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CFTC Says Securitization SPVs Eligible for End-User Exception

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Derivatives The CFTC issued a no-action letter to Ford Motor Credit to clarify that a securitization special purpose vehicle, or SPV, that is wholly-owned by, and consolidated with, a captive finance company (as described in Section 2(h)(7)(C)(iii) of the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA) qualifies as a captive finance company and, therefore, is eligible to elect […] Read more →

by   |   May 4, 2015


Proxy Access — Week of April 26

Public Companies and Securities During the week of April 26, 2015, 8-Ks were filed that disclosed two shareholder sponsored proxy access proposals passed and two failed.  All required three percent ownership... Read more →

by   |   May 1, 2015

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Director Equity Grants Subject to Entire Fairness Review

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Valma v. Templeton et al, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that grants of restricted stock units, or RSUs, to directors of Citrix Systems, Inc. were subject to an entire... Read more →

by   |   May 1, 2015

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Agencies Issue Final Rule on Minimum Requirements for Appraisal Management Companies

Banking Six federal financial regulatory issued a final rule that implements minimum requirements for state registration and supervision of appraisal management companies, or AMCs. An AMC... Read more →

by   |   April 30, 2015