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
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In this issue:
- US Developments
- Global Development
- EU Developments
- Developments Specific To Financial Institutions
- Excerpt from US Development:
SEC Developments -
A loan transaction is generally not thought of as resulting in a taxable event. But it can if the borrower is a U.S. corporation (U.S. Co.) with a foreign subsidiary (FS). More specifically, a loan transaction can trigger a...more
1. What role does the government of Thailand play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment?
The Thai government regulates foreign direct investment by requiring foreign investors to obtain approval from...more
1. What role does the government of Singapore play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment?
REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT -
Save for the restrictions discussed under Question 5, there is generally no...more
As our clients and friends know, each year Mintz Levin provides an analysis of the regulatory developments that impact public companies as they prepare for their fiscal year-end filings with the Securities and Exchange...more
The British Virgin Islands introduced a ‘regulation light’ regime for investment managers on 10 December 2012 when the Investment Business (Approved Manager) Regulations 2012 (Old Regulations) came into force. During its...more
James D. Rosener, Pepper partner and head of the firm's International Practice Group and managing partner of the New York office, was recently featured at The Deal Economy 2014 conference in New York and participated in their...more
In this presentation:
- Form of foreign operations
- Foreign tax treatment of the foreign operations
- U.S. tax treatment of the foreign operations
- VAT/GST issues
- Employee and...more
Offshore MLPs can provide a tax efficient vehicle for investors, but only if structured properly.
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Updates for UK listed and regulated companies on incoming “say on pay” rules, the UK challenge to the EU “bonus cap” and new guidance on AIFMD remuneration rules.
This Client Alert summarises three key developments...more
M&A Corporate Governance: Oversight of the Board’s Financial Advisors -
Recent decisions in the Delaware Court of Chancery highlight the need for increased oversight of financial advisors by corporations engaging in...more
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