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Cadwalader regularly publishes materials, including newsletters and news alerts of interest to our clients. Our communications portfolio also includes articles authored by our attorneys, as well as information about events in which our personnel will participate.

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The Mark Hotel Borrower Granted Injunction Delaying Mezzanine Lender’s Foreclosure Sale

September 17, 2020

Cadwalader's Melissa Hinkle, Christopher Dickson, Nathan Bull, and Howard Hawkins Jr. discuss a recent preliminary injunction granted in favor of a borrower enjoining the mezzanine lender from proceeding with a Uniform Commercial Code foreclosure sale of the equity interests in The Mark Hotel.

Related Attorney(s): Melissa Hinkle, Christopher Dickson, Nathan Bull, Howard Hawkins
Related Practice(s): Bankruptcy Litigation, Financial Restructuring, Mezzanine Finance, Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Private Trust Companies - US Tax and Regulatory Considerations

September 1, 2020

Globe Law and Business

While high net worth families and practitioners have used private trust companies for many years in the international estate planning realm, the use of these structures is increasing in the U.S., as driven by a host of regulatory and geopolitical factors. Cadwalader's Osvaldo Garcia, Sasha Grinberg and Dorothy Mehta provide insight into various related tax and regulatory considerations for both practitioners and clients when creating such entities.

Related Attorney(s): Osvaldo Garcia, Sasha Grinberg, Dorothy Mehta
Related Practice(s): Estate Planning & Administration, Institutional Planning, Private Wealth
Related Office(s): New York
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Hotel Financing Series, Part 2: Covenants

August 31, 2020

Related Attorney(s): Duncan Hubbard, Livia Li
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: Current and Future Challenges for U.S. Immigration

October 8, 2020 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and the fifth anniversary of the Cadwalader Black and Latino Immigration Clinic, we are honored to host a distinguished panel on October 8 for a discussion on recent immigration policy changes and the most pressing issues currently affecting the immigrant community.

Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cambridge Forum on SEC Enforcement

Oct 12-14, 2020

The Forum on SEC Enforcement has been rescheduled to October 12 – 14, 2020, now at Four Seasons Las Colinas.

White Collar Defense and Investigations partner Kyle DeYoung will serve as Co-Chair at the upcoming Cambridge Forum on SEC Enforcement.

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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New Developments in Securitization 2020

Nov. 4, 2020

Cadwalader partner Sophie Cuthbertson will serve as Chairperson for the Practising Law Institute's upcoming  “New Developments in Securitization 2020” live webcast. 

Related Attorney(s): Sophie Cuthbertson
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Washington
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Clients & Friends Memos

Private Equity Purchasers and SPACs May Be "Preferred" Divestiture Buyers under New DOJ Guidelines for Merger Remedies

September 08, 2020

On September 3, 2020, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a revised Merger Remedies Manual, which sets forth the Division’s framework for implementing remedies to resolve antitrust concerns in merger cases. The Manual specifically calls out Private Equity firms as potentially preferred buyers in certain situations. We believe the policy behind that announcement applies equally to Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”). For a general description of the revised rules, please see our memo, Justice Department Revises Merger Remedies Guidelines.

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick, Ngoc Hulbig
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Justice Department Revises Merger Remedies Guidelines

September 08, 2020

On September 3, 2020, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a revised Merger Remedies Manual, which sets forth the Division’s framework for implementing remedies to resolve antitrust concerns in merger cases. The new manual updates DOJ’s guidelines for merger remedies for the first time in nearly a decade and reaffirms the Division’s strong preference for structural relief. The Division’s 2004 Policy Guide to Merger Remedies noted that “structural remedies are preferred to conduct remedies in merger cases because they are relatively clean and certain, and generally avoid costly government entanglement in the market.” DOJ eliminated the absolute preference for structural rather than conduct remedies when it issued its 2011 Policy Guidelines to Merger R

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick, Ngoc Hulbig
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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COVID-19 Update: CDC Order Temporarily Halts Residential Evictions Nationwide until December 31, 2020

September 04, 2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government, as well as many States, have enacted eviction and foreclosure moratoriums in an effort to keep homeowners and renters in their homes and slow the spread of Covid-19.  One such moratorium was included by Congress in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act, which was enacted earlier this year.

Related Attorney(s): Steven Herman, Suleida Arias
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
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Brass Tax

BrassTax is a monthly newsletter that provides clear and concise insights on important tax developments.

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz, Jason Schwartz, Mark Howe, Adam Blakemore, Gary Silverstein
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax, Tax Controversy

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Fund Finance Friday

Fund Finance Friday is a weekly market intelligence update for the fund finance market from Cadwalader. 

Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia, Wesley Misson, Jeremy Cross, Tim Hicks, Kurt Oosterhouse, Samantha Hutchinson, Brian Foster
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

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REF News & Views

State Attorney General Insider

State Attorney General Insider is a newsletter on the latest notable cases and updates from within the State Attorneys General community.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler, Jodi Avergun, Jason Halper, Ellen Holloman, Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice

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'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — Future Gazing with Avardi Partners’ Sarah Lobbardi

September 11, 2020

In this week’s Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Jeremy Cross is joined by the Founder of Avardi Partners, Sarah Lobbardi. Sarah gives us an insight into the founding of and philosophy behind Avardi Partners as well as her insights on the current and future direction of the Fund Finance market.

Related Attorney(s): Jeremy Cross
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — A Crash Course in SOFR

August 28, 2020

In this week’s FFF: Industry Conversations, Jeff Nagle, a Cadwalader partner and member of our LIBOR Preparedness Team, teaches a SOFR 101 session. He covers all the high-level things you need to know, including how SOFR is actually calculated, how it differs from LIBOR, what its variations are and which are best, how margins will be impacted, what the expected market conventions are, and what comparable rates exist for non-dollar denominated loans.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia, Jeffrey Nagle
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance, LIBOR Preparedness Team

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' – A Borrower’s Perspective

August 7, 2020

In this week’s FFF: Industry Conversations, Taylor Johnson of Nuveen Investments joins Cadwalader’s Mike Mascia and discusses his fund finance and property-level market observations, including where he sees gaps in available lender-side supply and where he thinks banks could innovate to bring value to fund borrowers in the current environment.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

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