JPMorgan Chase & Co., the largest U.S. bank, agreed to pay $100 million to resolve Commodity Futures Trading Commission claims that the company’s London traders last year deployed a reckless strategy in derivatives.
Dentons LLP advised Molex Inc., a maker of electronic components for products such as Apple Inc.’s iPhone, which agreed to a $7.2 billion acquisition by Koch Industries Inc., the holding company controlled by the billionaire Koch brothers. Latham & Watkins LLP represented Wichita, Kansas-based Koch.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Nishimura & Asahi are representing KKR & Co., which agreed to buy Panasonic Corp.’s health-care unit for about 165 billion yen ($1.67 billion). Panasonic received legal advice from Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu.
Arnold & Porter LLP’s Deborah Feinstein was named director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, who also named six other senior staff members with consumer protection and antitrust law experience.