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2016 FCPA Year-End Report
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, Ireland
  • January 25 2017

2016 was a record-setting year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement, as both the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the U.S

Shifting Environmental Liabilities after the Redwater Decision
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 27 2016

In a recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Court considered whether the Alberta Energy Regulator (the "AER") can restrict a

The Federal Reserve’s enhanced prudential and early remediation requirements: the impact on savings and loan holding companies
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2012

The Federal Reserve Board (FRB) last month issued proposed rules (Proposal) to implement the enhanced prudential standards and early remediation requirements of Sections 165 and 166 of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Cyber attacks: new SEC guidance on cybersecurity risk disclosure requirements
  • Moses & Singer LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

On October 13, 2011, the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued “CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No.2, Cybersecurity,” addressing disclosure obligations relating to cybersecurity risks and cyber incidents.

Publicly-traded government contractors and other public companies must consider disclosure of cybersecurity risks to investors under new SEC guidance
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

New guidance from the Security and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporate Finance, issued October 13, 2011, advises publicly-traded companies that they are responsible for evaluating cybersecurity risks and, potentially, for disclosing such risks to investors.

SEC staff issues guidance regarding cybersecurity risks and incidents disclosure
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

The Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporate Finance has issued guidance regarding disclosure of risks of cyber-attacks and reporting of attacks that have occurred.

Caution needed in dealing with multiemployer plans
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

Two recent federal court cases illustrate the caution and care needed in handling situations involving union-negotiated multiemployer plans.

Parent company’s motion to dismiss claim of breach of fiduciary duty denied
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2011

The spun-off subsidiary sued its parent for breach of fiduciary duty, and sued the corporation that acquired its parent shortly after the spin-off for civil conspiracy and aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty.

City not liable under purchase contract for seller's third-party claims for EPA response costs
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2011

A federal district court recently granted a purchaser’s motion to dismiss a seller’s third-party complaint demanding indemnification for over $841,000 of response costs incurred by U.S. EPA.

Bankruptcy asset sale not so “free and clear” after all
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 10 2011

The ability to sell an asset in bankruptcy free and clear of liens and any other competing “interest” is a well-recognized tool available to a trustee or chapter 11 debtor in possession (“DIP”).