Corporate Law Report: Managing Cyber Risks, BYOD, Obama's NLRB Crisis, Iran Sanctions, and More
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury enforces comprehensive sanctions that regulate, and largely forbid, most forms of trade and financial transactions by U.S. persons with Iran....more
A number of companies have filed IRANNOTICEs on EDGAR with the SEC (thanks to Broc Romanek for pointing this out). The notices reference disclosures made in annual reports pursuant to Section 219 of the Iran Threat Reduction...more
As you gear up to prepare your 2013 proxy statement and periodic reports, it is essential to keep in mind some recent changes and developments that may affect your company's disclosure in these documents. For 2013, three new...more
Beginning February 6, 2013, public companies must disclose in annual or quarterly reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission whether the companies or any of their affiliates engaged in proscribed transactions with...more
On August 10, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012, or the TRA....more
As 2013 begins, the United States has reiterated its commitment to countering the threat posed by Iran by passing new legislation, issuing new regulations and guidance, and bringing into effect new requirements to increase...more
In the U.S., Europe and Asia, 2012 saw measured progress in the implementation of recent regulatory reforms, the Basel capital rules, the deleveraging of the financial services firms and deliberations about the role of...more
The United States continues to impose additional layers of sanctions on Iran. The rate of change and complexity of U.S. sanctions laws present challenges, particularly where these sanctions have extraterritorial effect on the...more
Originally published in Securities Regulation & Law Report on December 12, 2012.
In August 2012, the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (‘‘ITRSHRA’’) was passed to expand U.S. sanctions against Iran...more
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