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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

Lessons Learned from Recent OFAC Enforcement Actions

July 28, 2022

Two recent OFAC enforcement actions highlight real-world challenges that financial institutions and other companies may face in their efforts to implement an effective sanctions compliance program.

Related Attorney(s): James Treanor, Christian Larson
Related Practice(s): Economic Sanctions, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
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The Spice of Fund Finance

August 1, 2022

Fund finance provides a rich variety of liquidity options, say Cadwalader’s Samantha Hutchinson, Michael Hubbard, Angela Batterson and Brian Foster.

Related Attorney(s): Brian Foster, Angela Batterson, Samantha Hutchinson
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
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Use Clauses and Sublet Provisions in Ground Leases

July 28, 2022

A ground lease is both a conveyance and a contractual agreement between a landlord (the ground lessor) and a tenant (the ground tenant) pursuant to which the ground lessor, as the fee owner of the real property, conveys a leasehold interest in the property to the ground tenant subject to the terms and conditions of the ground lease. 

Related Attorney(s): Steven Herman, Alireza Abedin
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
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79th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference

August 29-31, 2022

Cadwalader partner Peter Malyshev will be a featured speaker at the 79th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference.

Related Attorney(s): Peter Malyshev
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Finance Forum 2022

October 27, 2022

We are excited to return in-person for the 2022 Cadwalader Finance Forum!

Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Commercial Real Estate CLOs, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Fund Finance, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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November 17-18, 2022

Cadwalader is proud to sponsor's Global Class Actions Symposium 2022 where Simon Walsh will be a featured speaker.

Related Attorney(s): Simon Walsh
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): London
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Clients & Friends Memos

ARRC Publishes LIBOR Legacy Playbook

July 11, 2022

On July 11, 2022, the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (the “ARRC”) published a “Playbook” to assist market participants in transitioning their legacy LIBOR contracts to an alternative rate by June 30, 2023.  The Playbook is primarily focused on legacy cash products, which the ARRC estimates will total approximately $5 trillion.

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld, Sophie Cuthbertson, Jason Halper, Daniel Meade, Jed Miller, Jeffrey Nagle, Rachel Rodman, Michael Sholem
Related Practice(s): Corporate Finance, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, LIBOR Preparedness Team, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
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Sanctions Watch: UK Authority Outlines Powers to Impose Strict Liability Civil Penalties

June 13, 2022

From 15 June 2022, the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (“OFSI”) has the power to issue monetary penalties for breaches of financial sanctions on a strict liability basis. The newly-published Guidance sets out how OFSI will apply these civil penalties. Release of the Guidance follows the implementation of the Economic Crime Act in March 2022, the legislation which grants OFSI such powers.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Kevin Roberts, Duncan Grieve
Related Practice(s): White Collar Defense and Investigations
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SEC Commissioner Signals Need to Fulfill Mandate of Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Develop “Minimum Standards” for Lawyers Practicing Before the Commission

June 02, 2022

In remarks on March 5, 2022 on PLI’s Corporate Governance webcast, Commissioner Allison Herren Lee of the Securities and Exchange Commission stated that, 20 years after its enactment, it is time to revisit the “unfulfilled mandate” of Section 307 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and establish minimum standards for lawyers practicing before the Commission.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Halper, William Mills, Erica Hogan, Adam Magid, James Orth, Jayshree Balakrishnan
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation
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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, 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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Fin News

Cabinet News & Views

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

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Finance Forum Focus Series: Spotlight on LIBOR Transition

October 20, 2021

In this installment of our Finance Forum Focus Series, Cadwalader partners Lary Stromfeld and Jeffrey Nagle discuss the latest LIBOR transition developments.

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld, Jeffrey Nagle
Related Practice(s): LIBOR Preparedness Team

FUNDing Positive ESG Impact: ESG Developments in Fund Finance

June 25, 2021

In this episode of ESG Talks, Bill Cox, Global Head of Corporate, Financial, and Government Ratings at KBRA, sits down with Wesley Misson and Katie McShane from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.

Related Attorney(s): Wesley Misson, Katie McShane
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG), Fund Finance