Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
In today's society everybody wants to know where exactly their money is going. It is not enough anymore to simply solicit donations to "help your cause."
Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
On February 5, 2015, the SBA issued proposed rules that would establish a government-wide mentor-protégé program for all small business types, including participants in the HUBZone...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC requested comments on an FINRA proposal that will extend the expiration date of FINRA Rule 0180 ("Application of Rules to Security-Based Swaps") to February 12, 2018.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC-registered broker-dealer ITG Inc. ("ITG") agreed to pay $24.4 million to settle SEC charges alleging that it had prompted the issuance of American Depository Receipts ("ADRs")...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Executive compensation will continue to be a hot topic for directors in 2017, especially given that public companies will soon have to start complying with the CEO pay ratio disclosure rules.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On January 12, 2017, the staff of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations of the SEC released its annual announcement on examination priorities in the coming calendar year.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
2016 saw many notable developments in corporate governance litigation and related regulatory developments.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
2016 was an active year in securities litigation. In the first half of 2016 alone, plaintiffs filed 119 new federal class action securities cases.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Colleges, universities, philanthropic foundations and other endowed nonprofit institutions that enjoy tax exemptions because of their social benefit purposes are increasingly examining...
Ropes & Gray LLP
In the podcast (and transcript) we're going to discuss what securities enforcement might look like under a Trump administration.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In an Investor Bulletin, the SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy ("OIEA") explained that an American Depository Receipt ("ADR") is a "security that represents shares of non-U.S. companies...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") set forth priorities based on current issues that "present potentially heightened risk to investors and/or the integrity of the U.S. capital markets."
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
The Texas Business Organizations Code offers a unique option to divide the assets of a Texas company called a divisional or divisive merger...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
SEC disclosure requirements have prompted debate among key stakeholders regarding how to strike the right balance, weighing investor protection concerns and regulatory burdens.
McDermott Will & Emery
Perhaps the most critical challenge facing the board as 2017 begins is the need for its members to gain both an awareness and an understanding of the health care policy initiatives currently under consideration in Washington.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Delaware General Assembly has introduced legislation that would significantly rewrite the Delaware unclaimed property statute by repealing the three current subchapters...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The SEC's NEA of the OCIE announced that its examination priorities in 2017 will focus on three general areas: retail investors, risks specific to elderly investors and retirement investing...
Fox Rothschild LLP
It's widely anticipated that the new Republican-controlled administration will seek to roll back the FCC's net neutrality rules.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Family wealth and business planning often gives rise to structures that come with burdensome reporting obligations for minority US shareholders.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This newsletter summarizes some of the key changes affecting foreign investment in South and Southeast Asia. We hope that you will find this information useful.
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Ropes & Gray LLP
With New Year's behind us and roughly four and a half months to go until the calendar 2015 conflict minerals filings are due, many companies are ramping up their compliance efforts in earnest.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The FCPA Blog, a leading anti-corruption publication, described Hughes Hubbard's Fall 2016 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act/ Anti-Bribery Alert as "one of the best FCPA resources available for compliance...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Today marks just over a month since Donald Trump was elected as the next President of the United States.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act were aimed at encouraging and protecting whistleblowers.
Public companies that are proactively working to mitigate "cyber" risks and prepare to respond to potential incidents frequently ask whether a "breach" will lead to litigation, loss of customers...
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 from the past month...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner Richard Hsu, a CIPP/US/E, CIPT and CIPM Certified Privacy Professional, Global Head of the Intellectual Property Transactions Group and Co-Head of the Privacy & Data Protection practice...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As year-end approaches, many companies will be focused on preparing their annual reports.
Duane Morris LLP
Following up on positive statements by senior SEC staffers at the recent PLI Securities Law seminar and the SEC small business forum in November, the Commission also recently issued a white paper...
Fox Rothschild LLP
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