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Hamburger Hell For A Celebrity Chef: Another LLC Deadlock Takes Its Toll
There are numerous examples of why deadlock-breaking mechanisms are critical in closely held businesses, particularly limited liability companies (LLCs).
United States
17 Oct 2017
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Beware The Dissolved Corporation: Issues Affecting Diversity Jurisdiction
All litigators know the general rule that a corporation is deemed a citizen of both its state of incorporation and the state in which the corporation has its principal place of business.
United States
5 Sep 2017
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Recent Changes To Delaware's Alternative Entity Acts As A Result Of Obeid v. Hogan
Delaware has recently revised its Limited Liability Company Act, its Revised Uniform Partnership Act, and its Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act to address concerns raised by the Delaware Chancery Court opinion in Obeid v. Hogan.
United States
4 Sep 2017
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IRS Expands Management Contract Guidelines For Projects Financed With Tax-Exempt Bonds
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) earlier this year released Rev. Proc. 2017-13 (the Guidelines)...
United States
11 May 2017
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50/50 Ownership Relationships Can Be Trouble, Plan Ahead
TransPerfect is a successful global translation business founded by two college friends, Philip Shawe and Elizabeth Elting, and owned 50/50...
United States
23 Mar 2017
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Aiding And Abetting Shareholder Oppression?
Earlier this summer, in Brown v. Pennington, No. 05-14-01349-CV, 2015 WL 3958618, the Texas Court of Appeals dismissed a tort claim against a non-shareholder loan guarantor for lack of personal jurisdiction.
United States
9 Sep 2015
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SEC Approves Final Rules For Pay Ratio Disclosure
SEC commissioners voted to approve the final "pay ratio" disclosure rules intended to help shareholders evaluate executive compensation practices.
United States
26 Aug 2015
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SEC Proposes Executive Compensation Clawback Rules Pursuant To Dodd-Frank
SEC's proposed rule defines a company's responsibilities to adopt, apply and disclose a clawback policy.
United States
10 Aug 2015
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Wal-Mart Allowed To Omit Shareholder Proposal For Oversight Of Products Sold
On April 14, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals vacated an injunction against Wal-Mart that would have required it to include a shareholder proposal in its 2015 annual proxy statement.
United States
8 Jun 2015
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SEC Proposes New Executive Pay Versus Company Performance Disclosure Rules - June 5, 2015
On April 29, 2015, the SEC proposed new executive pay versus company performance disclosure rules.
United States
8 Jun 2015
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SEC Proposes New Executive Pay Versus Company Performance Disclosure Rules
Comments are due to the SEC 60 days from the date the proposed rules are published in the Federal Register.
United States
13 May 2015
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Ethical Issues For White Collar Defense And Investigations Lawyers - May 2015
Recent corporate scandals have made effective and honest corporate governance the chief priority for every company.
United States
11 May 2015
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Ethical Issues For White Collar Defense And Investigations Lawyers
Recent corporate scandals have made effective and honest corporate governance the chief priority for every company.
United States
18 Dec 2014
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High-Stakes Corporate Compliance: Reducing Risk And Managing Potential Sanctions
The past few years have seen significant increases in compliance-related government investigations, suspensions, debarments, and other actions by government agencies, regulators, and law enforcement.
United States
12 Sep 2013
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Two Years Later: What We Know About Dodd-Frank's Whistleblower Provisions
In the wake of a number of highly publicized corporate scandals, many of which involved both SEC enforcement and criminal prosecution (WorldCom, Adelphia, Tyco and Enron, among others), Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010.
United States
18 Jul 2013
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NASDAQ Proposes Broadening Ability Of Non-Independent Directors To Serve On Board Committees
On May 30, 2012, NASDAQ filed a proposed rule change with the SEC that would permit non-independent directors to serve on board committees despite having a family member employed by the same company in a non-executive role.
United States
26 Jun 2012
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Corporate Social Responsibility Compliance
Sweeping new legislation that went into effect in California earlier this year requires qualifying companies to detail and publicly disclose the nature and scope of their corporate compliance efforts to eliminate human trafficking, slavery and child labor from their global supply chains.
United States
26 Apr 2012
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Implications Of The JOBS Act And STOCK Act On Hedge Funds
In early April 2012, President Obama signed into law two separate acts that will have a profound effect on hedge funds.
United States
26 Apr 2012
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SEC Proposes Whistleblower Rules
On November 3, 2010, the SEC proposed rules to implement the new Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower provisions.
United States
18 Nov 2010
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ISS Opens Comment Period for Its 2011 Proxy Voting Policies
On October 27, 2010, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) announced the opening of its annual comment period for its 2011 proxy voting policies.
United States
18 Nov 2010
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