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22 October 2014
Rules that entire fairness standard of review does not apply to merger between an externally-managed specialty finance company and an affiliate of the manager. In April 2014, KKR & Co. LLP acquired KKR Financial Holdings LLC in a share-for-share transaction...
14 October 2014
Brian Concklin considers the § 802.51 exemption under the HSR Act and the challenge of applying it to technology companies. This article was first published in Bloomberg BNA Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report.
14 October 2014
A New York-based team led by Banking & Finance partner Zarrar Sehgal has advised AWAS on its first private placement term loan. Proceeds from the US$350 million transaction, which closed October 7, were used to repay the existing debt on ten narrow-body aircraft...
6 October 2014
ICMA's new model aggregated collective action clauses and pari passu clause for sovereign issuers offer flexibility to sovereigns wishing to restructure their debts while at the same time providing robust protection to noteholders through the procedures and...
24 September 2014
On Monday, September 22, 2014, the Treasury and IRS issued Notice 2014-52, which makes corporate inversions more difficult to accomplish and diminishes the economic benefit of inverting. The guidance described in the Notice will apply to inversions completed...
11 September 2014
On September 3, 2014, the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation adopted a final rule implementing a quantitative minimum liquidity coverage ratio requirement for the largest, internationally...
10 September 2014
Welcome to the Summer edition of our Global Environment Newsletter. This issue covers the following topics: Europe: A new accelerated consenting process for energy network infrastructure. Australia: Repeal of the Carbon "Tax" – what's...
22 August 2014
With much fanfare, President Obama announced on July 17th the Build America Investment Initiative (the Initiative), which includes establishment of the Build America Transportation Investment Center (the Investment Center) within the US Department of Transportation...
18 August 2014
Russia has introduced a one-year ban on the import of certain food and food products originating from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. The list of banned goods is set out in the Presidential Decree dated 6 August 2014 "On special economic measures...
15 August 2014
The global financial markets have suffered much volatility since the onset of the financial crisis in 2008. This has impacted secondary loan trading volumes, however, 2013 saw the highest volume of loan trading activity (par and distressed) in both the US and...