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Guidance Regarding Implementation Of Inline XBRL Rules
In 2018, the SEC adopted rules requiring the use of Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language, often referred to as XBRL,
United States
12 Sep 2019
I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me. . .
Issuers would be well-advised to take note of the SEC's recently announced $200,000 settlement of an enforcement action
United States
12 Sep 2019
Pioneering Dutch Law Raises Global Standards For Eliminating Child Labor In Supply Chains – Understanding The Dimensions Of Compliance
The Dutch Senate recently adopted the Child Labour DDA, a new measure with far reaching implications for the sourcing, manufacturing, and consumption of products that contain inputs from the bodies of child laborers.
11 Jun 2019
SEC Announces Meeting To Consider Amendments To "Accelerated Filer" And "Large Accelerated Filer" Definitions
Yesterday, the SEC announced that it would hold a public meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2019 to consider whether to propose amendments to the "accelerated filer"
United States
20 May 2019
DOJ Criminal Division Publishes Guidance On Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs
This week the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division released revised guidance on the "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs."
United States
20 May 2019
DOJ Issues New Guidance On False Claims Act Investigation Cooperation Credit
The Department of Justice Civil Division this week issued a long-awaited policy regarding the circumstances under which companies and individuals can receive cooperation credit in False Claims Act investigations.
United States
16 May 2019
SEC Proposes Amendments To "Accelerated Filer" And "Large Accelerated Filer" Definitions
Yesterday, the SEC announced that it is proposing amendments to the "accelerated filer" and "large accelerated filer" definitions to "reduce costs without harming investors for certain smaller public companies...
United States
16 May 2019
DOJ And OFAC Actions Highlight Importance Of Compliance In International M&A
Recent actions taken by the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") have highlighted the importance of due diligence in the
United States
2 May 2019
Trap For The Unwary: You Still Need To Renew Confidential Treatment Requests Filed Under The Old Rules
A confidential treatment order for information redacted from an exhibit is about to expire. Under SEC rules that took effect last week (see our prior blog posts here and here),
United States
2 May 2019
Possible Expansion Of "Testing The Waters" For Securities Offerings
In apparent recognition of the popularity of "testing the waters" by EGCs before proceeding with an IPO, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently voted to propose an expansion of this accommodation to all companies.
United States
4 Mar 2019
Modernizing The Modern Slavery Act: Parliamentary Review Commission Issues Second Report On 2015 UK Law
On January 22, an independent commission of three parliamentarians established to review the UK's Modern Slavery Act released the second of four installments ...
31 Jan 2019
Companies Issue Statement Supporting Civic Freedoms And The Rule Of Law
Following the publication of a landmark report this September that makes the case for businesses to secure "the shared space" ...
United States
9 Jan 2019
Making The Case For Business Action To "Secure The Shared Space"
The relationship between companies and civil society can often be acrimonious, yet in the current geopolitical environment ...
United States
28 Sep 2018
Watch: How In-House Counsel Can Navigate Advertising Issues And Other FTC Priorities In The Current Administration (Video)
Are you wondering how to keep your company in the good graces of the FTC and other regulators when it comes to your company's advertisements? You are not alone.
United States
13 Aug 2018
SEC Adopts New Inline XBRL Formatting Requirements For Certain Reports And Registration Statements
On June 28, 2018, the SEC adopted amendments to its eXtensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL ...
United States
19 Jul 2018
Supreme Court Permits Award Of Foreign Lost Profits When Patented Components Are Assembled Outside The U.S.
On Friday, June 22, 2018, in WesternGeco LLC v. Ion Geophysical Corp., No. 16-1011, the U.S. Supreme Court held that damages awards for infringement under 35 U.S.C. §271(f)(2) ...
United States
5 Jul 2018
11th Circuit Issues LabMD Decision, And Wants More Specificity
The long-anticipated decision in LabMD v. FTC has finally arrived. The 11th Circuit held that the FTC's cease-and-desist order against LabMD is unenforceable ...
United States
8 Jun 2018
Alien Tort Case Development: Foreign Corporations Are Not Appropriate Defendants In ATS Cases
On April 24, the U.S. Supreme Court held that plaintiffs may not bring claims against corporations domiciled outside the United States in Alien Tort Statute ("ATS") cases.
United States
26 Apr 2018
Mark Zuckerberg, FOSTA-SESTA, And The Challenges Of Content Moderation
In his testimony before Congress last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg observed that, on issues ranging from fake news to hate speech ...
United States
23 Apr 2018
SEC Staff Expands Non-GAAP Relief for Business Combinations
This week the SEC staff expanded relief for the disclosure of non-GAAP financial forecasts used in business combinations.
United States
11 Apr 2018
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