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By Daniel E. Chudd, James Tucker
Today's post is the first of two installments on protest grounds related to discussions. This post will focus on the requirement that discussions be meaningful and not misleading, and treat offerors equally.
By Carlos E. Juarez
On November 9, 2017, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2201, the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act, by a vote of 232-188.
By Anna Pinedo
Below, a continuation of our bibliography of thought-provoking articles on issues related to right-sizing regulation, staying private versus going public, and related topics
By Trevor Starer
Issuers often wonder whether confidential treatment can be sought and obtained with respect to commercially sensitive information that may be contained in their commercial agreements.
By Charles Capito, III, Steven Cave
This month's bid protest roundup discusses five decisions covering corrective action...
By Carlos E. Juarez
NASDAQ Private Markets and Morrison & Foerster recently spoke about the process for a company that chooses to use general solicitation when raising capital in reliance on Rule 506.
By John Delaney, Aaron Rubin
After British police unsuccessfully tried to get the blogging platform to remove offensive and threatening posts...
By Linda Barrett
On November 2, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which, if enacted, could dramatically impact certain aspects of executive compensation and employee benefit issues.
By Anna Pinedo
A recent publication by Mergermarket and Toppan provides useful data on unicorns. The United States is home to the largest number of unicorns and is, according the respondents...
By Anna Pinedo
Today, to mark the opening of the Practising Law Institute's 49th Annual Institute, SEC Chair Clayton gave a keynote address focused on governance and transparency, ...
By John Carlin, David Newman, Joseph Roth Rosner
While no federal appellate court besides the Second Circuit has squarely addressed the issue...
By Thomas Humphreys, Remmelt Reigersman, Shiukay Hung, David Goett, Joy MacIntyre, Jessica S. Stern, Allison Peck, Adam Nguyen, David Strong, John Harper
On November 2, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Bill"). The Bill could dramatically alter the U.S. approach to domestic and international taxation.
By John Delaney, Aaron Rubin
Technology-company M&A slowed down significantly over the last year, with deal volume down by 15% across the globe in Q3 of 2017 compared to Q3 of 2016...
By Anna Pinedo
Yesterday, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance provided additional guidance on Rule 701 by issuing this new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation...
By Kevin Roberts, James Lloyd
In a case brought before it by a professional gambler, on 25 October 2017 the Supreme Court cast the die for the second limb of the test for dishonesty, originally set out in R v. Ghosh [1982]...
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