July 26, 2014

Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Distressed Debt News

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The National Law Review features a wide variety of content on commercial bankruptcy and restructuring. Included below are articles addressing: bankruptcy proceedings, creditors' rights litigation, distressed acquisitions, foreclosures, fraudulent conveyance actions, replevins, reclamations, workouts and various other reorganization matters.

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SEC Settles Third-Party Insider Trading Claim Against New York Investor Relations Executive Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/25/2014
SEC Issues Guidance on Proxy Voting Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/25/2014
Positive Report for South Florida Commercial Real Estate Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 7/25/2014
SEC Approves FINRA Rule Limiting Expungement Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/25/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Releases Rule Enforcement Review of ICE Futures U.S. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/25/2014
CFTC Commissioner O’Malia Resigns from the CFTC to join International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Covington & Burling LLP 7/25/2014
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) Seeks Input From Constituents for 2015 Compensation and Governance Proxy Guidelines Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/25/2014
Kentucky Supreme Court Approves Plugging Holes with Others' Piggy Banks using Budget Drafting McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/25/2014
Can a For-profit Institution of Higher Education Take Advantage of Chapter 11? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/25/2014
New York Proposes First State Bitcoin Regulations Proskauer Rose LLP 7/24/2014
Economic Self-Reliance and Strategic Cooperation: 2014 BRICS Summit (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Covington & Burling LLP 7/24/2014
The Place of Mitigation Banking and In-Lieu Fee Programs in Pennsylvania Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/24/2014
Fifth Circuit Holds Deferred Compensation Plan Is Governed by ERISA Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/24/2014
Watchdogs Petition SEC to Strengthen Prohibitions Against Impeding Complaints to SEC Proskauer Rose LLP 7/24/2014
SEC Adopts Amendments to Money Market Fund Rules Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/24/2014
In This California Securities Case, Placement Agent Status Was Better Than Underwriter Status Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 7/24/2014
The Wisconsin Supreme Court Puts Judgment Creditors at Risk by Changing 150 Years of Law on How to Obtain a Priority Lien against a Judgment Debtor’s Personal Property Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/23/2014
Bitcoin – Is Anyone In Charge? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/23/2014
Citigroup Settles with DOJ for $7 Billion Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 7/23/2014
Facebook/Oculus VR (Virtual Reality) Acquisition Raises Pseudo-Foreign Corporation Question Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 7/23/2014
SEC Fulfills Promise to Bring Whistleblower Retaliation Actions under Dodd-Frank Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/22/2014
Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Indemnification Slight of Hand Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/22/2014
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Focuses on Cybersecurity at Standing Advisory Group Meeting Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/22/2014
New State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) Rules Facilitate Registration for Overseas Financing and Investment by Chinese Domestic Residents McDermott Will & Emery 7/22/2014
Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Seek Dismissal of Bondholder Challenge to Territory’s Bankruptcy Statute Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/22/2014
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD): Renewed Focus on Its Impact on non-EU Managers of Private Funds Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/22/2014
SEC Staff Issues Guidance on Verifying Accredited Investor Status Andrews Kurth 7/22/2014
Public Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) in the UK: Positive Activity in First Half of 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/22/2014
International Securities Exchange, LLC v. Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated, Decision Granting Additional Discovery IPR2014-00097, 98 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/22/2014
Reader Responds to Recent Law Judge Blog Post on the SEC and the Increase in ALJs Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/21/2014
DC Circuit Calls for More Transparency in CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) Process Covington & Burling LLP 7/21/2014
Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas Market Continues to Draw Foreign Investment Andrews Kurth 7/21/2014
District Court Clarifies Statute of Repose Timeline in Material Misstatement Case Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/20/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Seeks Comment on ICE Clear Europe Portfolio Margining Proposal Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Proposes Changes to Assessments Rule Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
Ninth Circuit Defines Vicarious Liability Standard Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
New York Department of Financial Services Proposes First Comprehensive Regulatory Framework for Virtual Currency Businesses Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Proposes to Adopt Rules on Quotation Requirements for Over-the-Counter Equity Securities Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Adopts First Installment of Rules for Cross-Border Security-Based Swap Activity Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/18/2014
North Carolina Supreme Court Reminds Court of Appeals That Typical Lender-Borrower Relationship is Not a Fiduciary One Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/18/2014
Private Equity Funds at Higher Risk of Antitrust Fines McDermott Will & Emery 7/18/2014
Latin American Private Equity on the Rise McDermott Will & Emery 7/17/2014
Suntrust Reaches $320 Million Settlement Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 7/17/2014
SEC Clarifies Certain Proxy Voting Responsibilities of Investment Advisers and Availability of Exemptions from Proxy Rules for Proxy Advisory Firms Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/17/2014
College Tuition and Child Support in Kentucky McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/17/2014
The Volcker Rule – The Conformance Period is Approaching Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/17/2014
The Gabelli Effect: How the Supreme Court’s Decision Is Impacting Enforcement Actions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/16/2014
Plan Sponsors' Decision to Change Form of Employer Contributions Not A Fiduciary Function Proskauer Rose LLP 7/16/2014
“Significant Weaknesses” and “Disappointing Practices”: The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) Anti-Money Laundering Annual Report Covington & Burling LLP 7/16/2014
What the Citigroup Settlement Really Shows Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/16/2014

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