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By Grace Shie, Elizabeth Espín Stern, Paul W. Virtue
On Friday, April 5, 2019, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions
By J. Paul Forrester
Joining other coastal states (including Florida, Louisiana and Texas1), North Carolina (NC) is considering permitting utility tariff bonds for storm recovery.
By Amanda Baker, Sagi Tamir, Ryan Suda
On March 15, 2019, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (the "JFSA") published the final version of its amendment to the regulatory capital requirements ...
By Matthew Bisanz, Lawrence Hamilton, Jeffrey Taft
Bylined article by Insurance Regulatory partner Lawrence Hamilton (Chicago), Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partners Jeffrey Taft and Matthew Bisanz (both Washington, DC).
By Anna T. Pinedo
In a recent paper, referenced above, author JB Heaton analyzes the extent to which the ability of corporations to return capital to their shareholders through dividends and repurchases results in substantial social costs.
By Brian D. Hirshberg
On March 20, 2019, the SEC approved a NYSE rule modifying the price requirements that companies must meet to avail themselves of certain exceptions from the NYSE shareholder approval requirements.
By Christopher M. Chubb, Steven D. Garden, Frederick C. Fisher, Martin Goodlett
Section 956 of the US Internal Revenue Code ("Section 956") has historically loomed large in the context of finance transactions because it limited the ability of US borrowers to use overseas assets
By Joseph A. Castelluccio, Rebecca Bothamley, Jennifer M. Miller
A consortium of 12 insurance underwriters led by Liberty GTS recently paid a €50 million claim under a W&I liability insurance policy issued in connection with FSN Capital's acquisition of Gram Equipment.
By Anna T. Pinedo
In a recent paper, "Equity Crowdfunding and Governance: Toward an Integrative Model and Research Agenda," Douglas J. Cumming, Tom Vanacker, and Shaker A. Zahra consider the governance
By Ariel Ramos, Lilia Alonzo, Aldo A. Jáuregui, Julio M. Martinez Rivas, Pablo Solórzano
On March 25, 2019, Mexico's Ministry of Energy (SENER) published an amendment to the Terms of Strict Legal Separation (TESLs) of the Federal Electricity Commission.
By Thomas Delaney, David Beam, Jeffrey Taft
Legalization of certain cannabis-related activities by over 30 states has led to a surge in companies that grow and produce cannabis and related products.
By Anna T. Pinedo
Institutional investors continue to express concerns regarding dual class share structures. The Council of Institutional Investors has petitioned the Nasdaq Stock Market ...
By Laura Richman, David Bakst, Paul de Bernier, Robert Gray, Jr., Michael Hermsen
As described in our Legal Update "SEC Adopts Rules to Modernize and Simplify Disclosure," dated March 27, 2019,1 the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ...
By Isaac L. Maron
As previously discussed on this blog, Maryland, in 2017, become the first state in the county to offer an income tax credit for energy storage systems and, to our knowledge,
By Anna T. Pinedo
The PCAOB recently published Staff guidance that sets out the Staff's views relating to implementing the critical audit matters requirement.
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