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U.S. Authorizes Additional Sanctions for Election Interference
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2018

On September 12, 2018, President Trump issued an Executive Order setting up sanctions in the event of foreign interference in a U.S. election. The


Maintaining Privilege In Internal Investigations Into Criminal Conduct: SFO v ENRC
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2018

On 5 September 2018, the English Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation


Earnout Period Pitfalls-A Covenant to Operate “Consistent with Past Practices” Precluded Early Dismissal of an Earnout Claim (Edinburgh); A Delayed Closing Led to the Earnout Period Starting Before the Closing (Glidepath)
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2018

Earnouts, while often used to bridge valuation differences during negotiation of an agreement to sell a company, frequently lead to post-closing


Second Circuit Decision Limits the Extraterritorial Reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2018

On August 24, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its much-awaited decision in United States v. Hoskins, 2018 U.S


The EU backs the Iran nuclear deal
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • August 29 2018

On 7 August 2018, the European Council implemented a revised blocking statute (the "EU Blocking Statute") in direct response to President Trump's


Ninth Circuit Confirms Escobar Two-Part Test for “Falsity” While Third Circuit Rejects Scienter Allegations Predicated on Ambiguous Requirements
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2018

In two recent decisions, the Ninth and Third Circuits knocked down Justice Department and relator efforts to weaken the FCA's falsity and scienter


Court of Chancery Finds MFW-Required Conditions Were Imposed from the “Outset of Negotiations,” Notwithstanding “Extensive Preliminary Discussions”Olenik v. Lodzinski
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2018

MFW provides for judicial review of a merger between a controller and the controlled company under the deferential business judgment rule standard


The Most Recent Appraisal Decisions (One Above, and One Below, the Deal Price) Should Further Discourage Appraisal Claims in Arm’s-Length Merger CasesNorcraft and Solera
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2018

Two new Delaware appraisal decisionsBlueblade Capital Opportunities, L.P. V. Norcraft Inc. (July 27, 2018) and In re Appraisal of Solera, Inc. (July


Iran Sanctions Reimposed and Expanded
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA, Iran
  • August 7 2018

On August 6, 2018, President Trump issued an executive order, Reimposing Certain Sanctions with Respect to Iran (the EO) reimposing certain sanctions


NFA Proposes New Disclosure Requirements for CPOs and CTAs Engaging in Virtual Currency Activities
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2018

By letter dated July 20, 2018, the National Futures Association (“NFA”) submitted to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) a proposed