Mexico: New Guidelines for the Allocation of Grandfathered Financial Transmission Rights
On September 14, 2016, the Ministry of Energy (Secretaría de Energía) (“SENER”) published in the Federal Gazette the Guidelines for the Allocation of Grandfathered Financial Transmission Rights (“Guid...
SEC Adopts Amendments to Form ADV and Investment Advisers Act Rules
On August 25, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted amendments (the “Amendments”) to Form ADV and the books and records rule under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as...
Is the "Golden Share" Losing its Luster? Delaware Bankruptcy Court Denies Dismissal of Chapter 11 Petitions Not Authorized By Lender Holding "Golden Share"
In our earlier client alert, dated September 13, 2016, we described how during the period of the collapse of the real estate market from .../a>
In Re Transwest Resort Properties, Inc.: Arizona District Court Interpretation of “Impaired Accepting Class” for Plan Confirmation Purposes Threatens Senior Mortgage Lender Protections in Common Real Estate Financing Structures
The enactment of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which ended the many tax shelter advantages previously available to real estate investors, coupled with the savings and loan crises, effectively collaps...
Three Things That Every In-House Counsel Should Know About Terrorism Risk Insurance
With a series of high-profile terror attacks this summer both at home and abroad, terrorism risk is again a focal point of planning for corporate risk managers and in-house counsel. Fifteen years a...
Recent FCPA Prosecutions Highlight the Continuing Perils of Using Intermediaries in High-Risk Regions
Over the past two months, the Justice Department (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled three Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters involving payments to foreign official...
Health Law Vitals - A Healthcare Newsletter from Haynes and Boone, September 2016
This month's newsletter features articles about the CMS and MACRA, Healthcare employers and why they should evaluate exempt workers, the next steps for Telemedicine in Texas, and the Federal Trade ...
In Re Sanjel (USA), Inc.: Bankruptcy Court Denies Comity to Canadian Court's Injunction Protecting Officers and Directors
In In re Sanjel (USA), Inc., no 16-50778 (Bankr. W.D. Tex Jul. 28, 2016) (docket no. 388), the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western Distri.../span>
SEC MCDC Enforcement Initiative Update: SEC Announces Actions Against 71 Municipal Issuers
On August 24, 2016, the SEC announced enforcement actions against 71 municipal and other issuers for violations in municipal bond offerings. This announcement represents the first wave of settlemen...
New Standards for Specifications of Fuels in Mexico
On August 29, 2016, Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission (Comisión Reguladora de Energía) (“CRE”) published in the Federal Gazette the Official Government Standard NOM-016-CRE-2016 (“NOM”), throug...