Kenneth Alberstadt

Kenneth Alberstadt

Akerman LLP

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Compliance Date for New OTCQB Marketplace Standards Fast Approaching

OTC Markets Group (OTCQX: OTCM) (OTC Markets) has established new eligibility standards for companies to be able to trade on the OTCQB® Venture Stage Marketplace (the OTCQB). These new standards are aimed at improving...more

6/30/2014 - Equity Markets Investors OTC

Division of Corporation Finance Releases Guidance on Conflict Minerals Rule

The director of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued a public statement yesterday advising issuers to satisfy Form SD filing obligations on a timely basis notwithstanding the recent appellate ruling in National...more

5/1/2014 - Conflict Mineral Rules Form SD SEC

Federal Appellate Court Holds Portions of SEC Conflict Minerals Rule Violate First Amendment

Last week, in the case of National Association of Manufacturers v. Securities and Exchange Commission, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held that the SEC's conflict minerals rule adopted pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall...more

4/25/2014 - Conflict Mineral Rules Dodd-Frank First Amendment National Association of Manufacturers SEC

M&A Brokers for Private Companies Need Not Register with the SEC

The staff of the SEC recently issued a no-action letter permitting an "M&A Broker" to advise on and be compensated in connection with the purchase and sale of a privately held company without registering as a broker-dealer...more

3/12/2014 - Brokers M&A Brokers Privately Held Corporations Registration SEC

Condominium Hotel Units: On the Benefits of Being a Security

The potential application of federal and state securities laws to the sale of condominiums when coupled with the opportunity to participate in a rental program (sometimes referred to as a "condohotel," "condominium hotel," or...more

2/10/2014 - Commercial Real Estate Market Condominiums Hotels Regulation D Rule 10b-5 Rule 506 Offerings Sales State Securities Claims

ISS Releases Policy Updates for 2014 Proxy Season and Commences Consultation Period for Longer Term Policy Initiatives

Introduction - Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has released updates to its benchmark proxy voting guidelines for the 2014 proxy season. The updates, which are effective for meetings held on or after...more

12/4/2013 - ISS Proxy Season Proxy Voting Guidelines

New NYSE and NASDAQ Compensation Committee Rules to be Implemented on July 1, 2013

The deadline for companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange or The NASDAQ Stock Market to implement key components of the new listing rules adopted earlier this year related to the independence of compensation committees...more

6/21/2013 - Compensation Committee Listing Standards Nasdaq NYSE

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