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
New Municipal Redevelopment Law Signed into Law in New Jersey
by Patrick McNamara on September 20, 2013
Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation that will change the rules for New Jersey redevelopment projects. The...more
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has started implementing pension reform legislation enacted in 2011 that imposes demanding contracting and disclosure requirements on state and local pension fund boards. The new pension fund...more
Ten years ago, there was concern about so-called “expatriate corporations”. These were corporations that incorporated in foreign jurisdictions to minimize their tax liability. In reaction to this phenomenon, the legislature...more
In This Issue:
- China Finalized the Amendments to the Rules for Establishing Foreign Invested Securities Companies
- Notice of the Ministry of Culture on Implementing Supplementary Provisions IX to CEPA
On September 16, 2011, the California Legislature passed SB 861, a law that requires public companies contracting with the State of California to ensure that their supply chains are free of “conflict minerals” sourced from...more
The lesson for all companies conducting operations in China, especially if affiliates or subsidiaries of US or UK headquartered companies, is that detailed compliance programmes will need to be instituted. Regulatory...more
Compliance in Brazil: Current and Future Perspectives...more
Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act added a new Section 13(p) to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Section 13(p) requires the SEC to promulgate disclosure and reporting regulations regarding the use of conflict minerals...more
Through enforcement, administrative action, and new legislation, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) grew additional muscle and even sharper teeth in 2010. The U.S. government assessed nearly $2 billion in FCPA-related...more
In this briefing we examine the implications for business arising from the Government’s recently published Green Paper on Equipment, Support and Technology for UK Defence and Security. The Green Paper follows the...more
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