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Reminder: Illinois Pay-To-Play Registration Updates Are Due Quarterly
The next quarterly update for state contractors that is required under the Illinois pay-to-play law is due August 14, 2019.
United States
16 Aug 2019
PACs And Other Committees Must Comply With Updates To The FEC's Password System
As discussed in our November 29, 2018 mailing, the FEC rolled out changes to its Electronic Filing Password Assignment System, requiring PACs and other committees' passwords to have two-factor authentication.
United States
25 Jul 2019
Proposed Bill Would Expand Political Communications Ban For Foreign Nationals
On June 25, the Preventing Adversaries Internationally from Disbursing Advertising Dollars Act (the bill) was introduced in the U.S. Senate.
United States
25 Jul 2019
2019 Midyear M&A Trends
Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018, continuing a trend
United States
18 Jul 2019
EU Adopts Regulation On Foreign Direct Investments
On March 19, 2019, the European Union adopted a regulation for the screening of foreign direct investments into the EU (the Regulation).
European Union
11 Jul 2019
D.C. Circuit Upholds Federal Pay-To-Play Rule
On June 18, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed a challenge to FINRA pay-to-play Rule 2030 brought by the New York Republican State Committee and the Tennessee Republican Party.
United States
8 Jul 2019
US M&A Activity Remains Strong Despite Concerns
Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018,
United States
1 Jul 2019
Helms-Burton Act Poses New Risks And Challenges For Entities Allegedly Tied To Cuba
Earlier this year, the Trump administration activated a previously dormant statutory provision in the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996
27 Jun 2019
Developments And Trends In US And Japanese M&A
On May 6, 2019, Skadden hosted the Cross-Border M&A Conference 2019, titled "Developments and Trends in US and Japanese M&A."
19 Jun 2019
Two Additional Presidential Candidates Subject To Federal Pay-To-Play Rules
In a recent mailing we noted that the following Democratic presidential candidates are covered under federal pay-to-play rules (i.e., SEC 206(4)-5, MSRB G-37, CFTC 23.451 and FINRA 2030) because they are currently elected state or local officials running for federal office:
7 Jun 2019
Trump Administration Limits US Purchase And Use Of Certain Technology From Foreign Adversaries, Sale Of US Technology To Huawei
The Trump administration has announced two initiatives aimed at addressing U.S. national security risks arising from the use of non-U.S. technology generally
United States
31 May 2019
Mergers & Acquisitions (Global M&A Trends In 2019)
Global M&A activity continued to accelerate in the first half of 2018 following the strong end to 2017, a year that was marked by several headline-making megadeals ...
17 May 2019
An Update For Financial Institutions On Presidential Candidates Covered Under Federal Pay-To-Play Rules
Financial institutions and their employees may be subject to the following federal pay-to-play rules: SEC Rule 206(4)-5 for investment advisers; CFTC Rule 23.451
16 May 2019
UK Government Issues Report On Huawei Vulnerabilities
On March 28, 2019, the Oversight Board of the United Kingdom's Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC)1 released a report identifying "serious and systematic defects in Huawei's software engineering and cyber security competence."
2 May 2019
'No-Deal' Brexit – EU Regulators Take Small Steps To Maintain Status Quo For UK Fund Managers
In the middle of February 2019, Brexit continues to be debated between Westminster and Brussels, despite the rapidly approaching deadline for the United Kingdom (U.K.) to leave the European Union (EU) on March 29, 2019.
20 Feb 2019
Enforcement Focus On China: What Companies Should Do To Be Prepared
On January 29-30, 2019, Skadden and Han Kun Law Offices co-hosted two seminars — first in New York, then in Washington, D.C. — titled "Enforcement Focus on China: What Companies Should Do to Be Prepared."
14 Feb 2019
2018 UK Annual Report On Modern Slavery
The U.K. government has published its 2018 U.K. Annual Report on Modern Slavery (the Report), providing a detailed overview of how U.K. companies have responded ...
5 Feb 2019
New York Governor Signs Bill Closing ‘LLC Loophole'
On January 24, 2019, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill closing the "LLC loophole," as discussed in our January 22, 2019 mailing.
United States
4 Feb 2019
US Government Shutdown Ends – SEC Issues Guidance To Address Significant Backlog Of Filing Reviews And Shareholder Proposals
On January 25, 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law a continuing resolution that immediately reopened the federal government through February 15, 2019.
United States
31 Jan 2019
New York State Bill To Close ‘LLC Loophole' Awaits Governor's Signature
On January 14, 2019, the New York state legislature passed A. 776 (the bill), which is designed to close the "LLC loophole" in state campaign contribution laws ...
United States
30 Jan 2019
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