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District Court holds hedge funds not eligible assignees under loan agreement and thus not entitled to vote on plan

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2014

The District Court for the Western District of Washington recently concluded that certain Hedge Funds were not "Eligible Assignees" of loan

Second Circuit issues new opinion regarding class action standing and damages under the Securities Act

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 11 2012

On September 6, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an important decision in NECA-IBEW Health & Welfare Fund v. Goldman Sachs & Co., 11-02762-cv (Sept 6, 2012) (“NECA-IBEW”), vacating in part the dismissal of a putative class action brought under 11, 12(a)(2) and 15 of the Securities Act by an RMBS purchaser

SEC approves FINRA Rule 5123 on notice filings for private placements

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 19 2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has approved on an accelerated basis new Rule 5123 (Private Placements of Securities) proposed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”

Designation of systemically important nonbank financial institutions under the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 10 2011

The Financial Stability Oversight Council (“FSOC”) has published a proposed rule and interpretive guidance (together, the “Rule”) that detail the criteria and process the FSOC would use to designate nonbank financial companies as systemically important pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act

Summary of the proposed rule implementing the Volcker Rule

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 1 2011

On October 11 and October 12, 2011, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Board”), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comments (the “Proposed Rule”) implementing Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, also known as the “Volcker Rule.”

What foreign private issuers need to know about the corporate governance and disclosure provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2010

In an effort to reform the U.S. financial system and reduce systemic risk, Congress passed, and on July 21, 2010 the President signed into law, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”

Senate passes comprehensive financial reform bill

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 26 2010

On May 20, 2010, the United States Senate passed, by a margin of 59 to 39, the Restoring Financial Stability Act of 2010 (the "Bill"), which is aimed at strengthening the US financial system and preventing future crises

Proposed legislation affecting private funds

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 21 2010

On January 21, 2010, President Obama, joined by Paul Volcker and others, proposed new measures calling for new restrictions on the size and scope of banks and other financial institutions to rein in excessive risk taking and to protect taxpayers

The challenges for banks and their investment funds under the “Volcker Rule”

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 21 2010

On January 21, 2010, President Barack Obama - along with former Federal Reserve chairman, Paul Volcker - called for new restrictions on the size and scope of banks and other financial institutions to rein in excessive risk taking and to protect taxpayers

SEC proposes rules implementing "say-on-pay" requirement for TARP recipients

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2009

On July 1, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously voted to propose for public comment changes to the proxy rules to comply with the provisions of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, as amended by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 ("EESA"), requiring registrants receiving financial assistance under the Troubled Asset Relief Program ("TARP") to hold non-binding shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation (the so-called "say-on-pay" requirement