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EuVECA and EuSEF amended: another opportunity to succeed?

by DLA Piper on

On 14 September the European Parliament approved a revised version of the so-called EuVECA and EuSEF regulations. The Regulations no. 345/2013 on European venture capital funds (EuVECA) and no. 346/2013 on European social...more

Does Existing Tax Law Satisfy the Current and Future Needs of Social Enterprise?

While those working in social enterprise are still grappling with how to define it, Professor of Law Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer of Notre Dame Law School takes a look at social enterprise through the lens of domestic tax law, and...more

Donating Fund Interests: A “Why Now?” and “How To” Primer

Due to increased valuation of public and private equities, coupled with the upcoming end of the sunset provision that allows hedge fund managers to defer taxation on fees earned offshore, there is an increased interest among...more

The Financial Report, Volume 6, Number 11

by DLA Piper on

Discussion and Analysis - In an opinion piece published in the Wall Street Journal on May 23, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced that, out of respect for the “rule of law,” the controversial “Fiduciary Rule” will go...more

Blog: ECB Opinion on proposed changes to the European Venture Capital & Social Entrepreneurship Funds Regulations

by Cooley LLP on

The European Central Bank’s formal Opinion on the proposed changes to the European Venture Capital and Social Entrepreneurship Regulations has been published in the Official Journal....more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - July, 2016 #4

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: WilmerHale Partnership with Leading FinTech Accelerator Culminates in First NY Demo Day - It’s been a busy summer of sponsorships here at WilmerHale! In...more

2016 Will be the Year for Business Growth, Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

A New Year always brings with it the opportunity to wipe the slate clean, reflect back on the past year that was and look forward to the next. Looking back, there have been many seeds sown by the Business Law Section of the...more

Mintz TechConnect - October 2015

by Mintz Levin on

Letter from the Editors - We are thrilled to provide you with the first issue of Mintz Levin’s TechConnect, a bi-monthly newsletter on “all things technology” in the legal and business world, from our perspective, of...more

Energy Technology Connections Newsletter: Your Law Firm Link to Industry News - October 2015

by Mintz Levin on

A Note from the Editors - Our October edition of Energy Technology Connections brings you recent industry highlights, the latest news from Capitol Hill, and a list of upcoming energy industry events. In Leaders in the...more

Alert: The European Venture Capital and Social Entrepreneurship Funds Regulations

by Cooley LLP on

The European law on alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) comes in three main parts: - The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)...more

Connecticut's Passage of Its Benefit Corporations and Social Enterprise Statute

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

Over the last few years, the phenomenon of corporations existing for the purpose of accomplishing a social good rather than only for maximizing profits for shareholders has taken root. The Connecticut General Assembly...more

ESMA Publishes Q&A Paper on Regulation of European Venture Capital Funds and European Social Entrepreneurship Funds

On March 26, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a Questions and Answers paper on the application of the European Social Entrepreneurship Funds (EuSEF) Regulation (Regulation 346/2013) and the...more

A Pilot Program for Performance-Based Social Infrastructure in California

by Nossaman LLP on

California Senate Bill 593 (“SB 593”), introduced by Senator Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), shows the interest of some State legislators in implementing performance-based infrastructure (“PBI”) in social programs....more

Corporate Law Alert: Launch of New Oregon Benefit Company Law Produces Record Signups

by Stoel Rives LLP on

On January 1, Oregon launched its new benefit company law, becoming the 20th U.S. state to allow the formation of such entities. The launch produced a record-setting response, with 29 registrants signing up for benefit...more

Delaware Enacts Benefit Corporation Legislation

by Foley Hoag LLP on

On July 17, 2013, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law legislation enabling the formation of public benefit corporations in Delaware. In doing so, Delaware became the 19th state to enact this type of legislation;...more

Social Entrepreneurship—Too soon?

Many entrepreneurs are intrigued by the new buzzwords sweeping the community –“social entrepreneurship.” Social entrepreneurship seeks to combine the most popular features of for profit entities (namely, eh, profit) with the...more

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