News Archive

Posted: November 29, 2016
Posted: November 17, 2016
The new exemption from UK withholding tax will affect certain debt finance arrangements and the issuance of debt securities between foreign lenders or investors and UK corporate borrowers or issuers that operate in private placement markets.
Posted: November 2, 2016
The American College of Investment Counsel (ACIC), a national organization of lawyers focused on advising institutional investors, recently elected officers and selected a new class of trustees at the organization’s annual meeting on October 21 in New York City.
Posted: October 30, 2016
Welcome to the October 2016 issue of ACIC Private Notes! It was wonderful seeing so many of you at this year's election themed conference: Make Investments Great Again! We couldn't help but think some of our panelists might make great candidates one day . . . stranger things have happened!
Posted: September 30, 2016
Posted: August 30, 2016
Posted: August 25, 2016
Delaware Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Adversary Proceeding by First Lien Noteholders Seeking Payment of Make-Whole Premium from Second Lien Noteholders Under Intercreditor Agreement – Delaware Trust Company v. ComputerShare Trust Company, N.A. and Computer Share Trust Company of Canada, Adv. Proc. No. 14-50410 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. June 3, 2016).
Posted: August 25, 2016
Delaware Bankruptcy Court Denies Motion to Dismiss Debtor’s Bankruptcy Case Despite Terms Under its Limited Liability Company Agreement Requiring Authorization of its Members – In re Intervention Energy Holdings, LLC, No. 16-11247 (KJC) (Bankr. D. Del. June 3, 2016).
Posted: August 2, 2016
Posted: August 1, 2016
Rock the Vote!Happy Summer Everyone!It’s been a steamy one of late here on the east coast, and as we work toward our 2016 Annual Meeting and Education Conference, things are heating up with the College, as well.
Posted: June 27, 2016
IntroductionIn response to the recent economic crisis and developments in certain other countries, the Dutch legislator has (already in December 2012) announced a number of measures to improve restructuring possibilities for companies: one proposal dealing with the “Dutch prepack” and a second proposal dealing with the “Dutch Scheme”.[1] Although the proposals have, against initial expectations and statements made by the Dutch ministry, still not been implemented, the proposals continue to shape the Dutch restructuring market.
Posted: May 26, 2016
Financing Public-Private Partnerships in the U.S. Private Placement Market
Posted: May 26, 2016
 King & Spalding Recent News in the RadioShack Bankruptcy Case: Court Resolves Intercreditor Dispute in Favor of Senior LendersBy Sarah R. Borders, Jeffrey R. Dutson and Elizabeth Tramm
Posted: May 26, 2016
ACIC Spring Investment Forum American Bandstand
Posted: February 26, 2016
In March 2011, Sign Builders, Inc. (“Sign Builders”) filed a breach of contract claim against SVI Themed Construction Solutions, Inc. (“SVI”) seeking to recover amounts allegedly due for merchandise and services it provided to SVI.  SVI failed to answer or otherwise appear and a default judgment was entered against it.  A separate prove-up hearing was then scheduled.  When SVI failed to appear at the prove-up hearing, the court entered a judgment in favor of Sign Builders in the amount of $11,303, plus costs. 
Posted: February 26, 2016
M. Bruenger & Co.
Posted: February 26, 2016
ComputerShare Trust Company, N.A. and Computer Share Trust Company of Canada v. Energy Future Intermediate Holding Company LLC and EFIH Finance, Inc., No. 14-50405 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Oct. 29, 2015); In re Energy Future Holdings Corp., et al., No. 14-10979 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Oct. 30, 2015).
Posted: February 26, 2016
In re Petrobras Securities Litigation, No. 1:14-cv-09662 (JSR) (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 21, 2015)
Posted: February 26, 2016
Quadrant Structured Products Company, Ltd. v. Vertin, C.A. No. 6990-Vcl (Del. Ch. Ct. Oct. 20, 2015)
Posted: February 26, 2016
Yes, folks – it’s time once again for another episode of AMERICAN College of Investment Counsel BANDSTAND!  Whether you want the new and latest investment tunes or love your favorite golden oldies – please join us at the ACIC’s 2016 Spring Investment Forum on April 7 and 8 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, IL – and find out who is calling the investment tunes in 2016!
Posted: February 26, 2016
Clay Hufft is a Vice President and Associate General Counsel at AIG Investments.  Clay works in the Dallas, Texas office, where he advises internal business clients with respect to private placement transactions and general corporate matters.  Clay joined AIG Investments in January 2015.  Prior to joining AIG Investments, he was a Senior Associate at Vinson & Elkins LLP in Dallas, Texas, where his practice focused on general corporate finance, restructuring, and reorganization.  Clay received a B.A.
Posted: January 29, 2016
Greetings All!2016 is well underway and while I am not exactly sure where January has gone, I am sure that the College is off to a rockin’ start.   
Posted: January 7, 2016
The Board of Trustees is continuing to pursue opportunities to improve the ACIC.  Significant recent initiatives have included website renovations, increased membership communications and involvement, development of new membership criteria and a focus on recruitment efforts, and an upgrade to the location of the NY Annual Meeting.  Most recently the Board is increasing its focus on the purpose and functionality of the ACIC Committees.
Posted: January 7, 2016
On 1 November 2015, the revised version of the Statement of Insolvency Practice 16: Pre-packaged Sales in Administrations (“Revised SIP 16”) became effective, applying to appointments of insolvency practitioners starting on or after that date.  The Revised SIP 16 was the culmination of a process which began in 2013 with the commencement of the Graham Review, commissioned by the UK Government as a result of the widespread criticism of “pre-pack” administrations.

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