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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.

Activist Investing in Europe: A Special Report

October 2014 | Activist Insight | Pascal Bine, Lorenzo Corte, Armand W. Grumberg, Michael E. Hatchard, Scott C. Hopkins, Matthias Horbach, Stephan Hutter, Karyl Nairn QC, Anke C. Sessler, Scott V. Simpson, Lutz Zimmer, Gregoire Bertrou

The role of shareholders in managing corporations has come into focus since the global financial crisis and subsequent recessions in Europe.

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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