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Court Grants Summary Judgment in Favor of Policyholder Seeking Coverage for the Business E-Mail Compromise (BEC) Scam
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2016

“Business E-mail Compromise” (BEC) scams, which we have previously discussed, are becoming an increasing concern. The FBI’s most recent report in June


North Carolina’s “Bathroom Bill” Dealt a Blow as Debate on Transgender Access Continues
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2016

On August 26, 2016, a North Carolina federal judge blocked the University of North Carolina (UNC) from enforcing a state law requiring transgender


Germany Plans to Introduce New Merger Notification Test
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Germany
  • September 6 2016

The German government has recently published a bill that would significantly amend the criteria for determining whether an M&A transaction is subject


ECJ: No Discrimination Claims for Mock Applicants in Europe
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • European Union, Germany, USA
  • September 2 2016

Just in time for the 10th anniversary of the German General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz - AGG) the European Court of


Commodity Whistleblowers May Hit the Jackpot: Enhanced Bounty Rules in the Works
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2016

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) is proposing amendments to its Dodd-Frank whistleblower regulations to bring them more in line with


New LSTA Par Confirm Penalizes Buyers for Settlement Delays
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2016

In an effort to reduce settlement times, the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (the “LSTA”) recently revised its standard par loan trading


Act of State Doctrine Bars Antitrust Claims Against Private Company’s Minority Owners where Majority Owner is a Foreign Sovereign
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2016

A court in the Central District of California recently applied the Act of State doctrine to dismiss a complaint against two private companies that are


SEC Continues to Target Private Equity Firms, Entering Into $52 Million Settlement with Apollo Global Management
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2016

On August 23, 2016, the SEC entered into a settlement that reflects a continuation of its recent trend of increasingly active pursuit of private


Arbitration in Employment Sea Change?: Ninth Circuit Holds Mandatory Class Action Waivers Unlawful
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2016

Can employers still require employees to sign arbitration agreements with class action waivers as a condition of employment? Last week, the Ninth


Rating Agency Developments - 29 August, 2016
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

On August 22, 2016, Fitch issued an amended report outlining its Criteria for Rating Granular Corporate Balance-Sheet Securitizations. Report. On