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By Larissa Neumann, David Forst, Ora Grinberg, Michael Knobler
The final Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax regulations recently approved in T.D. 9885 generally follow the December 21, 2018, proposed regulations with a few important changes.
By Ran Ben-Tzur, James Evans
Spotify did it. Slack did it. Many other late-stage private technology companies are reported to be seriously considering doing it
By Ran Ben-Tzur, James Evans
Assuming you've already weighed the pros and cons and decided that a direct listing is right for your company, we've put together a list of a few must-do items to ensure everything goes...
By Ran Ben-Tzur, James Evans
The high-profile public market debuts of tech unicorns Spotify and Slack are encouraging many late-stage, venture-backed technology companies to consider whether a direct ...
By Ran Ben-Tzur
Spotify did it. Slack did it. Many other late-stage private technology companies are reported to be seriously considering doing it. Should yours?
By Michael Esquivel
Fenwick's eighth annual Digital Health Investor Summit took place against the backdrop of strong and increasingly diverse investment markets, a focus on clinical validation
By David Bell, Ran Ben-Tzur, James Evans, Robert Freedman, Amanda L. Rose
Recently, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis released revisions to their respective proxy voting guidelines for 2020.
By David Bell
This comprehensive report covers trends in stockholder voting at annual meetings in the 2019 proxy season among the technology and life sciences companies...
By Andrew T. Albertson, Daniel S Friedberg, Jacob Wittman, Chad Richman, Can Sun, Igor Voloshin
The creation, issuance, distribution and sale of digital assets can implicate a variety of U.S. federal and state securities laws.
By David Bell, Ryan Mitteness
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed amendments to the proxy solicitation rules, directly targeting proxy advisory firms (Release No. 34‑87457).
By Brian M. Hoffman
Intellectual property is the key asset for many startup companies. Patents are one of the primary tools for protecting the IP. Yet many founders view patents as a mysterious "black box" to be dealt...
By Cynthia Clarfield Hess, Mark Leahy, Khang Tran
We analyzed the terms of 189 venture financings closed in the third quarter of 2019 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley
By James Koenig, Brian M. Hoffman, Lael Bellamy, Joseph Newman, Kenia Rincón, Tyler Newby
Eight Weeks and Counting to the Deadline. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2020.
By Ian Goldstein
Earlier this year, we organized and led a workshop at the Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation Summit in Monterey, California to discuss best practices for starting and running a corporate
By Daniel McCoy
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Oct. 10 signed into law Assembly Bill 51. The new law, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020
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