Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 29 September 2014, the Council of the European Union adopted a directive for disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large companies.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 15 July 2014, ESMA published consultation papers on draft technical standards and draft technical advice under the Market Abuse Regulation.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 10 July 2014, ESMA published final guidelines relating to financial information enforcement action undertaken by competent authorities under the Transparency Directive.
Venable LLP
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.
McGuireWoods LLP
The statute of limitations barred beneficiaries' claims where their claims were not filed until well after the trust termination should have occurred.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The food truck industry is still hot and doesn't appear to be slowing down. The Four Seasons (yes, that Four Seasons) just recently begun a 9 city tour with its food truck offering its own upscale Philadelphia inspired menu including a "Victory Root Beer Phloat" with Tastycake Butterscotch Krimpet Ice Cream for dessert.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
On March 1, 2014, the New Jersey Limited Liability Company Act was repealed and replaced by the New Jersey Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The New York legislature has overhauled the law applicable to nonprofit organizations incorporated in the State with the adoption of the Non-profit Revitalization Act.
McDermott Will & Emery
Officers, executives and managers have a very personal interest in assuring that compliance efforts with U.S. federal, state and local law are effective.
McDermott Will & Emery
In connection with a merger or acquisition, an acquiring company may end up assuming sponsorship of a tax-qualified retirement plan that covers employees of the acquired company.
McDermott Will & Emery
Buyers can acquire unintended and potentially very damaging liabilities together with target business or assets.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The SEC solicited public comment on proposed FINRA rule changes that would substantively amend existing NASD and NYSE rules regarding payments to unregistered persons.
McGuireWoods LLP
On September 16, 2014, the SEC announced enforcement actions against 19 firms and an individual trader for short sales in violation of Rule 105 of Regulation M.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
The "Morrison v. National Australia Bank" decision forced institutional investors with losses on securities transactions on foreign exchanges to seek remedies in foreign jurisdictions.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
A recent SEC announcement shows the continuing rewarding of whistleblowing in the US.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee recommended that the definition of "accredited investor" in Rule 501(a) under the Securities Act undergo some significant changes.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
When can a corporation's compliance program help stave off indictment? Or at least secure it more lenient treatment from the Department of Justice when resolving a case?
Troutman Sanders LLP
The SEC announced an enforcement action against certain brokerage subsidiaries of E*TRADE Financial Corporation for failing in their gatekeeper roles.
The McLane Law Firm
Every business owner is looking for ways to save money and make more. In NH, that can be accomplished by converting an S corporation to a limited liability company.
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.
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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The SEC has adopted amendments to Rule 506 under the Securities Act of 1933 that permit general solicitation and general advertising in securities offerings under this exemption from securities registration provided all purchasers are accredited investors.
Jones Day
Forum-selection and choice-of-law clauses control every aspect of the parties' respective obligations and liabilities undertaken on a project.
A recent antitrust enforcement decision by the DOJ has introduced a new and unprecedented risk into efforts by private equity firms to manage their portfolio companies.
The IRS and Treasury Department announced a number of new regulations intended to make it more difficult to qualify for tax advantages associated with inversion transactions.
McGuireWoods LLP
A letter of intent is frequently used by buyers and sellers to memorialize their agreement on the material terms of a transaction.
Reed Smith
A contract that I recently analyzed and a blog post that I recently read gave me inspiration to do a post about notwithstanding.
Pepper Hamilton LLP
A recent online edition of New York Magazine’s "Daily Intelligencer" includes a comprehensive article on how Silicon Valley startup tech companies using "the 1099 model" may be exposed to employment, tax and benefit law liabilities that could drive them out of business or cause them to change to a W-2 model.
Venable LLP
There is a wide array of ways in which nonprofit organizations can combine, affiliate, or otherwise come together.
Dentons (US)
American venture capital investment firms and entrepreneurs from abroad are disappointed by Congress's failure to enact the long-promised Startup Visa.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn
Broker-dealers using social media for business purposes face new scrutiny from FINRA, which has issued two detailed Regulatory Notices and a new rule on electronic communications with the public.
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