Joshua Schneiderman

Joshua Schneiderman

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Why Startups Are Stepping on the Brakes Despite SEC Giving Green Light to General Solicitation

In September 2013, the SEC significantly relaxed restrictions that had been in place for over 80 years on companies’ ability to advertise for investors. The old rule, generally referred to as the “ban on general...more

6/10/2014 - General Solicitation Investors Popular Private Offerings Rule 506(c) SEC Securities Startups

Corporate Communicator - Spring 2014

In this issue of the Corporate Communicator we bring you two short articles on important developments from the SEC relating to private securities offerings and private M&A transactions. In the first article, we discuss the...more

3/28/2014 - Crowdfunding General Solicitation JOBS Act Private Offerings Rule 506 Offerings SEC

Supreme Court To Reconsider Theory Underlying Modern Securities Class Actions

Last month, the Supreme Court agreed to reconsider the “fraud-on-the-market” presumption, an underpinning of class-action securities litigation for the last 25 years. The Court’s decision to grant certiorari in Halliburton...more

1/6/2014 - Class Action Compliance Halliburton Rule 10b-5 SCOTUS SEC Section 10(b) Securities Exchange Act Securities Litigation

Corporate Communicator - Winter 2014

2014 ANNUAL MEETING SEASON - Dear clients and friends, We present to you our traditional year-end issue of Snell & Wilmer’s Corporate Communicator to help you prepare for the upcoming annual report and proxy...more

12/30/2013 - Annual Meeting Annual Reports Chief Compliance Officers Compliance Conflict Mineral Rules Corporate Counsel Corporate Governance Dodd-Frank Executive Compensation Nasdaq NYSE Pay Ratio Proxy Season Regulation S-K SEC Shareholders Year-End Planning

Corporate Communicator - Spring 2013: California’s New LLC Act Adds Confusion and Effects Little Change

On January 1, 2014, the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (the RULLCA) will take effect. The RULLCA replaces the Beverly-Killea Limited Liability Company Act, California’s current law governing limited...more

3/26/2013 - RULLCA

Disclosures Under the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012

In August 2012, the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (ITR) was signed into law. ITR is part of a broad sanctions strategy designed to deter the pursuit of nuclear weapons and support for terrorism and...more

1/10/2013 - Disclosure Requirements Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act Sanctions SEC

Delaware Law Update — Delaware Court Applies Heightened Scrutiny to Director Compensation

In an era of intense investor scrutiny and SEC rulemaking regarding executive compensation, a recent decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery raises questions as to the protections afforded to directors when granting...more

1/8/2013 - Board of Directors Business Judgment Rule Derivative Suit Directors Executive Compensation SEC Shareholder Litigation

Corporate Communicator - Winter 2013

In This Issue: - 2013 Annual Meeting Season - Dealing with ISS and Other Proxy Advisory Firms this Proxy Season - SEC Update - Other NYSE/NASDAQ Developments - Delaware Law Update — Delaware Court Applies...more

12/29/2012 - Audits Board of Directors Compensation Committee Conflict Mineral Rules Directors Disclosure Requirements Dodd-Frank Executive Compensation Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act ISS Listing Standards Nasdaq NYSE Pay-for-Performance Proxy Season Proxy Voting Guidelines SEC Shareholder Litigation

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