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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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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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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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International arbitration report

Welcome to issue 9 of Norton Rose Fulbright’s International arbitration report. In this issue, we feature the exciting topic of innovation and disruption in international arbitration. We review the procedural and technological advances that are, or soo ...

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Brown Rudnick Secures Major Victory for Fairfield Sentry and Kenneth Krys Stemming from Madoff Fraud

The United States Supreme Court denied a petition for certiorari filed by Farnum Place, LLC (“Farnum”), on October 3, handing Brown Rudnick client Kenneth Krys, as liquidator and foreign representative of Fairfield Sentry Limited (in liquidation) (“Sentr ...

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Eight of the Largest U.S. Banks Not Required to File “Living Wills” Until July 1, 2019

The Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “Agencies”) yesterday announced that Bank of America, Bank of New York Mellon, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs Group, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, State Street Corporation and Wells Farg ...

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UPDATED LINKS: Federal Reserve Finalizes QFC Rule Restricting Default Rights

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System released today a Final Rule Establishing Restrictions on Qualified Financial Contracts of Systemically Important U.S. Banking Organizations and the U.S. Operations of Systemically Important Foreign Ban ...

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Everything must Go: Retail Chapter 11 filings

Shack’s “Chapter 22” and electronics retailer hhgregg with 220 U.S. store locations, filed in Indiana. ...

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