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Convertible Debt Terms – Survey Of Market Trends 2018/2019
In this report, we compile market data on convertible debt terms based on an analysis of over 100 issuer-side convertible debt transactions handled by Fenwick over the 15-month period from January 1, 2018 to March 31...
United States
17 Jul 2019
Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey First Quarter 2019
We analyzed the terms of 185 venture financings closed in the first quarter of 2019 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley. We found that valuation results continued to be strong
United States
20 Jun 2019
Wyoming Affords "Money" Status To Certain Virtual Currencies
In yet another blockchain-friendly bill signed into law by the governor of Wyoming in February 2019, the state granted ...
United States
10 Jun 2019
Recent Trends In Financial Regulation Of Cryptocurrencies
As the trend toward greater oversight extends worldwide, financial regulators continue to monitor how and the extent ...
United States
10 Jun 2019
Wyoming's "Crypto-Bank" Charter
At the end of February 2019, the governor of Wyoming signed into law a series of bills aimed at making Wyoming a friendly jurisdiction for blockchain innovation.
United States
7 Jun 2019
What's Going On With Securities Class Action And Derivative Litigation?
Fenwick securities enforcement co-chair Susan Muck talked about the latest in securities class action and derivative litigation at the 2019 PLUS D&O Symposium in New York.
United States
21 Feb 2019
IRS Filing And Reporting Requirements For ISO Exercises And ESPP Stock Transfers For 2019
This client alert is intended to remind you of certain 2018 year-end reporting requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code)
United States
24 Jan 2019
A Strategic Look At Champerty And Third-Party Litigation Financing
Third-party litigation financing is a topic of increasing interest. The practice has become more common, and federal courts as well as the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board
United States
24 Jan 2019
Fenwick's Top 10: Our Most Popular Articles Of 2018
Venture financing trends, SEC enforcement actions, U.S. tax law changes and the IPO market dominated our readers' attention in 2018.
United States
15 Jan 2019
The New Foreign Tax Credit Proposed Regulations – An Executive Summary
Released on November 30, 2018, the foreign tax credit proposed regulations provide a comprehensive new framework for calculating the foreign tax credit in light of several changes made by the Tax Cuts
United States
18 Dec 2018
Not So Fast: Court Rules Against SEC, Finding It Did Not Prove Blockvest Sold Tokens As Securities
Digital token issuers caught up in the onslaught of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigations finally received some encouraging news regarding their token sales' exposure to federal securities laws.
United States
3 Dec 2018
Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey – Third Quarter 2018
We analyzed the terms of 215 venture financings closed in the third quarter of 2018 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley.
United States
14 Nov 2018
Unicorn Financings – First Half 2018
This paper analyzes the deal terms of 83 financings for unicorn companies that raised money in 2017 and the first half of 2018.
United States
24 Oct 2018
An Untraceable Currency? Bitcoin Privacy Concerns
Bitcoin is often portrayed as an untraceable method of payment that facilitates illicit activities by enabling criminals to make and receive payments without being tracked.
United States
9 Apr 2018
Appellate Court Joins Growing Chorus Finding That Procedural FACTA Violations On Their Own Are Insufficient For Standing
In keeping with its recent decision in Bassett v. ABM Parking Services, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Noble v. Nevada Checker Cab (March 9, 2018) that alleged procedural violations...
United States
15 Mar 2018
Not A Coin Toss: Regulatory Agencies Bringing Enforcement Actions Against Virtual Currency Start-Ups
The SEC also has been steadily staking out its territory as an enforcer of securities laws for interests tied to the value of virtual currencies.
United States
23 Nov 2015
And The Winner Is… The SEC Touts Record Number Of Cases For Its FY2015, And Highlights Innovative Firsts
The SEC's enforcement numbers are in for its fiscal year ended September 2015, and to no one's surprise, the agency filed a record number of enforcement cases.
United States
20 Nov 2015
Silicon Valley Venture Survey - Fourth Quarter 2013
We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 124 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the fourth quarter of 2013.
United States
20 Feb 2014
SEC Proposes Rule To Disclose CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio ("Pay-Ratio Rule")
The Securities and Exchange Commission narrowly voted in favor of proposing a rule that would require public companies to compare their chief executive officer’s compensation with that of all of its employees and disclose this pay ratio in certain public filings.
United States
26 Sep 2013
SEC Clears Way For General Solicitation In Private Securities Offerings
New regulations approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission in July 2013 give companies greater freedom to communicate with potential investors in certain private securities offerings, creating both new opportunities and additional risks
United States
15 Aug 2013
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