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What Companies Should Know About Whistleblowers
Cadwalader attorneys described five compliance measures to minimize risk when responding to whistleblowers.
United States
9 Aug 2019
SEC Staff Encourage Market Participants To Prepare For LIBOR Transition
In a statement on the discontinuation of LIBOR, the SEC staff noted the risks associated with the transition from LIBOR to alternative reference rates.
United States
25 Jul 2019
Trademark Licensees' Rights Survive Bankruptcy Rejection
On May 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court resolved one of the most important outstanding issues at the intersection of bankruptcy and intellectual property law, namely whether,
United States
17 Jun 2019
SEC Proposes Disclosure Requirements For Variable Annuity And Life Insurance Contracts
The SEC proposed rules and form amendments to improve disclosures to investors in variable annuities and variable life insurance contracts ("variable contracts").
United States
8 Nov 2018
ARRC Webinar To Review Consultation On U.S. Dollar LIBOR Fallback Contract Language
On October 5, 2018, the Alternative Reference Rates Committee ("ARRC") will hold a webinar to review the recently released consultation on U.S. dollar LIBOR ...
United States
5 Oct 2018
Court Of Chancery Issues Important Decision On Implied Covenant Breach Claims
The Delaware Court of Chancery granted defendants' motion to dismiss an action brought by minority unitholders of Trumpet Search, LLC ("Trumpet").
United States
16 Feb 2018
CFPB Adopts Rule Restricting Mandatory Arbitration Clauses In Consumer Financial Contracts
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued a new rule that restricts mandatory arbitration clauses in certain consumer financial contracts.
United States
20 Jul 2017
FRB Governor Powell Describes Challenges to Real Time Payment Systems and Blockchain Technology
Mr. Powell highlighted some of the work being done by the FRB Faster Payments Task Force, which recently completed reviews of 19 faster payment proposals.
United States
16 Mar 2017
ISDA Adds Japanese Jurisdictional Module To Resolution Stay Protocol
ISDA added a Japanese jurisdictional module to its Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol.
13 Jan 2017
Chicago-Based Trader To Pay $2.5 Million Penalty For Alleged Spoofing Misconduct
The District Court for the Northern District of Illinois entered a Consent Order of Permanent Injunction against a trader and his proprietary trading company (collectively, the "Defendants")...
United States
4 Jan 2017
Federal Register: FINRA Publishes Proposal Requiring Arbitration Parties To Use Online Dispute Resolution Portal
The SEC requested comments on a FINRA proposal to amend the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Customer Disputes, and the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes.
United States
23 Aug 2016
FINRA Reminds Customers, Associated Persons And Member Firms Of Arbitration Rules
Customers have a right to request arbitration at a FINRA arbitration forum at any time.
United States
27 Jul 2016
CFPB Requests Comments On Proposal to Restrict Mandatory Arbitration Clauses In Consumer Contracts (Fed. Reg.)
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") requested comments on a proposed rule to prohibit mandatory arbitration clauses.
United States
3 Jun 2016
Financial Services Subcommittee Considers CFPB Proposal To Mandatory Arbitration
The House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit reviewed a recent proposal from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that would prohibit mandatory arbitration clauses in many consumer financial contracts.
United States
31 May 2016
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