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
How Leading Philippine Companies are Using Bonds to Their Advantage
Hedge Funds Word of the Day™ – 10b5-1 Plan
Private Equity's Inversion Excursion: Pepper Hamilton Talks Tax With the Deal
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
Warning Signs that Signal You Might be Terminated from Your Job
A year-end look at some of the most well-read FCPA posts on JD Supra in 2014. Be good!...more
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis recently launched the BE-13, Survey of New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States. There are civil penalties, injunctive relief and criminal penalties for failing to file BE-13...more
Given the share volume of British Virgin Islands Business Companies (BCs) in existence, there is at any given time in some part of the world a transaction involving a BC. Pursuant to the British Virgin Islands Business...more
New York’s high court announced last week that banking institutions with branches in New York are shielded from judgment creditors attempting to collect on customer assets held at foreign branches of the same bank....more
As the 2014 midterm elections approach, speculation is widespread as to whether tax reform can be successfully pursued in 2015. The successful 1986 Tax Reform Act navigated through a politically divided Congress a full...more
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 forms has its advantages and disadvantages....more
On October 9, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service published additional guidance clarifying the requirements for participation in the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures. (See prior coverage of the new procedures...more
In recent years, African stars have soared. Governments, investors, and citizens have driven – and benefited from – booms in banking, construction, retail, and telecommunications. All along, of course, African states have...more
In this issue:
- EU DEVELOPMENTS
- European Commission Launches Public Consultation on Proposals to
- Improve EU Merger Control
- ESMA Publishes Final Guidelines on Enforcement of Financial...more
With strong economic fundamentals, a positive outlook, proximity and strong trade links with some of the world’s most dynamic economies, Australia offers a wealth of opportunities for global investors and multinational...more
Welcome to Manufacturing Matters, DLA Piper’s specialist publication providing a round-up of legal news, sector updates and commentary for clients and contacts engaged in the manufacturing sector.
The UK Manufacturing...more
In the Journal of Business Compliance, which was brought to my attention via Philippe Montigny (CEO, Ethic-Intelligence) and Scott Killingsworth (Partner, Bryan Cave, and who also is on the editorial board) I read with great...more
Partner and Chair of BakerHostetler's Tax Group, Paul Schmidt, discusses tax inversions. What CEOs and Board of Directors should be asking themselves?...more
What is an inversion?
An inversion is a transaction that results in an existing U.S. company becoming a foreign company or becoming a subsidiary of a foreign parent. Historically, inversions involved U.S. companies...more
On September 24, at a meeting of the Open Government Partnership at the United Nations, President Obama announced that the U.S. Government would develop a national action plan to promote responsible business conduct. The...more
In this issue:
- SEC Releases Strategic Plan for 2014–2018
- House Passes Bill H.R. 5405 “Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act”
- FINRA Board Approves Several Rulemaking Items...more
Recent events in Ukraine and the Middle East have expanded sanctions placed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) against certain foreign financial institutions and individuals. This...more
In a one-day Department of Justice Antitrust Division takedown last September, nine international companies based outside the United States pled guilty to criminal antitrust violations and agreed to pay more than $740 million...more
Risk management continues to be at the top of regulatory agendas, and the OCC has taken the opportunity to offer its heightened risk guidelines for large financial institutions of more than $50 million in average consolidated...more
On September 22, 2014 the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service provided official notice to taxpayers of their intention to issue regulations limiting taxpayers’ ability to benefit from undertaking...more
More than two dozen senior executives, including lawyers from Latham & Watkin's Hong Kong and Singapore offices, led presentations and panel discussions at an industry conference focused on the Philippine bond market, hosted...more
Based on the press release issued by the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance (MoF), the amendment allocates the right to tax capital gains realised upon the sale of stock, shares or other rights in companies, trusts or any other...more
COMPANY LAW -
Some general matters relating to company law in Australia are discussed below.
REGULATORY SCHEME -
The Corporations Act principally regulates companies, their incorporation, the acquisition...more
Ten practical considerations can help companies around the world tap the significant US capital market with IPOs.
Investors in the United States continue the search for yield. Over the past several years, over 60...more
A few weeks ago I posted “EY Global Fraud Survey: “Depressing,” yes, surprising, no” and shortly thereafter, Philipp Kloeber, Consultant at Ernst & Young, Melbourne, Australia was kind enough to refer me to the EY paper...more
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