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
How Leading Philippine Companies are Using Bonds to Their Advantage
As part of its ongoing rollout of its 2015 policy updates, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has issued “Frequently Asked Questions” guidance with respect to both its 2015 Compensation Policies and its new equity plan...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
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
Compliance programs are effective only to the degree that they help build and support a strong organizational culture. So what does a strong corporate culture look like? And what ethics and compliance tools can help support...more
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
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
Companies often grant stock options to incentivize employees and so that their interests are aligned with the future success of the company, and partnerships (and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships) are no...more
In This Presentation:
- Corporate Records Housekeeping
- Protecting Assets – Vis A Vis Employees And Others (Trade Secrets, Confidentiality And Non-Competition Agreements)
- Protecting Assets – ...more
The Bylaws of many public companies provide for mandatory indemnification of directors and officers (and sometimes other agents as well). Often, Bylaws describe these indemnity obligations as contract rights. For example...more
In This Book:
- Choice Of A Business Entity
- Introduction To Federal Securities Laws
- From Let’s Go Shopping To Closing: M&A Process In The United States
- Employment Considerations
Many are up in arms following a memorandum issued by the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) authorizing employees of a national restaurant chain to argue that the franchisor is jointly responsible...more
When we were children, our mothers told us stories that we believed to be true because we always believed what our parents were telling us was the truth. Part of growing up is realizing that a good chunk of what your mom told...more
A recent response by the Internal Revenue Service Chief Counsel (CCA) to an inquiry from one of its field office agents addressed the question of whether management fees earned by an investment manager organized as a limited...more
The UK Supreme Court ruled in May 2014, in Clyde & Co LLP and another v Bates van Winkelhof, that members of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) are to be treated as “workers” and therefore are covered by the protections...more
You’ve decided to open your own law office and are ready for your clients’ cases, but are you also ready to handle the tax issues that go hand-in-hand with running your own business?...more
Since 1969, there has no question that directors of a Delaware corporation have the authority to set their own compensation. 8 DGCL § 141(h). Having authority to do something, however, doesn’t mean that the use of that...more
This report, which was submitted on behalf of the New York City Bar Association by its Committee on Taxation of Business Entities, proposes new guidance, relating to the treatment of certain partners as employees for federal...more
In Thompson v. Real Estate Mortgage Network, 748 F.3d 142 (2014), the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit determined, in a case of first impression, that a new employer may be held accountable for its predecessor’s wage...more
Ruling implies that additional protections will be afforded to members of LLPs.
The UK Supreme Court recently ruled that members of a limited liability partnership (an LLP) are workers for the purpose of protections...more
Russian law now recognises secondment, but restricts the sphere of its use.
On 7 May, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a long-discussed act that will regulate private employment agencies and secondment...more
Perform Background Checks. It seems obvious. Why would a company not want as much information about a candidate for its CFO position that it can legally obtain? But this oversight is common. Too many smaller companies hire...more
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