Recent Press

Use of blocker subsidiaries to blunt tax impact increases in CLOs

September 24, 2020

GlobalCapital
Tax Group partner Jason Schwartz describes how and why CLO managers are using tax blocker subsidiaries as they acquire securities in pandemic-driven loan workouts.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Schwartz
Related Practice(s): Tax
Related Office(s): Washington
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Corporate Bankruptcies: US Companies Going Under Due To Ravages Of The Pandemic, Other Issues

September 17, 2020

International Business Times
Partner and Financial Restructuring Group chair Gregory Petrick shares his insights on the pandemic’s role in bankruptcy filings and addresses various considerations that may influence future developments.

Related Attorney(s): Gregory Petrick
Related Practice(s): Bankruptcy Litigation, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Big Tech is turning on one another amid antitrust probes and litigation

September 12, 2020

MarketWatch
Joel Mitnick addresses current dynamics within the Big Tech landscape, as the largest companies face multiple antitrust investigations and issues.   

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Reg AT withdrawal could delay a Biden agenda for the CFTC

September 11, 2020

Risk.net
Steven Lofchie shares his insights on the CFTC’s withdrawal of its proposed Reg AT.  

Related Attorney(s): Steven Lofchie
Related Practice(s): Commodities & Futures Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): New York
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SEC Leaves Door Open For More Private Market Expansion

August 28, 2020

Law360
Dorothy Mehta comments on the SEC’s changes to the definition of an accredited investor, which open private markets to a broader swath of investors.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Mehta
Related Office(s): New York
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IRS Carried Interest Rules Could Capture Manager Investment

August 27, 2020

Law360
Jason Schwartz provides his insights on the IRS’ recently proposed rules that include a narrow definition of qualified capital interest.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Schwartz
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax, Tax Controversy
Related Office(s): Washington
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Rip up docs to beat market pain, urge US CLO managers

August 13, 2020

GlobalCapital
Capital Markets partner Nathan Spanheimer shares his observations of pandemic-driven negotiations within CLO documentation as managers seek greater flexibility in the current market environment.

Related Attorney(s): Nathan Spanheimer
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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It’s Gotten Better to Be LGBTQ in Big Law, but Struggles Remain

July 29, 2020

Bloomberg Law
Anne Tompkins reflects on her career trajectory while affirming the progress toward greater equality for LGBTQ lawyers in recent decades.

Related Attorney(s): Anne Tompkins
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google CEOs to Testify on Wednesday: Here's What to Watch

July 27, 2020

The Street
Doug Gansler shares some of his expectations ahead of the Big Tech Congressional antitrust hearings.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Guides Ackman-Backed SPAC's Record $4B IPO

July 22, 2020

Law360
Stephen Fraidin and Gregory P. Patti are mentioned for their representation of Pershing Square in the record-breaking $4 billion IPO of special purpose acquisition vehicle Pershing Square Tontine Holdings Ltd.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin
Related Practice(s): Corporate
Related Office(s): New York
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Coronavirus Stimulus Loans Face Fair Lending Scrutiny From CFPB

July 21, 2020

Bloomberg Law
Rachel Rodman comments on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s supervisory focus on the CARES Act.  

Related Attorney(s): Rachel Rodman
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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SEC Plan To Ax Disclosures Seen As Boon For Smaller Funds

July 13, 2020

Law360
Steven Lofchie provides his insights into an SEC plan to increase the size threshold at which institutional investment fund managers are required to file quarterly Form 13F disclosures.

Related Attorney(s): Steven Lofchie
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): New York
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Big tech's reckoning starts with an antitrust committee

July 13, 2020

Engadget
Joel Mitnick provides extensive insights into the upcoming Congressional antitrust hearings for the “GAFA” companies.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Unofficial borrower's guide to an unmappable lending landscape

July 06, 2020

Private Funds CFO
Michael Mascia provides insight in this article about the delays and tighter underwriting that current borrowers may experience in obtaining subscription credit as well as new lenders in the current market.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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SEC Chair's Nomination To Lead SDNY Puzzles Attorneys

June 22, 2020

Law360
Kyle DeYoung shares his thoughts on the nomination of SEC head Jay Clayton as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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3 Ways The Pandemic Has Shaped Patent Litigation, So Far

June 11, 2020

Law360
John Moehringer comments on how the three months of pandemic lockdowns and economic disruption have patent attorneys and litigants thinking in new ways about their cases and how they're conducted.

Related Attorney(s): John Moehringer
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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SEC Cuts Accountant Slack For Self-Reporting Insider Trading

June 08, 2020

Law360
Kyle DeYoung comments on a recent insider trading settlement that highlights the value of cooperating with the SEC.

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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New Path To Justice May Await Terror Victims After Court Win

May 31, 2020

Law360
Robert Duncan comments on the challenges that terrorism victims face when seeking compensatory damages awards.  

Related Attorney(s): J. Robert Duncan
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Virus Set To Extend Already Growing Merger Times

May 22, 2020

Law360
Joel Mitnick comments on the need for companies to give themselves even more time when getting a merger vetted by antitrust authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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With Patent Jury Trials Set To Resume Next Month, Judges Get Creative

May 21, 2020

Law.com
John Moehringer comments on the efficacy of virtual bench trials during the coronavirus pandemic. Moehringer and his team developed the "Patent Litigation Tracker: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic" online resource to identify and summarize U.S. District Court orders resulting from or impacted by the pandemic.

Related Attorney(s): John Moehringer
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Treasury Guidance Threatens Firms that Abused PPP Loans

May 19, 2020

FundFire
Scott Cammarn comments on the Treasury Department’s new guidance on CARES Act loan forgiveness program auditing and potential punishment.

Related Attorney(s): Scott Cammarn
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Tortuous TALF 2.0

May 15, 2020

Structured Credit Investor
Gregg Jubin comments on the Federal Reserve’s new TALF 2 emergency lending facility. The cost of a TALF loan is benchmarks plus 125bp (150bp in the case of CLOs), which is 25bp more than the original TALF program over a decade ago.

Related Attorney(s): Gregg Jubin
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Washington
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Tortuous TALF 2.0

May 15, 2020

Structured Credit Investor
Dorothy Mehta comments on the continued attraction of safe haven U.S. assets at a time of considerable crisis, despite the strictures imposed by TALF 2.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Mehta
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance, Investment Management Regulation & Compliance
Related Office(s): New York
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Tortuous TALF 2.0

May 15, 2020

Structured Credit Investor
Commercial real estate CLOs, SASBs and, most strikingly, legacy CMBS deals are not eligible for the TALF 2 emergency lending facility. Only recently issued fixed-rate senior conduit CMBS rated triple-A by two rating agencies and not on downgrade watch are eligible. Stuart Goldstein comments.

Related Attorney(s): Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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CLOs, Leveraged Loans Get Partial Lifeline in Fed’s TALF Changes

May 12, 2020

Bloomberg
Gregg Jubin comments on the Federal Reserve revising its Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility to allow CLOs that hold a broader range of leveraged loans to be used as collateral.

Related Attorney(s): Gregg Jubin
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, TALF Task Force
Related Office(s): Washington
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Mergers In Virus Crunch Create New 'Failing Firm' Paradigm

May 11, 2020

Law360
Joel Mitnick comments on how COVID-19's economic fallout could lead merging parties to rely more frequently on the "failing firm" defense to convince regulators that deals that enforcers might otherwise challenge should be permitted.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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The Trouble With Conducting a Virtual Patent Trial During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 07, 2020

The National Law Journal
John Moehringer discusses the different approaches that distruct judges are taking regarding trials during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cadwalader identifies and summarizes U.S. District Court orders resulting from or impacted by the pandemic through its "Patent Litigation Tracker: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic" online resource.

Related Attorney(s): John Moehringer
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation
Related Page(s): Patent Litigation Tracker:
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Related Office(s): New York
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Spring 2020 Edition of The Cartel & Joint Conduct Review Newsletter

May 06, 2020

ABA Section of Antitrust Law Joint Conduct Committee
Cadwalader Antitrust partner Joel Mitnick interviews Richard Powers, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, in the Spring 2020 edition of the Cartel & Joint Conduct Review newsletter published by the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Joint Conduct Committee.  

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick, Ngoc Hulbig
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Hot 100 Career Quiz: Cadwalader Funds Star Samantha Hutchinson

May 04, 2020

The Lawyer
Samantha Hutchinson, recently named to The Lawyer 2020 Hot 100 list of “the most daring, innovative and creative lawyers,” discusses the memories and mentors that have shaped her career.    

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson
Related Practice(s): Corporate Finance, Fund Finance, Private Equity
Related Office(s): London
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Coronavirus Impact on LIBOR Transition

April 21, 2020

Bloomberg Law
Cadwalader partners Lary Stromfeld and Mark Chorazak comment on the state of the LIBOR transition amidst the current pandemic in an article by SIA Partners in Bloomberg Law.

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): New York
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Lawyers Pick Holes in Libor Statutory Fix

April 17, 2020

Risk.net
Lary Stromfeld comments on the benefits of an ARRC legislative proposal intended to reduce the likelihood of mass legal disputes stemming from legislation designed to switch financial contracts referencing U.S. dollar Libor to a replacement benchmark.

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation, LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): New York
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Bank Regulators Urge ‘Risk-Based’ Approach To AML Exams

April 17, 2020

Law360
Christian Larson comments on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s recent updates to the BSA/AML Examination Manual, reminding examiners that banks have flexibility in designing their BSA/AML compliance programs.

Related Attorney(s): Christian Larson
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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4 Key Issues Clouding COVID-19 Small Biz Loan Program

April 15, 2020

Law360
Scott Cammarn comments on some of the concerns with the federal government’s deployment of the $349 billion in loans that were dedicated to small businesses as part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

Related Attorney(s): Scott Cammarn
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Nothing to See Here: LP Defaults are Fake News

April 15, 2020

The Drawdown
Mike Mascia, co-founder of the Fund Finance Association (FFA) and head of the fund finance practice at Cadwalader, notes that, contrary to reports, there have been no investor defaults and lenders are extending credit facilities to support both LPs and GPs.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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IRS Rules Help Mortgage Investment Industry in Turbulent Times

April 14, 2020

Bloomberg Tax
Jason Schwartz comments on recent IRS guidance for property owners with federally backed mortgages that brings the relief the real estate industry was hoping for.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Schwartz
Related Practice(s): Tax
Related Office(s): Washington
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CLOs, Leveraged Loans Will Miss Most of Bounty From New Fed Plan

April 09, 2020

Bloomberg Law
Joseph Beach comments on the restrictions in the new Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) rules that limit how quickly the CLO market will be helped.  

Related Attorney(s): Joseph Beach
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, TALF Task Force
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Activism Poised to Become Further Entrenched in Post-pandemic World

April 02, 2020

Activistmonitor
Ellen Holloman comments on how pandemic-driven market dislocation could influence the behavior of activist shareholders, giving rise to new challenges and demands for companies to address.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Shareholder Activism
Related Office(s): New York
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Listen Up: Company Ignored Compliance Officer Who's Now $450K Richer as Whistleblower

March 31, 2020

Corporate Counsel
Lex Urban comments on a whistleblower award recently received by an employee with compliance-related job responsibilities at a company - only the third time in eight years that an award has gone to an individual with compliance or internal audit duties.

Related Attorney(s): Lex Urban
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Style Drift

March 27, 2020

HFM Compliance
Dorothy Mehta comments on how severe volatility in the markets can change the characteristics or availability of certain assets, which could then lead to a deviation in a fund’s investment strategy.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Mehta
Related Practice(s): Investment Management Litigation, Investment Management Regulation & Compliance, Investment Management Transactions
Related Office(s): New York
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CCPA, SHIELD Act to Take Back Seat During Coronavirus Pandemic?

March 24, 2020

Compliance Week
Doug Gansler comments on how much data privacy laws as a whole are being adhered to as state Attorneys General deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): Washington
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Ban On IPR Time-Bar Tricks Will Spur New Strategies

March 20, 2020

Law360
Danielle Tully comments on a federal circuit decision barring techniques that permitted inter partes reviews that would otherwise be time-barred.

Related Attorney(s): Danielle Tully
Related Practice(s): Intellectual Property
Related Office(s): New York
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'More Challenging Than 9/11': Pandemic Tests American Criminal Justice

March 17, 2020

CNN
Jodi Avergun comments on how the U.S. criminal justice system and a defendant's right to a speedy trial have been tested before, following the September 11 attacks.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Dutch Tell European Debt Security Issuers About New VAT Hit

March 17, 2020

Law360
Adam Blakemore comments on the Netherland’s new 21 percent value-added tax on collateralized loan obligations that are composed of Dutch-domiciled special purpose vehicles.

Related Attorney(s): Adam Blakemore
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): London
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Coronavirus Cited in Deal Documents

March 13, 2020

Commercial Mortgage Alert
Michael Gambro comments on the risk disclosures about the potential impact of the coronavirus that have begun to show up in commercial MBS documents.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): New York
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SFO Compliance Guidance Distills but Does Not Illuminate Enforcer Expectations

March 04, 2020

Anti-Corruption Report
Kevin Roberts comments on the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO) guidance on evaluating compliance programmes, published in January 2020.     

Related Attorney(s): Kevin Roberts
Related Practice(s): White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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The Cannabis Industry's Next Big Threat: Hacks and Fraud

February 20, 2020

CNN
Jodi Avergun comments on how cannabis' emerging market status makes it a prime target for fraud.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Donald Trump Grants Clemency to Milken and Blagojevich

February 19, 2020

Financial Times
Kyle DeYoung, a partner at Cadwalader who was previously an SEC enforcement official, said a pardon of the criminal charges would probably not undo Mr Milken’s settlement with the regulator: “I don’t think that will impact the SEC case against him.”

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, Trial Practice, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Win Could Bolster Struggling Firm Defense

February 12, 2020

Bloomberg Law
The role that Sprint’s financial struggles and grim prospects played in court approval of its $26 billion merger with T-Mobile could prompt other companies to use a similar defense against antitrust claims.  

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
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Uphill battle for T-Mobile/Sprint appeal, experts say

February 12, 2020

Global Compeition Review
The states that sued to block the T-Mobile/Sprint merger have not said if they will appeal against a New York federal judge’s ruling in favour of the companies, but antitrust observers warn that it would be a difficult judgment to overturn.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
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Trump’s Antitrust Officials Get Win With T-Mobile Verdict

February 11, 2020

The Wall Street Journal
The failed legal challenge by state attorneys general to T-Mobile US Inc.’s takeover of Sprint Corp. reaffirmed the federal government’s authority in policing mergers, but the case leaves behind an increasingly partisan landscape that could complicate antitrust enforcement.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
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T-Mobile-Sprint victory a repudiation of 'overly aggressive' state enforcers’ action

February 11, 2020

MLex
A federal judge’s approval of T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint was seen as a repudiation of the group of state attorneys general who ignored the antitrust settlement negotiated by the US Department of Justice and US Federal Communications Commission and sued to kill the deal.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
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Chemical Merger Strategy Burns FTC

February 06, 2020

Law360
Joel Mitnick comments on a D.C. federal judge's ruling that the FTC hadn’t justified its request for a preliminary injunction temporarily blocking Evonik's planned $625 million purchase of fellow hydrogen peroxide producer PeroxyChem.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Why Insurers are Flocking to Fund Finance

February 03, 2020

Private Debt Investor
Jeremy Cross comments on why insurers are looking to grab a slice of the fund finance market.

Related Attorney(s): Jeremy Cross
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Retains CMBS Title

January 31, 2020

Commercial Mortgage Alert
Stuart Goldstein comments on Cadwalader’s continued dominance in the U.S. commercial MBS market. The firm is once again ranked as the number one law firm advising issuers and underwriters on commercial MBS offerings, topping the 2019 Commercial Mortgage Alert tables. The firm has now been ranked first in the issuer counsel category for two decades running.

Related Attorney(s): Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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CFTC Urged to Cement Relief From a Non-Cleared Margin Rule

January 21, 2020

Risk.net
Nihal Patel comments on how the two different applications of the minimum transfer amount (MTA) rule -- initial margin (IM) and variation margin (VM) -- can impact the overall amount of collateral exchanged in a swap contract.   

Related Attorney(s): Nihal Patel
Related Practice(s): Derivatives & Structured Products, OTC Derivatives, Swap Regulation
Related Office(s): New York
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Pru Affiliate to Pay $1M for Flubbing Expense, Performance Data

January 16, 2020

Ignites
Steven Lofchie and Nathan Bull comment on a Prudential affiliate recently agreeing to pay $1 million to settle claims that it misled retirement plan participants on fund costs, ratings and historical performance.

Related Attorney(s): Steven Lofchie, Nathan Bull
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): New York
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Tempered Outlook for CRE CLO Issuance

January 10, 2020

Commercial Mortgage Alert
Stuart Goldstein comments on the market for commercial real estate CLOs in 2020.

Related Attorney(s): Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Benefits Regulations And Legislation To Watch In 2020

January 01, 2020

Law360
David Teigman comments on the key policy developments that benefits and executive compensation attorneys should pay attention to in the coming year.

Related Attorney(s): David Teigman
Related Office(s): New York
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White Collar Cases To Watch In 2020

January 01, 2020

Law360
Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn are getting closer to putting Huawei and its chief financial officer on trial on charges of evading sanctions on Iran. Jodi Avergun comments.  

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Economic Sanctions, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Informal Settlements, ESG Issues To Permeate 2020 Activism

January 01, 2020

Law360
Stephen Fraidin comments on the major trends set to shape the upcoming year of activist investing.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Shareholder Activism
Related Office(s): New York
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Major Antitrust Developments To Watch In 2020

January 01, 2020

Law360
Doug Gansler and Joel Mitnick comment on the key cases in antitrust for the new year, including the planned $56 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, and the DOJ's broad investigation into large technology platforms that officials say extends beyond pure antitrust concerns and into privacy, security and other areas.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler, Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cybersecurity & Privacy Policy To Watch In 2020

January 01, 2020

Law360
Doug Gansler comments on the major legislative and regulatory developments to watch in 2020 regarding consumer privacy, particularly in light of the first-of-its-kind California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): Washington
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‘It’s Game Time’: Libor Transition to Pick Up Steam in New Year

December 29, 2019

The American Banker
Mark Chorazak and Lary Stromfeld comment on the financial industry’s transition to a new interest rate benchmark. The London interbank offered rate, or Libor, is the most dominant interest rate benchmark around the globe, but it will likely be unavailable starting at year-end 2021. “Heading into 2020, this is it. It’s game time,” says Stromfeld. “And if you think about how much needs to be done, two years is not a lot of time.”  

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation, LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): New York
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Bipartisan Bill Targets Pill Mills Through Data Sharing

December 19, 2019

Forbes
Jodi Avergun comments on the Preventing Pill Mills Through Data Sharing Act, which aims to give the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) additional tools to hold drug distributors, manufacturers and pharmacies accountable for identifying, reporting and stopping suspicious orders of controlled substances.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Pharmaceutical Regulation and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Two Agencies, Two 'Nascent Competitor' Merger Challenges

December 18, 2019

Law360
Joel Mitnick comments on the Federal Trade Commission's move to block DNA-sequencing company Illumina's proposed $1.2 billion takeover of PacBio.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Facebook Facing FTC Injunction?

December 13, 2019

Chedder
Joel Mitnick comments on the Wall Street Journal report that the FTC is weighing an injunction against Facebook to stop the company from stitching together Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Big Banks Making Most Progress in Libor Transition, Study Finds

December 09, 2019

Wall Street Journal
Lary Stromfeld comments on the findings in a recent study, conducted by Cadwalader and Sia Partners, which assessed the progress financial firms are making in preparing for the transition away from the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR). LIBOR underpins trillions of dollars in financial contracts.

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation, LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): New York
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States Keep Door Open for Better Antitrust Deal From T-Mobile

December 03, 2019

Bloomberg Law
Doug Gansler comments on the states that have recently settled antitrust claims with T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. over their $26 billion merger.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): Washington
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Proxy Advisors Offer Key Comp Focuses for 2020

December 02, 2019

Agenda
David Teigman comments on the new proxy voting recommendation guidelines by Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis that are coming into force for the 2020 proxy season.

Related Attorney(s): David Teigman
Related Office(s): New York
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Bristol-Myers’ Buyout of Celgene Approved by Deeply Divided FTC

November 25, 2019

FTCWatch
Joel Mitnick comments on the Federal Trade Commission’s approval of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $74 billion acquisition of Celgene and what the 3-2 party-line vote signals.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Lawyer Limelight | Ellen Holloman

November 20, 2019

Lawdragon
Cadwalader partner Ellen Holloman discusses her career as an attorney, the high priority she places on pro bono service, what she does away from the office and more in Lawdragon's recent Lawyer Limelight profile. 

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Supreme Court to Hear SEC Disgorgement Challenge

November 13, 2019

HFM Compliance
Kyle DeYoung comments on the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to hear a case challenging the SEC’s authority to recover disgorgement from fraudsters.

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Big Tech Antitrust Probes to Stretch States’ Limits

November 06, 2019

Bloomberg Law
Doug Gansler comments on state antitrust probes of Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc., which could strain the budgets of attorneys general already handling expansive and time-intensive opioid and generic drug price-fixing suits.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): Washington
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Critics Fear Google's Power in Fitbit Deal

November 06, 2019

The Hill
https://thehill.com/policy/technology/469149-critics-fear-googles-power-in-fitbit-dealJoel Mitnick comments on Google’s $2.1 billion deal to acquire fitness tracking company Fitbit, which is raising concerns among privacy advocates and lawmakers. 

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Office(s): New York
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SEC Disgorgement Could Survive A High Court Defeat

November 05, 2019

Law360
The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to review the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's authority to seek disgorgement in federal court, but there's a chance that any negative outcome for the securities regulator will be temporary. Kyle DeYoung comments.

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance
Related Office(s): Washington
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FTC Dems Hint At Tougher Stance On 'Unfair Competition'

November 01, 2019

Law360
Joel Mitnick comments on how the Federal Trade Commission’s two Democrats appear to be pushing the boundaries of the agency’s enforcement.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Google’s Fitbit Acquisition Likely to Face Antitrust Scrutiny

November 01, 2019

Bloomberg
Joel Mitnick comments on how the antitrust enforcement agencies are likely to view Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit Inc.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Case Study: Sponsorship Program Strengthens Skills and Relationships for Diverse Future Leaders

October 28, 2019

Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute
In this case study, Cadwalader partners and diversity & inclusion (D&I) program leaders discuss the sponsorship program and why it’s considered a critical piece of the firm’s vision to develop its future leadership.

Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Lawyer Limelight: Ellen Holloman

October 27, 2019

Lawdragon
Ellen Holloman discusses her practice, her commitment to pro bono service and her recognition by Lawdragon as one of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America.”

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Bankruptcy Litigation, Class Action Defense, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Corporate Governance Litigation and Counseling, Global Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, Shareholder Activism, State Attorneys General Practice, Trial Practice
Related Page(s): Pro Bono and Public Service
Related Office(s): New York
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After Mississippi Exit, AGs' T-Mobile Suit May Dwindle

October 11, 2019

Law360
Doug Gansler comments on Mississippi’s exit from the coalition of 18 state attorneys general suing to block the Sprint-T-Mobile merger.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): Washington
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Treasury Offers Safe Harbors From Taxes Due to IBOR Transition

October 09, 2019

Tax Notes
Jason Schwartz comments on the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s proposed regulations enabling taxpayers to avoid adverse tax consequences when they modify financial instruments to reflect the global transition from interbank offered rates (IBORs) to new reference rates.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Schwartz
Related Practice(s): Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Shipping Industry Moves to Mitigate Sanctions Risks

September 30, 2019

Lloyd's List
James Treanor comments on last week’s chaos in the tanker market as oil traders sought alternative ships and insurers withdrew cover because of the US government’s Office of Foreign Assets and Control blacklisting six companies for allegedly shipping US-sanctioned Iranian crude and gas.     

Related Attorney(s): James Treanor
Related Practice(s): Economic Sanctions, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): Washington
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CFTC’s Equivalence Plan Divides Clearing Houses and Clients

September 25, 2019

Risk.net
Nihal Patel comments on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposal for two new ways for foreign clearing houses to serve U.S. clients: exempt status using third-country clearing members; and alternative compliance using U.S. futures commission merchants (FCMs).

Related Attorney(s): Nihal Patel
Related Practice(s): Broker-Dealer Regulation, Commodities & Futures Regulation, Derivatives & Structured Products
Related Office(s): New York
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Facebook Defies Antitrust Warnings With Latest Startup Deal

September 25, 2019

Bloomberg
Facebook Inc. sent a clear signal with its agreement to buy brain computing startup CTRL-Labs for at least $500 million: heightened regulatory scrutiny and intensifying antitrust probes won’t slow down its pace of acquisitions. Joel Mitnick comments.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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DOJ Defends Emissions Deal Probe, But Is It Blowing Smoke?

September 25, 2019

Law360
Joel Mitnick comments on the rationale offered by the U.S. Department of Justice for its antitrust investigation into automakers’ emissions deal with California.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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The B-piece niche in CMBS

September 20, 2019

Real Estate Capital
Lisa Pauquette provides some perspective on a niche investment market that has developed out of CMBS risk-retention rules.

Related Attorney(s): Lisa Pauquette
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): New York
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EBA Responds to Query on Originator Structures in European CLOs

September 17, 2019

Bloomberg Law
David Quirolo comments on the European Banking Authority’s response to a key question concerning originator structures under the new Securitisation Regulation: “What are the obligations of an originator who purchases third party’s exposures and subsequently securitizes them, in order to meet the requirements set out in Article 9 of the Securitisation Regulation?”

Related Attorney(s): David Quirolo
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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The Most Valuable U.S. Tech Company Escapes Scrutiny From Regulators

September 09, 2019

Cheddar
Dozens of state attorneys general are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation into Google. Cadwalader partner Joel Mitnick discusses key elements and provides some insights on previous investigations over the years.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Europe’s Brexit-Ready CLO Managers Say It’s Business as Usual

September 05, 2019

Bloomberg
David Quirolo comments on how U.K. CLO managers have been planning for Brexit for some time as they prepare to tap into robust loan supply and strong demand from investors.

Related Attorney(s): David Quirolo
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Influential Women In Tax: Cadwalader's Linda Swartz

September 04, 2019

Law360
Cadwalader partner Linda Swartz has innovated several headline-grabbing transactions - including billion-dollar tax-free split-offs - all while working to advance women and foster diversity at her firm, landing her a spot among Law360 Tax Authority’s Influential Women in Tax Law series.  

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Google Emerges as Target of a New State Attorneys General Antitrust Probe

September 03, 2019

The Washington Post
Doug Gansler comments on how state attorneys general can pressure the federal government to look into potential antitrust violations.  

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): Washington
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SEC Rejects Attempt to Extend Kokesh to Industry Bars

August 29, 2019

Fund Intelligence
Kyle DeYoung comments on the Securities and Exchange Commission determination that the Supreme Court’s recent opinion in Kokesh v. SEC doesn’t preclude industry bans, as the regulator strives to preserve its enforcement authority in the wake of the ruling.

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance
Related Office(s): Washington
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For Tech Companies Going Public, An Unwanted Side Effect: IPO-Related Lawsuits

August 27, 2019

Fortune
Jason Halper comments on post-IPO, class action lawsuits, which are on the rise, and how tech-focused firms are finding themselves particularly prone to litigation at the hands of disappointed investors.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Halper
Related Practice(s): Class Action Defense, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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AGs, Carriers' Cooperation Won't Stem Robocall Litigation

August 26, 2019

Law360
Doug Gansler comments on a new information-sharing partnership between major phone carriers and attorneys general across the country expected to expedite the tracking and prosecution of robocall scammers and the networks that enable them.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): Washington
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Sabre Rattling: Merging Co. Gives DOJ Lawsuit Deadline

August 16, 2019

Law360
Joel Mitnick comments on Sabre Corp. all but daring the U.S. Department of Justice to sue it as the company tries to push a planned $360 million acquisition past the finish line.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Federal Regulators Probing Apple-Amazon Deal: Report

August 06, 2019

Cheddar
A deal between Apple and Amazon to sell the technology giant's products on the e-commerce platform has come under scrutiny by federal regulators, according to media reports. Antitrust partner Joel Mitnick breaks it down here.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Any Facebook Antitrust Case Would Be Difficult for FTC to Make, Says Expert

August 02, 2019

Cheddar
Cadwalader antitrust partner Joel Mitnick breaks down the FTC's reported investigations into Facebook for its acquisitions and market dominance on Cheddar.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Office(s): New York
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Texas Blurs Partisan Divide In Sprint/T-Mobile Challenge

August 02, 2019

Law360
Douglas Gansler and Joel Mitnick break down the implications of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joining the previously all-Democrat coalition of State Attorneys General challenging the Sprint/T-Mobile merger.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler, Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Data Could Be Achilles Heel For $27B LSE-Refinitiv Deal

August 01, 2019

Law360
The London Stock Exchange and Refinitiv will have to convince numerous authorities to allow their $27 billion tie-up, and although the agreement might not present significant antitrust issues, there are other potential hurdles that could trip the transaction up, including concerns related to the merged entity's vast trove of financial data. Joel Mitnick comments.  

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Sprint, T-Mobile Approval Tees Up Rare Antitrust Courtroom Duel

August 01, 2019

Bloomberg Law
Joel Mitnick comments on a court challenge by state attorneys general that Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. must clear before they can consummate their union. It isn’t their only legal hurdle – the companies must also get a Washington federal judge to sign off on the deal.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Office(s): New York
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Expect U.S. Bankers in Canadian Grow-Ops After CannTrust Breach

July 30, 2019

Bloomberg
Jodi Avergun comments on CannTrust Holdings Inc.’s recent regulatory breach, and what Canadian cannabis companies can expect in terms of higher underwriting fees and increased scrutiny by U.S. banks.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Bank Regulation, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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3 Issues That Will Control The Coming Sprint/T-Mobile Battle

July 29, 2019

Law360
Joel Mitnick comments on the T-Mobile/Sprint $56 billion merger. The U.S. Department of Justice may have OK'd the deal, but that clearance has only drawn new battle lines for a coming clash with more than a dozen Democratic state attorneys general.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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ARRC Sets Sights on Libor Fallbacks for Consumer Loans

July 15, 2019

GlobalCapital
David Burkholder and Sophie Cuthbertson comment on the Alternative Reference Rates Committee’s approach to setting guidelines for consumer loans in its latest efforts to prepare capital markets for the end of Libor.

Related Attorney(s): David Burkholder, Sophie Cuthbertson
Related Practice(s): LIBOR Preparedness Team, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Washington
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CLO buyers could pay for manager’s disclosure failings

June 12, 2019

GlobalCapital
Cadwalader partner Nick Shiren spoke about how Europe’s new Securitisation Regulation could impact CLO investors, as part of a panel about regulatory issues at the IMN/Afme Global ABS conference in Barcelona, GlobalCapital reported.

Related Attorney(s): Nick Shiren
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Bloomberg Invest “Activism Outlook” Panel: Activists Trade Frontal Assault for Dialogue

June 06, 2019

Bloomberg
Cadwalader partner Ellen Holloman participated on the “Activism Outlook” panel at the Bloomberg Invest Summit in New York, alongside Joseph Amato, President and Chief Investment Officer of Equities at Neuberger Berman; Bob Marese, Managing Director at MacKenzie Partners; David Rosewater, Global Head of Shareholder Activism and Corporate Defense at Morgan Stanley; and moderator Scott Deveau, a Bloomberg reporter on shareholder activism.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Corporate Governance, Global Litigation, Shareholder Activism
Related Office(s): New York
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Banks Must Take Libor's End Seriously, Fed's Vice Chair Says

June 03, 2019

Law360
Lary Stromfeld and Mark Chorazak comment on the increasing pressure that Federal Reserve regulators are placing on banks to prepare for the impending end of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, LIBOR Preparedness Team, Structured Products
Related Office(s): New York
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AB InBev Drops One Case Against Heineken as Beer Battle Goes On

April 30, 2019

Bloomberg
Bloomberg reported that Anheuser-Busch InBev SA is dropping a U.S. trade case against Heineken NV because Heineken is no longer importing its Blade or Brewlock beer dispensing systems into the U.S. According to Bloomberg, an AB InBev spokesman said the company had achieved its “desired outcome in this proceeding – namely Heineken’s withdrawal of its products from the market.” As a next step, AB InBev will move to reopen its civil lawsuit in New York that seeks monetary damages, Bloomberg said.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D., John Moehringer, Gregory Langsdale, Howard Wizenfeld, Danielle Tully, Michael Powell, Dash Cole, John Augelli, Jessica Talar
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Trademark & Copyright Protection
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Del. Judge Tosses Bard's $67.5M Vascular Port IP Case

April 26, 2019

Law360
A Delaware federal judge tossed a lawsuit by a subsidiary of medical device maker C.R. Bard Inc. accusing Cadwalader client AngioDynamics Inc. of infringing three patents related to identifying vascular access ports and seeking $67.5 million, finding that the labeling of the ports is “old technology” that cannot be patented.

Related Attorney(s): Christopher Hughes, John Moehringer, Danielle Tully, Robert Pollaro, Michael Powell, Jaclyn Hall
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property
Related Office(s): New York
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Strict Interpretation of Merger Agreement: Vintage Rodeo Parent, LLC v. Rent-A-Center, Inc.

April 24, 2019

Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance
The Vintage Rodeo v. Rent-A-Center decision provides key insights for M&A practitioners and litigators into how the Delaware Court of Chancery will interpret express contractual agreements between merger parties.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Halper, Joshua Apfelroth, William Mills, Chelsea Donenfeld
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Anheuser Busch v. Heineken

April 24, 2019

Global Legal Chronicle
In response to an ITC investigation filed by Anheuser Busch challenging the importation of Heineken’s polymer keg products, Heineken filed four Inter Partes Review petitions in the United States Patent and Trademark Office in an attempt to invalidate three Anheuser Busch patents asserted in the Investigation. Cadwalader's IP team developed and drafted the Patent Owner Preliminary Responses arguing that the petitions be denied on the merits. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board agreed and denied all four IPR petitions.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Danielle Tully
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, ITC Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Law Firm Leaders: Cadwalader's Patrick Quinn

April 18, 2019

Law360
In an interview with Law360, Managing Partner Patrick Quinn comments on Cadwalader’s growth strategy, the evolving legal sector and the importance of diversity to the firm’s success.

Related Attorney(s): Patrick Quinn
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Ex-Prosecutor Anne Tompkins Flips Sides in Defending Man at Center of NC Bribery Case

April 15, 2019

The Charlotte Observer
The Charlotte Observer profiles Anne Tompkins’ career as a former United States Attorney for the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina and her current role as a partner in Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations group.

Related Attorney(s): Anne Tompkins
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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SEC’s Latest Ruling on Shareholder Climate Action Proposal Provides Further Insight

April 11, 2019

Law360
Cadwalader Corporate partner Josh Apfelroth commented in Law360 on the SEC’s recent ruling that allow certain oil and gas companies to exclude from its upcoming annual shareholder meeting a proposal calling for the adoption and disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions targets that are aligned with the Paris climate agreement.

Related Attorney(s): Joshua Apfelroth
Related Practice(s): Corporate
Related Office(s): New York
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IMN Conference Highlights CLO Regulatory Speed Bumps

April 05, 2019

S&P Global Market Intelligence
Nick Shiren comments on Japanese CLO risk retention rules and EU compliance.

Related Attorney(s): Nick Shiren
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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CLO market “prepared for Brexit”

April 04, 2019

Structured Credit Investor
Nick Shiren comments on the CLO market, Brexit and the similarities between Japanese and European risk retention rules for Structured Credit Investor.

Related Attorney(s): Nick Shiren
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Bard Seeks $67M Damages Award In Vascular Port IP Case

March 04, 2019

Law360
A subsidiary of medical device maker C.R. Bard Inc. told a Delaware federal jury Monday that it is owed $67.5 million in damages from competitor AngioDynamics Inc. for its infringement of three patents related to fluid injection port technology. AngioDynamics is a Cadwalader client.

Related Attorney(s): Christopher Hughes, John Moehringer, Danielle Tully, Robert Pollaro, Michael Powell, Jaclyn Hall
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property
Related Office(s): New York
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Uber, Lyft, Other Tech Unicorn IPOs Dotted With Legal Risks

January 25, 2019

Bloomberg Law
Ellen Holloman comments on the technology “unicorns” heading for IPOs this year.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Despite Lifting of Some Russia Sanctions, GCs Cautioned to Remain Wary

January 02, 2019

National Law Journal
James Treanor discusses why American companies and their general counsel should not expect a general easing of U.S. trade sanctions on Russia, even though the federal government plans to terminate sanctions against three Russian companies by mid-January if they implement certain reforms.

Related Attorney(s): James Treanor
Related Practice(s): Economic Sanctions, FCPA Enforcement and Compliance, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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