Client Updates

June 6, 2016
Another Message to Private Fund Sponsors on Broker Registration – This Time from Enforcement

Kenneth J. Berman, Michael P. Harrell, Robert B. Kaplan, Andrew M. Ostrognai, Jonathan R. Tuttle, Lee A. Schneider, Gregory T. Larkin, Julie Baine Stem

June 3, 2016
Proposed Order Regarding the SEC’s Performance Fee Rule: Inflation Adjustments to Qualified Client Thresholds

Kenneth J. Berman, Gregory T. Larkin, Julie Baine Stem

May 13, 2016
India Shuts Down Mauritius Route: Time to Rethink Investment Structures

Matthew D. Saronson, Peter F.G. Schuur, Parveet Singh Gandoak, Mai T. Shapiro

May 10, 2016
SEC Adopts Final Rules Reflecting JOBS Act Changes to Registration Requirements

Steven J. Slutzky, Matthew E. Kaplan, Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky, Anne C. Meyer  

May 2, 2016
New Incentive Compensation Rules: Implications for Private Equity Firms

Kenneth J. Berman, Michael P. Harrell, Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky, Alison E. Buckley-Serfass, Gregory T. Larkin, Lale Uner

April 25, 2016
28 Law Firms Publish White Paper Addressing Trust Indenture Act Complications In Debt Restructurings

David A. Brittenham, Matthew E. Kaplan, M. Natasha Labovitz, Peter J. Loughran, Jeffrey E. Ross, My Chi To

April 13, 2016
Final DOL Fiduciary Rules Simplify Some Mechanics, but Retain Core Principles . . . and Flaws

Lawrence K. Cagney, Jonathan F. Lewis, Lee A. Schneider, Charles E. Wachsstock, Tomer S. Dorfan, Franklin L. Mitchell

April 8, 2016
Treasury's Sweeping Proposed Regulations Attack Related-Party Debt

Gary M. Friedman, Peter A. Furci, Vadim Mahmoudov, Burt Rosen, Peter F.G. Schuur

April 8, 2016
Latest Sun Capital Decision Clouds Controlled Group Analysis for Private Equity Funds

Lawrence K. Cagney, Jonathan F. Lewis, Charles E. Wachsstock, Franklin L. Mitchell

April 7, 2016
Treasury Issues Regulations Imposing Additional Restrictions on Inversion Transactions

Gary M. Friedman, Peter A. Furci, Vadim Mahmoudov, Peter F.G. Schuur

March 31, 2016
New German Legislation Paves the Way for Debt Funds

Dr. Thomas Schürrle, Philipp von Holst, Klaudius Heda

March 24, 2016
Receiving UK Carried Interest: The UK Metamorphosis

Richard Ward, Ceinwen Rees

March 21, 2016
UK Private Company and LLP Beneficial Ownership: New Disclosure Requirements from April 2016

Geoffrey P. Burgess, David Innes, Christopher Salz

March 8, 2016
A Week of Hot News in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

Lawrence K. Cagney, Luke Dembosky, Jeremy Feigelson, Jonathan F. Lewis, David A. Luigs, Jim Pastore, Dr. Friedrich Popp, Naeha Prakash, Ethan D. Roman

Awards and Recognitions

May 18, 2016
Partner John Kiernan Elected President of the New York City Bar Association

May 31, 2016
Debevoise Insurance Group Again Wins 2016 Chambers USA Award for Excellence

April 20, 2016
Christopher Updike Named “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” by Turnarounds & Workouts

April 15, 2016
Debevoise Wins Who’s Who Legal Award for New York Firm of the Year

April 11, 2016
Partner Jim Pastore Recognized in Cybersecurity Docket’s Incident Response 30

April 4, 2016
Partner Nicole Levin Mesard Elected as 2016 Fellow to the American College of Real Estate Lawyers

March 30, 2016
Two Debevoise Partners Named “Rising Stars” by Law360

March 25, 2016
M. Natasha Labovitz Named a “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer

March 1, 2016
Debevoise named “Law Firm of the Year in North America (Transactions)” as part of the 2015 Private Equity International Awards