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Ropes & Gray LLP
What should we expect from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the status of new and existing initiatives by Congress and SEC policy, and how will it affect disclosure...
Proskauer Rose LLP
November 17, 2017 (New York) – International law firm Proskauer announced today the release of their 2017 Annual Review. The yearly report provides a summary of some of the significant changes...
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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On November 3, 2017, Maine Governor Paul LePage announced that he had vetoed a bill sent to his desk with tepid support that would have taxed and regulated the commercial sale of recreational marijuana.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Last night, the SEC announced its enforcement results for the Fiscal Year 2017, accompanied by a report from the Co-Directors of its Division of Enforcement.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The article examines the change in the name of the annual fundraising benefit for the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. In 2016, in light of newly discovered information that Andrew Hamilton was a slave owner...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On November 9, 2017, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2201, the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act, by a vote of 232-188.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On November 2, 2017, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled their tax reform bill (the "Bill"), entitled the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act."
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Below, a continuation of our bibliography of thought-provoking articles on issues related to right-sizing regulation, staying private versus going public, and related topics
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 1, 2017, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin 14I reflecting guidance ostensibly easing its prior views on the availability of no-action relief ...
Thompson Coburn LLP
You may have had conversations with family members about whether you would be willing to serve as a trustee of a trust for the children of a family member, particularly in the event ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Issuers often wonder whether confidential treatment can be sought and obtained with respect to commercially sensitive information that may be contained in their commercial agreements.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC announced the creation of a Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (the "Committee").
Withers LLP
On October 23, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved new auditing standards for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which had been proposed on July 19, 2017.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Imagine the scenario in which a business owner spends 30+ years developing and maturing a successful, privately held business.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
NASDAQ Private Markets and Morrison & Foerster recently spoke about the process for a company that chooses to use general solicitation when raising capital in reliance on Rule 506.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
What happens when a member of a limited liability company (LLC) dies? The New Jersey Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (NJ-RULLCA)...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Congress has been in a frenzy to try and get new tax legislation passed by Thanksgiving, and members of the House and Senate would presumably rather be enjoying a feast rather ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
In his remarks at a recent Practicing Law Institute program on securities regulation, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton once again addressed Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The tax reform proposals under consideration in both houses of Congress threaten to upend longstanding executive compensation practices.
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Carlton Fields
As of this inaugural publication, there exists no uniformity with respect to how businesses that deal in virtual currencies (also known as "cryptocurrencies") such as Bitcoin are treated among the states.
Ropes & Gray LLP
What are the risks and rewards of giving to international causes and organizations? How can a donor make a meaningful contribution in another country, whether it be for disaster relief...
Dinsmore & Shohl
On Oct. 6, 2017, during a speech at New York University School of Law, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein explained the Department of Justice (DOJ) is reexamining current DOJ policy ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In a departure from prior practice, this year's SEC Government-Business Forum, an annual event typically held at the SEC's offices in Washington, DC...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 19, 2017, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued an opinion[1] determining that the 2013 Interagency Guidance on Leveraged Lending (the "2013 Guidance")...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The tax reform proposals under consideration in both houses of Congress threaten to upend longstanding executive compensation practices.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
While there is no private right of action under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), the plaintiffs' bar may have a new tool to punish companies for related conduct.
Mayer Brown
As businesses continue to leverage complex systems, managing the vulnerabilities inherent in such operations will become an increasingly important task.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In response to a significant increase in acquisitions of companies in the EU by Chinese buyers in recent years, the foreign (i.e., non-EU) investment review legal framework in the EU is currently...
McDermott Will & Emery
Forthcoming changes to the Department of Justice's "Yates Memorandum" offer unanticipated legal compliance consequences for health systems that merit proactive consideration by the board.
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