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The case of Arcapita and the role of U.S. courts in international restructurings

United States Bankruptcy Courts, particularly in New York and Delaware, are some of the most preferred courts for multinational corporate bankruptcy filings. This trend has been on display throughout the most recent credit cycle, as companies with gl ...

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Norton Rose Fulbright’s 2017 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

Now in its 13th year, our survey reflects the views of more than 300 senior corporate counsel—primarily general counsel—on the changing face of litigation. This report examines current corporate trends and this year’s survey highlights an ever-increasing ...

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The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s Valuation Regulation in Bankruptcy

Cleary Gottlieb partner James Bromley and associate Matthew Karlan authored an article with firm alumna Esther Lifshitz, “The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s Valuation Regulation in Bankruptcy: Entitled to Chevron Deference or Arbitrary and Capric ...

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"Facilitation Payments" Exception Repealed under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

On October 31, 2017, certain changes were made to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) – Canada’s international anti-bribery and corruption legislation – to make the payment of "facilitation payments" a criminal offence under ...

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Senior management responsibility in banks

Regulators have made clear their view that responsibility for the culture of a bank sits at the top; if senior management create the right culture, good regulatory practice and procedures will naturally follow. Following the financial crisis banks’ s ...

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Retailers' Holiday Sales Seen Marred by Sears Canada Liquidation

bricks-and-mortar retailers’ operating profit margins, already under 5 percent, and threaten sales in the bumper ...

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Cayman Islands Foundation Companies Law Now in Force

The Foundation Companies Law (the "Law”) was passed by the Legislative Assembly in March 2017, and has now been brought fully into effect from 18 October 2017. As confirmed in our previous update, a foundation company may be established as a ne ...

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ICOs: Risk; regulation; reward?

Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have been the hot topic of 2017, gaining significant media attention and attracting substantial amounts of investor capital. The speed and growth of ICOs has been remarkable, from raising US$26 million in 2014 to raising ...

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Cayman Islands Regulatory Update

The Cayman Islands has recently seen the passing of a number of laws to improve the Island’s regulatory framework in support of the international financial system’s integrity. These laws are intended to maintain the jurisdiction’s adherence to internatio ...

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Global Asset Management Quarterly – issue 7

Welcome to the seventh edition of Global asset management quarterly. This publication highlights key developments that will be of interest to and affect our asset management clients, including market trends and developments in tax and buy-side regulation ...

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