An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Update on Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s Decision in the Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. Bankruptcy Case
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
What do creditors need to know about litigation in state court and bankruptcy court?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Poison Pill
Can business partner disputes be defused? Can a client avoid expensive litigation?
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Best Efforts
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
Which types of employers are more susceptible to get sued?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Inversion
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
How can business owners manage legal risks?
What is at will employment law?
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Structuring an MLP Finance
The U.S. Bankruptcy Code provides that a personal debt is not dischargeable if the debt had been occasioned by the debtor’s defalcation while acting in a fiduciary capacity. Courts of appeals had long disagreed about the...more
On July 3, HM Treasury published a consultation paper on sanctions for the directors of failed banks.
This is the third post in my series on pension plan restructuring (for prior posts see April 12, 2012 and June 8, 2012). In this post, I will examine the basics of converting your defined benefit (DB) plan to a defined...more
In response to a need for a modern bond restructuring law permitting extensive financial restructurings outside formal insolvency law proceedings, the German legislator introduced a new German Bond Restructuring Act...more
The Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China (the “Supreme People’s Court”) issued Provisions of the Supreme People's Court Regarding Certain Issues Concerning the Application of the Company Law of the...more
On the bill of the Federal German Government for an Act Serving the Further Facilitation of the Reorganization of Enterprises (ESUG)
Now that the Federal Government’s bill for the Gesetz zur weiteren Erleichterung der...more
On January 31, 2011, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued a “Notice on Further Regulating the Development and Record-Filing Administration of Equity Investment Enterprises in Pilot Regions” (the...more
The Dodd-Frank Act (the "Act") contains several provisions creating significant compliance challenges for covered financial institutions. Some of the measures will impose novel responsibilities. Some may change the way firms...more
The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) approved on March 29 a joint Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) for covered systemic organizations to file and report resolution plans and credit...more
In the current economic climate most businesses will experience temporary or longer term cash flow pressure resulting in stressful trading and creditor pressure.
Managing creditors within reasonable cash flow parameters...more
After months of negotiations and conferences among key legislators, President Obama signed into law a final version of regulatory reform legislation on July 21, 2010. More than 2,000 pages long, the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street...more
On September 16, HM Treasury published its third consultation on new insolvency arrangements for investment firms. The consultation sets out the government’s final proposals for a special administration regime (SAR) for...more
On July 19, 2010, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation that increases the penalties against public charities and responsible directors, trustees, officers, and other agents of charities that fail to file an...more
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