Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner Jeremy Dickens (New York-Private Equity) recently participated in a Q&A conducted by Lawyer Monthly for a special feature on funds.
The "DRC Conflict Undeterminable" determination, widely employed in conflict minerals reports to date, will not be permitted for issuers (other than small companies1) reporting in 2016 on activities...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Industry attorneys warned that the failure of rules designed to ensure orderly trading in equities on Aug. 24, which led to a halt in trading in 455 stocks and ETFs, may cause the SEC to slow the approval of new ETFs.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
The Office of Management and Budget's Uniform Guidance (the Omni Circular) has brought sweeping changes for not-for-profits that receive federal funding.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Manufacturers and distributors may enter into various types of long-term contracts, including property and equipment leasing, raw materials, confidentiality, exclusivity and joint venture agreements.
TMF Group
The SEC has promised to treat firms with leniency, provided all problems are self-reported.
The past decade has seen an incredible rise in M&A litigation.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As recently reported in the Investment News, the North American Securities Administration Association (NASSA) reported on the results of state coordinated examinations.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
This InfoPAK is designed to help a company understand three areas of US law that regulate efforts to influence government decision-making: campaign finance law, lobbying disclosure law, and gift law.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
New rules that are designed to discourage executives from manipulating financial results to boost their bonuses may have a side effect — encouraging them to ask for more pay.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As recently reported in the Investment News, the North American Securities Administration Association (NASSA) reported on the results of state coordinated examinations
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
EB-5 deals present risk for regional centers, issuers and investors.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This is an important reminder that non-securities dealer corporations subject to New York State and City corporate tax have until September 30, 2015 to identify stock as investment capital in order for the stock to qualify as investment capital and the income to qualify as exempt investment income.
On September 22, 2015, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a speech, given by Steven Majoor, ESMA Chair, on the regulation and supervision of the derivatives market.
On September 16, the SEC released its updated compliance and disclosure interpretations for the rules adopted under Regulation AB, the Securities Act and the Exchange Act.
Morgan Lewis
SEC proposes modest amendments to AP process to enhance efficiency and address concerns regarding fairness.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Crowd-source financing has recently sparked the attention of many Philadelphia law firms focusing on capital markets due to its vast potential of developing small businesses.
Troutman Sanders LLP
NYSE-listed companies should have received the NYSE Timely Alert Memo from NYSE Regulation on September 23, 2015, regarding changes to the NYSE's Timely Alerts procedures.
McGuireWoods LLP
On September 24, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a press release announcing proposed amendments to its Rules of Practice governing administrative proceedings.
Proskauer Rose LLP
These noncompliant orders involved more than $4.6 billion shares and had a notional value of $116 billion.
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Thompson Coburn LLP
A restaurant tells customers it may sue them if they post unfavorable reviews on the Internet.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Recent history shows that FINRA is going after brokers who alter client’s records.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
In an attempt to address or prevent any money launderer's access to the U.S. financial system through accounts serviced by registered investment advisers, the Department of Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on September 1, 2015.
Venable LLP
On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) made public its much-anticipated proposed changes to the executive, administrative, professional, computer, and outside sales employee exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), commonly referred to as the "white collar" exemptions
McGuireWoods LLP
For affected private equity funds, now is the time to plan for what appears to be inevitable: increasingly rigorous compliance expectations from numerous federal regulators, across a variety of interrelated topic areas.
Holland & Knight
Although the divorce rate has decreased (according to the The New York Times, the divorce rate is no longer 50%), the issue of what constitutes marital property continues to plague courts in many jurisdictions.
In determining the Fair Market Value ("FMV") for income tax purposes, "valuation discounts" are usually the most contested items when it comes to family-held minority shares.
Butler Snow LLP
One of the most common criticisms from regulators in recent compliance examinations has been a bank’s lack of a written Compliance Program.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
Everyone knows that feeling when you finish writing something, send it out into the world, and then suddenly notice a typographical error.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments in the past month with links to primary resources.
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