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Articles & Books

What are the economic and practical effects of COVID-19 on the European CLO market?

May 12, 2020

LexisNexis Banking and Finance

Collateralised loan obligation (CLO) transactions have long been a prolific investor in sub-investment grade corporate debt both in Europe and the US. The combination of the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 and the related respiratory disease (coronavirus (COVID-19), the impact of coronavirus on such corporate debt and the CLO market’s reliance on such corporate debt has, very quickly, created a perfect storm affecting various aspects of the European CLO market.

Claire Puddicombe, David Quirolo, and Daniel Tobias discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the European CLO market.


Related Attorney(s): Claire Puddicombe, David Quirolo, Daniel Tobias
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Drafting Issues

May 11, 2020

Structured Credit Investor

Cadwalader's Assia Damianova considers the potential effect on capital relief trades of the current market volatility arising from COVID-19 restrictions.


Related Attorney(s): Assia Damianova
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Use Of AI To Treat COVID-19 Shows Novel Inventorship Issues

Apr 13, 2020


Technology and medical companies around the world are rising to meet the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, in many cases turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and super computers to develop life-saving treatments for the disease as quickly as possible. While the use of AI will undoubtedly bring tremendous innovation, the data, test results and any inventions resulting from its use will also raise questions about how to best protect these innovations and who should get credit as an inventor.

Related Attorney(s): John Moehringer, Danielle Tully, Michael Powell, Maegan Fuller, Jaclyn Hellreich
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property
Related Office(s): New York
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WEBINAR: TALF 2.0: Overview and Opportunities

Recorded Apr. 30, 2020

Join Cadwalader’s TALF Task Force and the Structured Finance Association’s Managing Director and Head of Policy Jennifer Earyes for an update on the Federal Reserve’s Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF).

Related Attorney(s): Joseph Beach, Sophie Cuthbertson, Gregg Jubin, Ivan Loncar, Dorothy Mehta, Jed Miller
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance, TALF Task Force
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Opal Group's Women in Structured Finance Summit (Virtual)

June 1, 2020

Cadwalader partner Claire Puddicombe will be a featured speaker on the "Legal & Regulatory Outlook" panel at Opal Group's virtual Women in Structured Finance Summit.

Related Attorney(s): Claire Puddicombe
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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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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Clients & Friends Memos

COVID-19 Update: Mayor DeBlasio Signs Legislation Intended to Limit the Enforcement of Personal Liability Provisions in Commercial Leases in New York City

May 29, 2020

On May 26, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed into effect a law (the “New Law”) that amends the administrative code of New York City to prohibit the enforcement of provisions in a commercial lease or other rental agreement that provide for personal liability of a natural person who is not the tenant (i.e., a guarantor) for certain charges under the agreement in cases where the tenant has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Related Attorney(s): Steven Herman, Nicholas Brandfon
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
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SEC Adopts Amendments to Disclosure Requirements for Acquired and Disposed Businesses

May 29, 2020

On May 21, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted amendments to its disclosure requirements for acquired and disposed businesses.  The amendments, which are effective January 21, 2021 (the “Amendments”), are intended to assist registrants in making more meaningful determinations of whether an acquired or disposed business or subsidiary is significant, reduce the complexity and burden of producing required financial information in connection with acquisitions and dispositions and improve the quality of financial information for investors.

Related Attorney(s): William Mills, Braden McCurrach, Peter Bariso
Related Practice(s): Corporate
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ARRC Releases Best Practices for Orderly LIBOR Transition

May 28, 2020

On May 27, 2020, the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (“ARRC”) published recommended best practices for preparing for the end of USD LIBOR (the “Best Practices”). The Best Practices aim to provide appropriate target milestones and timelines to minimize market disruption for the end of USD LIBOR.

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld, Nihal Patel, Owen Omoregie
Related Practice(s): LIBOR Preparedness Team
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Internal Newsletters

Dec 31, 1969

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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Internal Newsletters

Dec 31, 1969

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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Internal Newsletters

Jul 29, 2019

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): William McInerney, Duncan Hubbard, Fredric Altschuler, Alan Lawrence, Holly Chamberlain, Bonnie Neuman, Steven Herman, Melissa Hinkle, Matthew Robertson, Jeremy Cross, 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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Internal Newsletters


Facebook Facing FTC Injunction

December 13, 2019

Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick

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

COVID-19 Resource Center

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Pro Bono Report 2019

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