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English Law Schemes of Arrangement: Class Composition
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2016

Having received the sanction of antitrust regulators in Europe, the U.S., China and South Africa, the planned merger of brewing giants AB InBev and


European Commission Intends to Endorse, with Amendments, Draft RTS on Risk Mitigation Techniques for Uncleared OTC Derivative Contacts under EMIR
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • August 2 2016

On July 28, 2016, The European Commission published a letter to the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) informing them


The Ever-Increasing Importance of the Shareholder Vote: Delaware Chancery Court Extends Corwin to Two-Step Mergers under DGCL 251(h)
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

On June 30, 2016, the Delaware Chancery Court extended the Supreme Court’s holding in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC, 125 A.3d 304 (Del. 2015)


Recent compensation trends in mergers and acquisitions and Section 409a
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

This article discusses the traps for the unwary created by Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (“Section 409A”) with respect to current trends in change-in-control compensation for public company executives and the structure of private company acquisitions.


Appellate court decides CSX total return swap case
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2011

On July 18th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the “Second Circuit”) issued its long-awaited opinion in CSX Corporation v. The Children’s Investment Fund Management (UK) LLP, et. al.


SEC short form criteria to replace credit ratings
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2011

On July 26, the SEC adopted rules to remove credit ratings as eligibility criteria for companies to use short form registration to register securities for public sale.


OCC proposes rule for retail foreign exchange transactions
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

On April 22nd, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the “OCC”) proposed a rule (the “Proposed OCC FX Rule”) authorizing national banks to engage in offexchange transactions in foreign currency with retail customers, subject to certain specified conditions


Dodd-Frank implementation update
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act,1 titled the “Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010” (the “Act”), was enacted on July 21, 2010.


U.S. Bancorp sued over management of securities lending trust
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

On March 15, 2011, Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society, a participant in a securities lending trust formed by U.S. Bancorp, filed a complaint against U.S. Bancorp, and several affiliated individuals and entities, in Delaware Chancery Court.


Industry groups send comments to regulators on collateral segregation
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2010

On October 8th, ISDA sent pre-proposal comments (the "ISDA Comments") to the CFTC regarding the segregation of collateral for uncleared swaps in light of the rulemaking the CFTC will undertake to implement Section 724(c) of the Act.