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Implementation of international standards can have collateral consequences

Non-financial commercial companies often secure their derivatives transactions with financial institutions in a manner other than posting cash margin, such as by granting liens on a commercial end-user’s assets. A proposed regulation from the US federal banking regulators to revise … Continue reading

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Collateral Yield Enhancement Strategy (CYES) Offered by Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Other Firms

Zamansky LLC is investigating an options-based investment strategy utilized by various brokerage firms — including Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch — sometimes referred to as the Collateral Yield Enhancement Strategy, or “CYES”. The CYES is a complicated and risky options … Continue reading

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Applying the Doctrine of Collateral Estoppel

Applying the Doctrine of Collateral EstoppelRoth v. County of Nassau, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, Index#18-966-cv, Summary orderRulings by summary order do not have precedential effect.Craig Roth appealed the federal district court's granting summary judgment dismissing his claims … Continue reading

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Proskauer Rose attorneys warn of collateral consequences in parallel proceedings

Securities cases often are interconnected and difficult to maneuver, and attorneys should not step into parallel proceedings without considering how their choices in one case can filter into other matters, according to Ralph Ferrara, Ann Ashton and Corey Rogoff of … Continue reading

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Defensive Collateral Estoppel Applies Only if Essentially Identical Accused Product Found Non-infringing

In its opinion, the Federal Circuit explained that defensive collateral estoppel of non-infringement applies in very limited circumstances where “a close identity exists between the relevant features of the accused device and the device previously determined to be non-infringing such … Continue reading

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