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Retail: country-by-country summary of the impact of COVID-19

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The retail sector has been suffering greatly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation is changing almost on an everyday basis. Please see full summary below for more information....more

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Costa Rica: Government announces entry authorization for Central America, Belize and Panama

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On October 8, 2020, the Government of Costa Rica announced the opening of the air borders for Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Belize, and Panama, as of today, October 15. Travelers may only enter through air...more

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Breaking news: NOW 3.0 ? Extension of the Dutch Temporary Emergency Measure for the Preservation of Jobs

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On October 9, the Dutch government published the extension of the Temporary Emergency Measure, effective from October 10, 2020 (the “Extended Scheme”). This note informs you about the main principles of the Extended Scheme....more

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How to change law firms during the COVID-19 pandemic

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With so much uncertainty, there may be an assumption that attorneys are less likely to consider switching firms than in years past. However, while the hiring process may be unusual this year, attorneys are still looking to...more

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) –The Future of Finance?

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The first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is still the most well-known application of blockchain. However, this technology has since rapidly evolved and expanded in many other areas. The initial hope with Bitcoin was to make both...more

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Understanding Your Disclosure Obligations to Your Investors

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A company and its management have an obligation to disclose all material information that a reasonable investor would want to know prior to making an investment in the company. Information is material if there is a...more

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J&F – The Bribery Schemes

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Last week, I began a multi-part exploration of one world’s largest anti-corruption enforcement actions, the J&F Investimentos SA (J&F) matter. It involved huge fines and penalties in both Brazil and the United States. Of...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Disregard Compliance at Your Peril: Compliance Officer Paid As Whistleblower

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A medical device manufacturer learned what might seem an obvious lesson when it paid $18 million to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit brought by its former Compliance Officer: don’t ignore your compliance officer. The federal...more

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Keeping Current With Form 8-K: A Practical Guide

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Form 8-K requires public companies to make prompt disclosures about a large number of specified events. Although Form 8-K does not mandate current reporting of all material events, it goes a long way toward requiring public...more

Goodwin

Minority Investments In Asset Managers

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Over the years, we have represented a number of investors, target companies and management teams in minority transactions. The market for “GP stakes” and similar non-controlling transactions with asset managers has grown...more

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Finders, Keepers: SEC Proposes Safe Harbor Framework for Unregistered Finders

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The proposal would significantly impact finders by granting tailored exemptive relief to individuals engaging in limited capital raising activity. Key Points: ..The Proposal would provide a conditional exemption that...more

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The SEC’s Enhanced Human Capital Disclosure Requirement: What Companies Should Know

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced a new human capital disclosure requirement for public companies to “reflect the many changes in our capital markets and the domestic and global economy in recent...more

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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - October 2020 #2

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Some interesting links we found across the web this week: From The Editor’s Desk: To Grow a More Diverse Startup Ecosystem, Start At The Seed Stage - Crunchbase’s first Diversity Spotlight Report underscores the extent...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

First-Impression Decision Recognizes a Cause of Action for Common-Law LLC Dissolution

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Five years ago, we wrote about an important decision from the Delaware Chancery Court, In re Carlisle Etcetera, LLC, 114 A3d 592 [2015], in which a court recognized for the first time the existence under Delaware law of a...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

ISS Publishes Proposed Benchmark Policy Changes for 2021

On October 14, 2020, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) published for comment its proposed voting policy changes for the 2021 proxy season. If adopted, these policy changes would generally apply to meetings that...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

Proposed Changes to NYSE Shareholder Approval Rules

On October 6, 2020, the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) filed a proposed rule amendment in order to seek approval to amend certain of the shareholder approval requirements set forth in Section 312 of the NYSE Listed Company...more

Allen Matkins

Court Finds Derivative Claims Involving Nevada Corporation Were Not "Validly In Litigation"

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A shareholder bringing a derivative claim, faces a choice.  The shareholder can either make a demand on the board of directors and then challenge the board's decision not to proceed or file a complaint alleging that the...more

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MiFID II Quick Fix – overview and further MiFID II review process (Deutsche and English)

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As a reaction to the coronavirus and the associated disruptions, the European Commission published its Capital Markets Recovery Package on 24 July 2020. In addition to proposals for amendments to the Prospectus Regulation and...more

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Trade and Professional Group Opposition to Executive Order 13950 Mounts

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Trade and professional organizations continue to take issue with Executive Order 13950, Executive Order on Combating Race and Stereotyping. We’ve reported about Executive Order 13950, entitled Executive Order on Combating...more

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Blog: ISS proposes voting policy changes for 2021

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Last week, ISS released for public comment a number of proposed voting policy changes to be applied for shareholder meetings taking place on or after February 1, 2021. The proposed changes for U.S. companies relate to board...more

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PE Funds Are Not Part of Controlled Group; What About Your Company?

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Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to review the First Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the Sun Capital Partners III, LP v. New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund case, thereby...more

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Fashion Law Update - October 2020 Edition

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In this edition of Fashion Law, we have a huge selection of articles from around the world. Firstly, given the turmoil over the past year and how many brands have filed for insolvency or needed to restructure, we provide...more

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SBA Issues Guidance on Change of Ownership Transactions and PPP Loans

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On October 2 the U.S Small Business Association (“SBA”) issued a Procedural Notice outlining the requirements for the closing of change of ownership transactions for those borrowers who have loans under the Paycheck...more

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UK finance minister asked to honour promise of resolution for mis-treated SMEs

Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, will be asked to honour a promise made to small businesses by a predecessor in a letter this week. Former owners of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) who believe their...more

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THE ACCIDENTAL ENTREPRENEUR PART IV

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Nowotny On Death and Taxes episode #26, The Accidental Entrepreneur Part IV - Creating the Family Pension Plan speaks to a solution for every taxpayer to triple a Roth contribution....more

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