House Targets International and Domestic Tax Planning Strategies
Client Memorandum
May 26, 2010 Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010
Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance Portions
May 22, 2010 Summary of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, Passed by the Senate on May 20, 2010
Client Memorandum
May 21, 2010 Senate Bill Passed: Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Changes Would Affect All US Public Companies
Client Memorandum
May 21, 2010 Update on "Carried Interest" Legislation
Client Newsflash
May 10, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
May 1, 2010 Structuring Hedge Fund Manager Compensation: Tax and Economic Considerations
The Journal of Taxation, Vol. 112, No. 5
April 29, 2010 A Nice Step Forward: New Q&As on the FDIC’s Policy Statement for Failed Bank Acquisitions
Client Memorandum
April 29, 2010 Investor Views Getting Attention: Proposal Permitting Pre-Filing Communications by Underwriters Stalled
Client Newsflash
April 28, 2010 Merck & Co. v. Reynolds: U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Statute of Limitations in Securities Fraud Cases
Client Newsflash
April 22, 2010 U.S. Antitrust Agencies Propose New Merger Guidelines
Client Newsflash
April 20, 2010 SEC Proposes Large Trader Reporting System
Client Memorandum
April 19, 2010 SEC’s Latest Market Structure Initiative: Proposed Limitation on Options Market Access Fees
Client Memorandum
April 15, 2010 2010 Proxy Season Early Trends: More Proposals, and More Exclusions
Client Memorandum
April 9, 2010 Trends in Prime Brokerage
Practical Law -- The Journal
April 8, 2010 Climate Change and Environmental Update
Client Newsletter
April 8, 2010 EPA Seeks Corporate Ownership Information Under Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule and Expansion of Reporting Obligations to Additional Oil and Gas Facilities
Climate Change and Environmental Update
April 8, 2010 Future Federal Actions May Need to Consider Impact on Climate Change
Climate Change and Environmental Update
April 8, 2010 New Federal Greenhouse Gas Emission Laws Begin to Take Effect January 2011
Climate Change and Environmental Update
April 6, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
April 1, 2010 Breaking Up (and Getting Paid) Is Hard to Do
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
April 1, 2010 Substantive Consolidation – A Post-Modern Trend
American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Vol. 14:527

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