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Exclusive forum bylaws - new research shows favorable impact

  • Venable LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 17 2015

In recent years, public companies have increasingly become targets of internal affairs litigation over the same corporate action in multiple

Luxembourg legal update - March 2015

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Luxembourg
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  • March 2 2015

On 4 November 2014, the European Central Bank (ECB) assumed its supervisory functions under the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). The ECB is now

Financial services update Vol. 10, Issue 9

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 9 2015

I recently had the opportunity to invest in individual shortterm real estate loans. Having devoted my current liquidity to a real estate

Who 'owns' a bribe - the recipient or victim?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2011

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in Sinclair Investments (UK) Limited v Versailles Trading Finance Limited & Others (2011 EWCA Civ 347), firmly dismissing the appeal - and the defendants' cross appeal - from the judgment of Mr Justice Lewison of 30 June 2011

The importance of clarity in financial adviser engagement letters

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

During the process of negotiating a financial adviser's engagement letter it is all too easy to gloss over uncertainty or ambiguity in a desire to

SEC enforcement outlook for investment funds: focus on valuation, insider trading and other fraudulent practices

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2013

The SEC continues its enforcement efforts relating to hedge funds and private equity funds. In recent remarks, Bruce Karpati, Chief of the SEC

Reconsidering NDAs in light of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co.

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 21 2012

On May 4, 2012, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that Martin Marietta Materials had violated a pair of confidentiality agreements with Vulcan Materials and issued a 4-month temporary injunction suspending Martin Marietta’s hostile exchange offer for Vulcan and related proxy contest

General counsel update - 27 September 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Indonesia, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2012

This is the 31st in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

SEC Co-Chief of Division of Enforcement’s Asset Management Unit identifies 2015 exam priorities for hedge and private equity funds

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 27 2015

On November 18, 2014, Julie M. Riewe, Co-Chief of the Division of Enforcement's Asset Management Unit of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the

UBS Securities v. Sands Brothers: a refresher on contract formation

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 3 2009

On April 22, 2009, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in UBS Securities Canada, Inc. v. Sands Brothers Canada, Ltd