Latest From Skadden

  • Reminders of Recent Updates for Upcoming SEC Filings
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Brian V. Breheny, Andrew J. Brady, Hagen J. Ganem, Josh LaGrange, Ryan J. Adams, John C. Hamlett, Caroline S. Kim, Justin A. Kisner

    The SEC recently adopted amendments to disclosure requirements applicable to various registration statements and periodic reports, including minor changes to applicable form cover pages.

  • Cryptocurrency Litigation Update: Court Allows Government’s Criminal Case Against REcoin Founder to Proceed
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Alexander C. Drylewski, Ryan J. Dzierniejko, Gregory A. Fernicola, Stuart D. Levi, Peter B. Morrison, Andrew R. Beatty

    On September 11, 2018, the Eastern District of New York issued a new decision in U.S. v. Zaslavskiy, denying a motion to dismiss the government’s criminal indictment on the grounds that the ICOs at issue did not involve the offer or sale of “securities” and thus were beyond the reach of federal securities laws. The ruling, which did not include a final determination that the offerings involved securities, likely will have limited application to the cryptocurrency industry at large.

  • State Attorneys General and Their Influence on Merger Enforcement
    New York Law Journal
    Shepard Goldfein, Karen Hoffman Lent

    Shepard Goldfein and Karen Hoffman Lent look at the powers granted to states under federal antitrust statutes and the effort by some state attorneys general to assert more influence in merger enforcement.