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California Bill SB-208 Tackles Pervasive Robocalls
On Sept. 11, 2019, the California State Senate approved the Consumer Call Protection Act of 2019, SB-208.
United States
7 Oct 2019
AB-1790 Seeks To Add Transparency To The Marketplace/Marketplace Seller Relationship
Seeking to increase transparency and, consequently, fairness in the marketplace/marketplace seller commercial relationship, the California State Senate approved AB-1790 Marketplaces
United States
1 Oct 2019
Change Is Coming For California Businesses. Here's What To Do.
California's Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law Assembly Bill 5, a bill significantly altering the standard for classifying a worker as an employee versus an independent contractor.
United States
25 Sep 2019
Time To Give Back? Strategies For Oil And Gas Producers Looking To Distribute Free Cash Flow To Stockholders
Shale explorers have long felt the pressure from public markets to generate positive free cash flow ‒ net income in excess of capital expenditure.
United States
9 Sep 2019
SEC Proposes Amendments To Modernize Business, Legal Proceedings And Risk Factor Disclosures Under Regulation S-K
On Aug. 8, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to modernize the description of business (Item 101)
United States
6 Sep 2019
New Antitrust Policy Gives Credit To All Cooperators
On July 11, 2019, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") Antitrust Division announced a new policy to encourage companies to invest in comprehensive and effective antitrust compliance programs
United States
26 Aug 2019
SEC Deliberates And Seeks Input To Ease Access To Unregistered Offerings
On June 18, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requested public comment on "Harmonization of Securities Offerings Exemptions"
United States
20 Aug 2019
SEC Proposes Changing Definitions Of Accelerated Filer And Large Accelerated Filer To Provide Relief To Smaller Reporting Companies
On May 9, 2019, the SEC proposed amendments to the accelerated filer and large accelerated filer definitions to "reduce costs for certain lower-revenue companies by more appropriately tailoring the types of companies ...
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6 Jun 2019
Show Me The Data: Investors Demand Better ESG Disclosures
Asset managers are always looking for a valuation edge. But even when key factors are identified, the data may not be available.
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4 Jun 2019
Clarity And Transparency: DOJ Issues Updated Corporate Compliance Guide
On April 30, 2019, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") released a new corporate compliance guidance document ...
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30 May 2019
SEC Proposes Simplified Financial Disclosures Relating To Acquisitions And Dispositions Of Businesses
On May 3, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments, available here, to its rules and forms to simplify the disclosure requirements for financial statements relating to acquisitions and dispositions of businesses
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28 May 2019
Revised DOJ Corporate Cooperation Policy Paints A Target On Individuals
Last week, at the American Conference Institute's 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ...
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12 Dec 2018
IRS Issues Regulations That May Affect Borrowing Costs And Financing Terms Of US Multinationals
Recently proposed IRS regulations materially change the way stock and assets of foreign corporations that are "controlled foreign corporations" (CFCs)
United States
30 Nov 2018
SEC And FINRA Issue First-Of-Their-Kind Enforcement Actions
This week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued two first-of-their-kind enforcement actions in the blockchain industry.
United States
18 Sep 2018
Structuring Clinical Practices To Prevent Pitfalls – Deeply Rooted Corporate Practice Doctrine Remains Strong
With growing patient demands, advanced technology and payer restraints, healthcare providers are increasingly exploring management agreements with experienced companies to handle...
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23 Oct 2017
NYSE Intends To Request Advance Notice Of All Dividend And Stock Distribution Announcements
The NYSE subsequently withdrew its proposal after the SEC rejected the proposal for technical reasons. We expect the NYSE to resubmit the proposal to the SEC within the next few months.
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11 Jul 2017
Reminder: Form 8-K Reporting On "Say-On-Pay Frequency"
Many public companies have held, or will hold, their second "say-on-pay frequency" vote at their 2017 annual shareholders' meeting.
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10 Jul 2017
A Former Shareholder Cannot Demand Books And Records Under DGCL§ 220
Can a former shareholder whose stock was cancelled in a merger bring suit for corporate books and records under Delaware law?
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16 Mar 2017
Second Circuit Holds That Minority Bondholders Cannot Avail Themselves Of The Trust Indenture Act
While out-of-court restructurings can help companies in need, they can negatively impact minority bondholders.
United States
3 Mar 2017
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2016 Year-End Update
2016 was a record-setting year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement, as both the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ")...
United States
6 Feb 2017
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