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CFTC Proposes Part 4 Rule Amendments to Codify Certain CPO and CTA Relief
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2018

On October 9, 2018, as part of its Project KISS initiative to streamline and simplify its rules, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the


CFIUS Announces Pilot Program Requiring Mandatory Filings for Investments in U.S. Critical Technology Companies
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2018

On October 11, 2018, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) published an interim rule beginning a pilot program to implement


CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Releases White Paper on Cross-Border Application of Swaps Regulations
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

On October 1, 2018, as previewed in recent public remarks, Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC" or "Commission") Chairman J. Christopher


Common M&A Transactions Require the Filing of a Transfer Agreement by October 9th to Avoid Acceleration of Section 965(h) Installment Liability
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

Section 965(a), which was added to the Code in late 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, generally imposed a deemed repatriation tax on a U.S


Shareholder Activism - 1H 2018 Developments, the Impact and Future of Activism, and Updated Practice Points
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2018

The number of public activist campaigns increased sharply in 1H 2018, following a slowing trend in 2016 and 2017 as compared to 2014 and 2015. There


OCC Seeks Public Comment on Revising the Regulatory Framework Implementing the Community Reinvestment Act
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2018

On August 28, 2018, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) released an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the “ANPR”) requesting


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