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Short-Termism: Should The SEC Take Action?
The Securities and Exchange Commission Division of Corporation Finance recently hosted a roundtable to discuss short-termism
United States
12 Aug 2019
California Strikes Again, Imposing Cost Disclosure Requirements For Small Business Loans
Non-bank lenders to small businesses need to be on alert after Governor Brown signed California Senate Bill 1235 into law on September 30, 2018.
United States
5 Oct 2018
Putting Our Market, Industry And Legal Knowledge To Work To Help Clients Realize Their Goals.
Troutman Sanders has the depth of experience and a diverse transactional team across an integrated network of offices in the U.S. to handle our clients' most complex corporate needs.
United States
26 Sep 2018
Reverse Piercing Of The Corporate Veil: New Implications In Light Of A Fourth Circuit Decision
Typically, owners or shareholders of a corporation have limited liability over the corporation's actions. In other words, there is a corporate veil that can protect owners and shareholders...
United States
3 Aug 2018
SEC Adopts Inline XBRL Tagging For All Public Company Filers
The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") will now require public companies (including operating companies, smaller reporting companies ...
United States
17 Jul 2018
Background Screening Company Defeats FCRA Claim With Standing And Effective Procedures Defenses
Black originally faxed his dispute to the wrong number, so GIS never received it.&#
United States
1 May 2018
State Attorneys General Reach $18.5M Agreement With Target Over 2013 Data Breach
On May 23, state attorneys general from 47 states and the District of Columbia announced a settlement agreement with Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the company's 2013 data breach.
United States
15 Jun 2017
New Georgia Law Strengthens Business Judgment Rule
Last week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 192 (the "Bill"), which amends both the Georgia Business Corporation Code and the Financial Institutions Code of Georgia...
United States
19 May 2017
ESG, Greenwashing And Other Four-Letter Words
Sustainability reporting is a dry topic, so try to hang in there for at least the first three paragraphs...
United States
5 May 2017
Federal Reserve Board Expands Financial Stability Presumption For Decisions On M&A Proposals Under The Bank Holding Company Act
On March 16, 2017, the Federal Reserve Board (the "Board") issued an order approving the merger of two bank holding companies, People's United Financial, Inc. and Suffolk Bancorp...
United States
31 Mar 2017
U.S. Enforcement And Regulatory Update: Safest Approach Is To Assume Substantial Enforcement Policy Continuity Based On The Newly Issued DOJ Fraud Section Criteria For Evaluation Of Corporate Compliance Programs
On February 8, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed Senator Jeff Sessions of (R - Alabama) as the Attorney General of the United States, a little over one week after...
United States
22 Mar 2017
California Supreme Court Finds Two Payday Lenders Not Immune From State Lending Laws
According to the Court, four of the five factors weighed against a finding of immunity based on the evidence.
United States
13 Jan 2017
FTC Alleges Prepaid Card Company Deceptively Marketed Reloadable Debit Cards
On November 10, the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint in the Northern District of Georgia against NetSpend Corporation, alleging that the company repeatedly deceived consumers...
United States
18 Nov 2016
CFPB To Publish Public List Of Companies Offering Free Credit Scores
The CFPB has announced plans to produce a list of companies offering existing customers free access to their credit score.
United States
11 Nov 2016
SEC Proposes Amendments To Definition Of "Smaller Reporting Company" To Expand Availability
On June 27, 2016, the SEC proposed amendments that, if adopted, would allow more companies to qualify for "smaller reporting company" (SRC) status.
United States
26 Jul 2016
Getting Real With Deadbeats: SAIC Bans Delinquent Judgment Debtors From Serving As An Officer Of Any Company
The PRC Company Law has a long existing rule that "individuals who do not discharge substantial personal debts when due shall not act as director, supervisor or general manager of a company".
19 Jan 2016
SEC Proposes Rules For Resource Extraction Issuers Under Dodd-Frank Act
On December 11, 2015, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules requiring resource extraction issuers to disclose payments made to the U.S. federal government...
United States
30 Dec 2015
That's A Lot Of Pineapples — Delaware Court Of Chancery Holds Dole Executives Personally Liable For $148 Million In Damages From Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty And Fraud In Going-Private Transaction: Lessons For Deal Lawyers
In In re Dole Food Co., Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery held two directors of Dole Food Company, one of whom was Dole's controlling stockholder, jointly and severally liable for $148 million in damages in connection with a going-private transaction by the controlling stockholder.
United States
24 Sep 2015
Activist Investors Cannot Rely On HSR's Passive Investor Exemption (At Least Not Yet)
Three affiliated hedge funds and their management company, which had mistakenly relied upon HSR's passive investor exemption while acquiring stock of a target company, have agreed to settle charges that their actions violated HSR.
United States
7 Sep 2015
Time To Assess "Foreign Private Issuer" Status
The determination of whether issuers satisfy the definition must be run on June 30, 2015, for issuers with a December 31st fiscal year end.
United States
30 Jun 2015
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