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How will Section 546(e) apply to public securities transactions in wake of Merit Management?
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • May 25 2018

The Supreme Court's decision in Merit Management construes Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code (11 USC 546(e)) more narrowly than most lower


An Overview of Political Advertising Policies for Google, Twitter, and Snapchat
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

Late last year, many social media and internet giants announced plans to overhaul their advertising policies for political content. Entities that


There’s No Elephant in This Mousehole: The Supreme Court Upholds State Court Jurisdiction Over Class Actions Brought Under the Securities Act of 1933
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

On March 20, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, a case concerning the


An Overview of Facebook’s Election-Related Disclosure Program for Advertisers
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • May 3 2018

Last fall, Facebook announced a disclosure program for users of its platform specifically aimed at requiring disclosures for election-related


New York Enhances Disclosure of Online Political Ads and Requires Online Platforms to Create Archives
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • April 27 2018

On April 18, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Democracy Protection Act - which expands the disclosure obligations for online


Is “Per Debtor” Better? Cases Analyzing Cramdown and Substantive Consolidation Reflect Ongoing Debate About Creditor Protections in Multi-Debtor Bankruptcies
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • April 18 2018

Recent case law demonstrates that there is a current judicial disagreement over whether the Bankruptcy Code will permit a cramdown in a


Narrower harbours: Supreme Court limits Section 546(e) securities safe harbour
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

The Bankruptcy Code provides bankruptcy trustees, debtors and creditors committees with avoidance powers that allow them to set aside and recover


Supreme Court Alert: The Court Provides Additional Guidance on the Appropriate Level of Review of Determinations of Mixed Questions of Law and Fact by the Bankruptcy Court
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • March 16 2018

On March 5, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in U.S. Bank National Ass'n ex rel. CWCapital Asset Management LLC v. Village at


Narrower Harbors: Supreme Court Holds that 546(e) Securities Safe Harbor Does Not Protect Transfers in Which Financial Institution Is Only a Conduit
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

The Bankruptcy Code provides bankruptcy trustees, debtors, and creditor committees with "avoidance powers" that allow them to set aside and recover


IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Ending: Impact on U.S. Taxpayers
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

On March 13, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it will end the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on September 28