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Dodd-Frank Anti-Spoofing Statute Not Void for Vagueness For High Frequency Trader

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Derivatives, Litigation In United States v. Coscia, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division declined to dismiss an indictment for “spoofing” against a high frequency trader under 7 U.S.C. §§ 6c(a)(5)(C) and 13(a)(2) based on the defendants allegations that the statute was void for vagueness. It is important to note that since this […] Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2015

Spin-Offs and Successorship Clauses

M&A In 2006, the media conglomerate News Corporation, referred to as Old News Corp, entered into a Settlement Agreement to settle stockholder litigation filed in Delaware in 2005.... Read more →

by   |   April 12, 2015

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Fed Eases Small Bank M&A Rules

Banking, M&A The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board has modified its Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement to facilitate the sale of smaller community banks. Under the final... Read more →

by   |   April 11, 2015

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CFTC Taking Action on Inaccurate Reporting

Broker-Dealer, Energy The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is increasingly taking action on inaccurate reporting by market participants.  In the past year, the CFTC has entered into three... Read more →

by   |   April 8, 2015