Michael Shulman

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Michael Shulman

Michael Shulman

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Biography

Shearman & Sterling LLP
Michael B. Shulman
Partner

Education
New York University, School of Law, LL.M., 1997
Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1993
University of Chicago, B.A., 1990
Practice
Mr. Shulman is Co-Head of the firm’s Tax Group and the Managing Partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Shulman represents and advises clients on the tax aspects of a wide variety of business and financial transactions. He regularly represents domestic and foreign issuers and underwriters in connection with the offering of debt, equity and other financial instruments and has been extensively involved in the development of new financial products.

Mr. Shulman works extensively in the areas of corporate acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings and spin-offs. He also represents regulated investment companies and onshore and offshore investment funds on a broad range of organizational and transactional matters.

Representative clients include: Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of America, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Freddie Mac, IntercontinentalExchange, Morgan Stanley, Société Générale, Susquehanna International Group and Viacom.

Mr. Shulman is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center and lectures at Practicing Law Institute seminars. Mr. Shulman joined the firm in 1996 and became a partner in 2001.
Bar Admissions/Qualifications
New York
District of Columbia
Practice Areas

Tax
Sports
Publications
29 Nov 2012 The Fed’s Warning Shot at Foreign Banks
29 Nov 2012 Don’t Cry for Me Argentine Bondholders: The Second Circuit Stays Everything
26 Nov 2012 ISS Publishes 2013 US Corporate Governance Policy Updates
23 Nov 2012 Don’t Cry for Me Argentine Bondholders: Judge Griesa Gives Plaintiffs TOTAL Victory
21 Nov 2012 Clearing Houses Joined as Parties in MF Global Dispute at the High Court in London
Nov 2012 SEC Compliance Manuals for NYSE and NASDAQ Listed Non-US Companies
15 Nov 2012 The New FCPA Guide: The DOJ and the SEC Do Not Break New Ground But Offer Useful Guidance and Some Ominous Warnings
15 Nov 2012 Argentina: Tamed by the US Courts? The CDS Consequences
14 Nov 2012 Don’t Cry for Me Argentine Bondholders: Update
Oct 2012 Newsletter: Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation
9 Nov 2012 Don’t Cry for Me Argentine Bondholders – Breaking News
8 Nov 2012 Section 219 of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 – Additional Reporting Requirements for US Domestic and Foreign Issuers Registered with the SEC
6 Nov 2012 New York Court Reaffirms Protections Afforded to Financial Institutions under the “Separate Entity” Rule
6 Nov 2012 Don’t Cry for Me Argentine Bondholders: Update
29 Oct 2012 Market for Tech Transactions Lawyers Is Heating Up
29 Oct 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, October 2012
29 Oct 2012 Don’t Cry for Me Argentine Bondholders: the Second Circuit Decides NML Capital v Argentina
26 Oct 2012 So You Don't Want to Take the Series 3 Exam? Alternatives to the General Proficiency Requirement for Associated Persons of Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors
25 Oct 2012 President Obama Issues Executive Order Authorizing Imposition of Sanctions on Non-US Persons Who Transact with Iran
22 Oct 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Latin America Edition
18 Oct 2012 ISS Publishes 2013 Draft Policies; Requests Comments by October 31, 2012
18 Oct 2012 Implementation of the Basel III Framework: Comparison of US and EU Proposals
16 Oct 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, October 2012
15 Oct 2012 UK Government Proposes CGT Exempt Employee Share Ownership in Exchange for Forfeiting Certain Employment Rights
15 Oct 2012 Reforming the Mining Code of the Democratic Republic of Congo
12 Oct 2012 UK Tax Authorities Perform U-turn on Possible Changes to UK Withholding Tax Rules; Quoted Eurobond Exemption to Remain Unamended for Now
10 Oct 2012 Update: German Government Adopts Draft Legislation to Regulate High Frequency Traders and Algorithmic Trading Strategies on German Trading Venues
9 Oct 2012 OCIE Staff Publishes Summary Report on Broker-Dealer Practices Relating to Information Barriers
5 Oct 2012 ESMA Launches Consultation on Amendments to CESR Recommendations for Mineral Companies
4 Oct 2012 The NYSE and Nasdaq Issue Proposed Rules to Implement the SEC Compensation Committee Independence and Advisor Rules
3 Oct 2012 Shipshape Banks – Shipping Has A Lesson For Bank Resolution
3 Oct 2012 Real Estate Group Newsletter
Sep 2012 Newsletter: Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation
3 Oct 2012 A Corporate End-User’s Handbook for Dodd-Frank Title VII Compliance
28 Sep 2012 Treating Compliance Fairly: Is Compliance Being Asked To Achieve The Impossible?
28 Sep 2012 Passive Investors Beware: Recent FTC Fine Affirms Narrow Scope of HSR Exemption
28 Sep 2012 Market Sounding Undertaken by Financial Institutions / Sondages de marché réalisés par les établissements financiers
28 Sep 2012 JOBS Act: Proposed SEC Rules Would Dramatically Change Marketing Landscape for Hedge Funds
19 Sep 2012 The Challenges for Sellers in Obtaining Effective Remedies in M&A Transactions
19 Sep 2012 JOBS Act: SEC Proposal Would Dramatically Expand Marketing Options in Regulation D and Rule 144A Private Placements
Sep 2012 The New German Mediation Act
11 Sep 2012 M&A Alert: Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Court of Chancery’s Award of $2 Billion in Damages and $300 Million in Attorneys’ Fees in a Controlling Stockholder Transaction that Failed Entire Fairness Review
Aug 2012 Newsletter: Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation
5 Sep 2012 OTC Derivatives Regulation and Extraterritoriality II
5 Sep 2012 JOBS Act: SEC Proposes Rules Allowing General Solicitation and Advertising in Private Placements Under Rule 506 of Regulation D and Rule 144A
5 Sep 2012 Alert: Actions required in light of Derivatives Reforms
27 Aug 2012 SEC Adopts Dodd Frank Conflict Minerals and Government Payments Rules
24 Aug 2012 Update – New Rules Opening the Bond Market to Italian Non-Listed Companies Approved in Final Form: A Move in the Right Direction
23 Aug 2012 SEC Adopts Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Rules
23 Aug 2012 Everybody Has a Hungry Heart: Navigating Conflicts in Change of Control Transactions
22 Aug 2012 The Italian Legislature Confirmed the Reform of Italian Bankruptcy Law: Highlights on Refinements and Clarifications to the New Rules on Restructurings
21 Aug 2012 FSA Proposes to Amend Proportionality Provisions of the Remuneration Code
20 Aug 2012 Second Circuit Clarifies the SEC’s Pleading Threshold in Bringing Claims Against Aiders and Abettors
10 Aug 2012 Changes in Control: Preserving the Privilege in M&A Transactions
2 August 2012 “Speed Limit” for High Frequency Traders
1 Aug 2012 Section 90 of FSMA
1 Aug 2012 Lesson from Lehman Brothers for Hedge Fund Managers: The Effect of a Bankruptcy Filing on the Value of the Debtor’s Derivative Book
Aug 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, August 2012
31 Jul 2012 Newsletter: Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation
31 Jul 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Latin America Edition, July 2012
30 Jul 2012 Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
26 Jul 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, July 2012
24 Jul 2012 Update: Spain and Italy Introduce Emergency Short Selling Restrictions
19 Jul 2012 China Securities Regulatory Commission Proposes to Lower QFII Threshold
18 Jul 2012 Term Loans and High Yield Bonds: Tracking the Convergence
18 Jul 2012 Cross-Border Application of the Swaps Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act
18 Jul 2012 China NDRC Denies the “National Treatment” for RMB Funds with Foreign GPs
17 Jul 2012 Higher Tax Rates and Lower Exemptions on the Horizon
16 Jul 2012 The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements: A Discussion of Foreign and Domestic Points
16 Jul 2012 CFTC Staff Issues No-Action Letter Permitting Certain CPOs and CTAs to Remain Exempt from Registration Through December 31, 2012
13 Jul 2012 Swap Dealer, Major Swap Participant and Eligible Contract Participant: SEC and CFTC Adopt Entity Definition Rules
13 Jul 2012 Dodd-Frank: Derivatives and Lending Limits for US and Foreign Banks
13 Jul 2012 CFTC Adopts Final Order Extending Delay in Compliance Dates for Dodd-Frank Derivatives Requirements
10 Jul 2012 'Real Economy' in the Focus of Financial Regulation
10 Jul 2012 New Rules on Restructurings: Italian Bankruptcy Law Increasingly Aligned to U.S. Chapter 11
6 Jul 2012 UK Proposes Mandatory Carbon Reporting for Quoted Companies
6 Jul 2012 German High Court Judgment on Bribery of Physicians Casts Spotlight on Public Official and B2B Corruption
5 Jul 2012 The Eurozone. What Do You Really Need to Know?
03 July 2012 Always "on duty" - Own risk analysis for significant transactions of the company mandatory for members of its supervisory board
July 2012 Mandatory Environmental Reporting Extended in France/Elargissement des obligations de reporting environnemental en France
Jun 2012 FINRA Proposes Important Changes to Corporate Financing Rule to Permit the Receipt of Tail Fees and Rights of First Refusal; Separately Files to Implement an Increase in Corporate Finance Filing Fees
Jun 2012 Private Placement Update: SEC Approves FINRA Private Placement Rule
28 Jun 2012 New Rules Open Bond Markets to Italian Non-Listed Companies – Open Season for High-Yield Offerings?
Jun 2012 Newsletter: Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation
26 Jun 2012 SEC Issues Final Rules on Independence of Compensation Committees and Their Advisers
20 Jun 2012 Large Trader Reporting Rule: A Temporary Reprieve for Broker-Dealers and Broadening of Exemptions for Capital Markets Transactions
15 Jun 2012 Recent Trends in Clean Energy
8 Jun 2012 International Arbitration as a Transnational System of Justice
4 Jun 2012 United States Supreme Court Resolves Judicial Circuit Split Over Secured Creditor’s Right to Credit Bid in Cramdown Plans
29 May 2012 Living Will Requirements for Financial Institutions
24 May 2012 The Fed Approves China
24 May 2012 New Appeals Court Decision in TOUSA Case on Subsidiary Guarantees and Fraudulent Conveyance
22 May 2012 TOUSA: 11th Circuit Affirms Bankruptcy Court’s Decision That Subsidiaries Pledging Assets To Repay Parent Company’s Debt Did Not Receive “Reasonably Equivalent Value”
May 2012 Key Aspects of the FATCA Regime
21 May 2012 CFTC Proposes Further Delay in Compliance Dates for Dodd-Frank Derivatives Requirements
17 May 2012 Navigating the Insider Trading Risks in Distressed Debt Trading
17 May 2012 Italian Interlocking Directorships Rule
May 2012 Brazil – For the Future
9 May 2012 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Temporarily Enjoins Hostile Offer Based on Multiple Breaches of Confidentiality Agreements
May 2012 Foreign Investment Review: Mergers, National Interest & National Security in 26 Jurisdictions Worldwide
8 May 2012 2011 Bankruptcy Law: The Year in Review
2 May 2012 Overview of the Effects of German Financial Regulation on Companies Outside the Financial Sector
1 May 2012 Selling Themselves Short: EU Enacts Regulation Banning Naked Short Sales and Sovereign Debt CDS
27 Apr 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, April 2012
25 Apr 2012 What Cash-Rich China’s Resources Hunger Means for the Hong Kong Market
Apr 2012 FINRA Amends Proposed Private Placements Rule; SEC Takes Rare Step of Instituting Proceedings to Determine Whether to Approve or Disapprove
24 Apr 2012 Dodd-Frank’s Volcker Rule: The Federal Reserve Clarifies the Deadline for Compliance but It’s Not a Ticket to Ride
20 Apr 2012 The French Financial Transaction Tax: A Sign of Things to Come?
20 Apr 2012 Shipowners' Limitation of Liability
19 Apr 2012 Dodd-Frank: FSOC Deals the Remaining Cards, But Still Does Not Reveal its Hand
18 Apr 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, April 2012
17 Apr 2012 SEC Division of Corporation Finance Addresses JOBS Act Questions
17 Apr 2012 JOBS Act: Focus on Foreign Private Issuers
12 Apr 2012 A New Landscape for the Electricity Sector in Ivory Coast Opportunities for Foreign Investors
Apr 2012 JOBS Act Signed Into Law
Apr 2012 JOBS Act Creates Two New Exemptions from Broker-Dealer Registration
2 Apr 2012 New Law Reduces Executive Compensation Disclosure Obligations and Eliminates Say-on-Pay Votes for Emerging Growth Companies
Apr 2012 The JOBS Act: Changes to Existing Law / A Blackline and Annotated Reference Guide
29 Mar 2012 More Diligent Customer Due Diligence: FinCEN and Beneficial Ownership
Mar 2012 JOBS Act Will Ease Rules for IPOs and Private Placements and Reduce Compliance Burdens Post IPO
29 Mar 2012 UK Tax Authorities Consult on Possible Changes to UK Withholding Tax Rules
29 Mar 2012 Italy Changes Its Merger Control Rules and Raises the Bar for Merger Notification Requirements
26 Mar 2012 The Revised EU and US Regulatory Frameworks for Commodity Derivatives
26 Mar 2012 Newsletter M&A and Corporate Law March 2012
26 Mar 2012 Le soft law en matière bancaire et financière : le point de vue des praticiens / Soft Law in Finance: A Practitioner’s Point of View
26 Mar 2012 Investment Company Act Status of Non-U.S. Issuers – Updated Commentary on Book-Entry Deposit Procedures under Section 3(c)(7) of the Investment Company Act
22 Mar 2012 FINRA Releases Revised Proposal on Fixed-Income Research Reports
21 Mar 2012 Senegal Enacts a New 5% Special Contribution from Mining Companies and Cement Producers
20 Mar 2012 The French Financial Transaction Tax: A Sign of Things to Come?
14 Mar 2012 Foreign Issuers - Two Noteworthy Items
13 Mar 2012 Consequences of Failures to Make Say-on-Pay Frequency Disclosures on Form 8-K
6 Mar 2012 The Vickers Report and the UK Government's Response: What the Recommendations Mean for the Future of Banking in the UK
2 Mar 2012 Pivotal UK Supreme Court Ruling on the Protection of Client Monies
2 Mar 2012 Greek Restructuring: Why Isn't It (Yet) a Credit Event?
1 Mar 2012 Sovereign Immunity: A US and European View
01 Mar 2012 Reform of In-Court Restructurings in Germany
1 Mar 2012 A New Year in Old World Distressed Debt: Distressed Investment Opportunities for Hedge Fund Managers in the UK/Europe for 2012
24 Feb 2012 The Comment Period Closes: What’s Next for the Volcker Rule?
21 Feb 2012 Toward the Future of Federal Surface Transportation Funding: An Overview of the House and Senate Reauthorization Bills
9 Feb 2012 US and EU Amplify Sanctions Pressure on Iran While US Senate Committees Propose Legislation Requiring Companies to Disclose Their Iranian Business Dealings
7 Feb 2012 Intercreditor Agreements—Spot the Difference
6 Feb 2012 CFTC Adopts Registration Rules and External Business Conduct Standards for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants
1 Feb 2012 New German Long and Short Disclosure Regimes
1 Feb 2012 CFTC Adopts Final Rules on Protection of Cleared Swaps Customer Collateral
31 Jan 2012 NYSE Further Restricts Broker-Discretionary Voting under Rule 452
30 Jan 2012 The German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) specifies diligence requirements for management and supervisory boards relying on external legal advice
27 Jan 2012 FTC Increases HSR Notification Thresholds for 2012
26 Jan 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, January 2012
25 Jan 2012 Mexico Enacts PPP Law
24 Jan 2012 Is Hong Kong Digging Too Deep?
23 Jan 2012 Temporary and Proposed Regulations Regarding U.S. Withholding Tax on Certain Equity Swap Payments
23 Jan 2012 Executive Compensation Planning for Pre-IPO Companies
17 Jan 2012 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, January 2012
10 Jan 2012 US Ratchets up Economic Sanctions Targeting Iran’s Central Bank and Its Crude Oil Exports
9 Jan 2012 European Sovereign Debt Crisis: SEC Staff Publishes Disclosure Guidance Regarding European Sovereign Debt Exposures
4 Jan 2012 Tightening the Limits on Big US Banks
4 Jan 2012 Lehman Brothers: Treatment of TBA Contracts
3 Jan 2012 Shearman & Sterling's Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) / FCPA Digest 2012
27 Dec 2011 Sovereign Debt Crisis Causes Germany to Revive and Amend its Phased-Out State Aid Legislation for Financial Institutions
22 Dec 2011 SEC Adopts Dodd-Frank Mine Safety Disclosure Rules
21 Dec 2011 Twice as MAD: Legislative Proposals to Amend the European Regulation of Market Abuse
21 Dec 2011 The 2012 Revisions to the ICC Rules
21 Dec 2011 Newsletter M&A and Corporate Law December 2011
21 Dec 2011 Amended Bankruptcy Rule 2019 Is Effective
16 Dec 2011 Executive Compensation: What to Expect in 2012
Dec 2011 The 2011 Form 20-F: New Developments, Practices and Trends
12 Dec 2011 SEC Changes Its Policy Regarding Confidential Filings by Foreign Issuers
12 Dec 2011 European Regulation of Fund Managers: ESMA’s Final “Level 2” Advice Published
10 Dec 2011 CFIUS Issues Annual Report on National Security Reviews of Foreign Investments
9 Dec 2011 Investment Advisers Act Compliance Developments in 2012
29 Nov 2011 SEAT PG: Failure to Pay or Not, the Question Facing the DC
29 Nov 2011 German Anti-Treaty-Shopping Rule Amended: Substance Requirements Modified in Response to EU Infringement Procedure
28 Nov 2011 The Cross-State Air Pollution Rule: Remaining Uncertainties
14 Nov 2011 US Solar: Of PPA Securitisations, horizons & hurdles
14 Nov 2011 Dodd-Frank Act Rulemaking: Form PF Inaugurates Era of Detailed Reporting by Managers of Private Funds
9 Nov 2011 Proposed Regulations Expand Exceptions to "Commercial Activities" of Foreign Governments and Controlled Entities
9 Nov 2011 Large Trader Reporting FAQs
8 Nov 2011 Proposed Regulation of EU Emissions Allowances as Financial Instruments
7 Nov 2011 Global Convergence on Anti-corruption Compliance: A Canadian Example
Oct 2011 FINRA Seeks to Expand Regulation of Private Placements
28 Oct 2011 Capacity Obligation Scheme, Which Compliance with the European Electricity Market?/ Le mécanisme des obligations de capacités, quelle intégration dans le marché européen de l’électricité?
27 Oct 2011 In the Eye of the Beholder: The Volcker Rule Proposal and What It Means
27 Oct 2011 Argentina, again.
26 Oct 2011 CFTC Extended Relief with Respect to Dodd-Frank Effective Dates for Derivatives
25 Oct 2011 The FSOC Re-Proposal of Rules for Designating SIFIs: Something Old and Something New
24 Oct 2011 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Awards Damages of $1.263 Billion in a Controlling Stockholder Transaction that Failed Entire Fairness Review
21 Oct 2011 Preparing for the Big ‘What-Ifs’ of Corporate Life: The Final ‘Living Wills’ Requirements for Large Financial Institutions
21 Oct 2011 German Dividend Withholding Tax violates EC Law
20 Oct 2011 A Changing Landscape: The MiFID II Legislative Proposal
19 Oct 2011 SEC Hosts Roundtable on Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Rules
19 Oct 2011 Newsletter M&A and Corporate Law October 2011
18 Oct 2011 CDO Holders at Risk: New Jersey Bankruptcy Court Declines to Dismiss CDO Issuer’s Involuntary Chapter 11 Case
14 Oct 2011 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, October 2011
11 Oct 2011 Shearman & Sterling’s 9th Annual Corporate Governance Surveys Released
11 Oct 2011 Preparing for FINRA Operations Professional Registration
10 Oct 2011 The Leaked Staff Drafts: New Volcker Rule-Related Concerns for Non-US Banks
10 Oct 2011 PLC Global Finance Update for September 2011, United States
10 Oct 2011 OTC Derivatives Regulation and Extraterritoriality
7 Oct 2011 Preparing for Large Trader Reporting
5 Oct 2011 The Vickers Report: What the Recommendations Mean for the Future of Banking in the UK
5 Oct 2011 Risks for Claims Traders Who Have Access to Confidential Information: Lessons from the Recent Washington Mutual Decision
3 Oct 2011 Euro Rescue Package Backed by German Federal Constitutional Court – German Parliament Approves Plan to Boost the Lending Capacity of the Eurozone Bailout Fund (EFSF)
Sep 2011 US Financing Opportunities Under the Canada-US Multijurisdictional Disclosure System
27 Sep 2011 SEC Staff Permits Twitter to Make RSU Grants Without Registration and Disclosure
26 Sep 2011 The Proposed Restructuring of the UK Financial Regulatory Framework
23 Sep 2011 IFLR Guide to Real Estate -- The Story So Far
19 Sep 2011 What a National Infrastructure Bank Could Mean for the US Renewable Energy Sector
9 Sep 2011 M&A Alert: SEC Determines Not to Appeal the U.S. Court of Appeals’ Decision to Vacate Mandatory Proxy Access Rule; Rule Governing Proxy Access Proposals to become Effective
6 Sep 2011 PLC Global Finance Update for August 2011, United States
Sep 2011 Comparing Notes: How Financial Advisers, Attorneys Approach the Reorganization Plan
Aug 2011 Developments in Asset-Backed Securitization since Dodd-Frank: An Assessment of the Regulatory Landscape
17 Aug 2011 Fishbein, Kelly and Urofsky Publish Article on The UK Bribery Act in The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation
8 Aug 2011 PLC Global Finance Update for July 2011: United States
28 Jul 2011 Newsletter M&A and Corporate Law July 2011 - Germany
27 Jul 2011 FDIC Rule Permits Compensation Recoupment from Executives of Failed Financial Firms
22 Jul 2011 Dodd-Frank: The GAO Struggles with the Volcker Rule
20 Jul 2011 PLC Global Finance Update for June 2011: United States
18 Jul 2011 Private Offerings to U.S. Investors by Non-U.S. Investment Funds: A Post Dodd-Frank Update
15 Jul 2011 Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
15 Jul 2011 Dodd-Frank: Regulation Q Goes the Way of the Model T
13 Jul 2011 New Italian Disclosure Reporting Regime Aims to Rein In Short-Selling Amid Market Turbulence
12 Jul 2011 Dodd-Frank Act Rulemaking: SEC Finalizes Exemptions and Disclosure Requirements for Investment Advisers and Sets Compliance for Early 2012
11 Jul 2011 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Secured Creditors’ Right to Credit Bid in Chapter 11 Plan Sales
7 July 2011 FTC and DOJ Announce Changes to the HSR Form
6 Jul 2011 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, July 2011
6 Jul 2011 Stern v. Marshall – Supreme Court Limits Bankruptcy Court’s Powers to Adjudicate Debtors’ Counterclaims
5 Jul 2011 Q&A: UK Bribery Act
1 Jul 2011 The Great Debate UK: Companies would be foolish to ignore the Bribery Act
28 Jun 2011 CFTC and SEC Relief with Respect to Dodd-Frank Effective Dates for Derivatives Regulation
21 Jun 2011 Top 10 Lessons from the Recession for Commercial Real Estate Lenders
14 Jun 2011 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Concludes that a 50/50 Cash and Stock Merger Triggers the Heightened Revlon Standard
14 Jun 2011 Closing The Gap: Proposals for Rebuilding US Infra
9 Jun 2011 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Declines to Enjoin Transaction Based on Inadequate Process and Disclosure Claims
1 Jun 2011 Corporate Migrations into the UK
31 May 2011 US and EU Bank 'Living Will' Proposals
31 May 2011 Proposal to Implement Claims-Related Disclosure Procedures in Lehman Brothers
26 May 2011 Financial Stability Oversight Council: All New or Deja Vu?
24 May 2011 Arbitration, An Ordinary Form of Justice/ L’arbitrage, une forme de justice ordinaire
24 May 2011 A New Tool and a Twist? The SEC’s first Deferred Prosecution Agreement and a Novel Punitive Measure
20 May 2011 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Declines to Aggregate a Series of Transactions so that they Constitute a Transfer of 'Substantially All' of a Company's Assets
May 2011 After Morrison: The Case for a New Hague Convention on The Law Applicable to Securities Frauds
18 May 2011 SEC Proposes to Update Investment Adviser Performance Fee Rules
16 May 2011 The Legal Status of Stolen CO2 Permits in French Law / Le Statut des Quotas CO2 Volés en Droit Français
13 May 2011 Menaces sur la protection des investissements en Europe
12 May 2011 Treatment of a Hedge Fund's Claims Against and Other Exposures To a Covered Financial Company Under the Orderly Liquidation Authority Created by the Dodd-Frank Act
9 May 2011 2010 Bankruptcy Law: The Year in Review
5 May 2011 PLC Global Finance Update for April 2011: United States
4 May 2011 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Finds a Reverse Triangular Merger May Constitute an 'Assignment by Operation of Law'
4 May 2011 Dodd-Frank: Treasury Secretary Proposes to Exempt FX Swaps and Forwards
28 Apr 2011 Under Rubric of Systemic Risk, Joint SEC-CFTC Proposal Would Dramatically Expand Reporting by Private Fund Managers
27 Apr 2011 FINRA Releases Concept Proposal on Fixed-Income Research Reports
27 Apr 2011 Dodd-Frank: CFTC and Prudential Regulators Release Proposed Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps
22 Apr 2011 FINRA Rule 5131: FINRA Proposes Delaying or Eliminating Certain Provisions
20 Apr 2011 UK Takeover Panel Publishes Draft Rule Changes to the Takeover Code
19 Apr 2011 Sell-Side Financing After In re Del Monte Foods
18 Apr 2011 New York State Makes Structural Changes to State Bank Regulatory System
18 Apr 2011 Challenging Loss Causation in the Second Circuit
14 Apr 2011 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, April 2011
12 Apr 2011 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Stand-Up or Stand-Off?
11 Apr 2011 Proposed FINRA Rule Seeks to Place Limitations on Outsourcing
8 Apr 2011 Senior SEC Official Discusses Delay in Fund Manager Registration Timeline
8 Apr 2011 SEC Shut-Down: Impact on Capital Markets Transactions and Public Companies
7 Apr 2011 The UK Bribery Act: What the Government's Guidance Means for Enforcement and Corporate Compliance
6 Apr 2011 Financial Regulatory Agencies Issue Joint Proposed Rules on Compensation
5 Apr 2011 Reforming the Framework for Financial Regulation in the UK
4 Apr 2011 SEC's Proposed Rules on Compensation Committee Independence Largely Follow Provisions of Dodd-Frank
Apr 2011 General Principles of Law in International Commercial Arbitration—Challenging the Myths
31 Mar 2011 PLC Global Finance Update for March 2011: United States
30 Mar 2011 The New Basel III Framework: Implications for Banking Organizations
30 Mar 2011 Greetings! We’re from the Fed and We’re Here to Supervise You
23 Mar 2011 Consumer Financial Protection: It’s a Smaller World After All
22 Mar 2011 The Loss Absorbency Requirement and “Contingent Capital” Under Basel III
10 Mar 2011 SEC and CFTC Joint Rulemakings Under Dodd-Frank—A Regulatory Odd Couple?
2 Mar 2011 Private Placement Update: FINRA Proposes Rule Amendments to Require Filings for Non-Institutional Private Placements
28 Feb 2011 U.S. and U.N. Adopt Sanctions and Other Measures Aimed at the Muammar Qadhafi Regime in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
28 Feb 2011 PLC Global Finance Update for February 2011: United States
28 Feb 2011 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Refuses to Compel Redemption of Poison Pill
23 Feb 2011 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Temporarily Enjoins Merger Vote and Deal Protections Based on Improper Conduct of Financial Advisor
22 Feb 2011 Forces that led to one NBA 'dream team' could create another
22 Feb 2011 District Court Overturns Controversial TOUSA Decision
16 Feb 2011 The President’s Better Buildings Initiative
15 Feb 2011 Second Circuit's DBSD Decision Rejects Gifting, Upholds Designation of Competitor's Plan Vote
10 Feb 2011 Private Placement Update: SEC Proposes Changes to the Net Worth Standard for Determining Accredited Investor Status
8 Feb 2011 The Shifting Landscape of Corporate Governance
8 Feb 2011 The Bribery Act: Are the Reports of Its Death Greatly Exaggerated?
4 Feb 2011 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Denies Motion to Dismiss Claims for Breach of Contract and Fraudulent Inducement in Connection with Failed Merger
Jan 2011 The Federal Estate Tax Returns, But in a Kinder, Gentler Form
31 Jan 2011 PLC Global Finance Update for January 2011: United States
27 Jan 2011 Final SEC Rules on Say-on-Pay Voting and Disclosures
25 Jan 2011 FTC Increases HSR Notification Thresholds for 2011
24 Jan 2011 FSOC Study on Implementing the Volcker Rule — A Series of Missed Opportunities and Some Surprises
24 Jan 2011 France Adopts New Law On Arbitration
21 Jan 2011 Le nouveau droit français de l'arbitrage interne et international
20 Jan 2011 Shearman & Sterling's Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) / FCPA Digest
18 Jan 2011 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, January 2011
14 Jan 2011 FINRA New Issue (IPO) Allocation Rule to Take Effect May 27, 2011; Investment Funds Must Now Consider Compliance
12 Jan 2011 Proposed Regulations Revise Rules for Determining the Issue Price of Debt Instruments Issued for Property
4 Jan 2011 If the Cap Fits: Landlord Claims for Breaches of Repair and Maintenance Covenants in Bankruptcy
30 Dec 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for December 2010: United States
28 Dec 2010 The UK’s Financial Services Authority Issues the Final-Form Remuneration Code
22 Dec 2010 Wind Turbines Post “Grenelle”: Applicable Regulations / L’« après-Grenelle » des éoliennes : un point sur la réglementation applicable
21 Dec 2010 Post-Employment Medical Benefits for Executives After Health Care Reform
17 Dec 2010 US Tax Bill Extends Cash Grant for Certain Renewable Energy Projects
17 Dec 2010 Climate Law Update
14 Dec 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Chancery Court and Invalidates Proposed Bylaw Amendment that Would Have Reduced the Interval between Annual Meetings for Election of a Classified Board
2010 L'ordre juridique arbitral : réalité, utilité et spécificité
7 Dec 2010 Litigating Securities Class Actions
3 Dec 2010 Implications of the Dodd-Frank Act on Corporate Governance Preparation for IPO Issuers
2 Dec 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for November 2010: United States
30 Nov 2010 Dodd-Frank Act Rulemaking: SEC Proposes New Exemptions and Disclosure Requirements for Investment Advisers
24 Nov 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Provides Guidance for Use of Top-Up Options in Tender Offers
15 Nov 2010 If It's Built, Will They Come? Analyzing Issues in Renewable Energy Transmission
12 Nov 2010 European Regulation of Fund Managers: AIFM Directive Agreed and Adopted
10 Nov 2010 Proposed US and EU Derivatives Regulations: How they Compare
3 Nov 2010 What’s Broken with the UK’s Client Asset and Money Protections and How to Fix It
1 Nov 2010 Rock the Vote: A New Approach to Proxy Voting by Index Funds
29 Oct 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for October 2010: United States
26 Oct 2010 Update on the UK Takeover Panel's Review of the Takeover Code
26 Oct 2010 SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Say-on-Pay Voting and Disclosures
26 Oct 2010 Mortgage Lending Practice after the Dodd-Frank Act
22 Oct 2010 In-Plan Roth Rollovers Now Permitted
21 Oct 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Upholds Bylaw Amendment Effectively Reducing the Interval between Annual Meetings for Election of a Classified Board
19 Oct 2010 U.S. Offshore Wind: The Next Renewable Energy Boom
19 Oct 2010 Financial Regulatory Reform Update: The Volcker Rule Continues to Garner Outsized Attention in the Wake of Passage of Financial Reform Legislation
18 Oct 2010 The New EU Financial Supervisory Architecture
15 Oct 2010 Brownfields, A Comprehensive Guide to Redeveloping Contaminated Property
13 Oct 2010 SEC Approves FINRA Rule Regarding IPO Allocation Practices
13 Oct 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Chancery Court’s Validation of Use of NOL Pill
6 Oct 2010 Upcoming SEC Registration Fee Increase
6 Oct 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for September 2010: United States
6 Oct 2010 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, October 2010
Oct 2010 Buying a Private Fund Manager: An Overview of Legal Issues
Sep 2010 Asset Sales in Bankruptcy: After the Perfect Storm
29 Sep 2010 A New Panorama for the Clearing and Recording of Over-the-Counter Derivatives in Europe: the Proposed European Market Infrastructure Regulation
Sep 2010 The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act’s Credit Rating Agency Reform on Public Companies
28 Sep 2010 Règlement Général de l'Autorité des Marchés Financiers : Textes et Commentaires
27 Sep 2010 With Eye on New Applicants, SEC Overhauls Registration Form For Investment Advisers... And Misses an Opportunity
27 Sep 2010 New European Proposals on Short Selling
24 Sep 2010 Chinese Lending: A Sophisticated Approach
20 Sep 2010 The Representations of International Arbitration
8 Sep 2010 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition
7 Sep 2010 Environmental Liability of Parent Company Extended by Grenelle 2 Law / La responsabilité environnementale des sociétés mères élargie par loi Grenelle 2
1 Sep 2010 New US Economic Sanctions Create Risks for Non US Financial Institutions
31 Aug 2010 The 2010 DOJ and FTC Horizontal Merger Guidelines: Increasing Realism While Reducing Predictability
31 Aug 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for August 2010: United States
26 Aug 2010 M&A Alert: SEC Adopts Final Proxy Access Rules
19 Aug 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Upholds Barnes & Noble's Rights Plan
19 Aug 2010 M&A Alert: Amendments to New York's Power of Attorney Law
19 Aug 2010 FINRA Adopts Rule 5141 (Sale of Securities in a Fixed Price Offering) to Replace the “Papilsky” Rules
17 Aug 2010 Service Provider Compensation Disclosure under Section 408(b)(2) of ERISA
17 Aug 2010 Dodd-Frank Act: Derivatives as Credit Extensions of Banks
13 Aug 2010 Proposed Changes to the FSA's Remuneration Code
11 Aug 2010 New Claim and Appeal Process Effective in 2011 for Group Health Plans That Cease to be Grandfathered
10 Aug 2010 IUE-CWA v. Visteon Corp. – Solidifying the Third Circuit’s Strict Constructionist Approach to Statutory Interpretation
9 Aug 2010 Eighth Annual Corporate Governance Surveys of the 100 Largest US Public Companies
5 Aug 2010 SEC Finalizes Ten Year Effort to Overhaul Form ADV for Investment Advisers
5 Aug 2010 HM Treasury Publishes a Consultation on Reforms to the UK Financial Regulatory System
July 2010 Landmark Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation Passed By U.S. Congress
30 Jul 2010 Details of Proposed UK Bank Levy Published: the UK and International Context
29 Jul 2010 The Dodd-Frank Act: New Disclosure Requirements for Reporting Issuers Engaged in Extractive Enterprises or Using Conflict Minerals
29 Jul 2010 The Dodd-Frank Act: New Disclosure Requirements for MJDS Reporting Issuers
29 Jul 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for July 2010: United States
28 Jul 2010 In Rule 12b-1 Overhaul, SEC Proposes Dramatic Changes to Mutual Fund Distribution Arrangements
27 Jul 2010 Financial Reform Act: Preparing for Mandatory Say-on-Pay
27 Jul 2010 Deal Traveler
22 Jul 2010 Using a Credit Rating in a Public Offering – What to Expect Now That the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is the Law
21 Jul 2010 Financial Reform Act Requires Compensation Clawbacks
19 Jul 2010 The Other FCPA Shoe Drops: Expanded Jurisdiction over Non-U.S. Companies, Foreign Monitors, and Extending Compliance Controls to Non-U.S. Companies
19 Jul 2010 M&A Alert: SEC Issues "Concept Release" on the U.S. Proxy System
16 Jul 2010 SEC Adopts Rules Targeting “Pay to Play” Practices by Investment Advisers
16 Jul 2010 California Supreme Court Holds “Pass On” Defense Unavailable in Antitrust Suit
15 Jul 2010 Financial Reform Act Brings Significant Executive Compensation Change
14 Jul 2010 Private Fund Manager Regulation: US and European Initiatives Compared
12 Jul 2010 Global Compliance Risks Increase with Expanded International Sanctions Against Iran
12 Jul 2010 Emerging Trends in the Enforceability of Bankruptcy Waivers in Second Lien Financing Transactions
8 Jul 2010 U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Extraterritorial Application of Antifraud Provisions in “Foreign Cubed” Case
8 Jul 2010 Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition July 2010
6 Jul 2010 House Passes War Funding Bill that Includes the “Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act” that Makes Agreements to Settle Hatch-Waxman Patent Infringement Actions Presumptively Anticompetitive
6 Jul 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Implications for Derivatives
2 Jul 2010 U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Strike Down Business Method Patents and Holds that the “Machine-or-Transformation” Test is not the Sole Test for Determining Patentability of a Process
2010 Centre international pour le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements (CIRDI), Chronique des sentences arbitrales
1 Jul 2010 Plan Sponsors Have Opportunity for Relief from Pension Funding and Benefit Restrictions
29 Jun 2010 Private Fund Manager Registration Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Bill
25 Jun 2010 The UK and the US Market Abuse Divide: the Winterflood Appeal and Other Developments
24 Jun 2010 Health Reform Update - Health Care Reform Grandfathering Rules Require Careful Scrutiny by Plan Sponsors
23 Jun 2010 Review of the UK Takeover Code
23 Jun 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for June 2010: United States
21 Jun 2010 The UK Government Proposes to Change the Architecture of the UK's Financial Regulatory System
18 Jun 2010 Update on the Proposed AIFM Directive
11 Jun 2010 New Corporate Governance Code for the UK
11 Jun 2010 IP Risk Management: Reducing Exposure to Patent False Marking Claims
10 Jun 2010 The Law Applicable in Investment Treaty Arbitration
10 Jun 2010 The Bank Regulators' New Guidance on Management of IRR and CRE Loan Workouts
8 Jun 2010 Financial Regulatory Reform Update: The Volcker Rule Looms Large Over Asset Management and Fund Investment Activities of Financial Institutions
7 Jun 2010 UK Government Proposals for Financial Regulatory Reform
7 Jun 2010 Health Reform Update - Mandate to Cover Adult Children: 2010 Plan Amendment May Be Required
3 Jun 2010 Legal Theory of International Arbitration
3 Jun 2010 FINRA Guidance: Member Firms’ Responsibilities in Regulation D Offerings
2 Jun 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for May 2010: United States
1 Jun 2010 Private Fund Manager Registration as U.S. Financial Reform Legislation Approaches the Finish Line
1 June 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Applies Revlon Standard to Convertible Debt Transaction
1 Jun 2010 House-Senate Conference to Reconcile Financial Regulatory Reform Bills
28 May 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Enjoins Stockholder Vote Pending Additional Disclosure Regarding Financial Analyses, Management Projections and Discussions Regarding Post-Closing Employment
26 May 2010 Recent Developments: New Medicare Taxes, Roth IRA Conversions and Possible Last Chance for Short-Term Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts
26 May 2010 Financial Institution Recovery and Resolution Plans
26 May 2010 Climate Law Update
25 May 2010 IRS Posting Questionnaires to 1,200 Sponsors of 401(k) Plans
12 May 2010 The UK Bribery Act: Is Your Anti-Corruption Programme An “Adequate Procedure”?
12 May 2010 SEC Proposes Large Trader Reporting System
12 May 2010 Opportunity for Reimbursement for Retirees Requires Prompt Action by Plan Sponsors
11 May 2010 A Look at Grandfathering under Health Care Reform
5 May 2010 Remediation of Industrial Sites: Liability of the Last Operator of an Industrial Facility / Remise en état : une obligation personnelle du dernier exploitant
4 May 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for April 2010: United States
May 2010 Practical Law Company: US Corporate Governance and Directors’ Duties Crossborder Handbook
29 Apr 2010 Self-Insured Medical Plans After Health Reform
29 Apr 2010 Governance & Securities Law Focus
26 Apr 2010 U.S. Federal Income Tax Issues in Acquisitions and Amalgamations of Mining and Exploration Companies
26 Apr 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Supreme Court Renders Expanded Record Holder Definition from Kurz v. Holbrook to be Without Precedential Effect
26 Apr 2010 Global Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals: An Overview (v2)
23 Apr 2010 The Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010
21 Apr 2010 New Tools to Encourage Shareholder Participation in the Life of Italian Listed Companies
20 Apr 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Addresses Applicability of Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
20 Apr 2010 Antitrust Digest
16 Apr 2010 M&A Alert: Federal Court Excludes Shareholder Proposal For Failure to Satisfy Eligibility Requirements of Rule 14a-8(b)(2)
15 Apr 2010 IT’S A BRAVE NEW (ABS) WORLD: SEC Proposes New Regulations for Asset–Backed Securities Offerings
13 Apr 2010 The FSA Successfully Appeals a Decision which Restricted its Powers to Meet Requests for Assistance from the SEC and Other Foreign Regulators
13 Apr 2010 Executive Compensation Clawbacks
7 Apr 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Provides Disclosure Guidance
7 Apr 2010 Federal District Court Strikes Down Gene Patents, Ruling that Claims to Isolated DNA and Related Methods for Diagnosis Are Not Patentable Subject Matter
7 Apr 2010 Jones v. Harris – Mutual Fund Fees in the Balance
5 Apr 2010 Recent Case Furthers Trend Towards Limiting Secured Creditors’ Right to Credit Bid in Connection with Sales Under a Debtor’s Plan of Reorganization
2 Apr 2010 U.S. Senate Banking Committee Approves a Sweeping Financial Regulatory Reform Bill
2 Apr 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Requires Strict Compliance with Record Holder Requirement for Perfecting Appraisal Rights
30 Mar 2010 M&A Alert: SEC Amends Rules for Internet Availability of Proxy Materials
26 Mar 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for March 2010: United States
26 Mar 2010 New Foreign Account Tax Compliance Rules Under the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act
25 Mar 2010 FINRA Amends 2002 Proposal Regarding IPO Allocation
25 Mar 2010 Federal Circuit Confirms that the Patent Act Contains a Separate Written Description Requirement
24 Mar 2010 Global Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals: An Overview
23 Mar 2010 Urban Land Institute, Europe, With Support from Shearman & Sterling, Releases Research Report "Too Big to Fail? An outline of global government interventions"
23 Mar 2010 Shearman & Sterling—Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) / Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Digest
18 Mar 2010 The Commercially Reasonable Real Estate Mezzanine Loan Foreclosure – Lessons from the Front Lines
15 Mar 2010 CESR Model for a Permanent Pan-European Short Selling Disclosure Regime
12 Mar 2010 Short Sales: A New Circuit Breaker
11 Mar 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Expands Definition of Record Holder, Invalidates Bylaw Amendments Resulting in Director Removal and Addresses Vote Buying Issues
11 Mar 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Chancery Court Validates Use of NOL Pill
8 Mar 2010 FINRA Corporate Financing Department Introduces Same-Day Clearance for Non-Exempt Shelf Offerings of Securities
5 Mar 2010 New Fee Disclosure Rules for 2009 Plan Year
3 Mar 2010 U.S. Money Market Fund Reform Initiatives Adopted
26 Feb 2010 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Asserts Jurisdiction Over Schedule 13D Violations and Upholds Claim for Breach of No-Shop Provisions in Superior Proposal Context
17 Feb 2010 Understanding the Significance of the Obama Administration’s Proposed “Volcker Rules”
17 Feb 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for February 2010: United States
16 Feb 2010 Another Dismissal of an ERISA Class Action Arising From the Financial Crisis
12 Feb 2010 Global Clampdown on Short Selling: an Overview (v6)
12 Feb 2010 Forum Non Conveniens: Another Arrow for Foreign Corporations Haled into U.S. Courts – the Cadbury Case
5 Feb 2010 The Spector Photo Case: ECJ Rules on the Interpretation of the Market Abuse Directive
4 Feb 2010 Structuring Private Equity Investments in Failed U.S. Banks Under New Guidance to the FDIC Policy Statement and the Bank Holding Company Act
4 Feb 2010 SEC Proposes Amendments to the Safe Harbor for Issuer Stock Repurchases
4 Feb 2010 FINRA Adopts Changes to Financial Responsibility Rules for Carrying or Clearing Members; Creates Additional Obligations for Members Exempt Under Rule 15c3-3(k)(2)(i)
3 Feb 2010 U.S. Privacy Rules for Asset Management Businesses: Five Key Developments for 2010
3 Feb 2010 Lehman Brothers: Ipso facto clauses and the anti-deprivation rule—US and English Courts speak a different language
1 Feb 2010 Translating ‘Macro-Prudential Supervision’ Principles Into Law
1 Feb 2010 Green Stimulus / Les incitations économiques à la « relance verte »
29 Jan 2010 SEC Votes to Issue Interpretive Guidance on Climate Change Disclosure
January 2010 Foreign Investment in US Real Estate: Bankruptcy Aspects
January 2010 Recent Cases Reveal Trend Towards Limiting Secured Creditors' Right to Credit Bid in Connection with Sales Under a Debtor's Plan of Reorganisation
28 Jan 2010 M&A Alert: Federal Court Provides Guidance on Timing of Disclosure of Merger Negotiations
26 Jan 2010 IRS Industry Directive on Total Return Swaps Used to Avoid Dividend Withholding Tax
22 Jan 2010 PLC Global Finance Update for January 2010: United States
21 Jan 2010 FTC Lowers HSR Notification Thresholds for 2010
15 Jan 2010 Client Alert: Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee Proposed By President Obama
14 Jan 2010 Treasury and IRS Issue Guidance under Section 409A on Correcting Document Failures
2010 La jurisprudence du CIRDI: Volume No. 2
12 Jan 2010 Intellectual Property Issues for Asset Managers
11 Jan 2010 Temporary Repeal of the Federal Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes for 2010
7 Jan 2010 SEC Amends Investment Adviser Custody Rules
6 Jan 2010 SEC Proposes Rule Change to Allow Underwriters to Offer Securities of WKSIs Before a Registration Statement is on File With the SEC
5 Jan 2010 Yukos - Landmark Decision on the Energy Charter Treaty
23 Dec 2009 More Lessons from Lehman: Protecting Client Assets Held with UK-Incorporated Investment Banking Entities
22 Dec 2009 U.S. House of Representatives Passes Wall Street Reform Bill: A Preliminary Analysis
18 Dec 2009 SEC’s New Year’s Resolution Requires Companies to Enhance Compensation and Governance Disclosure
17 Dec 2009 Delaware Bankruptcy Court Requires Rule 2019 Disclosure By Ad Hoc Noteholder Committee and Suggests Fiduciary Duties May Be Owed To Other Similarly Situated Creditors
16 Dec 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for November 2009: United States
14 Dec 2009 U.S. Legislative Update: Why Real Estate Fund Managers Should Monitor Congressional Bills Targeted at Hedge Funds
11 Dec 2009 Taxation of Carried Interests
11 Dec 2009 New UK Bank Payroll Tax - A Partial Response by the UK Government to "Excessive Risk-Taking" by the Banking Industry
11 Dec 2009 Finance Partners Author Chapter in Book, Global Financial Crisis: Navigating and Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Aspects
8 Dec 2009 Update on the Proposed European AIFM Directive: Council and Parliament Publish Draft Amendments
3 Dec 2009 Appellate Court Ruling in Destiny USA: Notes of Caution for Construction Lenders and A Glimmer of Hope
2 Dec 2009 SEC Proposes Mandatory Credit Ratings Disclosure
2009 Three Philosophies of International Arbitration
30 Nov 2009 Lehman Brothers: English Court Rejects Proposed Scheme of Arrangement; Administrators Propose 'Claim Resolution Agreement' as an Alternative
20 Nov 2009 Misuse of FSA Powers to Support SEC Investigations
18 Nov 2009 M&A Alert: Third-Party Beneficiaries to Corporate Financial Advisor's Engagement Letters
18 Nov 2009 EU Regulation on Credit Rating Agencies Comes into Force
18 Nov 2009 Emerging Themes in Compensation Regulation
13 Nov 2009 U.S. Federal Banking Agencies Issue a Policy Statement on Commercial Real Estate Loan Workouts
13 Nov 2009 Draft Growth Acceleration Act
12 Nov 2009 Chairman Dodd’s Proposal for Over-the-Counter Derivatives Legislation and its Effect on OTC Derivatives End Users
11 Nov 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for October 2009: United States
11 Nov 2009 Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 Introduced
11 Nov 2009 Berg & Berg Enterprises, LLC v. Boyle: Outside the Zone -Directors Owe No Special Fiduciary Duties to Creditors of Insolvent or Quasi-Insolvent California Corporations
10 Nov 2009 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Clarifies Application of Entire Fairness Standard to Mergers Involving Controlling Shareholders
6 Nov 2009 New York City Issues New Rules for Asbestos Projects
6 Nov 2009 Impact on OTC Derivatives End Users of US Proposals for Over-the-Counter Derivatives Legislation
2 Nov 2009 The TOUSA Decision: Death of the Savings Clause?
2 Nov 2009 Energizing Green Energy Financing
30 Oct 2009 Upcoming Health Care Reform Legislation May Include Partial Repeal of Insurance Industry’s Federal Antitrust Exemption
29 Oct 2009 Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
27 Oct 2009 M&A Alert: SEC Releases Sections 13(d) and 13(g) Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations
22 Oct 2009 FINRA Repeals Rule 312(f) Relating to Recommendation by NYSE Member Firms of Affiliate Securities; Retains Broader Disclosure Requirement
19 Oct 2009 Restoration Project: Respect for the Board
15 Oct 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for September 2009: United States
13 Oct 2009 U.S. Legislative Proposal: House Committee on Financial Services Releases Draft Investor Protection Act
Oct 13 2009 Congress’ Proposals for Over-the-Counter Derivatives Legislation
6 Oct 2009 New Developments on U.S. Legislative Proposals for the Registration of Advisers to Private Funds
5 Oct 2009 M&A Alert: 2009 Revisions to New York's Power of Attorney Law
2 Oct 2009 Governmental Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Responses (v9)
2 Oct 2009 Acquiring a Wrongdoer is Risky Business
1 Oct 2009 Holding Financial Assets with UK Financial Institutions: Lessons from Lehman, Global Trader and the Financial Crisis
25 Sept 2009 Update on the European Directive to Regulate Alternative Investment Fund Managers
25 Sep 2009 U.S. Internal Investigations and Foreign Data Protection Laws
25 Sep 2009 EPA Issues Final Rule Mandating the Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
24 Sep 2009 New Regime for the Regulation of Payment Services in Europe
15 Sep 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for August 2009: United States
9 Sep 2009 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Dismisses All Claims in Connection with the Sale of Control of Activision
1 Sep 2009 Structuring Private Equity Investments in Failed U.S. Banks Under the New FDIC Statement and the Bank Holding Company Act
28 Aug 2009 Court Rules Against the Federal Reserve: Requirement to Disclose Borrower Information
21 Aug 2009 First Circuit Denies Work Product Protection to Litigation Risk Assessments Provided to Financial Auditors
14 Aug 2009 Obama Administration Submits Final Legislation to U.S. Congress Regarding Over-the-Counter Derivatives
12 Aug 2009 IRS Extends FBAR Deadline for Certain Filers
11 Aug 2009 SEC Charges Individual Executives with Control Person Liability Based on Corporation's Failure to Maintain Proper Books and Records and Internal Controls
11 Aug 2009 “Pay to Play” Practices by Investment Advisers: SEC Proposes Stiff Penalty and Outright Bans on Certain Political Activities
06 Aug 2009 Supplemental Questions and Suggested Answers: Guidance on Renewable Energy Grants Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
3 Aug 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for July 2009: United States
3 Aug 2009 Corporate Governance for Foreign Private Issuers: Overview
29 Jul 2009 Obama Administration Submits Additional Legislation to U.S. Congress
28 Jul 2009 The Cuban Missive Crisis – Texas District Court Dismisses Mark Cuban Insider Trading Case
28 Jul 2009 LBIE - Outline of Proposed Scheme of Arrangement
27 Jul 2009 Executive Compensation and Governance-Related Reforms Propose Extensive Changes to Procedure and Disclosure
24 Jul 2009 Obama Administration Delivers Proposed Bank and Financial Services Reform Legislation to U.S. Congress
24 Jul 2009 Governmental Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Responses (v8)
23 Jul 2009 FinCEN Seeks Input to Help Shape Future Anti-Money Laundering Program Requirements for Non-Bank Residential Mortgage Lenders and Originators
22 Jul 2009 Putting the Wind (Back) to Work
22 Jul 2009 Obama Administration Proposes Investment Adviser Legislation to U.S. Congress
20 Jul 2009 M&A Alert: 2009 Amendments to Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act and Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act
15 Jul 2009 The Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009
13 Jul 2009 Walking the Privilege Line
10 Jul 2009 Tax Relief for Companies Under the German Citizens Relief Act – Opportunities for Financial Restructurings
9 Jul 2009 SEC Proposed Amendments – Proxy Disclosure, Solicitation Enhancements and NYSE Rule 452
6 Jul 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for June 2009: United States
30 Jun 2009 French Regulations on Offshore Wind Turbines / Aperçu sur la réglementation applicable aux projets éoliens en mer
25 Jun 2009 Key Tax Issue FAQs for Renewable Energy Financing
25 Jun 2009 FBAR Filings for Offshore Fund Investors
23 Jun 2009 U.S. Financial Regulatory Reform – Investment Advisory Proposals
23 Jun 2009 U.S. Financial Regulatory Reform – Implications for Banking Institutions
23 Jun 2009 SEC Approves FINRA Amendments to Conflict of Interest Rules for Securities Offerings
22 Jun 2009 U.S. Financial Regulatory Reform - Implications for Derivatives
22 Jun 2009 Treasury Releases Executive Compensation Regulations for TARP Recipients
22 Jun 2009 European Commission adopts Recommendations on Remuneration for Financial Institutions and Executives of Listed Companies
12 Jun 2009 Treasury and SEC Issue Executive Compensation Pronouncements
8 Jun 2009 SEC Proposes Changes to Investment Adviser Custody Rules
2 Jun 2009 Internal Control Failures Lead to Parent Liability for a Subsidiary’s FCPA Violations
2 Jun 2009 Further Momentum Towards Federal Regulation of Insurance Industry
2009 The Urgency of Not Revising the New York Convention
29 May 2009 Reminder: New UK Disclosure Regime for Long Positions in CfDs Coming Into Force From 1 June 2009
27 May 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for May 2009: United States
22 May 2009 M&A Alert: SEC Votes to Propose Amendments to Proxy Rules
20 May 2009 M&A Alert: Amendments to Delaware General Corporation Law
20 May 2009 Lehman Brothers International Europe (LBIE) - Unravelling the Complexity of Client Money Claims
19 May 2009 Practical Law Company: US Corporate Governance and Directors’ Duties Crossborder Handbook
18 May 2009 Treasury Proposes New Regulatory Framework for Over-the-Counter Derivatives
12 May 2009 Obama Administration Repudiates Bush-Era Monopoly Policy, Promises More “Aggressive” Antitrust Enforcement
8 May 2009 Governmental Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Responses (v7)
8 May 2009 Actions to Minimize the Risk of Future Obligations to Disclose a Breach of Unsecured PHI
7 May 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for April 2009: United States
5 May 2009 Updated: New European Proposals for the Regulation of Alternative Investment Fund Managers
5 May 2009 Italian Parliament Adopts New Laws Making Hostile Takeovers More Difficult and Costly
4 May 2009 Why Study the Classics
4 May 2009 Interim Guidance on the Taxation of Deferred Compensation Under Section 457A of the Internal Revenue Code
1 May 2009 US Sarbanes-Oxley-Type Measures to be Introduced in UK Legislation to Ensure Accurate Tax Reporting
1 May 2009 New European Proposals for the Regulation of Alternative Investment Fund Managers
30 Apr 2009 Private Offerings to US Investors by Non-US Investment Funds
29 Apr 2009 FSA Proposals for New Bank / Investment Firm Liquidity Reporting Regime
27 Apr 2009 Cleaning Up the Toxic Mess – The Treasury’s Emerging Plan to Promote Private Investment in Legacy Loans
22 Apr 2009 Draft European Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers
21 Apr 2009 EPA Endangerment Ruling
20 Apr 2009 Debt Chapters in A Practitioner’s Guide to European Leveraged Finance
17 Apr 2009 U.S. Money Market Fund Reform Initiatives: A $4 Trillion Question
15 Apr 2009 Latin Node Inc.: Undiscovered FCPA Violations Wipe Out an Investment
9 Apr 2009 M&A Alert: Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Lyondell
9 Apr 2009 Governmental Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Responses (v6)
8 Apr 2009 Power Companies Agree to Expanded Disclosure of Climate Change Risk in Landmark Settlements with New York Attorney General
8 Apr 2009 Hybrid Capital Instruments
6 Apr 2009 M&A Alert: Delaware Court Dismisses Subprime Claims Against Citigroup, but Allows Executive Pay Waste Claim
2 Apr 2009 Underwater Stock Options and Stock Option Exchange Programs
2 Apr 2009 Commission Enforcement Action Against EU Member States For Unlawful Usage of Premium Telephone Lines
1 Apr 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for March 2009: United States
1 Apr 2009 New FTC Chairman Leibowitz Will Seek the Demise of Pharmaceutical “Pay-for-Delay” Settlements
25 Mar 2009 Public-Private Investment Program: Cleansing Bank Balance Sheets
24 Mar 2009 Turner Review: Proposals for UK and International Regulatory Reform
20 Mar 2009 HIPAA Changes Affect Covered Entities and Business Associates
17 Mar 2009 Lehman Brothers International Europe (LBIE) – Implications of a Proposed Scheme of Arrangement in Respect of Client Assets
17 Mar 2009 Impact of Recent Changes in U.S. Tax Law on Outstanding Contingent Payment Convertible Debt Securities
16 Mar 2009 M&A Alert: Rule 13e-3 Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations
12 Mar 2009 ICE Launches Credit Default Swap Clearinghouse
6 Mar 2009 TALF Update: New Guidance Available, Program to Launch this Month
6 Mar 2009 Antitrust Litigators Launch New Digest
5 Mar 2009 Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
4 Mar 2009 Supreme Court Continues to Throttle Antitrust Suits: The Court Sends Another Strong Message that Price Claims Should Be Dismissed Unless They Allege Below Cost Pricing
4 Mar 2009 New York Landlords Face New Indoor Air Quality Notification Requirements
4 Mar 2009 It Doesn’t Take Much: Expansive Jurisdiction in FCPA Matters
3 Mar 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for February 2009: United States
3 Mar 2009 Landmark Treaty Between Libya and Italy Takes Effect
3 Mar 2009 ADR Programs: Impact of Unsponsored Programs on Non-US Issuers
2 Mar 2009 What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Successor Liability Resulting From Inadequate FCPA Due Diligence in M&A Transactions
27 Feb 2009 The Stimulus Bill – Premium Assistance for COBRA Benefits
27 Feb 2009 Governmental Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Responses (v5)
22 Feb 2009 First Meeting of Madoff Creditors
20 Feb 2009 New Mutual Fund Summary Prospectus Rules
20 Feb 2009 Advantageous Tax Treatment Allowed for Income Arising from the Repurchase or Exchange of Business Debt at a Discount in 2009 or 2010 Under New Stimulus Legislation
19 Feb 2009 EU and US Developments in the Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies
18 Feb 2009 Key Tax Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
18 Feb 2009 Executive Compensation Restrictions on TARP Recipients Under the Economic Stimulus Bill
18 Feb 2009 The Emerging Jurisprudence on the Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment in Investment Arbitration
17 Feb 2009 Government Financing Initiatives for Private Investors: Update on the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Stability Plan and the Expansion of TALF
12 Feb 2009 PLC Global Finance Update for January 2009: United States
10 Feb 2009 M&A Alert: Gantler v. Stephens
9 Feb 2009 French Regulations on Waste Packaging / Quand les emballages deviennent des déchets
6 Feb 2009 Italian Ministry of Economy Obtains Power to Recapitalize Banks
3 Feb 2009 ProActive Newsletter
3 Feb 2009 New Laws Require Employers to Examine Their Health Benefit Programs Immediately
23 July 2007 To Fight or Not to Fight
9 Oct 2008 Wrong, maybe. But is it a crime?
30 Jan 2009 A New Paradigm for Latin American Project Finance: Coming Full Circle?
30 Jan 2009 “Oversight of Private Pools of Capital” Is Firmly on the Reform Agenda — What It Might Mean for U.S. Fund Managers
29 Jan 2009 Detective, Liaison, Manager, Psychologist – Acting as the Agent in a Distressed Syndicated Real Estate Loan
26 Jan 2009 Private Placement Update: Electronic Filing of Form D
23 Jan 2009 Governmental Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Responses (v4)
22 Jan 2009 Privilege and the Fight Against Fraud
20 Jan 2009 Asia Private Equity—Trends That Will Shape 2009
20 Jan 2009 ADRs for Sale
16 Jan 2009 SEC Final Rule — Modernization of Oil and Gas Reporting
16 Jan 2009 Overview of Global Clampdown on Short Selling (v5)
13 Jan 2009 FTC Revises HSR Notification Thresholds and Civil Penalty Amounts for 2009
12 Jan 2009 Claims Bar Dates in Lehman Brothers Inc. Liquidation Proceeding
5 Jan 2009 Opening the Vault: Banking Sector Liberalization in India
2009 Identify or define? Reflections on the evolution of the concept of investment in ICSID practice
2009 Centre international pour le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements (CIRDI), Chronique des sentences arbitrales
31 Dec 2008 NAIC Adopts Reinsurance Regulatory Modernization Framework
31 Dec 2008 ‘Biwater,’ Classic Investment Bases: Input, Risk, Duration
30 Dec 2008 Privately Held Companies and Share Buy-Back / Société non-cotées et rachat d’action
22 Dec 2008 Legislative Response to the Residential Mortgage Crisis
19 Dec 2008 Italian Listed Companies Become Less Contestable
19 Dec 2008 Governmental Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Responses (v3)
19 Dec 2008 Extortionate Demands Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
18 Dec 2008 Siemens Agrees to Largest Settlement in History of FCPA
17 Dec 2008 Potential restrictions on foreign investment in German companies: The reform of foreign trade legislation in Germany
17 Dec 2008 Arbitration with Chinese Parties
10 Dec 2008 Understanding and Dealing with Unsponsored ADR Programs
10 Dec 2008 Overview of Global Clampdown on Short Selling (v4)
2 Dec 2008 U.S. Treasury Proposes Changes to Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
26 Nov 2008 Governmental Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Responses (v2)
25 Nov 2008 Update: Expiration of Shelf Registration Statements Begins December 1, 2008 — Filing Deadline November 28, 2008
24 Nov 2008 US and European Insurance/Reinsurance Issues Arising Out of the Credit Market Turmoil
18 Nov 2008 Expiration of Shelf Registration Statements begins December 1, 2008
18 Nov 2008 Composition and Production of Packaging / Composition et fabrication des emballages, futurs déchets
14 Nov 2008 Dealings with UK Banks – new issues for their creditors
12 Nov 2008 Government Assistance to the Financial Sector: an Overview of the Global Response
Fall 2008 ProActive Newsletter
11 Nov 2008 Global Clampdown on Short Selling: an Overview (v3)
10 Nov 2008 Corporate governance and directors’ duties
November 2008 Short Sale update: SEC extends emergency actions through temporary and final rulemaking; short selling ban expires
27 Oct 2008 The Reform of Financial Assistance in Italy
24 Oct 2008 Global Clampdown on Short Selling: an Overview (v2)
23 Oct 2008 Government Guarantees of Bank Securities: Issues under the U.S. Federal Securities Laws and the Prospectus Directive
23 Oct 2008 China's New Monopoly Law Comes Into Effect: M&A Deals Subject to New Filing Thresholds
22 Oct 2008 Investing into India
21 Oct 2008 Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
21 Oct 2008 Financial Institutions in a Time of Global Market Turbulence
21 Oct 2008 Executive Compensation Under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008: A First Take on the Guidance
17 Oct 2008 Global Clampdown on Short Selling: an Overview
16 Oct 2008 US Project Finance Chapter in Getting the Deal Through
16 Oct 2008 Key Tax Provisions in the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008 and the Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008
14 Oct 2008 US and European Insurance/Reinsurance Issues Arising Out of the Credit Market Turmoil
14 Oct 2008 Market Disruptions Present Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Pension Plan Sponsors and Plan Fiduciaries
14 Oct 2008 Hexion v. Huntsman Decision from Delaware Chancery – Clarifies “Material Adverse Effect” and “Knowing and Intentional” Standards under Delaware Law; Orders Broad Injunctive Relief to Huntsman
10 Oct 2008 Treasury Considers Role for Private Investors in Economic Stabilization Plan and Provides Guidance on Selection of Asset Managers and Financial Agents
8 Oct 2008 Short Sale Update: Emergency order banning the short selling of securities of certain financial institutions to expire
6 Oct 2008 The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
3 Oct 2008 Executive Compensation under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
2 Oct 2008 Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Public Offerings of Securities in the United States
1 Oct 2008 Where do we stand?
25 Sep 2008 SEC Shortens the Form 20-F Filing Deadline from Six Months to Four Months after Fiscal Year-End and Adopts Amendments to Disclosure Requirements for Foreign Issuers
24 Sep 2008 FSA’s measures against short selling – a briefing note
23 Sep 2008 SEC Provides Guidance and Adopts Amendments to the Cross-Border Tender Offer, Exchange Offer and Business Combination Rules and Beneficial Ownership Reporting Rules for Certain Foreign Institutions
22 Sep 2008 Short Sale Update
10 Sep 2008 SEC Adopts Amendments to Foreign Private Issuer Registration
10 Sep 2008 New Enforcement Guidelines for Economic Sanctions Violations
8 Sep 2008 German Risk Limitation Act Enacted
28 Aug 2008 SEC Adopts Amendments to Foreign Private Issuer Registration and Certain Disclosure Requirements, Exemptions for Cross-Border Business Combinations/ Rights Offerings and Beneficial Ownership Reporting Rules, as well as Approving the Issuance of a Proposal for U.S. Issuers to Use IFRS
Fall 2008 Show Me the Money: Another Look at Postpetition Interest in Solvent Debtor Chapter 11 Cases
8 Aug 2008 SEC Issues Interpretive Release on Use of Company Websites
8 Aug 2008 M&A Alert: Walter E. Ryan, Jr. v. Lyondell Chemical Company, et al.
1 Aug 2008 HEART Act Requires Immediate Action by Qualified Plan Sponsors
31 Jul 2008 SEC to Issue Interpretive Release on Use of Company Websites
July/August 2008 Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Involuntary Chapter 11 Case Brought by Holders of U.S. Bonds in Deference to Argentine Reorganization
Summer 2008 ProActive Newsletter
22 Jul 2008 Increasing Uncertainty of Foreign Investors Regarding Investment Protection in Latin America
22 Jul 2008 Business Benefits
21 Jul 2008 Update: Emergency SEC Order Places Temporary Additional Restrictions on the Short Sale of Certain Financial Institution Securities—SEC amendment and guidance provide additional information for market participants
21 Jul 2008 SEC Proposed Rule – Modernization of the Oil and Gas Reporting Requirements
21 Jul 2008 Asset forfeiture hits the suites
18 July 2008 M&A Alert: CA, Inc. v. AFSCME Employees Pension Plan
17 Jul 2008 Emergency SEC Order Places Temporary Additional Restrictions on the Short Sale of Certain Financial Institution Securities
9 Jul 2008 SEC Proposes Amendments to the Exemptions Available to Certain Non-U.S. Broker-Dealers under Rule 15a-6
2008 Negative Effect of Competence-Competence: The Rule of Priority in Favor of the Arbitrators
2008 Effectiveness of Arbitral Awards, State Immunity from Execution and Autonomy of State Entities: Three Incompatible Principles
5 Jun 2008 Anti-Arbitration Trends in Latin America
July 2008 Major Tax Changes for Expatriates: Congress Finally Passes an Exit Tax
27 Jun 2008 M&A Alert: In re Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc.
26 Jun 2008 Book-Entry Deposit Procedures for Certain Offerings by Non-U.S. Issuers under Section 3(c)(7) of the Investment Company Act
25 Jun 2008 China Brochure
23 Jun 2008 M&A Alert: CSX Corporation v. The Children’s Investment Fund Management (UK) LLP, et al.
20 Jun 2008 Federal District Court in New York Holds that Hedge Fund Activists Should Have Disclosed Ownership of Stock Underlying Equity Swaps
18 Jun 2008 Emergency UK provisions requiring disclosure of short positions in relation to rights issues in UK-listed companies
17 Jun 2008 Implications of Decision in CSX Case regarding Equity
June 2008 Guidelines for Directors in Change-of-Control Transactions
May/June 2008 Insolvency Proceedings of Cayman Islands Chartered Investment Funds Engaged Only in Off-Shore Business Not Entitled to Recognition Under Bankruptcy Code Chapter 15
2 Jun 2008 M&A Alert: Schoon v. Troy Corp.
14 May 2008 SEC Proposes Amendments to the Cross-Border Tender Offer, Exchange Offer and Business Combination Rules and Beneficial Ownership Reporting Rules for Certain Foreign Institutions
8 May 2008 M&A Alert: Proposed SEC Rule Changes – Cross-Border Tender Offers, Exchange Offers and Business Combinations
Spring 2008 ProActive Newsletter
May 2008 Termination Premiums Under ERISA Held To Be Dischargeable Prepetition Claims
May 2008 Find a Career, Not a Job
1 May 2008 Are the Sentencing Guidelines More Than ‘Advisory’?
May 2008 Non-U.S. Banks Are Target of Recent Economic Actions by U.S. Government
Spring 2008 New Law Heightens Scrutiny of Foreign Acquisitions of U.S. Companies
April 2008 Report from SIFMA’s 40th Annual Compliance and Legal Division Seminar: FINRA Officials Provide an Update on the NASD – NYSE Merger
Winter 2008 Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Newsletter: Bankruptcy & Reorganization Focus
27 Mar 2008 At the Close of the Investigation that Started It All, an Update on FINRA’s Gift and Entertainment Rulemaking
21 Mar 2008 SEC Mandates Electronic Filing of Form D
14 Mar 2008 SEC Proposes to Revise the Rule 12g3-2(b) Foreign Private Issuer Exemption from Registration and Reporting under the Exchange Act
5 Mar 2008 SEC Proposes Changes to Form 20-F Filing Deadline and Disclosure Requirements for Foreign Issuers
5 Mar 2008 Oneida Ltd. v. PBGC Establishes Dischargeability of Post-Bankruptcy ERISA Obligations
1 Mar 2008 Calyon New York Branch v American Home Mortgage, Corp. (In re American Home Mortgage, Inc.): Bankruptcy Court Identifies Limits of Safe Harbour Provisions Applicable to Mortgage Loan Repurchase Agreements
28 Feb 2008 U.S. Treasury Warns Financial Institutions of “Deceptive Practices” by Iranian Banks
15 Feb 2008 SEC Changes When Restricted and Control Securities Can Be Sold in the Public Market
13 Feb 2008 Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
13 Feb 2008 Practical Law Company: US Corporate Governance and Directors’ Duties Crossborder Handbook
13 Feb 2008 Practical Law Company: US Equity & Debt Capital Markets Crossborder Handbook
1 Feb 2008 Separation and Oversight: A Matter of Checks and Balances
30 Jan 2008 Revised HSR Act Thresholds
Winter 2008 ProActive Newsletter
22 Jan 2008 Non-U.S. Banks Are Target of Recent Economic Actions by U.S. Government
9 Jan 2008 DOL Pushes to Require Greater Fee Disclosure by Investment Managers and Other Plan Service Providers
3 Jan 2008 Commission Adopts Exemptions from Exchange Act Registration Requirements for Compensatory Employee Stock Options
1 Jan 2008 French Regulations on Solar Energies / Les réglementations françaises en matière d’énergies solaires
1 Jan 2008 Eyes on Your Bribe
2008 Centre international pour le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements (CIRDI), Chronique des sentences arbitrales
2008 Aspects philosophiques du droit de l’arbitrage international
20 Dec 2007 New Bankruptcy Rules Seek to Rein In First Day Relief, Protect Creditors’ Rights
19 Dec 2007 Rule 12b-1 Reform: A Look Back (and Ahead) as the SEC Digests Over 1,400 Pro-12b-1 Comment Letters
4 Dec 2007 FINRA regulation of corporate financing: FINRA amends rule change proposals to NASD Corporate Financing Rule 2710 and Conflict of Interest Rule 2720
29 Nov 2007 SEC Adopts Several Measures Intended to Modernize and Improve its Capital Raising and Reporting Regulations
9 Nov 2007 Investment entities — new London Listing Rules and introduction of London Specialist Fund Market
30 Oct 2007 Short Sales: SEC Adopts Amendments to Rule 105 of Regulation M, Including Important Exceptions For Purchasers
25 Oct 2007 Criminalization Of Noncompliance: How Do GC’s Protect Their Companies and Themselves?
10 Oct 2007 Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
4 Oct 2007 The Representations of International Arbitration
19 Sep 2007 District Court Ruling Provides Protection for Bankruptcy Claims Purchasers: Springfield Associates, L.L.C. v. Enron Corp.
18 Sep 2007 Think Before You Click
13 Sep 2007 IRS Extends Documentary Compliance Deadline Under Section 409A Through 2008
22 Aug 2007 Company Tax Reform Act 2008
17 Aug 2007 SEC Adopts Rule Prohibiting Fraud by Investment Advisers to Pooled Investment Vehicles
9 Aug 2007 SEC Approves Minor Amendments to FINRA “New Issue” Rule 2790 Relating to IPO Directed Share Programs
1 Jul 2007 Distress Termination of Pension Plans Under ERISA: Managing the Risks Associated With Non-Debtor Foreign Affiliates
24 July 2007 French Regulations on Legionella Prevention / Prévenir le risque légionelle
2 Jul 2007 12b-1 Roundtable Signals Changes Ahead for Important Fund Industry Rule
26 Jun 2007 The Denunciation of the ICSID Convention
11 Jun 2007 How does an employer change terms and conditions of employment following a transaction?
Spring 2007 Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Newsletter: Bankruptcy & Reorganization Focus
4 Jun 2007 Investment Company “Status”: Presto Case Reduces Pressure on 40% Test Failures
29 May 2007 Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Issues New Arbitration Rules and Fee Arrangements
24 May 2007 Investment in China and its Legal Protection
27 Apr 2007 The SEC's Latest Hedge Fund Rulemaking: More Than 600 Comments Later...
31 Mar 2007 Occupational Illnesses Due to Asbestos Exposure: Indemnification Regimes in France / Gestion et indemnisation des travailleurs victimes de l’amiante
11 Apr 2007 Trade Highlights
5 Apr 2007 SEC Adopts Changes to Its Rules Permitting Foreign Private Issuers to Deregister and Terminate Periodic Reporting Obligations
5 Apr 2007 G-REITs - Client Publication
5 Apr 2007 Extent of Court Review of Public Policy
21 Mar 2007 SEC Proposed Revisions to Rule 105: Short Selling in Connection with a Public Offering
21 Mar 2007 SEC Adopts Rules to Modernize its Exchange Act Deregistration and Termination of Reporting Rules for Foreign Private Issuers
20 Feb 2007 Compliance Program Annual Reviews – The Second Season
17 Feb 2007 Antitrust Update for the Investment Industry: Don't forget Competition Laws When Structuring Consortia
February 2007 German Annual Tax Act 2007
23 Jan 2007 Revised HSR Act Thresholds
22 Jan 2007 SEC Proposes Rules Prohibiting Fraud by Investment Advisers and Creating a New Category of Accredited Investor
19 Jan 2007 New UK Rules Relating to the Disclosure of Certain Interests in Major Shareholdings in Listed Companies
9 Jan 2007 SEC Reproposes Changes to Its Rules Permitting Foreign Private Issuers to Deregister and Terminate Periodic Reporting Obligations
Winter 2007 ProActive Newsletter
January 2007 Commission Revises Disclosure Rules for Equity Awards
2007 Souveraineté et autonomie: réflexions sur les représentations de l’arbitrage international
2007 La jurisprudence de la Cour de cassation en matière d’arbitrage international
2007 Anti-Suit Injunctions Issued by Arbitrators
Winter 2006 The Rising Tide – Flood Insurance in an Active Hurricane Era
14 Dec 2006 SEC Votes to Repropose Changes to its Exchange Act Deregistration Rules for Foreign Private Issuers and Proposes 404 Guidance and Rule Changes
Fall 2006 Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Newsletter: Bankruptcy & Reorganization Focus
December 2006 The Scope and Timing of Discovery in Antitrust Class Action Litigation
30 Nov 2006 ProActive Newsletter
November 2006 SEC Approves Amendments to Tender Offer "Best-Price" Rule
1 Nov 2006 Green Certificates / Les certificats verts
October 2006 SEC Approves Changes to NYSE Rule 312(f) Relating to Recommendation by NYSE Member Firms of Affiliate Securities
5 Oct 2006 The UK's New Age Discrimination Laws
5 Oct 2006 SEC Both Amends Rule 22c-2 and Delays Compliance Date
5 Oct 2006 ICC Pre-Arbitral Referee: A Procedure Into Its Stride
4 Oct 2006 NASD Proposes Major Changes to Rule 2720 Governing Conflicts of Interest Between Underwriters and Issuers
1 Oct 2006 In re French: Extraterritorial Application of the US Bankruptcy Code's Fraudulent Conveyance Provisions
30 Sep 2006 French Regulations on Wind Turbines / Aperçu sur la réglementation applicable aux éoliennes
21 Sep 2006 Arbitration - Practitioners' Compendium Provides a Practical Perspective on German Arbitration Law
3 Oct 2006 Global Diversity Brochure
19 Sep 2006 United States Securities Law: A Practical Guide
Aug/Sep 2006 Third Circuit Holds that Negligent Conduct Is Not a Basis for a Claim of Deepening Insolvency and Cautions Against a Broad Reading of Precedent Recognizing the Theory
1 Sep 2006 Structuring of Foreign Investment to Avail of Investment Treaty Protection
1 Sep 2006 NYSE Has Eliminated Annual Report Distribution Requirement
September 2006 BB-Handbuch/Bücher des Betriebs-Beraters
22 Aug 2006 SEC and CESR Launch Work Plan Focused on Financial Reporting
18 Aug 2006 NASD and NYSE Issue Joint Interpretive Guidance on Fixed Income Research
August 2006 Commission Overhauls Executive Compensation Disclosure Rules
14 Aug 2006 Trade Highlights, Volume 2, Number 2
1 Aug 2006 The American Lawyer A-List
August 2006 Public Policy and Corruption in International Arbitration: A Perspective for Russian-Related Disputes
1 Aug 2006 Limitations on States' Sovereign Immunity in Bankruptcy: Impact of the Supreme Court's Katz Decision
1 Aug 2006 "Fighting for Redemption in Rwanda"
31 Jul 2006 SEC Requires Enhanced Disclosures of Dealings with Disfavored Countries
31 Jul 2006 Final Rulings on Costs: Loser Pays All?
17 Jul 2006 Practical Law Company: Equity Capital Markets 2006/07
10 Jul 2006 "U.K. Real Estate Investment Trusts: What Taxpayers Need to Know"
7 Jul 2006 SEC Relaxes 1940 Act Fund of Funds Rules but Requires New Fee and Expense Disclosures
1 Jul 2006 Sarbanes-Oxley: The Next Step
2006 Obligations of Issuers with Full Listings – US/EEA Comparative Review
13 Jun 2006 Third Circuit Holds that Negligent Conduct Is Not a Basis for a Claim of Deepening Insolvency and Cautions Against a Broad Reading of Precedent Recognizing the Theory
Spring 2006 Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Newsletter: Bankruptcy & Reorganization Focus
15 May 2006 NASD Revises Proposals to Amend the Corporate Financing Rules with Respect to Regulation of Shelf Offerings
1 May 2006 ProActive Newsletter
19 Apr 2006 NASD Extends the Effective Date of the Uniform Branch Office Definition for Broker-Dealers, and Issues Joint Guidance on Branch Office Issues
6 Apr 2006 Implementation in France of the Takeover Directive and the New French Poison Pill: How Does it Affect Defensive Measures Available to French Companies?
4 Apr 2006 Asset Securitisation and Synthetic Structures: Innovations in the European Credit Markets
27 Mar 2006 Navigating the Brier Patch
22 Mar 2006 Document Destruction and Obstruction of Justice: Why Arthur Andersen Doesn’t Matter
22 Mar 2006 Commission Proposes Overhaul of Executive Compensation Disclosure Rules
8 Mar 2006 SEC Proposes Amendments to New Rule 22c-2
3 Mar 2006 Fair and Equitable Treatment - A Comparative International Law Approach
1 Mar 2006 Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
13 Feb 2006 New Law Limits Ability of Distressed Companies to Shed Pension Liabilities in Bankruptcy
1 Feb 2006 Trade Highlights
1 Feb 2006 Post-Closing Apportionments: The Escalation Trap
1 Feb 2006 How Does Your Company Compare? Corporate Governance Practices of the Leading US Companies
1 Feb 2006 Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Newsletter: Bankruptcy & Reorganization Focus
1 Feb 2006 Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Broker-Dealers: Treasury Department Publishes Final Rules Implementing Section 312 of the Patriot Act Relating to Foreign Correspondent Accounts and Private Banking Accounts
19 Jan 2006 SEC Proposes Revisions to Related Person, Director Independence and Employment Arrangement Disclosure
18 Jan 2006 New Law Amends Tax Rules Affecting Deferred Compensation Plans with Offshore Trusts
17 Jan 2006 SEC Proposes Overhaul Of Executive Compensation Disclosure Rules
6 Jan 2006 NYSE Proposes Changes to Its Corporate Governance Rules
1 Jan 2006 UK Real Estate Investment Trusts
1 Jan 2006 Trends in the Corporate Governance Practices of the 100 Largest US Public Companies
2006 Reflections on the Use of Anti-Suit Injunctions in International Arbitration
1 Jan 2006 ProActive Newsletter
1 Jan 2006 NASD extends deadline for CEO Certification under Rule 3013, and requires firms that rely on the “limited size and resources” exception to notify NASD
1 Jan 2006 M&A Practice Newsletter “M&A Focus”
1 Jan 2006 M&A Brochure
2006 Investment and Investors Covered by the Energy Charter Treaty
1 Jan 2006 Delta and Northwest: U.S. Airline Bankruptcies Focus on Labor
1 Jan 2006 Corporate Counsel Magazine: A Disney Tale
21 Dec 2005 SEC Sets New Deadlines for Accelerated and Large Accelerated Filers
19 Dec 2005 Securities Litigation: 'Scheme' Theory Evolves Under Rule 10b-5
14 Dec 2005 SEC Announces Proposed Deregistration Rule For Foreign Private Issuers
1 Dec 2005 Securities Offering Reform 2005 (covers SEC Staff Transition Guidance and SEC Staff Questions and Answers)
1 Dec 2005 SEC Approves NASD and NYSE Uniform Branch Office Definition for Broker-Dealers
1 Dec 2005 Prima Facie Review of Existence, Validity of Arbitration Agreement
1 Dec 2005 International Trade In Banking Services and the Role of the WTO
20 Nov 2005 Rising Rates For Real Estate: Interest Rate Hedge Agreements Can Help
20 Oct 2005 The Trademark Reporter: Revisiting Initial Interest Confusion on the Internet
20 Oct 2005 Financial Strength as a Relevant Criterion in EC Merger Analysis: A Search for Meaning
20 Oct 2005 M&A Practice Newsletter “M&A Focus”
13 Oct 2005 The New Paradigm for Deferred Compensation: Treasury and IRS Rewrite the Rules of the Road in Sweeping Regulations Interpreting Section 409A
12 Oct 2005 A Comparative Analysis of the Arbitrability of Intellectual Property Validity and Infringement Disputes: An American Perspective
12 Oct 2005 A Comparative Analysis of State Court Proceedings Regarding Intellectual Property Rights: An American Perspective on Related Cross-Border Strategies
6 Oct 2005 Treaty-Based Jurisdiction: Broad Dispute Resolution Clauses
1 Oct 2005 SEC Approves NASD and NYSE Uniform Branch Office Definition for Broker-Dealers
1 Oct 2005 Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
Fall 2005 Chapter 11 Plan, Exclusivity and its Timing, as well as other Significant Reorganization Aspects Affected by the New Amendments to the Bankruptcy Code
30 Sep 2005 The Globalization of REITs: New Challenges and Opportunities
30 Sep 2005 The American Lawyer Pro Bono Report
30 Sep 2005 The American Lawyer A-List
30 Sep 2005 Recent Developments in Employee Benefits
28 Sep 2005 SEC Proposes to Maintain Current Accelerated Filer Deadlines
28 Sep 2005 SEC Extends Until 2007 Internal Control Deadline for Non-Accelerated Filers
19 Sep 2005 Regulation FD Siebel Systems Case Dismissed
19 Sep 2005 Estoppel Certificates: Deceptively Complex
1 Sep 2005 Arbitrators and Illegality: The Challenge of Determining the Proper Applicable Law
26 Aug 2005 Substantive Consolidation Rejected by Third Circuit in Chapter 11 Cases of Owens Corning and its Subsidiaries
17 Aug 2005 In re Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc.: Second Circuit’s Review of “X-Clause” Interpretations and Nondebtor Releases in Plans of Reorganization
Summer 2005 ProActive Newsletter
1 Aug 2005 SEC Approves Amendments to NASD “New Issue Rule” 2790
1 Aug 2005 M&A Practice Newsletter "M&A Focus"
21 Jul 2005 Shearman & Sterling 2005 Annual Review
21 Jul 2005 SEC Adopts Streamlined Procedures for Delisting Securities
1 Jul 2005 State Pension Fund Sovereign Immunity – Implications For Real Estate Private Equity Funds
1 Jul 2005 Arbitral Forum Shopping
1 Jul 2005 Amendments to NASD and NYSE Research Rules Prohibiting Research Analyst Participation in Road Shows Take Effect
29 Jun 2005 SEC Adopts Securities Act Reform Proposals
22 Jun 2005 SEC to vote June 29 on Securities Act Reform
20 May 2005 Graduate Recruitment Brochure
2 Jun 2005 Establishing Jurisdiction Through a Most-Favored-Nation Clause
1 Jun 2005 New York’s Highest Court Finds That An Issuer’s Complaint Against An Underwriter Alleging Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Is Viable
2005 Graduate Recruitment Application Form 2005
19 May 2005 SEC Staff Comment Letters and Filer Responses Available on EDGAR
18 May 2005 SEC Staff and PCAOB Issue Guidance on Internal Control Implementation
9 May 2005 Trade Highlights
2 May 2005 Tyson Foods and Former Tyson Chairman Settle SEC Action
1 May 2005 Dispute Resolution: Finding the Perfect Fit
30 Apr 2005 Trade Highlights
30 Apr 2005 Show Me The Money – Compensation Committees Face new Scrutiny -
30 Apr 2005 ProActive Newsletter
29 Apr 2005 Supreme Court Rejects Price Inflation Theory of Loss Causation in Dura
20 Apr 2005 SEC Amends Form 20-F to Facilitate Transition to IFRS
20 Apr 2005 Bankruptcy Code Amendments - Principal Real Estate Provisions
19 Apr 2005 Impact of the 2005 Bankruptcy Amendments on Chapter 11
14 Apr 2005 SEC Roundtable on Internal Control Reporting PCAOB to Issue Guidance By May 16
14 Apr 2005 SEC Issues Guidance on Regulation M and IPO Allocations
7 Apr 2005 Energy Charter Treaty: International Centre for Settlement Decision
6 Apr 2005 PCAOB Proposes to Allow Auditors To Report on the Elimination of a Material Weakness
1 Apr 2005 SEC Deregistration – A Growing Trend?
1 Apr 2005 Recent Trends and Patterns in FCPA Enforcement
28 Mar 2005 M&A Practice Newsletter “M&A Focus”
28 Mar 2005 SEC Settled First FD Enforcement Action for Reaffirmation of Earnings Guidance
28 Mar 2005 SEC Releases Guidance on Application of New Equity Compensation Accounting Rules
28 Mar 2005 Implementing and Reviewing SEC-Mandated Compliance Programs
26 Mar 2005 Arbitral Tribunals and Illegal Conduct of the Parties
17 Mar 2005 SEC Highlights Potential Liability for Misleading Contractual Provisions in SEC Disclosure Documents
7 Mar 2005 SEC Staff Issues Annual Report Reminders
3 Mar 2005 SEC Grants One Year 404 Extension to Non-Accelerated Filers and Foreign Private Issuers
1 Mar 2005 SEC Regulation SHO Takes Effect, Implementing a Mixed Bag of Changes to Short Sale Rules
1 Mar 2005 MTNs and the EU-Changes to the Rules
1 Feb 2005 Revised HSR Act Thresholds
1 Feb 2005 Political Risk Insurance: A Valuable Product?
1 Feb 2005 Nasdaq Proposed Rule Change Affecting Foreign Private issuers
(Became immediately effective March 3, 2005)
1 Jan 2005 The WorldCom and Enron Directors' Settlements
1 Jan 2005 The UK Heavy Rail Industry – Back On Track?
1 Jan 2005 Securities Offering Reform Proposals
1 Jan 2005 Managing the Regulatory Risk in Global Deals
2005 La reconnaissance, en droit suisse, de la seconde moitié du principe d’effet négatif de la compétence-compétence
2005 Investment Treaty Arbitration and Jurisdiction over Contractual Claims—The SGS Cases Considered
14 Dec 2004 U.S. Securities Law Issues in Non-U.S. M&A Transactions
14 Dec 2004 Treasury and IRS Release Guidance for Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans
14 Dec 2004 Tax Changes For Individual Expatriates – The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 -
14 Dec 2004 M&A Practice Group Newsletter “M&A Focus”
14 Dec 2004 Environmental Practice Briefing - Developments in Historic Contamination Liability and Cleanup Schemes in the United States
7 Dec 2004 NYSE Amends Its Corporate Governance Rules
6 Dec 2004 SEC Issues Form 8-K FAQs
6 Dec 2004 SEC Acts to Ease 404 Deadline for Smaller Accelerated Filers
1 Dec 2004 When is Equivalence not Equivalent: Non-EU issuers and the EU
1 Dec 2004 Section 304 of the US Bankruptcy Code: Current Developments
1 Dec 2004 SEC Approves NASD Rule Requiring Brokers and Dealers to Appoint a Chief Compliance Officer, and Requiring Annual Certification of Firm Policies and Procedures
18 Nov 2004 SEC Delays for One Year the Accelerated Periodic Report Deadlines
27 Oct 2004 SEC Unveils Securities Act Reform Proposals
27 Oct 2004 Extensive Changes for Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Arrangements - The American Job Creation Act of 2004
27 Oct 2004 Deadlines and Developments Affecting Employee Benefit Plans
27 Oct 2004 Brazil’s Challenge
14 Oct 2004 SEC Proposed Amendments to Regulation M
1 Oct 2004 U.K. Department of Trade and Industry Proposes New Regulations on the Operating and Financial Review and Director’s Report
27 Sep 2004 What China's bankruptcy reform means for creditors
27 Sep 2004 United States V. Oracle
27 Sep 2004 Proposed Treasury Regulations Address Post-Signing Date Stock Value Fluctuations
27 Sep 2004 NYSE Proposes to Amend Its Corporate Governance Rules
27 Sep 2004 M&A Practice Group Newsletter “M&A Focus”
27 Sep 2004 Hedge Fund Compliance with ERISA 25 % Limit
21 Sep 2004 Broken Windows?
23 Aug 2004 The U.S. Supreme Court Interprets the Alien Tort Statute – A Preliminary Analysis of the Recent Sosa Decision
23 Aug 2004 Reminder: SEC Amendments Expanding and Accelerating Form 8-K Filings Become Effective on August 23, 2004
23 Aug 2004 Investment Adviser Code of Ethics Rule
23 Aug 2004 Environmental Practice Briefing - Developers to Benefit from New York Brownfield Redevelopment Tax Incentives
23 Aug 2004 Mirant Corp. v. Potomac Electric Power Co. — Fifth Circuit Rules That Federal Power Act Does Not Preclude Chapter 11 Debtor From Rejecting Executory Power Contracts
16 Aug 2004 U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Trademark “Fair Use”
1 Aug 2004 Selected Issues Regarding the Formation and Registration of United States Broker-Dealers
1 Jul 2004 U.S. Gets Tough On Price Fixing
1 Jul 2004 U.S. Congress gets tough on Price-Fixing
1 Jul 2004 SEC To Make Staff Comment Letters and Filer Responses Available to Public
1 Jul 2004 SEC and PCAOB Issue Internal Controls Guidance
1 Jun 2004 Review of U.S. Securities Compliance Regime for Share Schemes of Foreign Private Issuers
1 Jun 2004 NASD and NYSE Issue Second “Joint Memorandum” Regarding Research Rules
25 May 2004 SEC Clarifies Issues Regarding Reporter Issuer Repurchases of Equity Securities Pursuant to Employee Compensation Plans
24 May 2004 Till v. SCS Credit Corp. — U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Application of Contract Rate to Deferred Cram Down Payments
28 Apr 2004 Working With Real Estate Appraisals in the United States – Tips on Appraising an Appraisal
28 Apr 2004 The New European Merger Regulation
28 Apr 2004 SEC Adopts Final Rule on Foreign Bank Exemption From the Insider Lending Prohibition of Exchange Act Section 13(k)
28 Apr 2004 Environmental Practice Briefing - European Union: Directive on Environmental Liability Enacted
28 Apr 2004 A Practical Guide for the Compensation Committee: Ten Steps to Success
16 Apr 2004 SEC Expands and Accelerates Form 8-K Filing
16 Apr 2004 SEC Adopts Major Changes to NASD Corporate Financing Rule
1 Apr 2004 NASD Reissues Proposals to Amend the Corporate Financing Rule With Respect to Regulation of Shelf Offerings
30 Mar 2004 SEC Proposes Amendments to Form 20-F to Facilitate Transition to International Financial Reporting Standards
30 Mar 2004 Possible Refund Opportunity for FICA and FUTA Taxes on Involuntary Severance Payments in RIFs
30 Mar 2004 German License Requirement for Cross-Border Banking and Financial Services
30 Mar 2004 Compliance Programs of Investment Companies and Investment Advisers
17 Mar 2004 SEC Roundtable on Proposed Security Holder Director Nomination Rules
17 Mar 2004 Play With Your Own Mates
11 Mar 2004 SEC Votes to Adopt Rules to Expand and Accelerate Form 8-K Filings
26 Feb 2004 The EU Prospectus Directive – Consequences for Employee Share Plans -
26 Feb 2004 SEC Extends Internal Control Reports Compliance Date for Certain Filers (Calendar Year-End Companies Unaffected)
16 Jan 2004 SEC Issues MD&A Interpretive Guidance
2004 The Role of the Arbitrator in Determining the Applicable Law
2004 The ICC Pre-Arbitral Referee: First Practical Experiences
2004 The Extent of Review of the Applicable Law in Investment Treaty Arbitration
2004 L’interférence des juridictions du siège dans le déroulement de l’arbitrage
1 Jan 2004 In re Global Crossing Ltd. Securities Litigation: Liability For Fairness Options
2004 Il est interdit d’interdire: réflexions sur l’utilisation des anti-suit injunctions dans l’arbitrage commercial international
1 Jan 2004 How Plans to Curb Spinning Could Wrong-Foot Banks
22 Dec 2003 The International Comparative Legal Guide to: International Arbitration 2004 -A Practical Insight to Cross-Border International Arbitration Work-
22 Dec 2003 SEC Issues New MD&A Interpretive Release
22 Dec 2003 Environmental Practice Briefing - United States Wetlands Developments
1 Dec 2003 SEC Adopts Disclosure Rules Relating to Director Nominations and Security Holder Communications with the Board
1 Dec 2003 SEC Adopts Amendments to Safe Harbor Rule Governing Issuer Share Repurchases and Adopts New Issuer Share Repurchase Disclosure Requirements
1 Dec 2003 NASD Reissues Proposed Rule Governing IPO Allocations and Distributions
5 Nov 2003 SEC Approves NYSE and NASDAQ Corporate Governance Standards
5 Nov 2003 NASDAQ Further Revises its Corporate Governance Proposals
3 Nov 2003 With the Madrid Protocol, the Trademark One-Stop Shop is Here
3 Nov 2003 SEC Proposes Rules Allowing Shareholders Access to the Company’s Proxy
1 Nov 2003 The EU Prospectus Directive –Home Member State for Non-EU Users-
1 Nov 2003 New Rules Regarding Communications With the Public by Brokers and Dealers Take Effect
1 Nov 2003 New German Investment Modernization Act Passed by the German Bundestag
15 Oct 2003 NYSE Revises Proposals on Corporate Governance
8 Oct 2003 SEC Open Meeting: SEC Votes to Propose Amendments to Increase Shareholder Access to the Proxy
1 Oct 2003 New German Rules for Hedge Funds and Foreign Funds- Amended Proposals After Finance Committee Hearing-
1 Oct 2003 New Customer Identification Procedure Rules for Brokers and Dealers Take Effect
1 Oct 2003 NASD Rule 2790 Revises Restrictions on the Purchase and Sale of Initial Equity Public Offerings
15 Sep 2003 Reconsidering Initial Interest Confusion on the Internet
15 Sep 2003 Proposed Rule Changes to NASD Conduct Rule 2710 Substantially Alter Existing Practice
1 Sep 2003 The European Union Prospectus Directive
25 Aug 2003 Estate Planning: Gifts to Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts and Sales to Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts
25 Aug 2003 CFTC Adopts Significant Regulatory Relief for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors
18 Aug 2003 SEC Proposes Expanded Disclosure Relating to Director Nominations and Stockholder Communications with the Board
1 Aug 2003 SEC Approves Changes to NASD and NYSE Rules Relating to Research Analyst Conflicts of Interest
July 2003 Outsourcing: Its Often Disguised as M&A
22 Jul 2003 SEC Releases Staff Report on Shareholder Access to the Proxy
22 Jul 2003 Internal Revenue Service Issues Guidance on Popular Equity-Linked Financial Products
22 Jul 2003 In re Oracle Corp. Derivative Litigation: Possible Implications for Director Independence
7 Jul 2003 SEC Approves NYSE and Nasdaq Rules Requiring Shareholder Approval of Equity Compensation Plans
25 Jun 2003 Reduced Tax Rates for Dividends and Capital Gains
25 Jun 2003 Recent Developments Affecting the Administration of Employee Benefit Plans
25 Jun 2003 Final NYSE Rules Regarding Shareholder Approval of Equity Compensation Plans
25 Jun 2003 Environmental Practice Briefing - European Union: Recent Developments
19 Jun 2003 SEC Adopts Final Rules Relating to Internal Control Reports
5 Jun 2003 In re Walt Disney Company Derivative Litigation: Implications for Directors and Executives
5 Jun 2003 First Court Decision on Pre-Arbitral Referee
1 Jun 2003 Amendments to the Non-Cash Compensation Provisions of NASD Rule 2710 and Rule 2810
29 May 2003 SEC Adopts Final Rule on Improper Influence on the Conduct of Audits
6 May 2003 Update: Nasdaq Corporate Governance Rule Proposals
6 May 2003 Offshore Outsourcing: Opportunities and Risks
2 May 2003 SEC Adopts Finals Rule on Electronic Filing and Website and Website Posting of Section 16 Reports
1 May 2003 The U.S. Capital Markets: A Guide for Canadian Companies
20 Apr 2003 SEC Amendments to Books and Records and Records Requirements to Brokers and Dealers Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Take Effect –Accommodations made for State and SRO Regulation and Enforcement-
20 Apr 2003 Recent CFTC Rulemaking Notices and Regulatory Guidance
20 Apr 2003 Participation Pitfalls- Seven Question Every Mortgage Loan Participant Should Ask
20 Apr 2003 How China Netcom Used Chapter 11 For Its Telecoms Deal
20 Apr 2003 China’s M&A Roadmap: Part 2
14 Apr 2003 SEC Adopts Final Rule on Requirements for Listed Company Audit Committees
14 Apr 2003 Delaware Supreme Court Nullifies a “Locked-Up” Transaction
3 Apr 2003 Enforcement of Arbitral Awards – The Next “Noga” Episode
1 Apr 2003 NYSE Revises Proposals on Director Independence
1 Apr 2003 Approaches to the Application of Transnational Public Policy by Arbitrators
1 Mar 2003 The United States Accedes to the Madrid Protocol
1 Mar 2003 New Treasury Regulations Relating to Tax Shelters – Impact on Standard Confidentiality Agreements in M&A Transactions
1 Mar 2003 Final rule: Regulation AC
1 Mar 2003 China’s M&A Roadmap: Part 1
7 Feb 2003 SEC Adopts Final Auditor Independence Rules
7 Feb 2003 New Developments in Procedures for Book-Entry Deposit of Rule 144A Securities by Certain Issuers Relying on Section 3(c)(7) of the Investment Company Act
7 Feb 2003 Cutting edge - close up: How Grapes exported Chapter 11 prepackaged restructuring
6 Feb 2003 SEC Rules Relating to Non-GAAP Financial Measures: Special Considerations for Canadian Issuers
6 Feb 2003 “Vivendi” and Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration
4 Feb 2003 SEC Adopts Standards of Professional Conduct for Attorneys
3 Feb 2003 SEC Adopts Final Rules Relating to Disclosure of Off-Balance Sheet Arrangements and Aggregate Contractual Obligations
30 Jan 2003 SEC Adopts Rules Requiring Disclosure Relating to Audit Committee Financial Experts and Codes of Ethics
27 Jan 2003 SEC Adopts Final Rules Relating to Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
26 Jan 2003 SEC and DOL Adopt Final Rules on Insider Trades During Plan Blackout Periods and Accompanying Notice Requirements
10 Jan 2003 SEC Proposed Rule: Listing Standards Relating to Audit Committees under Sarbanes-Oxley
8 Jan 2003 SEC Open Meeting: SEC Votes to Propose Rules for Audit Committees Under Sarbanes-Oxley
1 Jan 2003 United States Real Estate Investment: The Contract Process
1 Jan 2003 United States Real Estate Investment
2003 The Meaning of ‘and’ in Article 42(1), Second Sentence, of the Washington Convention: The Role of International Law in the ICSID Choice of Law Process
2003 L’arbitrage sur le fondement des traités de protection des investissements
17 Dec 2002 SEC Proposes Auditor Independence Rules
27 Nov 2002 SEC Proposed Rules: Standards of Professional Conduct for Attorneys
14 Nov 2002 SEC Proposes Rules Relating to Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
14 Nov 2002 SEC Proposes Rules Relating to Disclosure of Off-Balance Sheet Arrangements, Contractual Obligations and Contingent Liabilities and Commitments
1 Nov 2002 California Enacts Corporate Disclosure Act
28 Oct 2002 SEC Proposes Rules Relating to Internal Control Reports, Codes of Ethics and Audit Committee Financial Experts
25 Oct 2002 SEC Proposed Rule: Improper Influence on Conduct of Audits
18 Oct 2002 SEC Votes to Propose Rules Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
1 Oct 2002 Commercial Real Estate Lending in the United States
13 Sep 2002 Acceleration of Forms 10-K and 10-Q to be Phased in Over Three Years
12 Sep 2002 NASD Proposes New IPO Allocation and Distribution Rules
10 Sep 2002 Nasdaq Board Approves New Corporate Governance Rule Proposals
4 Sep 2002 NYSE Submits New Corporate Governance Rules to the SEC
1 Sep 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: Special Considerations for Reporting Issuers that Use MJDS
30 Aug 2002 SEC Approves Accelerated Filing Deadlines for Section 16(a) Reports, Executive Officer Certification of Periodic Reports and Phase In of Accelerated Filing Deadlines for Periodic Reports
2 Aug 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 Highlights for Foreign Private Issuers
2 Aug 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
2 Aug 2002 NYSE Approves New Corporate Governance Rules
1 Aug 2002 Proposed Regulation AC
1 Jul 2002 SEC Orders CEO and CFO Written Certifications of Exchange Act Filings for 945 Large Public Companies
20 Jun 2002 United States: Development Moratoriums As Takings (The Supreme Court's Tahoe-Sierra Decision)
20 Jun 2002 SEC Proposes to Expand and Accelerate Form 8-K Filings
20 Jun 2002 SEC Proposes Executive Officer Certification of Forms 10-K and 10-Q Disclosures
1 Jun 2002 SEC Proposes Required Disclosure of “Critical Accounting Policies”
1 Jun 2002 SEC Mandates EDGAR Filing for Non-U.S. Issuers
1 Jun 2002 NYSE Task Force: Corporate Governance Recommendations
30 Apr 2002 Environmental Practice Briefing - United States: Superfund Liability Relief and Brownfields Law
2002 La lutte contre le financement du terrorisme international
2002 International Organisations and Immunity From Jurisdiction: To Restrict or To Bypass
6 Dec 2001 General Principles of Law—More Predictable After All?
1 Jun 2001 Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
2001 Transnational Law: A Legal System or a Method of Decision Making?
7 Mar 2000 The ‘Inherently Wrongful’ Doctrine in Federal Law
1 Jan 2000 The Commercial Leasing Process
1 Oct 1999 Lessee Liability for Environmental Contamination
Aug 1999 L’arbitrage international : la valeur patrimoniale de la clause d’arbitrage
1 Jul 1999 The Impact on Commercial Transactions of Environmental "Stigma Damages"
May 1999 Use of General Principles of International Law in International Long-Term Contracts
1999 The Enforcement of Awards Set Aside in the Country of Origin
1999 L’effet négatif de la compétence-compétence
1 Jan 1999 Federal Underground Storage Tank Compliance Deadline and EPA's Enforcement Strategy
1 Jan 1999 Corporate Headquarters Leasing: Getting Started
1 Jun 1998 Supreme Court Clarifies The Scope of Parent Corporation Liability for Cleanup of a Subsidiary's Contaminated Properties
1 Jan 1998 United States Real Estate Investment
1998 La restitution des avoirs juifs en déshérence sous l’angle du droit international public
1998 L’exécution des sentences annulées dans leur pays d’origine
1 Jun 1997 New Standards are in the Air: ASHRAE's Proposed Standard on Indoor Air Quality
1 Sep 1996 Lead-Based Paint Alert: Joint EPA/HUD Rule Imposes New Disclosure Duties on Sellers and Landlords
1 Sep 1996 Congress Provides Relief to Lenders and Fiduciaries From Environmental Cleanup Liability
1 Aug 1996 Contractual Allocation of Environmental Liabilities: Recent Developments and Practice Considerations
31 Mar 1996 ISO 14000: Potential Impacts on Environmental Practices of U.S. Companies
1995 Trente ans de Lex Mercatoria. Pour une application sélective de la méthode des principes généraux du droit
1995 Thirty Years of Lex Mercatoria: Towards the Selective Application of Transnational Rules
1991 La distinction des principes généraux du droit et des usages du commerce international
Your Results For: Shulman

7 Aug 2012 Shearman & Sterling Honored for Outstanding Pro Bono Litigation Work
27 Jul 2012 Shearman & Sterling Advises on Public Offering of Cheniere Energy
26 Jul 2012 Shearman & Sterling Advises Ardagh on Anchor Glass Acquisition and Financing
3 Jul 2012 Shearman & Sterling Advises Syniverse in Acquisition of MACH
20 Jun 2012 Shearman & Sterling Advises Viacom on Issuance of Senior Notes
6 Jun 2012 Shearman & Sterling Represents Media General in Financing Deal with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway
23 Mar 2012 Shearman & Sterling Represents Credit Suisse Securities (USA) in Cheniere Energy’s Public Offering of Common Stock


20 Mar 2012 Shearman & Sterling Advises ICE on Its Launch of Over-the-Counter Foreign Exchange Clearing
13 Jan 2012 Shearman & Sterling Advises on Registered Shelf Takedown of Senior Notes by AmeriGas in Connection with its Acquisition of Heritage Propane
17 Oct 2011 Shearman & Sterling Represents AmeriGas Partners in $2.9 Billion Acquisition
20 Sep 2011 Shearman & Sterling Represents GS Cell Site Holding LLC in Acquisition by Global Tower Partners
7 Apr 2011 Shearman & Sterling Represents Fenway Sports Management in LeBron James Sponsorship Deal and James's Acquisition of Minority Interest in Liverpool Football Club??
15 Dec 2010 Shearman & Sterling Advises on Bank/Bond for National Amusements, Inc.
18 Oct 2010 Shearman & Sterling Advises New England Sports Ventures on Acquisition of Liverpool Football Club
13 Oct 2010 Shearman & Sterling Represents Basic Chemical Solutions in Acquisition by Univar
28 Jul 2010 Shearman & Sterling Advises Health Grades on Acquisition by Vestar Capital Partners
17 May 2010 Shearman & Sterling Advises Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. on Acquisition by Universal Health Services, Inc.
May 2010 Sabel Named a 'Dealmaker of the Year' for Creation of ICE Trust
12 Nov 2009 Shearman & Sterling Advises on a Securitization Transaction by PDL BioPharma
15 Oct 2009 Shearman & Sterling Advises National Amusements in Sale of CBS, Viacom Stock
1 Oct 2009 Shearman & Sterling Advises Viacom Inc. in $550 Million Senior Notes Offering
30 Jul 2009 Shearman & Sterling Advises ICE Clear Europe on Launch of its European Credit Default Swaps Clearing
6 Mar 2009 Shearman & Sterling Advises IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. in its Acquisition of The Clearing Corporation and in its Formation of a Credit Default Swap Clearing House
29 May 2008 Shearman & Sterling Represents Viacom's MTV Networks on Action Sports Tour Transaction
15 Feb 2007 Boston Red Sox Investors Acquire 50% Stake in Roush Racing
17 Mar 2006 Viacom Sells DreamWorks Film Library
12 Dec 2005 Shearman & Sterling Advises Viacom on DreamWorks Acquisition
8 Jul 2005 Shearman & Sterling Advises Legg Mason on its $3.7 Billion Acquisition
27 Aug 2004 Credit and Financing for Ceradyne, Inc.

Overview
RelSci Relationships

2702

Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals Michael Shulman likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer at Altice USA, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Counsel at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former Managing Partner, Europe at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Arent Fox LLP

Relationship likelihood: Strong

In The News
The Lawyer
November 16, 2015
Special report: Offshore deals, Q3 2015
The Deal Pipeline
January 28, 2015
Songbird changes tune on Qatar, Brookfield bid
The Deal Pipeline
March 13, 2014
JetBlue sells LiveTV to Thales for $400M
The Deal Pipeline
August 6, 2013
Gosbee skates off with Phoenix Coyotes
Paths to Michael Shulman
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Michael Shulman
Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP
Education
LL.M

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

J.D.

Vanderbilt University campus in Nashville, Tennessee, the law school combines the advantages of a stimulating university community, a top-tier faculty, a small, carefully selected student body, and a vibrant, livable city. Known for offering a rigorous academic program in a collegial, supportive atmosphere, Vanderbilt Law School attracts law students and faculty seeking a first-rate academic institution that also affords an excellent quality of life. In 2002, the law school completed an extensive renovation and expansion project, and Vanderbilt now offers its students a state-of-the-art facility with wireless internet access throughout, situated on a park-like campus that is a national arboretum.

B.A.

The University of Chicago's Office of Investments (COI) is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. COI oversees the broad investment strategy and provides input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.COI's approach seeks to evaluate the investment strategy as an integrated part of the operating plans of the University rather than in isolation and focuses the the University's overall success, not investment returns. The endowment is well-diversified across a variety of asset classes, including global stocks and bonds, real estate, natural resources, private equity, absolute return strategies and protection (tail-hedging strategies). Asset class exposure is achieved primarily by selecting and engaging external managers. COI manages the global macro and the overlay portfolio to ensure that the portfolio's overall positioning is compliance with the endowment's investment guidelines.COI's strategies for investing in the public markets include: Absolute Return, Private Debt, Fixed Income and Credit. and Global Equities.COI's real assets team invests globally in real estate and natural resources using outside managers. The real estate portfolio invests globally in value-added and opportunistic strategies using both private partnerships and public vehicles. The natural resources portfolio invests globally in strategies that include, but are not limited to: oil and gas exploration & production; power generation; infrastructure; timber; mining and minerals; and agriculture.

Career History
Partner
Current

Shearman & Sterling LLP provides legal services. It is engaged in the mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, project development and finance, complex business litigation & international arbitration, asset management, and taxation areas. The company was founded by Thomas Shearman and John Sterling in 1873 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Current

Georgetown University Law Center is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law.[5] As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court

Transactions
Details Hidden

Viacom, Inc. purchases AwesomenessTV, Inc. from Comcast Corporation

Details Hidden

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., MGM Holdings, Inc. purchase Studio 3 Partners LLC from Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Viacom, Inc.

Details Hidden

Legg Mason, Inc. purchases Clarion Partners LLC / Private Equity from Lightyear Capital LLC

Other Affiliations

Michael Shulman is affiliated with Shearman & Sterling LLP, Georgetown University - Law Center

This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Michael Shulman. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of Michael Shulman's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and Michael Shulman.
  • be_ixf; php_sdk; php_sdk_1.4.15
  • https://relationshipscience.com/person/michael-shulman-27025628
  • https://relationshipscience.com/person/michael-shulman-27025628