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Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

Corporations and LLCs: New Federal Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Requires Reporting to FinCEN

by Norris McLaughlin, P.A. on

On October 22, 2019, the House of Representatives passed the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 which requires the U.S. Department of the Treasury within one year to issue regulations to “carry out this Act.”...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

SEC Rejects NYSE Proposal to Allow Fundraising in Direct Listings

On December 6, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) rejected the proposal submitted by the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) to allow companies to simultaneously go public through a direct listing and raise...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Conduct Regulator Consults on Guidance on Managing Inside Information

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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has published a newsletter for primary market participants seeking feedback on draft best practice guidance for government departments, industry regulators and public bodies on the...more

Dentons

How vulnerable is your Social Licence to operate?

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In the singular pursuit of profit, companies will strive, uncompromisingly, to reduce their cost base. It has been cheap to use raw materials and discard waste. It is less of a burden on capex to emit pollution rather than...more

Allen Matkins

What Happens When A Board Fails To Determine The Fair Value Of The Consideration For Shares?

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California Corporations Code Section 409(e) imposes a duty on the board of directors to determine "the fair value to the corporation in monetary terms of any consideration other than money for which shares are issued". Does a...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

[Event] January Healthcare Regional Conferences – Charlotte-Jan. 17, Atlanta-Jan. 24, and Orlando-Jan. 31

Our one-day regional conferences are dedicated to providing the latest news in healthcare compliance regulatory requirements. Professionals who attend will learn about relevant topics that will keep them ahead of trending...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Event] 4th Advanced Conference on Anti-Corruption - April 1st - 2nd, Switzerland

The Preeminent Forum for Compliance Programs and Benchmarking Opportunities - Senior government officials from Switzerland, in-house executives and leading practitioners convene annually to discuss critical developments...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

SEC Small Entity Compliance Guide on Testing the Waters

The SEC’s amendment to the test-the-waters provisions, extending the ability to test-the-waters to issuers that are not emerging growth companies (“EGCs”), is now effective. The guide summarizes the provisions of new Rule...more

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics...

Compliance Perspectives: Preparing for the Certification Exams

Few things provoke more stress in the compliance and ethics community than preparing for one of the certification exams: CHC, CCEP, CCEP-I, CHRC, CHPC. Even those attending the Academies are fearful, often unduly. For...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

What investment advisers should know about the SEC’s proposed advertisement solicitation rule updates

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In early November, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed amendments to its advertising and cash solicitation rules (Rules 206(4)-1 and 206(4)-3) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (as amended, the...more

Fenwick & West LLP

Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey – Third Quarter 2019 - Full Analysis

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We analyzed the terms of 189 venture financings closed in the third quarter of 2019 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley. The quarter recorded the highest average price increase since mid-2015. The software and...more

Thomas Fox

The Future of Financial Compliance

by Thomas Fox on

I recently visited with Phil Fry, VP Go To Market at Verint. We considered how Verint is changing the future of financial compliance by challenging the accept wisdom through capture, control, sustainability and oversight....more

Dentons

Ukraine Banking and Finance Regulatory Overview: Major developments in 2019

by Dentons on

Welcome to the Ukraine Banking & Finance Regulatory Newsletter which gives you a selection of key developments in the Ukraine financial market, including further reforms, currency liberalizations and new perspectives....more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

New EU Directive on Protection of Persons Reporting Breaches of Union Law

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

A new EU Directive, known as the "EU Whistleblowing Directive", that aims to enhance the enforcement of EU law and policies by providing protection for individuals that report breaches has been published in the Official...more

Dentons

Whistleblowing Insights - December 2019

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Designing an internal whistleblowing system - The issue of whistleblowing is drawing more and more attention. The media regularly reports on investigations and proceedings triggered by whistleblowers who have reported...more

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Best Interest Standard of Care for Advisors #20

by Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP on

Regulation Best Interest: Rollover Recommendations and Form CRS/ADV Part 3 Disclosures (Rollovers Part 6) - The SEC has issued its final Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI), Form CRS Rule, RIA Interpretation and Solely...more

Foley Hoag LLP - White Collar Law &...

House of Representatives Votes to Codify Insider Trading Laws

December 9th, 2019, the full House of Representatives approved H.R. 2534, otherwise known as the Insider Trading Prohibition Act. If passed by the Senate and signed by the President, this legislation would mark an important...more

Allen Matkins

Is A Director An Employee? The SEC Has Some Contradictory Answers.

by Allen Matkins on

On Monday, I wrote about whether a director might be an employee following California's enactment the A-B-C test for determining status as an employee. California, of course, does not determine employment status for all...more

WilmerHale

Private Equity Firms, the Healthcare Industry, and the FCA: The “Butterfly Effect” in Action?

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When Riordan, Lewis & Haden Inc. (RLH), a private equity firm, found itself ensnared in a False Claims Act (FCA) litigation for its role in a prescription drug kickback scheme orchestrated by one of its portfolio companies,...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Escobar in Action: Physician-owners’ fraud claims against hospital defeated in Fifth Circuit appeal for lack of materiality

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Following the passage of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), which placed new limits on physician-owned hospitals, St. Luke’s Health System (“System”) took action to change one of its hospital’s ownership structures through a...more

Stinson - Corporate & Securities Law Blog

PCAOB Reviews a Few Early CAMs

The PCAOB announced it has conducted a limited review of audit reports of large accelerated filers reporting critical audit matters or CAMs....more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Business Litigation Report - November 2019

Patent Applications Naming Artificial Intelligence System as Inventor Raise Intriguing Questions - In August 2019, a team of patent attorneys led by Ryan Abbott, a law professor at the University of Surrey in the United...more

Harris Beach PLLC

Phishing and Vishing and Smishing (Oh my!): New Types of Scams Require Increased Vigilance

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Your business wouldn’t fall for fraud – or would it? These days, cybercriminals are getting more personal, meaning they’ve gone from sending blanket emails with farfetched claims to scouring your personal data to craft highly...more

WilmerHale

PCAOB Chair Sheds Light on Recent PCAOB Initiatives

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PCAOB Chair William Duhnke provided an update on a number of Public Company Accounting Oversight Board initiatives in his keynote speech at Baruch College’s 14th Annual Audit Conference on December 3.  Opening his remarks,...more

Vandeventer Black LLP

Small Business Size Standards: Calculation Of Annual Average Receipts

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As reported in the Federal Register, The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA or Agency) is modifying its method for calculating average annual receipts used to prescribe size standards for small businesses. Fed. Reg. Vol....more

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