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Financial services update September 15 2014 judicial developments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 15 2014

Dow and several foreign banks created partnerships that generated over one billion dollars in tax deductions for Dow. The partnerships allocated the

ParkCentral v. Porsche: the Second Circuit signals new lines of defense to extraterritorial securities fraud claims

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 28 2014

In ParkCentral Global Hub Ltd. v. Porsche Automobile Holdings SE (“ParkCentral”), the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that domestic

Parkcentral v. Porsche: Second Circuit opens the doors of Morrison, and declines to apply Section 10(b) to domestic securities-based swap transactions

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 22 2014

In Parkcentral Global Hub Ltd,. Et al. v. Porsche Automobile Holdings SE, et al., Dkt. No. 11-397-cv (2d Cir. Aug. 15, 2014), the US Court of Appeals

No bright line

  • Cooley LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 21 2014

In its Morrison decision, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed the extraterritorial application of Section 10(b) and held that the statute only applies

Second Circuit affirms dismissal on extraterritoriality grounds of securities claims based on cross-border securities based swap agreements

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

On August 15, 2014, in a case of first impression involving cross-border securities-based swap transactions, the Second Circuit held that the

Other developments

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • July 31 2014

Since the last issue of our IM Update, we have also published the following separate Alerts of interest to the investment management industry:

This week in securities litigation (week ending may 16, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, USA
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  • May 15 2014

The Commission got split decisions in court this week. It prevailed in one high profile trial, obtaining a jury verdict in its favor. It lost a

The next rule: pay-to-play, municipal advisors, and McCutcheon

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 14 2014

In recent years, there has been a proliferation of pay-to-play rules at the federal, state, and local level. Many of these rules target all who seek

Increased public and private scrutiny of high-frequency trading

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2014

Following the publication of Michael Lewis’ new book, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt (“Flash Boys”), plaintiffs’ lawyers and US government

Q1 2014 U.S. legal and regulatory developments

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 12 2014

On April 14, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (the "Court") issued a summary judgment ruling inNational