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On 14 December 2012, the Federal Reserve Board issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to apply enhanced prudential standards and an early remediation framework to foreign banking organizations (FBOs) with $50 billion or more in total global consolidated assets.
Private investment transactions between sophisticated parties often include a negotiated agreement, sometimes called a ‘big-boy letter’, in which the buyer acknowledges that it has made its own independent assessment of the risks involved, including that the seller or other counterparty may possess material, non-public information regarding the issuer which has not been disclosed to the buyer.
The China affiliates of the biggest accounting firms in the world have been placed in real jeopardy due to the stalled negotiations between US and Chinese regulators over document sharing.
Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast of the US. When it struck land, Sandy was approximately 950 miles wide.
This Alert summarises recent rulings interpreting when private equity funds could have exposure for the qualified pension liabilities of a portfolio company.