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Op Funds Expand Deferral Paths for CRE Investors

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BOSTON — The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created the Opportunity Zone program which provides real estate investors a new tool to defer gains from sales or exchanges of capital assets by investing those gains in a “Qualified...more

Vedder Price

Federal Safe Harbor from Liability Expanded for Aircraft Lenders and Lessors

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After many years of congressional stalemates, the long awaited five-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration (the FAA) became federal law when signed by President Trump on October 5, 2018 (the...more

Vedder Price

Global Transportion Finance Newsletter - December 2018

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In This Issue: - Federal Safe Harbor from Liability Expanded for Aircraft Lenders and Lessors - ICAO CORSIA Update: Compliance Complexities Under ICAO’s New Carbon Offsetting Scheme Federal Safe Harbor from...more

MoFo Impact

How To Make The Most Of Impact Fund Formation

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As private equity and other investors increasingly consider the effects their investments will have on society, attorneys should spend time becoming familiar with the formation process for so-called impact funds, which aim to...more

Cooley LLP

Blog: CAQ discusses lessons learned from “dry runs” on critical audit matters and related questions for audit committees

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As you may recall, auditors of large accelerated filers will be required to report on CAMs—critical audit matters—in their auditor’s reports for fiscal years ending on or after June 30, 2019 and in auditor’s reports for all...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

CSA Warn Against Certain Problematic Promotional Activities

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On November 29, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released CSA Staff Notice 51-356 Problematic promotional activities by issuers (Staff Notice), which cautions companies to avoid disclosure and promotional...more

Cooley LLP

Blog: As issues of corporate social responsibility continue to gain ground, will the issue of gun safety become more prominent...

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A lot has been written about institutional investors’ turn toward issues of corporate social responsibility. One CSR topic that has received a lot of attention in the last few years has been firearms safety. ...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

The Rumors of the Death of Gun Jumping Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

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Generally speaking, the federal securities laws were drafted with the purpose of limiting the kind and amount of pre-offering publicity permitted in registered public offerings. Pursuant to Section 5(c) of the Securities Act...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

ICSID Rules Reform: Public Comments Are Due Before the End of December

• The current reform of the ICSID Rules, launched in October 2016, is the most far-reaching amendment process in over 50 years. • The reform aims at modernizing and simplifying the Rules, enhancing the balance between...more

Bracewell LLP

Changes to the Dubai International Financial Centre's ("DIFC") Legal and Regulatory Framework relating to DIFC registered...

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as president of the DIFC, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) and Ruler of Dubai, has recently enacted a new set of laws...more

Stinson Leonard Street - Dodd-Frank and the...

SEC Brings Enforcement Action for Failure to Verify Accredited Investor Status

CoinAlpha Advisors LLC was formed for the purpose of investing in digital assets. From October 2017 through May 2018 CoinAlpha raised approximately $600,000 from 22 investors, residing in at least five U.S. states....more

BakerHostetler

Blockchain Patents and Patient Data Pilots, Capital Markets Movements, Mining Malware, and More

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Blockchain Enterprise Developments in Food Supply Chain, Patient Data, Patents, Mobile Devices and More - An international supermarket conglomerate operating in 17 countries worldwide recently announced that it will implement...more

Goodwin

Delaware Chancery Court Finds Former CEO Liable for Fraud Arising Out of Sale of Payment-Processing Company to Private Equity...

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On December 3, 2018, the Delaware Court of Chancery held in a post-trial ruling that a payment-processing company’s former CEO committed fraud in connection with the 2011 sale of the company to a private-equity investor for...more

Pillsbury’s Internet & Social Media Law Blog

The Dangers of Tweeting at the Intersection of Social Media and Securities Laws

In a time when information is increasingly shared through social media, companies—particularly publicly traded ones—must recognize and consider the potential legal ramifications that could arise from statements made by...more

Baker Donelson

Court Overrules USCIS "Collateralization" Policy for EB-5 Investors

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In about 2015, USCIS started denying petitions of EB-5 investors who used the cash proceeds of a loan as their source of funds unless the loan was collateralized by the personal assets of the investor. ...more

K&L Gates LLP

The Exposure Draft of the 2020 GIPS Standards: What You Need to Know

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An engaging discussion that focuses on the upcoming release of the Exposure Draft of the 2020 GIPS standards. Please see full presentation below for more information....more

Cooley LLP

Blog: The impact of short-term pressures on long-term decision-making

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In this article in the WSJ and this article in the New Yorker, the authors discuss the challenges companies encounter when they try to make long-term investment decisions in the face of short-term market pressures: the debate...more

Opportune LLP

Carve-Out Financial Statements: A Necessary Step in the Process

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When commodity price volatility subsides and the appetite for mergers and acquisitions gain momentum in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry it will be important to understand the requirements, pitfalls and...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Blackstone Forms Life Sciences Investment Platform With Closing of Clarus Acquisition

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The Blackstone Group has announced the closing of its acquisition of Clarus. The business will now operate as Blackstone Life Sciences....more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Orthopedic Surgical Practice Recapitalizations: Six Relevant Considerations

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The past decade has seen a tremendous amount of private equity investment in physician practice recapitalizations, primarily in hospital-based practices such as anesthesiology and radiology as well as “retail medicine...more

MoFo Impact

What To Know About PE’s Penchant For Impact Investing

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With private equity firms increasingly interested in making so-called impact investments, which seek not only strong returns but also positive societal benefits, it is vital that attorneys get up to speed on the practice and...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Key Takeaways From the McGuireWoods Independent Sponsor Conference

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On Oct. 2-3, McGuireWoods hosted its second annual Independent Sponsor Conference in Dallas, attended by more than 600 independent sponsors and capital providers from more than 35 U.S. states and Canada. ...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Opportunity Funds: Incentive For Investment in Underrepresented Founders

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With the recent passage of the Opportunity Zone Legislation and the subsequent proposed regulations that were released on October 19, 2018, private investors have, justifiably, been eager to understand and establish the...more

Locke Lord LLP

Hartford InsurTech Hub Chooses 10 New Startups

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Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp, concluded their Selection Days where investors, partners and mentors met with 22 promising startups. During the Selection Days, each startup had an opportunity to give a 90...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Chris Lazarini Analyzes Putative Class Action Alleging Violations of Securities Act of 1933

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Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini analyzed this putative class action brought against Match Group for alleged violations of the Securities Act of 1933 related to the company’s 2015 initial public offering (IPO)....more

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