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Bail-In, or Just Bailing?
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union
  • April 25 2016

You know, there's never a dull moment when one reports on the regulatory states' endless and so often fruitless and wrong-headed tinkering with the


D&Os - Be Aware of Creditor Exclusion in Your Insurance Coverage
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that a Creditor Exclusion provision in D&O insurance coverage may result in significant


FDIC brings second action against directors or officers of failed banks
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2010

Industry observers have been waiting to see when bank failures arising out of the recent financial crisis would produce a wave of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") litigation similar to that seen in the early 1990s after the savings and loan crisis


US Special Purpose Vehicles’ Independent Directors and the Need for Fiduciary Duties
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

Essentially all securitization structures utilize a bankruptcy remote entity, aka special purpose entity ("SPE"), to reduce the lenders' or


Recent developments in acquisition finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

Several recent legal and regulatory developments in the U.S. will likely alter the makeup of the group of arrangers and financiers willing to arrange


The new UK insolvency regime for investment firms
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2011

In this DechertOnPoint, we summarise HM Treasury’s work to establish effective resolution arrangements for investment banks and firms, which resulted in the introduction of a special administration regime (“SAR”) earlier this year


FDIC issues opinion clarifying treatment of securitizations by financial companies subject to resolution under Title II of the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

Our October 2010 DechertOnPoint "FDIC Begins Action on Its Super-Resolution Rules for Covered Financial Companies" discussed how systemically significant non-bank financial companies ("covered financial companies") may find themselves in unknown territory if the FDIC is appointed receiver for them


Legislative Update
  • Dechert LLP
  • Russia
  • May 17 2012

On March 5, 2012, new rules came into force for credit cooperatives in bankruptcy proceedings


Bankruptcy court rejects FDIC’s claim for capital shortfall
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2010

The next few years will see the "redevelopment" of the law in two critical areas involving bank failures where the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") is appointed receiver: (i) the relative rights and claims of creditors of a bank or savings and loan holding company, including the FDIC; and (ii) D&O and professional liability


Recent developments in acquisition finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2012

There have been some important recent legal developments that will likely impact acquisition finance