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Articles & Books

Too Many Stakeholders in the Kitchen

September 2019

CEP Magazine

High-stakes corporate investigations into bribery, corruption and other misconduct can be highly complex. The impulse to let every conceivable stakeholder play a role, while well-intentioned, can often lead to a “too many cooks in the kitchen” situation, undercutting the efficiency and effectiveness of the entire investigative process.

Related Attorney(s): Lex Urban
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Reflections on the Council’s Supreme Court Admissions Trip

Aug. 23, 2019

Federal Bar Council Quarterly

Cadwalader partner Ellen Holloman reflects on being admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States in this issue of the Federal Bar Council Quarterly.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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INSIGHT: Five Things Every Company Should Know About SEC Whistleblowers

Aug. 1, 2019

Bloomberg Law

The recent payment of $50 million to a pair of whistleblowers should serve as a wake-up call to companies that the SEC’s Whistleblower Program is alive and well. The authors provide five key compliance steps to help companies respond to whistleblowers and minimize their associated risks.

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung, Lex Urban, William Simpson
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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2nd Annual Guest Bartending Fundraiser for NYC Komen Race for the Cure

Sept. 18, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Cadwalader partner and Capital Markets Co-Chair Stuart Goldstein will be a special guest bartender at CREFC's Network for a Cause Fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure.

Related Attorney(s): Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Cadwalader's Civil Rights Series: Bearing Witness – One Survivor’s Account of the Holocaust

Sept. 19, 2019

Please join Cadwalader for its next Civil Rights Series program to hear one survivor’s account of the Holocaust.


Related Office(s): New York
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25th Annual ABS East Conference

Sept. 22-24, 2019

 Cadwalader partners Stuart Goldstein and Sophie Cuthbertson will be speaking at the 25th Annual ABS East Conference in Miami Beach, Florida.


Related Attorney(s): Stuart Goldstein, Sophie Cuthbertson
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Clients & Friends Memos

European Banking Authority Publishes Question and Answer Relating to Originator Risk Retention Holders in Securitisations

Sep 17, 2019

On 13 September 2019, the European Banking Authority (the “EBA”) updated its guidance in respect of the Securitisation Regulation by publishing an answer to a question submitted to it in November 2018 by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (“AFME”) in relation to Article 9(3) of the Securitisation Regulation.  The EBA’s answer provides guidance on how those undertaking securitisations may satisfy Article 9(3).

Related Attorney(s): Suzanne Bell, Robert Cannon, Stephen Day, Claire Puddicombe, David Quirolo, Nick Shiren, Daniel Tobias, Michael Sholem
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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The Same, Only Better: Eighth Circuit Affirms Peabody Chapter 11 Plan Backstopped Rights Offering Despite Alleged Disparate Creditor Treatment Under Peabody Plan

Sep 10, 2019

On August 9, 2019, in a unanimous decision (written by a former bankruptcy judge), the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the confirmation of the Peabody Energy Chapter 11 plan (“Plan”) with a prominent backstopped rights offering component.

Related Attorney(s): Ingrid Bagby, Michele Maman, Eric Waxman, Casey Servais, Richard Solow
Related Practice(s): Financial Restructuring
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Delaware Court of Chancery Confirms Market-Based Factors Constitute the Best Indicators of Fair Value

Sep 06, 2019

Three recent Delaware Court of Chancery appraisal decisions offer a wealth of guidance not only regarding the determination of a merger partner’s fair value, but also regarding elements that potentially undermine a quality sale process and strategic considerations for litigating valuation and sale process issues.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Halper, Nathan Bull, Sara Bussiere, Monica Martin
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
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Antitrust and Financial Services

Claimants Bring UK Class Action Against Investment Banks for FX Manipulation

Aug 09, 2019

On 29 July 2019, claimants brought a class action in the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) against five investment banks, alleging potentially billions of pounds in damages from cartel conduct in the foreign exchange markets. 

Related Attorney(s): Vincent Brophy, Tom Bainbridge
Related Practice(s): Antitrust & Financial Services
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Mass Claim Against MasterCard in UK is Given a Second Chance at Certification

Apr 29, 2019

On 16 April 2019, the Court of Appeal issued a ruling that gives a second chance at certification to the £14 billion mass consumer claim brought against MasterCard by Walter Merricks. The ruling breathes new life into the claim and into the UK’s nascent opt-out class action regime.

Related Attorney(s): Vincent Brophy, Tom Bainbridge
Related Practice(s): Antitrust
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EU Loan Syndication Study Identifies Areas of Potential Antitrust Risk

Apr 10, 2019

On 5 April 2019, the Competition Directorate of the European Commission published a report of a study into ‘EU loan syndication and its impact on competition in credit markets’.  The decision to commission the Report reflects a growing concern by regulators as to the establishment and conduct of syndicates in the lending and other sectors.  This concern is, in part, reflected in several recent antitrust and regulatory investigations and decisions.

Related Attorney(s): Vincent Brophy, Tom Bainbridge
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Antitrust & Financial Services
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The Expanding Role of State Attorneys General

Aug. 8, 2019

Cadwalader partner Doug Gansler, head of the firm’s State Attorneys General practice, discusses the expanding role of today’s state attorneys general, many of whom are taking a more proactive and aggressive approach than ever before. Gansler looks at state AGs’ focus on privacy issues, pharmaceutical companies and especially financial institutions’ presence on the internet – an area he calls the “Wild West,” with internet lending, internet payment and internet banking.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice

Cadwalader's Sponsorship Program

Jun. 6, 2019

This video features senior lawyers involved in Cadwalader’s highly successful Sponsorship Program, a nomination-based program for high-performing diverse special counsel and associates that provides opportunities for these lawyers to gain the skills necessary to move up the ranks and have long-term successful careers at the firm.

Cadwalader Cabinet Makes Available LIBOR Preparedness Resource

June 5, 2019

Cadwalader's LIBOR Preparedness Team made available its LIBOR Topic Page, a free resource that provides guidance on the sunset of LIBOR and the design of indices to replace it.

Related Practice(s): LIBOR Preparedness Team



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