Brazilian American Law Center - Provisional Waiver for Unlawful Presence
Brazilian American Law Center - Upclose and Personal
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CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
Brazilian American Law Center - Estao Chegando Os Alquemistas
Brazilian American Law Center - Falando Serio
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
Introducing the Brazilian American LawCenter
If I won my case, why do I need to worry about an appeal?
CorpCast Episode 4: Better Know a Judge: Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery
Will 2015 Bring New Regulations for Bitcoin Users?
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
New Video Series with the ACC Provides Peer-To-Peer Ethics & Compliance Training for Senior Executives
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SOX Whistleblower Protections Extend to Private Companies: Critical Steps to Take Now
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Structuring Compensation Programs – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
Executive Compensation Packages – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
Earn-Out Arrangements – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
In its decision in Guindon v. Canada (Guindon), released earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) considered the constitutionality of an administrative monetary penalty, or “AMP” provision. The SCC’s decision,...more
Given London’s role in international business and finance, the UK Bribery Act 2010 promised to form a potential strong counterpart to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Now, the UK government is taking steps which...more
Last year, the FCC announced that it would begin collecting FCC Regulatory Fees from a new class of contributors – "Responsible Organizations" or "RespOrgs." Carrier-affiliated RespOrgs already are subject to FCC regulation,...more
In this case report, we consider the High Court judgment in Re Worldspreads Ltd v Re Investment Bank Special Administration Regulations 2011  EWHC 1719 (Ch) (19 June 2015).
Originally published in Practical Law on...more
In Altera, the U.S. Tax Court invalidated regulations under Section 482 requiring participants in qualified cost-sharing agreements to include stock-based compensation costs in the cost pool to comply with the arm’s-length...more
Last week, in Immersion Corp. v. HTC Corp., the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) filed a brief as amicus curiae in support of Plaintiff-Appellant Immersion Corp. In that case, the District Court for the...more
The Stunning Altera Case -
Employee stock options are an important part of compensation—both as income to the executives and as a deduction for the employer. But when stock options are used by multinational companies,...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) issued a cease and desist order (Order) on June 23, 2015, against Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Inc. (Adviser), an investment adviser registered under...more
On June 23, 2015, Governor Malloy signed into law Public Act. No. 15-115, An Act Establishing a Bill of Rights for Residents of Continuing-Care Retirement Communities ("the Act"). The Act establishes several protections for...more
On July 27, 2015, the U.S. Tax Court, in Altera Corp. and Subsidiaries v. Commissioner, 145 T.C. No. 3, invalidated a 2003 amendment to Treas. Reg. §1.482-7(d)(2) (2003 Amendment) that required controlled participants in a...more
The 2016 compliance dates for new rules included in the SEC’s money market fund reforms are fast approaching. Among other things, the reforms include changes to stress-testing requirements, disclosure requirements, net asset...more
A critical part of cooperating with an SEC or DOJ investigation for FCPA or other possible violations is the production of documents. In order for the company to assess what happened it must conduct an internal investigation...more
At an open meeting on June 30, 2015, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board unanimously voted to publish a supplemental request for comment on potential rules to require the disclosure of certain audit participants on...more
On June 17, 2015, the SEC charged Commonwealth Capital Management (“CCM”), an investment adviser to various mutual funds within World Funds Trust (“WFT”) and World Funds, Inc. (“WFI”), for violating Section 15(c) of the...more
Today, FinCEN announced the assessment of a civil money penalty against a Los Angeles-based Money Services Business (MSB) and its owner for alleged violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). During a 2011 examination of the...more
Does your legal counsel understand your customer? Your business? Your industry?
At Ifrah Law, we understand all three and we strive to provide you with the expertise that will help you grow your business!...more
The SEC filed its first action involving a private equity fund and broken deal expenses. By the time the Commission discovered the question the firm realized it did not have a disclosure policy, retained a consultant to study...more
Internet Advertising and Marketing Summer Newsletter from Ifrah Law with updates you won't want to miss!...more
COMPANY LAW -
Some general matters relating to company law in New Zealand are discussed below.
REGULATORY SCHEME -
The Companies Act principally regulates companies.
The Companies Act, together...more
Under EPA’s Audit Policy and Small Business Compliance Policy, companies that discover, promptly disclose, and expeditiously correct environmental violations may be entitled to penalty mitigation and other incentives. EPA...more
SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher published a statement explaining his dissent in two recent enforcement actions in which the Chief Compliance Officer of an investment adviser was charged, noting that the trend in such...more
In our second installment of “Better Know a Judge,” we welcome the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court in New Castle County. Judge Johnston, who is a member of the Superior Court’s Complex Commercial...more
Con il decreto legge 24 gennaio 2015 n. 3, entrato in vigore in data 25 gennaio 2015 (il "DL n. 3/2015"), sono state introdotte alcune disposizioni modificative della disciplina delle banche popolari contenuta nel decreto...more
On May 2, 2015, the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (the “DRAA”) became effective. The DRAA is the second attempt by the State of Delaware to create a state-sponsored voluntary arbitration process. In Episode 6, we sit down...more
It’s less than a year to go until the U.K. Senior Managers Regime (SMR) comes into effect (the official date is March 7, 2016). The regime, part of the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013, aims to counter the toxic...more
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