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Past the Tipping Point: International Cooperation in Cross-Border Investigations

2015 | International Comparative Legal Guide to: Business Crime 2015 | Ryan D. Junck

This article appeared in the 2015 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Business Crime 2015; published by Global Legal Group Ltd., London.

USA

2014 | The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Business Crime | Gary DiBianco, Gary A. Rubin

This article appeared in the 2015 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Business Crime; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.

United States

2015 | Getting the Deal Through: Government Investigations | David M. Zornow, Jocelyn E. Strauber

CFTC Staff Issues More No-Action Letters to Commodity Pool Operators

October 24, 2014 | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP | Heather Cruz, Anastasia T. Rockas

Over the last month, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued four letters providing exemptive, no-action and interpretative relief to commodity pool operators (CPO) on a variety of issues, including relief concerning delegation of CPO registration and public marketing restrictions.

New and Re-emerging Fair Lending Risks

October 2014 | Mortgage Compliance Magazine | Austin K. Brown Loretta Kirkwood

Banker Bonuses: UK and EU Remain on Collision Course

October 22, 2014 | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP | James Anderson, Stephen G. Sims, Helena J. Derbyshire, Patrick Brandt, Gregory P. Norman

On 15 October 2014, the European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a formal Opinion and Report regarding the so-called "banker bonus cap." With bonus season fast approaching, the opinion— which states that role-based allowances should not be treated as fixed compensation, but rather as variable compensation subject to the banker bonus cap — has increased tensions between the EBA and European Commission on the one hand, and the U.K. on the other. A primary question for banks and their boards is whether the Opinion is immediately enforceable.

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