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SEC Issues Final Rules Updating Intrastate and Regional Offerings

USA - November 30 2016 Recently, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) updated the regulatory framework governing intrastate and small offerings to adapt to modern

SEC Proposes to Shorten Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions

USA - October 27 2016 On September 28, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed an amendment to Rule 15c6-1(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to

Germany Seeking Tighter Control over Foreign Investments in Key Industries

European Union, Germany, United Kingdom - November 2 2016 Following a wave of recent takeovers of major German technology companies by foreign (notably Chinese) investors, the German government is

UK taxation of carried interest: long-awaited draft HMRC guidance circulated

United Kingdom - October 24 2016 Following the introduction of various complex new rules on the UK taxation of carried interest over the last 18 months (see here and here for previous

BIS and DDTC Issue Final Rules on Fundamental Definitions and Cloud Computing

USA - June 7 2016 On June 3, 2016, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade

SEC Issues Final Rules Updating Intrastate and Regional Offerings

USA - November 30 2016 Recently, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) updated the regulatory framework governing intrastate and small offerings to adapt to modern

Heightened Antitrust Scrutiny of Employer Conduct in Labor Markets to Come

USA - November 4 2016 The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice announced that they intend to criminally prosecute certain agreements affecting competition to

Germany Seeking Tighter Control over Foreign Investments in Key Industries

European Union, Germany, United Kingdom - November 2 2016 Following a wave of recent takeovers of major German technology companies by foreign (notably Chinese) investors, the German government is

CFTC Update: CFTC Proposes New Rule on Cross-Border Application of Registration Thresholds and External Business Conduct Standards

USA - November 2 2016 On October 11, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") proposed new rules (the "Proposed Rules") addressing the cross-border

Fried Frank M&APE Quarterly - 3rd Quarter 2016

USA - October 28 2016 Delaware court decisions over the past two to three years have evidenced a strong trend toward greater deference to directors and stockholders