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  • "Over a Barrel: Strategic Considerations for Investment Funds at the Crossroads of Antitrust and Securities Law," Bloomberg BNA – Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report, Vol. 103, No. 2579 (December 2012). Co-Authors: Richard C. Holbrook, Jr., Kelly G. Howard, Ryan Tisch, and Christie Stahlke.
  • "Shariah Compliant Project and Infrastructure Financing Funds," Corporate LiveWire (October 2012). Co-Author: John Vogel.
  • "Shariah-Compliant Project and Infrastructure Financing Funds," Islamic Finance News (September 2012). Co-Author: John Vogel.
  • "Update on Islamic Finance in the United States," North American Forum Newsletter, IBA (September 2012). Author: John Vogel.
  • "Islamic, Structured Finance," Global Business Magazine (September 2012). Author: John Vogel.
  • "Shariah Compliant Investment Funds," Cayman Financial Review (September 2012). Co-Author: John Vogel.
  • "New Traps: Whistle-Blower Protections In the Dodd-Frank Act," Legal Report, a publication of the Society for Human Resource Management (April 2011). Co-Author: Alyssa S. Parsons.

    San Francisco-based associate Alyssa S. Parsons writes about whistle-blower protections and incentives under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in SHRM's Legal Report. According to Parsons, "These whistle-blower protections reach well beyond the financial services industry and are not limited to public companies. Public and private employers across all industries need to be aware of how these new whistle-blower laws could impact their businesses so that they can take steps to safeguard their companies from whistle-blower claims."

  • "Changes in Regulation of Private Equity Funds," Crowell & Moring Memo (February 24, 2011). Author: Mark A. Egert.
  • "The ABCs of Managing Policies and Procedures," Law360 (November 2010). Author: Mark A. Egert.
  • "Compliance Clarified: Navigating Finder's Fees Rules," Compliance Reporter (May 24, 2010). Author: Mark A. Egert.

    New York-based partner Mark A. Egert, member of Crowell & Moring LLP's Corporate and Financial Services groups, writes about the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's (FINRA) proposed new Rule 2040 to govern the payment of finder's fees.

  • "The Workout as an Exercise in Creative Problem Solving," 56 The Practical Lawyer 25 (February 2010). Author: Scott Lessne.
  • Deskbook: Guide to Receivership & Foreclosure (Trigild Inc. ed. 2008-2013). Co-Authors for District of Columbia and Maryland: Matthew W. Cheney and Monique D. Almy.
  • "Proposed Investor Protection Act of 2009 - Promises Significant Regulatory Changes and Potentially Higher Costs for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisors," (July 13, 2009). Author: Linda Lerner.
  • "Merger Enforcement: Are The Antitrust Agencies on a Collision Course with Wall Street?" Bloomberg Law Reports: Antitrust & Trade, Vol. 2, No. 6 (June 2009). Co-Authors: Wm. Randolph Smith and Shawn R. Johnson.

    Crowell & Moring LLP Antitrust Group partner and co-chair Wm. Randolph Smith, and associate Shawn R. Johnson, write about antitrust merger enforcement in the wake of the economic crisis.

  • "Who Will Bailout the Bailoutters?: An Overview of the Unique Legal Risks Facing Treasury's New Asset Managers and their Subcontractors," Bloomberg Securities Law Report, (October 27, 2008). Contributor: Daniel R. Forman.

    Crowell & Moring Government Contracts Group partner Daniel R. Forman writes about the unique opportunities the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) presents for the private financial sector to provide services to, for, or on behalf of the U.S. government.

  • "Effective Communication is the Key to Developing and Implementing Customized Strategies to Solve Complex Financial Issues," Aspatore Books' Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Client Strategies (Inside the Minds 2007). Co-Authors: Monique D. Almy and Matthew W. Cheney.
  • "Riding the Fulcrum Seesaw: How Hedge Funds Will Change the Dynamics of Future Bankruptcies," ALM's The Bankruptcy Strategist, Vol. 24, No. 12 (October 2007). Co-Authors: Mark S. Lichtenstein and Matthew W. Cheney.
  • "Proxy Season: More Smoke Than Fire," Financial Executive (July/August 2007). Author: H. Bryan Brewer.

    Crowell & Moring’s Corporate Group partner H. Bryan Brewer writes about the issues surrounding the recent proxy season in Financial Executive. Brewer says that continued investor scrutiny driving shareholder proposals can be expected going forward.

  • "Maximizing Recovery of Distressed Debt," 22 Commercial Lending Review 21 (Jul. - Aug. 2007). Author: Scott Lessne.
  • "Where Are They Now, Part Four: A Continuing History Of The Companies That Have Sought Bankruptcy Protection Due To Asbestos Claims," Mealey's Asbestos Bankruptcy Report, Vol. 6 No. 7 (February 2007). Co-Authors: Mark D. Plevin, Paul W. Kalish and Kelly R. Cusick.