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Hedge fund report - summary of key developments - spring 2015
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

This continues to be a time of rapid change for the hedge fund industry, as the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), the Commodity Futures

2016 Mid-Year Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 14 2016

The U.S. government has continued its aggressive enforcement of U.S. securities laws against individuals and entities located outside the U.S. for

Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and

Hedging activities result in sales factor distortion
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2010

Last week, Judge A. James Robertson II of the San Francisco Superior Court yet again ruled against General Mills in the ongoing saga over whether (and how) hedging transactions are included in the sales factor

Colorado District Court reaches taxpayer-favorable result in recent tax shelter case
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2008

In Sala v. United States (decided April 22, 2008), Judge Lewis Babcock of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado upheld an individual taxpayer’s claimed loss of over $60 million in connection with a series of complex transactions involving foreign currency option contracts

Private Fund ReportSummary of Key DevelopmentsSpring 2016
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 14 2016

This continues to be a time of rapid change for the private fund industry, as the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), the Commodity

Financial services update vol. 10, issue 24
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 20 2015

In April of this year, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a rule which amends the definition of “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement

Investment management newsletter - Spring 2014
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 7 2014

At the end of 2013, the US Securities and Exchange Commission implemented changes to Rule 506 under Regulation D (Regulation D) promulgated under

CFTC sues Royal Bank of Canada for years long wash sale scheme
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 4 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed an enforcement action against the Royal Bank of Canada alleging a years long, riskless wash sale scheme conducted by a small group of RBC personnel to generate certain lucrative Canadian tax benefits

FATCA effective date is fast approaching
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, USA
  • September 3 2012

The Australian Government announced on 28 August that it is exploring the feasibility of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the US to minimise the costs for Australian stakeholders of complying with Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA