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Most Favored Nations clauses: potential impact on subscription-backed credit facilities
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

The terms of the business arrangement between a private equity fund (a “Fund”) and an investor (an “Investor”) are generally contained in the


Montana Supreme Court upholds $5 million punitive award
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Montana is known to many as 'Big Sky Country', but it is also quickly gaining a reputation for big punitive damages awards. Not only are juries


Supreme Court to decide whether an offer of judgment for full relief moots a named plaintiff’s class-action claims
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Article III of the Constitution limits the jurisdiction of the federal courts to "cases" and "controversies." The Supreme Court has held that "'an


US Securities and Exchange Commission settles administrative action against fund manager concerning use of fund assets to pay management company expenses
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled an administrative proceeding against a hedge fund manager, its 95 percent owner and chief


Survey results: perspectives on cybersecurity and its legal implications
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a non-regulatory agency of the US Department of Commerce, released its “Cybersecurity


Limitations on liability exceptions for gross negligence and willful misconduct and the implications for outsourcing agreements
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2013

In outsourcing agreements, parties typically limit their liability to each other. The parties often exclude from those limitations on liability


ERISAstatute of limitations and the duty to monitor
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) imposes personal liability on fiduciaries who fail to discharge their duty of prudence. Today, in


US Securities and Exchange Commission proposes pay versus performance disclosure rule
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed a “pay versus performance” rule in accordance with a Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and


Proposed amendments to US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

On September 16 2014 the Judicial Conference of the United States approved several proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The


Global directions: Mobility trends in April 2015
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2015

On April 7, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had reached the H-1B cap for fiscal year 2016 and