Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The SEC announced charges and asset freezes against the operators of a worldwide pyramid scheme targeting Asian and Latino communities in the US and abroad.
Orrick
The European Securities and Markets Authority published a Q&A paper on the application of the European Social Entrepreneurship Funds Regulation.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Are you involved with a charity or nonprofit that raises money by selling raffle tickets or holds poker tournaments or casino nights to fund operations?
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In this newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal European, US and selected international governance and securities law developments.
Venable LLP
The MGCL has permitted the board of directors of a corporation to elect to classify itself notwithstanding any contrary provision in the charter.
Jones Day
The Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that a portion of the conflict minerals rules adopted by the SEC violates the First Amendment.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The short answer to this question is that the SEC and FINRA care.
Fenwick & West LLP
The Delaware Supreme Court decided that a going private transaction sponsored by the controlling stockholder may be reviewed under the business judgment rule.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Last week, in Orlando, the NAIC’s Private Equity Issues Working Group held its second meeting.
McGuireWoods LLP
The SEC is increasingly scrutinizing hedge funds and other private funds and has suggested that it will pursue enforcement actions against advisers.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On April 8, Commissioner Aguilar and Commissioner Stein spoke at the North American Securities Administrators Association conference.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The SEC recently found that a registered investment adviser and broker-dealer overcharged clients because it improperly calculated advisory fees.
Venable LLP
The Association for Corporate Growth will host a free webinar with members of the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations.
WilmerHale
Imagine you are counsel to a public company and are tasked with reviewing its annual 10-K. In the course of your review, you confer with a number of individuals in the finance and accounting functions and they report that a significant number of post-close adjustments were made at year end and these adjustments ..
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Various agencies of the United States government have recently enacted and begun to fully implement sweeping regulation of the swap and derivative markets.
Orrick
On March 31, 2014, the SEC brought insider trading charges against Ching Hwa Chen, the husband of a corporate insider.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Having just marked the second anniversary of the JOBS Act, it seems that more regulatory change may be under consideration.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
FINRA CEO Rick Ketchum provided a number of candid and pointed comments in a wide-ranging and no-holds-barred interview.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A recent decision in Delaware provides a reason to pause before agreeing to standard, boilerplate "material adverse change" clauses in purchase agreements.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The New Year heralded important changes for Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) doing business in Florida.
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Foley Hoag LLP
On July 1, 2014, FATCA will go into effect.
Fox Rothschild LLP
If you have watched any of the NCAA’s "March Madness", you almost certainly saw a Taco Bell commercial for its new breakfast offerings.
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.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Effective January 1, 2014, the existing limited liability company (LLC) statute in California (the "Old Act") will be replaced by the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (RULLCA).
Law Office of Martin Mushkin LLC
Bitcoin is the latest and well-known form of digital currency in a long line of digital currencies.
Reed Smith
On March 6, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted a qui tam relator’s motion to compel the production of documents relating to the defendant Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc.’s ("KBR’s") "Code of Business Conduct ("COBC") investigations," holding such documents were not protected from disclosure under either the attorney-client privilege ("ACP") or the attorney work product doctrine ("AWP").
Pepper Hamilton LLP
This month there have already been two cases in the staffing industry that highlight the risks posed to that industry and their clients where the workers being referred are paid on a 1099 basis.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 into law on December 18, 2013
Venable LLP
On October 26, 2013, the Washington Post reported that from 2008 to 2012, more than 1,000 nonprofit organizations disclosed hundreds of millions in losses attributed to theft, fraud, embezzlement, and other unauthorized uses of funds and organizational assets. According to a study cited by the Post, nonprofits and religious organizations suffer one-sixth of all major embezzlements, second only to the financial services industry.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn
This advisory addresses certain key fiduciary duty concepts applicable to managers of limited liability companies with a particular focus on Delaware LLCs.
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