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President Obama recently signed an executive order requiring federal agencies to improve the security of payment card transactions by upgrading to chip-and-PIN payment systems, which enable payments to be processed using an...more
The Italian Government recently approved the “patent box”, a tax relief system for the incomes deriving from the exploitation of industrial property.
This could be a good news. Around 6 months ago we campaigned for...more
On October 14, Superintendent Lawsky delivered remarks on virtual currency and Bitcoin regulation in New York City. Specifically, Lawsky addressed the comments received in connection with the DFS’s July 17 proposal to...more
For a drug discovery start-up, patent protection of the intellectual property underlying the commercialization pursuit is critically important. If the company is a university or research institution spin-out that obtained...more
Many biotech ventures begin life as an invention conceived by a scientist/professor working in a laboratory at a federally-funded university or scientific institute. The intellectual property underlying such inventions is...more
Yesterday I blogged from the Securities Enforcement Forum 2014, Bruce Carton’s excellent one-day conference, held at the Four Seasons hotel in Washington, D.C. The posts will be fairly raw, and certainly not verbatim...more
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Tech Leaders Burst Bubble Talk: Execs See No Signs of Irrational Exuberance, Just Steady Growth Ahead -
With a thriving tech economy, ballooning valuations and an IPO market humming at a...more
Since 2005, France has enacted various regulations in order to control foreign investments in French companies operating in specified sectors considered as being strategic or sensitive. As a result of these regulations,...more
On October 1st, Mintz Levin, New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC), and Grant Thornton hosted “On Your Mark, Get Set, IPO,” a panel discussion concerning recent trends in the public offering market for cleantech growth...more
On September 19, 2014, the NYSE filed with the SEC proposed amendments to Section 102.01C of the NYSE Listed Company Manual to adopt a new initial listing financial standard for operating companies based on market cap and to...more
Another month brings another reported massive data breach. On September 8, 2014, Home Depot confirmed that its payment data systems had been breached, potentially impacting customers using payment cards at the retailer’s US...more
In September 2014, Alibaba completed the largest IPO in history, raising US$25 billion in its New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) offering. In the buildup to the high-profile offering, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited...more
Crowdnetic, a provider of technology and market data solutions to the global crowdfinance marketplace, has shared with us for publication data collected through their network of intermediaries....more
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) recently announced a series of initiatives aimed at promoting cybersecurity preparedness for community financial institutions throughout the country....more
Recent legal headlines have been filled with news about data breaches and lapses of information security across all sectors of the economy. Hospitals, colleges, and even major international retailers such as Target and Home...more
A strong market for initial public offerings has long been seen as a bellwether for good times in the broader market. When companies are going public, the perception is that investors, management teams and bankers have...more
On Friday 12 September 2014, an additional set of EU sanctions measures entered into force against the Russian Federation.
On 31 July 2014, the European Union adopted Regulation 833/2014, imposing...more
The European Union (EU) put into effect on Friday (September 12, 2014) a new round of economic sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine. ...more
The US and EU take coordinated action to broaden and align their Russia-related sanctions — which may evolve further depending on Ukraine peace plan progress.
On September 12, 2014, the US and the EU announced new and...more
On September 12, 2014, the United States issued another round of targeted sanctions against the Russian financial, defense, and energy sectors. Today’s measures were a combination of new measures and modifications of prior...more
The United States and European Union implemented new sanctions against Russia on 12 September 2014 as a result of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. While the new US and EU measures share many similarities, companies subject to...more
By now, we all know about the massive data breach at national retailer Target over the 2013 holiday season. The cyber-attack was carried out by sophisticated criminal hackers, who allegedly gained access to Target’s network...more
Background — We have analyzed the terms of venture financings for Israeli and Israeli-related technology companies that reported raising money during H1 2014. Our survey does not include financing rounds of less than US...more
On August 20, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska denied motions to dismiss filed by a Nebraska bank and two credit card processing companies in response to a purported class action filed by a merchant...more
Biotech IPO market activity has recently returned to levels not seen since before the financial crisis. This has been brought about in part by the accommodations afforded issuers under the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act...more
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