- Michael Lewis, The Undoing Project (2016)
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Supreme Court Clarifies Insider Trading Liability for Confidential Tips
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, White Collar Update: Supreme Court Rejects Second Circuit’s Narrow Interpretation of Insider-Trading Law
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Supreme Court Reaffirms Dirks, Confirms that a Gift of Information to a Trading Relative or Friend Satisfies Personal Benefit Requirement for Insider Trading
Sullivan & Cromwell, 2016 U.S. Shareholder Activism Review and Analysis (Nov. 28, 2016)
Steven Davidoff Solomon, A New Strategy for Shareholder Activism: Engagement
The results of the 2016 United States presidential and congressional elections may create regulatory uncertainty for the wind energy sector and may materially harm our business, financial condition and results of operations.
NFG reminded GAMCO that a shareholder seeking to use proxy access must, under the terms of NFG’s proxy access bylaw, make certain representations and warranties, including a representation that the shareholder acquired the shares used to satisfy the proxy access eligibility threshold “in the ordinary course of business and not with the intent to change or influence control of the Corporation, and does not presently have such intent.” If the representation were not correct, NFG indicated, the shareholder would not be eligible to use proxy access.
President-Elect Trump’s transition website promises to “dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act and replace it with new policies to encourage economic growth and job creation.” To help our clients keep up with the reorientation of the financial regulatory framework, Davis Polk is launching a new blog, FinRegReform.com. Our most recent entry on the blog is our memorandum on Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) Financial CHOICE Act, introduced earlier this year, which we view as a starting point that signals a potential general direction of travel for financial reform. It is not the end, however, as we expect that the Republican Congress and Administration will have more ambitious plans for changes to the regulatory framework, and complex negotiations both within the Republican Party and with Democrats will further shape the ultimate result. The first post on our blog describes, in more technical detail, how a regulatory rollback might work.
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, 2016 U.S. Presidential and Congressional Elections: Preliminary Observations and Potential Implications for Financial Services Legislation and Regulation (Nov. 15, 2016)
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Ten Key Implications of Donald Trump’s Electoral Victory for Financial and Securities Regulation