CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Preparing a Company to Deal With Activist Investors
How can someone prepare for the first meeting with an attorney?
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Talking PTAB with Bob Steinberg
Is Private/Non-Profit D&O Coverage Under Priced?
CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
BakerHostetler Attorneys James Mastracchio and Jay Nanavati Discuss Global Tax Enforcement
Richard Bistrong Weighs in on the FIFA Scandal and Takedowns
Meritas Capability Webinar - Avoiding Common Mistakes Companies Make When Operating a Business Aircraft
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 161-Gini Dietrich on how to create a MasterClass
What is the Current State of Anti-Bribery Compliance & Enforcement in Australia?
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
Debt Financing Trends – Joe Price, Member, Corporate & Securities Practice
Venture Capital Trends: East Meets West – Lewis Geffen, Co-chair, Venture Capital Practice
Can an employer require drug testing in the workplace?
Paths to Dispute Resolution
Performance Based Equity Compensation
Though in the midst of a stifling budget and personnel reduction, the United States Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) recently announced an increased effort to curb what it sees as widespread abusive applications of so-called...more
The Canadian securities regulators have finalized rule changes that would enable foreign issuers (including governments) to make private placement offerings to permitted clients in Canada as part of a global offering without...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission has published 11 Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (“C&DIs”) related to the new rules implementing “Regulation A+,” which became effective June 19, 2015. The C&DIs are numbered...more
Everyone knew the SEC would pursue a marquee-name private equity sponsor for misallocating expenses. It finally happened, with KKR settling charges for misallocating “broken deal” expenses. Charges against others are likely...more
Corporate Governance for Investment Firms -
The Central Bank has issued a consultation paper regarding the appropriate corporate governance requirements to be applicable to investment firms. The relevant paper, CP 94,...more
Small businesses are often regarded as the catalyst for economic growth in the United States. Small businesses account for the creation of two-thirds of all new jobs, and are the incubators of innovation. The majority of...more
Patent protection is an investment in technology. Like other investments, it can be expensive and uncertain. But for a technology startup, patent protection can also yield an outsized return by attracting investors,...more
The Cayman Islands has long been the most prominent offshore jurisdiction through which to structure offshore private equity and venture capital funds.
Why the Cayman Islands?
The attractions for international...more
The challenges faced by multinational enterprises (MNEs) in navigating the interface of transfer pricing and customs valuation rules is not a new phenomenon. However, due to a marked increase in recent years of the number of...more
Public companies incorporated in Delaware frequently adopt a charter provision, pursuant to 8 Del. C. § 102(b)(7), that insulates their directors from monetary damages for breaches of the fiduciary duty of care. Those...more
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department is conducting its quinquennial (every five years) survey of investment in foreign entities. The BE-10 Benchmark Survey (BE-10 Survey) is the most...more
MAJOR FORMS OF BUSINESS ORGANISATION -
A foreign company or investor proposing to establish a business in New Zealand may choose from a number of different entities or forms of business organisation. Each of these...more
As the growth of the Chinese economy (and the real estate sector in particular) slows, we are seeing stress in an increasing number of issuers of offshore noninvestment-grade People’s Republic of China (PRC) bonds. It seems...more
In a strongly-worded public statement last week, SEC Commissioner Gallagher chided the Commission for “cutting off the noses of CCO’s to spite its face.” Explaining his dissent in two recent enforcement actions imposing...more
Perhaps the first Regulation A+ offering document has appeared on EDGAR. According to the documents it is a Tier 2 offering for up to $50,000,000. The offering circular states the offering commenced on June 19, 2015. The...more
On June 16, the Securities and Exchange Commission denied a motion, filed by Monica J. Lindeen, Montana State Auditor, ex officio Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, which sought to stay the effectiveness of new...more
Underscoring the need for independent trustees to act vigilantly, a recent SEC consent order issued in an enforcement action imposed discipline on a mutual fund's independent trustees, its investment advisor, and the...more
Access to capital for private companies just became easier and most likely cheaper.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s amendments to Reg A under the Securities Act of 1933 went into effect on June 19, 2015....more
Arbitrability is a question of considerable importance – it is the question of whether a particular issue in dispute is capable of being resolved by arbitration as opposed to litigation – and is therefore a question of...more
The SEC is expected to issue its concept release on improving audit committee reports “soon” (whatever that means) according to Compliance Week, and among the topics the SEC will examine is whether those “reports should...more
FRB will extend high-quality liquid asset status to some state and municipal bonds.
The FRB has proposed a rule that would recognize certain general obligation state and municipal bonds meeting the same liquidity...more
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has extended the deadline for first-time filers of BE-10 forms to June 30, 2015. The BEA is willing to consider reasonable requests for extension, provided that the extension...more
The long anticipated UAE Federal Commercial Companies Law no. 2 of 2015 (the “New Companies Law”) was issued on 25 March 2015 and will be in force by 1 July 2015, replacing UAE Federal Commercial Companies Law no. 8 of 1984...more
Update: Extended deadline for first-time filers of Form BE-10 -
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has extended the deadline from May 29, 2015 to June 30, 2015 for US reporters that are required to file the BE-10...more
Will Congress Finally Act? This is the third in a series of Alerts regarding the proposals made by the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Commission to Reform Chapter 11 Business Bankruptcies. It covers the Commission’s...more
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