Are there drawbacks to positive thinking in legal transactions?
Homebuilder Series Webinar: Fiduciary Duties & Auditor Liability
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report Episode 129-Judge Rakoff, Judge Leon and Individual Prosecutions Under the FCPA
Why Every Day Is Proxy Season for Public Companies
Do Employers Have to Pay For All Time Worked?
Do I need an attorney if I am buying or selling a business?
Corcoran: Infighting on Compensation Costs BigLaw Time and Money
Conducting Corporate Internal Investigations
Zimmermann: "Two Class" Partnership Culture Emerging in BigLaw
Appel: Corporate Inversions Could Mean Big Tax Bills For Shareholders
Hedge Funds Word of the Day™ – Accelerated Share Repurchase
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?
Hedge Funds Word of the Day™ – CFTC
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
What Questions CEOs and Board Members Should Be Asking Themselves About Tax Inversions
Hedge Funds Word of the Day™ – Derivative
Legal Considerations for Web-Based Start-Ups
After SoundCloud & Wunderlist: How Berlin plans to grow its startup scene
Hedge funds word of the day™ – Big Boy Letter
Discussion and Analysis -
In “Conflicts, Conflicts Everywhere,” her speech at the recent IA Watch 17th Annual Compliance Conference, Julie M. Riewe, Co-Chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement...more
In this Newsletter:
- Determination of the Functional Currency and Definition of a “QBU”
- Section 988 — Non Functional Currency Transactions
- Section 986 — Translation Rules for Earnings and Profits and...more
Federal Regulators Address the Scope of the Marketing Restriction in the Volcker Rule SOTUS Exemption.
The federal regulatory agencies responsible for implementing the Volcker rule—The Federal Reserve Board, the...more
In December 2014, amendments were introduced to the Federal Law “On Insolvency (Bankruptcy)” No. 127-FZ, dated 26 October 2002 (“Insolvency Law”). This alert analyses some of the amendments that are of crucial importance to...more
The $5.9 billion Doral Bank (San Juan, Puerto Rico), a wholly owned subsidiary of Doral Financial Corporation (Coral Gables, Florida), was closed by the Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions of Puerto Rico, on...more
Following closely on the heels of the reinstated reporting requirements for inbound and outbound direct investment involving U.S. entities, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has announced...more
On 21 January 2015 the Privy Council handed down its decision in Nilon Limited v Royal Westminster Investments SA  UKPC 2 clarifying the power of the courts to rectify the share register of a BVI company under section...more
On 25 February 2015, the Federal Cabinet passed an amendment to the Investment Regulation and the Pension Fund Investment Regulation. After the Capital Investment Code (Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch, KAGB) came into force on 22...more
The SEC continues to focus on its whistleblower initiative.
According to a February 25 Wall Street Journal article titled “SEC Probes Companies’ Treatment of Whistleblowers,” the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...more
In November and December 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) and Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), respectively, issued guidance regarding the applicability of certain regulations to family...more
Several years ago, alternative asset managers were enthusiastically regarding China as a new frontier for fundraising. Indeed, in 2011, Chinese private equity and venture capital firms raised substantially more money from...more
Last week the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to its rules and forms, as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), that would require SEC reporting...more
Boards of Directors of companies subject to the federal proxy rules should take note of proposed rules released by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 9, 2015 that would enhance corporate disclosure of...more
New England Outlook - Quarterly Review of Seed, Series A and Series B/Later Round Financings -
Included in this Issue:
- Activity Level of New England Transactions: Q2 2013 -Q2 2014 - All Rounds
On February 9, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a long-awaited rule under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that would require public companies to disclose certain...more
On February 9, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed a rule to enhance disclosure of company hedging policies for directors, officers and other employees. This proposal would implement Section 955 of...more
The German Federal Ministry of Finance has recently issued guidance that broadens the favorable tax regime for investment partnerships applicable to closed-end alternative investment funds (AIFs). The following Dechert...more
In This Presentation:
- Personnel Changes
- Insider Trading
- Pay to play prohibitions under fire
- F Squared – Administrative proceeding (December 22, 2014)
- Reliance Financial Advisors --...more
SEC Proposes Rules for Disclosure of Hedging Policies -
On February 9, the SEC issued proposed rules that are intended to enhance disclosure of company hedging policies for directors and employees, as mandated by...more
On February 9, 2015, the SEC proposed rules that would require domestic public companies to disclose in proxy and information statements whether the company permits any of its directors or employees (including officers) to...more
On February 9, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed rules that would require disclosure of policies permitting or prohibiting hedging by directors, officers and other employees to hedge or offset...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently released proposed rules to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), which calls for disclosure of whether...more
Welcome to the Q4 2014 issue of Orrick Technology IPO Insights, a quarterly publication highlighting trends in U.S. information technology company IPOs.
We isolate technology companies in order to analyze and present...more
The SEC recently proposed rules to implement Dodd-Frank-mandated disclosure regarding permitted hedging by officers and directors. If you have been following the post-Dodd-Frank rulemaking saga, you know that this is one of...more
On February 10, 2015, the SEC announced settlements with two former chief financial officers of Saba Software, a Silicon Valley software company, that require the CFOs to repay Saba more than $500,000 in bonuses and profits...more
Find a Business Organization Author »
Back to Top