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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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FinCEN Proposes Extending Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Requirements to Investment Advisers

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity On Tuesday, the United States Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) proposed a rule that would require SEC-registered investment advisers, including private equity and hedge funds, to comply with certain anti-money laundering (AML) rules. These rules already apply to other types of financial institutions such as banks and securities broker-dealers. PURPOSE AND... Read more →

by   |   August 27, 2015

M&A

Court Examines Disclosure Duties in Consent Solicitaion Removing Directors

M&A In Kerbawy v. McDonnell, the Delaware Court of Chancery affirmed the validity of a solicitation of written consents that removed certain directors and appointed new directors. A... Read more →

by   |   August 26, 2015

conflict minerals

Conflict Minerals Rule Still Unconstitutional After Rehearing

Public Companies and Securities The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its decision on the conflict minerals rule after a rehearing. In National Association of Manufacturers, et... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2015

M&A

Court Reviews Validity of Escrow Claims

Litigation, M&A Gore, et al., v. Al Jazeera America Holdings I, Inc. emphasizes not only the necessity to carefully draft indemnification claim provisions in merger agreements but the need to... Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2015