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Implementing The Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

The Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (the “Revised Act”) has been adopted in Minnesota and will replace Minnesota’s current limited liability company (“LLC”) statute set forth in Chapter 322B of the…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts

Congressional Leaders Tell Mary Jo White To Implement Conflict Minerals Rules Now

In a letter to the SEC Chair, Mary Jo White, Senator Edward J. Markey and a group of other Member of Congress urged the financial oversight agency to implement the rule requiring due diligence and reporting requirements on the…more
| Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

SEC Explains How To Use Twitter And Absolves Issuers Of Retweets

Certain rules under the securities laws require certain communications be accompanied by legends. The length of the legend meant that Twitter could not be used because the 140 character limit would be exceeded…more
| Communications & Media Law, Securities Law

Bad People Can’t Buy Failed Banks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, has adopted a final rule to implement section 210(r) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Under that section, individuals or entities that have, or…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

SEC Announcements On Confidential Treatment Requests And Glossy Annual Reports

The SEC Division of Corporation Finance has recently posted two Division Announcements - - As of April 9, 2014, in cases where the SEC staff has determined to grant a request for confidential treatment without providing…more
| Finance & Banking, Securities Law

SEC’s OCIE Announces Cybersecurity Examinations Of Broker-Dealers And Registered Investment Advisers

The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, or OCIE, previously announced that its 2014 Examination Priorities included a focus on technology, including cybersecurity preparedness. OCIE has issued a Risk Alert…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Mandate Withheld In Conflicts Minerals Case

In a little known action, the Clerk of Court of the Unites States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an order in the conflicts minerals case to withhold issuance of a mandate until seven days after disposition…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

SEC Lays Out Road Map On Disclosure Reform

Keith F. Higgins, Director, SEC Division of Corporation Finance, recently laid out the SEC staff’s approach to the much discussed disclosure reform initiative. Highlights are as follows..…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

Court Invalidates Conflict Minerals Rule Because It Crosses First Amendment Line

In the end, it’s pretty simple. The court held the conflicts minerals rule and statute embodied in Dodd-Frank violate the First Amendment to the extent the statute and rule require regulated entities to report to the Commission…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

New C&DIs Contemplate Intrastate Crowdfunded Offerings

This week the SEC released three new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) relating to Rule 147, which applies to securities that exempt from registration pursuant to Section 3(a)(11) of the Securities Act because…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Proposed Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Legislation

A bill has been introduced to bring public benefit corporations to Minnesota. The public benefit corporation is a relatively recent legal innovation that occupies a hybrid position between a traditional corporation and a…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Nonprofit Law

A Bad Turn For Reg A+ And Reg D?

SEC Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar gave a speech to an annual conference of the North American Securities Administrators Association, otherwise known as NASAA. On the issue of Reg A+ preemption of state law, the Commissioner…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Conflict of Laws, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

SEC Issues More FAQs On Conflict Minerals

The SEC has issued nine additional frequently asked questions, or FAQs, on the SEC’s conflict reporting rules. Some of the highlights are..…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

OIG Finds Deficiencies In CFPB Supervisory Activities

The Office of Inspector General of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System conducted an initial evaluation to assess the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s…more
| Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

OSHA Publishes Interim Rule For Handling Whistleblower Retaliation Complaints

OSHA has published the interim final text of regulations governing the employee protection (or whistleblower) provisions of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, or CFPA, Section 1057 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street…more
| Civil Rights, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law
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