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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP

Revisions to the securitisation framework: final rules published by the Basel Committee

Global - May 14 2015 The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the "Basel Committee") has published the revised securitisation framework setting out the standards for

Crowley executive acquittal in price fixing trial highlights importance of evaluating legitimate defenses and avoiding costly plea agreements

USA - May 18 2015 A federal jury's recent acquittal of a shipping company executive charged with price fixing highlights the challenges and uncertainties the Antitrust

M&A update: Delaware Supreme Court issues important ruling protecting independent directors

USA - May 18 2015 On May 14, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that claims against independent directors must be dismissed when a company charter provision

A looming crisis: Illinois Supreme Court strikes down statute reducing benefits

USA - May 19 2015 On May 8, 2015, the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois struck down recently enacted state public pension reform legislation on the grounds that

Art. 122a: risk retention for securitisations with European credit institution investors

European Union - October 27 2010 Art. 122a is an article added1 to the European Union Capital Requirements Directive (“CRD”

M&A update: IRS mulls change to spinoff rules

USA - May 27 2015 In a statement that would mark a stark change in approach, an IRS official recently indicated that the IRS may begin requiring that companies seeking

Supreme Court holds that orders denying plan confirmation are not final for appellate purposes

USA - May 21 2015 On May 4, 2015, a unanimous United States Supreme Court in Bullard v. Blue Hills, 135 S. Ct. 1686 (2015), resolved a long-standing circuit court split

CFTC issues proposed order to exempt certain SPP transactions from regulation under most provisions of the CEA and CFTC rules

USA - May 21 2015 On May 19, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or “Commission”) issued an order in response to an application from Southwest Power

"Such a fact pattern does not a $5 million penalty make."

USA - May 19 2015 Or so says one dissenting FERC Commissioner in the recent Maxim Power enforcement proceeding. On May 1, 2015, FERC issued an order assessing civil

A looming crisis: Illinois Supreme Court strikes down statute reducing benefits

USA - May 19 2015 On May 8, 2015, the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois struck down recently enacted state public pension reform legislation on the grounds that