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NYDFS Guidance To Insurers To Pay Abuse Claims
On August 14, the day the window opened, 439 cases were filed in New York.
United States
1 Oct 2019
United States
12 Sep 2019
Export Control Reminder: Semi-Annual Encryption Reporting Deadline 8/1/19
August 1, 2019, is the deadline for submitting semi-annual reports for certain ENC Restricted encryption items exported or re-exported between January 1 and June 30, 2019, pursuant to paragraphs (b)(2) and (b)(3)(iii) ...
United States
30 Jul 2019
Consider Locating Your Startup In An "Opportunity Zone"
In 2017, Congress created the Opportunity Zone program to encourage investment in economically distressed parts of the United States.
United States
18 Jul 2019
SEC Posts Concept Release On Harmonization Of Private Securities Offering Exemptions
The comment period will be open for 90 days from publication in the Federal Register.
United States
21 Jun 2019
Companies Report Financial Impact Of Climate Risk
Non-profit CDP (fka the Carbon Disclosure Project) has released its analysis of the responses to its climate change questionnaire for 2018 from two groups of companies—a large group of almost 7,000 respondents and, ...
United States
12 Jun 2019
FTC's Proposed Amendments To The GLBA Safeguards Rule Seek To Incorporate Requirements From NY DFS Cybersecurity Regulations
On March 5, the FTC announced proposed amendments to the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ("Safeguards Rule" or "Rule").
United States
21 May 2019
FCC Proposes Bidding Rules For 3,400 MHz Of Spectrum
Comments on the proposed procedures are due at the FCC on May 15 and reply comments are due on May 30.
United States
2 May 2019
SCOTUS Finds Primary Securities Fraud Liability For Disseminating Statements Made By Others With Intent To Defraud
Last week, SCOTUS decided Lorenzo v. SEC, a case involving a claim that an investment banker was liable for securities fraud when, at the direction of his boss, he cut, pasted and disseminated to potential investors information ...
United States
3 Apr 2019
Companies Begin To Air LIBOR Phase-Out Risks/SOFR Volatility
LIBOR, the London Interbank Offered Rate, is calculated based on estimates submitted by banks of their own borrowing costs.
United States
7 Mar 2019
State Regulation For The Unregulated: Application Requirements For Alternative Providers
That's true regardless of whether the program is online and regardless of whether students get a formal credential, such as a diploma.
United States
26 Feb 2019
Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds Increased For 2019
The FTC has also updated the filing fee tiers and certain exemption thresholds.
United States
22 Feb 2019
Q4 2018 Quarterly VC Update: Hayley Barna On The State Of Venture Capital Investing
In conjunction with our Q4 Venture Financing Report, I sat down with Hayley Barna from First Round Capital to get her take on the state of venture capital investing.
United States
13 Feb 2019
Clayton Reviews 2019 Regulatory Priorities And Risks The SEC Is Monitoring
One of the key initiatives for 2019 identified Clayton was improving the proxy process.
United States
10 Dec 2018
Corp Fin Chief Accountant Echoes Theme Of Need For Brexit, LIBOR And Cybersecurity Disclosure
Officials at the SEC all seem to be singing the same tune these days, emphasizing the need to amp up company disclosures regarding Brexit, the LIBOR phase-out and cybersecurity.
United States
15 Nov 2018
Super Voting Stock: What Is It And How Can I Get It?
Very often founders raise the concern about protecting against dilution.
United States
25 Sep 2018
Second Liens And Intercreditor Agreements: Are Those Bankruptcy Voting Provisions Really Enforceable?
In this post I look at the second lien phenomenon and then discuss an interesting new case addressing whether a fairly common intercreditor agreement provision -- giving a senior lender the right to vote a second lien lender's claim in bankruptcy -- will actually be enforced.
United States
19 Apr 2007
Update On 409A: What To Do Now And What Can Wait
Recently, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2006-79 (the "Notice"), providing additional transition relief for deferred compensation arrangements covered by Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code.
United States
27 Oct 2006
SEC’s Office Of Chief Accountant Issues Guidance On Accounting Consequences Of Option Dating Practices
On September 19, 2006, the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant (OCA) issued a letter that provides guidance regarding accounting for stock options in historical financial statements of public companies.
United States
27 Oct 2006
Stock Option Backdating: the Latest “Hot Issue”
In November 2005, a publicly-traded company announced the resignation of three of its top executive officers following an SEC investigation into the backdating of stock option grants. Since then, more than 20 companies have announced the formation of independent committees to investigate option granting practices or the existence of a government investigation into their option grants.
United States
6 Jun 2006
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