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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.

Articles & Books

The Re-Emergence of European CMBS Transactions

Jan. 21, 2019

European CMBS transactions have re-emerged at a steady pace for the first time since before the financial crisis. Cadwalader special counsel Sabah Nawaz provides analysis in the Winter 2020 issue of CRE Finance World.


Related Attorney(s): Sabah Nawaz
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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INSIGHT: IP Cases and Trends—A Look Back and 2020 Expectations

Dec. 16, 2019

Bloomberg Law

Cadwalader attorneys review the most significant IP issues from 2019, including new IP legislation and U.S. Supreme Court decisions. They offer insights on what’s to come in 2020, including the big news that the Supreme Court will hear the Oracle v Google case relating to copyright infringement of protected software.


Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Howard Wizenfeld, Jaclyn Hellreich
Related Practice(s): ITC Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Trademark & Copyright Protection
Related Office(s): New York
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The Competition-Privacy Collision

Dec. 13, 2019

Global Competition Review

As political pressure builds for competition enforcers to protect consumers’ privacy, Joel Mitnick and Monica Martin look at whether U.S. antitrust law provides the means to do so.


Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick, Monica Martin
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Events

Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Winter Meeting 2020

Jan. 23-25, 2019

Cadwalader partner Dorothy Mehta will chair the "Intermediaries & Advisors" panel at the Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Winter Meeting 2020. 

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Mehta
Related Practice(s): Commodities & Futures Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): New York
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WEBINAR: Lessons from Recent Compliance Failures

Jan. 23, 2020

Cadwalader partner Kyle DeYoung will join Wall Street Journal reporter Dylan Tokar for a webinar on the lessons from recent compliance failures.

Related Attorney(s): Kyle DeYoung
Related Practice(s): White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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PLI's CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2020: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Market

Jan. 24, 2020

Cadwalader partner Jed Miller will be speaking at the upcoming CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2020: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Market hosted by the Practising Law Institute.

Related Attorney(s): Jed Miller
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): New York
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Clients & Friends Memos

SEC Proposes Rule Amendments Designed to Expand Access to Private Investment Opportunities

Jan 22, 2020

By a 3-2 vote, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) approved the publication of a release on December 18, 2019, generally expanding the scope of the definitions of “accredited investor” in Rule 501(a) of Regulation D and “qualified institutional buyer” in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”) to increase accessibility to private investment opportunities. The Release also proposed related changes to Rules 215 and 163B under the Securities Act and Rule 15g-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”).


Related Attorney(s): Steven Lofchie, Dorothy Mehta, Mark Highman, Nikita Cotton
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation
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CFTC Codifies Registration and Reporting Relief for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors

Jan 17, 2020

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) approved the publication of two releases (the “Final Rules”) on November 25, 2019, adopting final amendments to Part 4 of the CFTC Rules which codify and expand a number of interpretative notices and no-action letters granting relief from the registration and reporting obligations applicable to various categories of Commodity Pool Operators (“CPOs”) and Commodity Trading Advisors (“CTAs”). The CFTC first proposed the amendments in a release published on October 18, 2018 (the “Proposed Rulemaking”).


Related Attorney(s): Steven Lofchie, Dorothy Mehta, Mark Highman, Nikita Cotton
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation
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The Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Termination of Merger Agreement Based on Material Adverse Effect

Jan 08, 2020

In Channel Medsystems, Inc. v. Boston Scientific Corporation, the Delaware Court of Chancery rejected an attempt by Boston Scientific to terminate and thus avoid consummating a merger agreement with Channel on the grounds that a material adverse effect as defined in the parties’ agreement had occurred.


Related Attorney(s): Jason Halper, William Mills, Joshua Apfelroth, Sara Bussiere
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Global Litigation
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Newsletters

Antitrust and Financial Services

HSBC v Commission: EU General Court gives leeway to the Commission in application of fundamental rights of defence

Oct 14, 2019


In December 2016, HSBC was fined €33.6 million by the European Commission for its role in the Euro Interest Rates Derivatives (EIRD) cartel – an off-shoot of the regulatory scrutiny of LIBOR manipulation.


Related Attorney(s): Tom Bainbridge
Related Practice(s): Antitrust & Financial Services
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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): 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): Tom Bainbridge
Related Practice(s): Antitrust
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Videos

Facebook Facing FTC Injunction

December 13, 2019

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Antitrust

Can the Right to Bear Arms Coexist with Gun Control?

Nov 6, 2019

Adam Skaggs, Chief Counsel & Policy Director of Giffords Law Center, and David Chipman, Retired ATF Special Agent and Senior Policy Advisor at Giffords joined us to discuss the right to bear arms and gun control.


Related Page(s): Diversity & Inclusion

“I Am an Ally”

Oct. 25, 2019

Our latest diversity video highlights Cadwalader lawyers who serve as allies in support of the firm’s diversity & inclusion program, providing active support of affinity initiatives.


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