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Recent Publications
6/21/2017 - Alerts
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Changes in U.S. Cuba, Russia and Iran Sanctions Create Uncertainty for Global Businesses
On June 16, 2017, President Trump announced that the U.S. government would reverse certain of the Obama administration’s policy efforts to liberalize U.S. relations with Cuba.
6/16/2017 - AIM
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
House Passes the Financial CHOICE Act, But Further Progress Uncertain
On June 8, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 10) along party lines. If the bill were to become law, it would replace much of the Dodd-Frank Act and scale back many post-2008 financial regulations.
6/6/2017 - AIM
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Supreme Court Limits SEC Disgorgement Remedy to Five Years
On June 5, the Supreme Court ruled that a five-year statute of limitations applies to disgorgement remedies that may be imposed by the SEC. The unanimous decision settles a previous Circuit split and overturns longstanding SEC practice, as it treats disgorgement as a penalty subject to the relevant statute of limitations, rather than as a matter of restitution, which generally is not.
1/4/2007 - Alerts
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
SEC Releases Interim Final Rules Regarding Reporting and Disclosure of Equity Awards to Named Executive Officers and Directors

In what has been described in some quarters as an early Christmas present to public companies, the Securities and Exchange Commission unexpectedly released interim final rules on December 22, 2006 that significantly change the reporting and disclosure of equity-based awards to named executive officers and directors. This alert discusses these new rules.

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