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Sounding The Bell For Proactive Risk Oversight
The Delaware Supreme Court recently sounded a warning bell for directors, reminding that as part of their duty of loyalty, they "must make a good faith effort to implement an oversight system
United States
19 Aug 2019
Emails And Texts Could Constitute Corporate Books And Records
Directors, corporate secretaries and company counsel must be mindful of good corporate housekeeping practices involving the maintenance of corporate books and records.
United States
27 May 2019
Companies House: Transparency Shake-Up Announced To Combat Financial Crime
The government has unveiled an ambitious series of reforms to Companies House in what it describes as "the largest change to our system of setting up and operating companies since the register was created in 1844."
21 May 2019
In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of January 6, 2019
If you are founding a startup and want raise capital, learning about venture deals is a good way to start.
United States
16 Jan 2019
In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week Of November 11, 2018
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
United States
21 Nov 2018
SEC Enforcement's New Leadership And (Likely) Priorities
Fund board directors may be wondering what to expect from the new leaders of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
United States
13 Oct 2017
Keeping Current with Form 8-K: A Practical Guide
Form 8-K requires public companies to make prompt disclosures about a large number of specified events. Although Form 8-K does not mandate current reporting of all material events, it goes a long way toward requiring public companies to keep the markets informed of material developments on a day-to-day basis.
United States
2 Aug 2017
Independent Directors
Independent directors can be valuable members of a board that has investor-appointed directors. An independent director can empathize with what a management team is going through...
United States
24 Feb 2017
Board Of Advisors
Every company is required to have a board of directors—which can make decisions for the company and can appoint/remove the CEO—from the time of incorporation. - See more at:
United States
22 Feb 2017
Selecting and Managing a Board
Forming a board of directors is like completing a jigsaw puzzle: a founder has to find the right people who fit with the company's culture and can guide its management from a strategic perspective.
United States
8 Feb 2017
Handling Internal Investigations
Allegations of corporate malfeasance may arise in myriad ways: whistleblowers, current or former employees, internal or external auditors, shareholders, the media, regulatory or law enforcement agencies, and/or the plaintiff 's bar.
United States
22 Nov 2016
After In re Trulia: Increased Scrutiny For The Give And The Get In Disclosure Settlements
The case diverged from the usual script, however, after a settlement fairness hearing in September 2015.
United States
2 Mar 2016
Building Your Board Of Directors
A board of directors has the ultimate authority to direct the management and affairs of a company.
United States
25 Feb 2016
New Crowdfunding Rules For Issuers: Opportunities Or Landmines? - Part II
This is the second of our blog posts exploring Regulation Crowdfunding and its provisions before the final rules become effective on May 16, 2016.
United States
5 Jan 2016
Keeping Current: SEC Enforcement Actions Emphasize Importance Of Stock Ownership Reporting Obligations For Public Companies And Insiders
On September 10, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced charges against 28 officers, directors, and major stockholders of public companies for violating Section 16(a) and/or Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act).
United States
8 Dec 2014
Board Directors Should Be Like Top Athletes – Balanced and Agile
Balance and agility are terms often used to describe top athletes – as in the controlled and quick movements of a star tennis player, the steady grace of an Olympic gymnast or the swift force of a champion wrestler. But balance and agility are also fundamental to the effective performance of a startup’s board of directors.
United States
17 Sep 2013
2013 Venture Capital Report
Despite lingering economic uncertainty for much of the year, in 2012 the venture capital market produced the second-strongest deal flow since the end of the dot-com boom in 2001.
United States
16 May 2013
2012 IPO Report
The US IPO market produced 110 IPOs in 2011—a 23% decline from the 142 IPOs in 2010.
United States
19 Jun 2012
2012 M&A Report
M&A activity increased significantly in 2011, marking the second consecutive year of growth after the market decline of 2008 and 2009.
United States
14 Jun 2012
Massachusetts DOR Issues Final Directive On Restrictions On Pledges Of Security Corporation Stock
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has issued the final version of its Directive that covers restrictions on the pledging of security corporation stock.
United States
10 Jun 2012
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