"It is difficult to overstate how much the regulatory landscape for hedge fund managers has changed over the past four years." So said Norm Champ.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Several amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law went into effect on August 1, 2014, most notably amendments to Section 251(h).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The SEC guidance states that this verification safe harbour cannot be relied upon if the IRS form for the recently completed year is not yet available.
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP
In a 5-4 ruling on June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court held that private business owners have protection against government regulation under the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
On October 10, 2014, Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued an opinion assessing damages in In re: Rural/Metro Corporation Shareholders Litigation.
Private foundations are subject to an excise tax on their net investment income under the special tax rules that apply to private foundations.
Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green
According to a recent study, 64% of the companies surveyed contributed more to charitable causes in 2013 than in 2010.
Fenwick & West LLP
On October 15, 2014, Institutional Shareholder Services published its draft policy changes for 2015 and opened a public comment period ending October 29, 2014.
McDermott Will & Emery
Since 2012, the U.S. initial public offering market has offered a robust option for private equity sponsors seeking to exit portfolio company investments.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The SEC recently announced that the annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation will be held on November 20th at the SEC in Washington.
As the fourth quarter gets underway, most mergers and acquisitions that will close in 2014 have kicked off and are moving forward into the documentation stage.
Our American business expert recommends using a registered agent when operating in multiple jurisdictions in the US; here’s why.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In a number of posts, we have highlighted how corporate cybersecurity risks have become a leading concern for directors.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
In today’s increasingly heightened enforcement environment, internal investigations have become more prevalent, as companies seek to prevent and mitigate improper conduct.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
FINRA filed proposed rule changes with the SEC addressing when broker-dealers may pay referral fees or otherwise share compensation with persons who are not registered as broker-dealers.
On October 10, 2014, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a decision awarding nearly $76 million in damages against a seller’s financial advisor.
The Association for Corporate Growth is having a kick-off meeting / conference call for its SEC Task Force/Regulatory Group this Wednesday, October 22 at 2:30 p.m. ET.