RECENT MEMOS

RECENT MEMOS

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Agrees to Pay Civil Penalty of $896,000 to Resolve FTC Allegations That it Violated the Reporting Requirements of the HSR Act

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - August 21, 2014

Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal On Extraterritoriality Grounds of Securities Claims Based on Cross-Border Securities-Based Swap Agreements: Court Holds That, Under Morrison v. National Australia Bank, a Domestic Transaction Is Not Alone Sufficient To State a Section 10(b) Claim Involving Securities-Based Swaps When the Conduct Is Predominantly Foreign

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - August 19, 2014

“Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order Imposes New Terms for Federal Contractors: Executive Order Requires Federal Contractors to Report Adverse Labor and Employment Law Decisions, Provide Detailed Wage Statements to Employees, and Forgo Using Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements for Employment Discrimination and Sexual Assault Claims

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - August 6, 2014

Wal-Mart v. IBEW: Delaware Supreme Court Authorizes “Books and Records” Discovery of Internal Investigation Under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law and Adopts Garner Exception to Attorney-Client Privilege

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - August 6, 2014

Ukraine-Related Sanctions: U.S. and EU Take Coordinated Action to Restrict Access of Russian State-Owned Banks to U.S. and EU Capital Markets, Restrict Trade with Russia, Including for Certain Deep Water, Arctic Offshore and Shale Exploration and Production Projects, and Sanction Additional Persons and Entities; U.S. Supplements Sectoral Sanctions Guidance

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - August 4, 2013

NEWS

NEWS

The Deal Pipeline Publishes Article on Poison Pills by Frank Aquila and Melissa Sawyer

The Deal Pipeline - August 7, 2014

Mr. Aquila and Ms. Sawyer authored the article, “Poison Pills: An Antidote To ‘Raider-like’ Activism?”

S&C Named a Finalist at Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2014

Asian Legal Business - August 4, 2014

S&C was nominated in seven categories for Asian Legal Business’s Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2014.

S&C Shortlisted for Six China Law & Practice Awards

China Law & Practice - August 4, 2014

S&C was nominated in six categories for the 8th Annual China Law & Practice Awards.

Emma Hardwick Authors Article on Restrictions on Group Relief Surrenders for U.K. Corporation Tax Purposes During Sale Negotiations

Tax Journal - August 1, 2014

In the August 1 issue of Tax Journal, Ms. Hardwick authored the article, “Loss of ability to surrender group relief during sale negotiations.”

S&C Recognized by The American Lawyer’s Global Legal Awards

The American Lawyer - July 2014

S&C was recognized by The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards, a competition focused on the best cross-border work in disputes, finance, M&A and citizenship.

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