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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.

Events

AML Overhaul: The U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 and the post-Brexit U.K. AML Regime

May 18, 2021

Financial institutions and their customers are facing significant changes in anti-money laundering (“AML”) law in both the U.S. and U.K. This webinar addresses key provisions of the U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020, including the Corporate Transparency Act, broadened subpoena powers over non-U.S. banks, new criminal offenses, and enhanced penalties. 

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun, Kevin Roberts, Charlotte Glaser, Christian Larson
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London, Washington
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The Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill: Understanding the Past and Activating in the Present

May 18, 2021

In commemoration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Cadwalader Asian Pacific American Attorney Resource Group is honored to host a webinar with Phil Tajitsu Nash, an Adjunct Lecturer in the University of Maryland’s Asian American Studies Program and board member for the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF).

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Board 3.0: Bringing the Private Equity Model to Public Companies

May 21, 2021

Cadwalader partner Stephen Fraidin will be a featured panelist at the virtual event, “‘Board 3.0’: Bringing the Private Equity Model to Public Companies,” which will explore a new model for public company boards (“Board 3.0”) that would use features of the private equity portfolio company governance model, proposed by Professors Ronald Gilson and Jeffrey Gordon.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin
Related Practice(s): Corporate
Related Office(s): New York
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Clients & Friends Memos

The UK’s National Security & Investment Act

May 12, 2021

The UK’s National Security and Investment Act 2021 received Royal Assent on 29 April 2021 and is expected to “commence” at the end of 2021, with retrospective application to transactions occurring since 12 November 2020. The Act provides the UK Government with the statutory power to review and potentially block or unwind M&A transactions based on national security. Investments over 25% in businesses within 17 specified sensitive sectors will be void unless notified and approved. The Secretary of State will have broad powers to review other transactions posing a national security concern for up to 5 years after closing, while parties to those transactions will have the right to make a voluntary notification (reducing the period within which the transactions may be reviewed to 6 months).


Related Attorney(s): Joanna Valentine, Michael Sholem, Dmitry Morgan
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): London
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COVID-19 Update: Decision Striking Down CDC Federal Eviction Moratorium Temporarily Stayed

May 11, 2021

On May 5, 2021, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (“DC Court”) vacated a nationwide eviction moratorium order issued by the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Alabama Association of Realtors, et al. v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, et al. (the “Decision”).  The DC Court found that the CDC exceeded its authority in issuing such moratorium on nationwide evictions of rental properties and that the CDC Order should be set aside.  The Decision was immediately appealed by the Justice Department on behalf of the CDC and the ruling has been stayed pending such appeal.

 


Related Attorney(s): Steven Herman, Jessica Wong
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
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COVID-19 Update: Governor Cuomo Extends Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium until August 31

May 05, 2021

On May 5, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that extends the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures for residential tenants and small businesses to August 31, 2021. The previous moratorium expired May 1, 2021.

 


Related Attorney(s): Steven Herman, Eunji Jo
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
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Newsletters

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

REF News & Views is a monthly newsletter comprised of news and commentary around legal matters concerning mortgage finance, mezzanine finance, loan sales and construction finance.


Related Attorney(s): Duncan Hubbard, Fredric Altschuler, Alan Lawrence, Holly Chamberlain, Bonnie Neuman, Steven Herman, Melissa Hinkle, Matthew Robertson, Christopher Dickson
Related Practice(s): Construction Finance, Joint Ventures, Loan Sales, Management & Leasing, Mezzanine Finance, Mortgage Finance, Real Estate, Real Estate Acquisitions & Dispositions, Real Estate Restructuring, Real Estate Workouts & Restructurings


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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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Podcasts

Our podcasts delve into the legal trends shaping global business – from financial regulations to fund finance, investigations and more.


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Videos

‘Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations’ – EQT Discuss Their ESG Capital Call Facilities

February 12, 2021

In this episode of Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Cadwalader partner Nathan Parker is joined by EQT Managing Director Adam Larsson and Debevoise & Plimpton partner Thomas Smith to discuss the market-leading ESG linked capital call facilities put in place by EQT in the second part of last year.


Related Attorney(s): Nathan Parker
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' - Catching Up with Michael Sinclair of People’s United Bank

December 18, 2020

In this episode of Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Michael Sinclair of People’s United Bank joins Mike Mascia to discuss the fund finance happenings at People’s United as well as current market developments and predictions for 2021.

 


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

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — LIBOR Transition Update with Jeffrey Nagle

December 4, 2020

In today’s Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Jeff Nagle of Cadwalader’s LIBOR Preparedness Team joins Mike Mascia and gives a plain-English summary of what a fund finance banker needs to know about this week’s LIBOR transition updates from the ICE Benchmark Administration and the U.S. and UK regulators.


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

CadwaladerNews

CadwaladerSpotlight

Our latest podcast covers the legacy of the “Car Wash” investigation and how Brazil fits into the global landscape of white-collar crime enforcement.

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