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NY DFS Announces First Crypto Enforcement Action Against Robinhood Crypto for AML and Cybersecurity Compliance Deficiencies

USA - August 9 2022 On August 2, 2022, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) announced a $30 million consent order (the “Order”) against Robinhood Crypto…

Jonathan Ashtor, H. Christopher Boehning, David Fein, Michael E. Gertzman, Roberto J. Gonzalez

Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of Federal Courts’ Authority to Assist with Discovery in Arbitrations Abroad

USA - June 16 2022 On June 13, 2022, the Supreme Court unanimously held in ZF Automotive US v. Luxshare that 28 U.S.C. § 1782—which empowers district courts to order…

Allan J. Arffa, H. Christopher Boehning, Aimee W. Brown, Geoffrey R. Chepiga, Andrew J. Ehrlich, Michael E. Gertzman, Andrew G. Gordon, Gregory F. Laufer, Mark F. Mendelsohn, Jessica E. Phillips, Kannon K. Shanmugam, Aidan Synnott, Daniel J. Toal

Treasury Escalates Russia Sanctions, Including New Prohibition on the Provision of Certain Services

Russia, USA - May 13 2022 On May 8, 2022, the United States increased pressure on Russia to de-escalate its conflict in Ukraine through new sanctions targeting individuals and…

Richard S. Elliott, David Fein, Rachel Fiorill, Michael E. Gertzman, Roberto J. Gonzalez, Brad S. Karp

LIBOR Transition Update: An Overview of Federal LIBOR Legislation

USA - April 28 2022 Signed into law on March 15, 2022, the Adjustable Interest Rate (LIBOR) Act (the “LIBOR Act”) [1] establishes a nationwide framework for the…

Joseph J. Bial, Susanna M. Buergel, Manuel S. Frey

President Biden Prohibits “New Investment” in Russia; Additional Russian Companies and Individuals are Added to SDN List

Russia, USA - April 12 2022 Our team advises U.S. and non-U.S. clients across industries on their most sensitive U.S. economic sanctions and Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money…

H. Christopher Boehning, Richard S. Elliott, David Fein, Rachel Fiorill, Michael E. Gertzman, Roberto J. Gonzalez, Brad S. Karp