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Commercial Division creates optional “rocket docket”

USA - September 9 2014 The choice of the forum for the resolution of business disputes arises at three times: when drafting a contract with an arbitration or forum…

Are hedge funds “financial institutions”? – an analysis of Meridian Sunrise Village, LLC v. NB Distressed Debt Investment Fund Ltd.

USA - April 16 2014 In a recent decision that has captured the attention of the U.S. secondary loan market, the United States District Court for the Western District of…

Co-authors: Marina Zelinsky, Paul B. Haskel.

Direct bank loans to municipalities: what are the implications under the federal securities laws?

USA - June 8 2012 Traditional public municipal bond offerings have steadily declined over the past several years.

Co-authors: Paul J. Devlin.

Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Notice raises questions whether certain loans to municipal governments are securities

USA - September 22 2011 On September 12, 2011, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board issued Notice 2011-52 titled “Potential Applicability of MSRB Rules to Certain ‘Direct Purchases’ and ‘Bank Loans’".

Recent New York case demonstrates limits of Big Boy provisions where affirmative acts of concealment are alleged

USA - September 24 2010 Courts in New York routinely dismiss complaints alleging fraud in connection with transactions between sophisticated parties where the parties have agreed, pre dispute, to a specific disclaimer of reliance on any misrepresentations or omissions by either party in the course of negotiating or entering into the transaction.

Co-authors: Tamala E. Newbold.

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