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SEC Chief Accountant Gives Speech On Effective Financial Reporting In A Period Of Change
On November 14, 2017, SEC Chief Accountant Wesley R. Bricker gave remarks before the Financial Executives International 36th Annual Current Financial Reporting Issues Conference.
United States
22 Nov 2017
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State + Local Tax Insights: Fall 2017
The driving force behind much of state tax reform in the past has been the goal of uniformity among the states.
United States
21 Nov 2017
3
Continued Discussion On The Treatment Of Companies With Multi-Class Shares By Major Index Providers
During the recent PLI Seminar on Securities Regulation that took place in New York City on November 8-10, 2017, panelists briefly discussed the recent decisions by major index providers...
United States
21 Nov 2017
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SEC Comment Letter Trends
This month, Deloitte & Touche LLP released its annual study on the Securities and Exchange's ("SEC") recent comment letters.
United States
20 Nov 2017
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Foreign Cloud-Based Service Providers May Be Subject To Personal Jurisdiction In The United States
In Plixer International, Inc. v. Scrutinizer GMHB, the District Court of Maine ruled that, while jurisdiction would not exist under Maine's long-arm statute...
United States
20 Nov 2017
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Non-Meaningful, Misleading, And Unequal Discussions (Post-Award Protest Primer #11)
Today's post is the first of two installments on protest grounds related to discussions. This post will focus on the requirement that discussions be meaningful and not misleading, and treat offerors equally.
United States
17 Nov 2017
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Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act Passes House
On November 9, 2017, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2201, the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act, by a vote of 232-188.
United States
16 Nov 2017
8
Food For Thought, Part 5
Below, a continuation of our bibliography of thought-provoking articles on issues related to right-sizing regulation, staying private versus going public, and related topics
United States
16 Nov 2017
9
ThinkingCapMarkets Podcast: Confidential Treatment Requests
Issuers often wonder whether confidential treatment can be sought and obtained with respect to commercially sensitive information that may be contained in their commercial agreements.
United States
16 Nov 2017
10
October 2017 Bid Protest Roundup
This month's bid protest roundup discusses five decisions covering corrective action...
United States
15 Nov 2017
11
Rule 506 – General Solicitation
NASDAQ Private Markets and Morrison & Foerster recently spoke about the process for a company that chooses to use general solicitation when raising capital in reliance on Rule 506.
United States
15 Nov 2017
12
Social Links: Potential Cures For Cyberbullying & Other Social Media Ills; Cross-Device Tracking Could Imperil Employers; Should AI Be Regulated?
After British police unsuccessfully tried to get the blogging platform WordPress.com to remove offensive and threatening posts...
United States
15 Nov 2017
13
House Tax Bill Would Fundamentally Change Executive Compensation And Employee Benefit Practices
On November 2, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which, if enacted, could dramatically impact certain aspects of executive compensation and employee benefit issues.
United States
15 Nov 2017
14
M&A Pulse—Unicorns
A recent publication by Mergermarket and Toppan provides useful data on unicorns. The United States is home to the largest number of unicorns and is, according the respondents...
United States
14 Nov 2017
15
SEC Chair's Remarks At PLI's 49th Annual Institute On Securities Regulation
Today, to mark the opening of the Practising Law Institute's 49th Annual Institute, SEC Chair Clayton gave a keynote address focused on governance and transparency, ...
United States
14 Nov 2017
16
SCOTUS To Resolve Lower-Court Dispute Over U.S. Warrants Seeking Foreign-Stored User Data
While no federal appellate court besides the Second Circuit has squarely addressed the issue...
United States
14 Nov 2017
17
House Republicans Release Draft Tax Proposal; Committee Markup Begins
On November 2, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Bill"). The Bill could dramatically alter the U.S. approach to domestic and international taxation.
United States
14 Nov 2017
18
Pace Of M&A Deals In Social Media Industry Slows After Record Year
Technology-company M&A slowed down significantly over the last year, with deal volume down by 15% across the globe in Q3 of 2017 compared to Q3 of 2016...
United States
14 Nov 2017
19
Additional Rule 701 Guidance
Yesterday, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance provided additional guidance on Rule 701 by issuing this new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation...
United States
13 Nov 2017
20
Oh My Ghosh! A New Test For Dishonesty In Criminal Law…
In a case brought before it by a professional gambler, on 25 October 2017 the Supreme Court cast the die for the second limb of the test for dishonesty, originally set out in R v. Ghosh [1982]...
United States
13 Nov 2017
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