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New Sanctions against Russia: significant but targeted

22 July 2014


On 16 July 2014 the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") expanded the Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia and others alleged to be involved in the situation in Ukraine. In addition, on 18 July 2014 the EU published...

ICMA consults further on sovereign bonds

16 July 2014


The International Capital Market Association has followed up its consultation paper of December 2013 about collective action and pari passu clauses in sovereign bonds with supplementary questions about how collective action clauses should be structured in order...

Sovereign pari passu clauses: NML Capital 2, Argentina 0

24 June 2014


The US Supreme Court has declined to hear Argentina's appeal against a lower court's judgment on the effect of a pari passu clause in Argentina's bonds.  This leaves in place the decision that if Argentina pays current interest on its restructured...

TalkingPoint: Enhanced Prudential Standards for Banks in the US

19 June 2014

Publication moderates a discussion on enhanced prudential standards for banks in the US between Jeff Berman, a partner at Clifford Chance, Robin Maxwell, a partner at Linklaters, and Brian D. Christiansen, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &...

Second Circuit Reverses Judge's Rejection of SEC-Citigroup Settlement

5 June 2014


On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated and remanded Southern District of New York Judge Jed Rakoff's November 28, 2011 order rejecting a settlement between Citigroup Global Markets,...