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IRS Issues Long-Awaited Initial Guidance Under Section 162(m)
On August 21, 2018, the IRS issued guidance regarding recent statutory changes made to Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code.
United States
30 Aug 2018
Capital Markets & Public Companies Quarterly: Expanding Relief Under Smaller Reporting Company, Reg A+ And Rule 701, SEC Enforcement Of Cybersecurity Disclosures And Other News
At its open meeting held on June 28, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to raise the public float and revenue thresholds in the definition...
United States
8 Aug 2018
SEC Director Makes Groundbreaking Speech About Blockchain Token Sales
The Director of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance William Hinman gave a speech in which he discussed whether a digital asset ...
United States
17 Jul 2018
German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority Provides Guidance On Regulation Of ICOs
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have played an increasingly significant role in discussions concerning blockchain-related projects.
26 Apr 2018
SEC Whistleblower Update
The Supreme Court recently clarified the scope of SEC whistleblower retaliation provisions.
United States
14 Mar 2018
Capital Markets & Public Companies Quarterly: 2018 Proxy Season Pointers, Disclosing The "Tax Cuts And Jobs Act," Shareholder Proposals And ICOs
The end of a year and beginning of the next generally starts the countdown to the public company proxy season.
United States
26 Jan 2018
Structuring Private Equity Deals In 2017: Considerations For Buyers While They Wait For The Sun Capital Appeals To Play Out
Sun Capital Partners III, LP v. New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund has been analyzed extensively over the past four years, as it has made its way from the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts to the First Circuit Court of Appeals and back again
United States
9 Mar 2017
Flurry Of Antitrust Merger Enforcement Actions As Obama Presidency Comes To A Close
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced several antitrust enforcement actions in advance of the inauguration of President Trump...
United States
15 Feb 2017
Delaware Unclaimed Property Legislation – Lipstick On A Pig?
The Delaware General Assembly has introduced legislation that would significantly rewrite the Delaware unclaimed property statute by repealing the three current subchapters...
United States
18 Jan 2017
A Critical Assessment Of The Reporting And Disclosure Rules Applicable To Executive Compensation
On November 9, 2016 Andrew Liazos presented at the New York City Bar. He discussed innovative approaches used by public companies during the 2016 proxy season for disclosing executive compensation practices.
United States
30 Dec 2016
Opportunities For Investment In The Chinese Health Care Market
The purchasing power of the Chinese middle class is reshaping the world's market for luxury brands, tourism, real estate, and private investments.
13 Dec 2016
Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act Finalized for State Enactment—Legislative Drafting Notes and Interpretative Comments Added
The fourth iteration of a uniform unclaimed property act—entitled the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (RUUPA or Act)—has been finalized by the Uniform Law Commission for state enactment.
United States
23 Nov 2016
SEC Publishes New C&DI Clarifying Filing Requirements in Connection with Employee Purchases of Issuer Securities Through 401(k) Plan
The third quarter of 2016 saw the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) carry forward its momentum from an active second quarter.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Lessons For Hedge Fund Managers From The Government's Failed Prosecution Of Alleged Insider Trading Under Wire And Securities Fraud Laws
The Supreme Court stated clearly that the mere fact that a person receives material nonpublic information and then executes a trade based on that information does not constitute a crime.
United States
16 Aug 2016
Capital Markets & Public Companies Quarterly: Catching Up On The SEC's Active Second Quarter
In the second quarter of 2016, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been very active, adopting new rules and interpretations, issuing proposed rules...
United States
18 Jul 2016
SEC Proposes New Rules That Would Make Available Scaled Disclosure To More Companies
On June 27, 2016, the SEC proposed amendments to its rules and regulations that would expand the number of companies that qualify as "smaller reporting companies" by revising the thresholds for qualification that would largely impact companies with a public float of between $75 million and $250 million.
United States
8 Jul 2016
Left Swinging: Why Mickelson Went Uncharged For Insider Trading
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently revealed details of an insider trading case ..
United States
16 Jun 2016
SEC Reins in Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures with New Guidance
On May 17, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued six new Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) and modified other existing C&DIs to provide additional guidance on the use of non-GAAP financial measures under Regulation G.
United States
24 May 2016
SALT Implications of Proposed Section 385 Debt/Equity Regulations
On April 4, 2016, without warning, the US Department of the Treasury proposed a new set of comprehensive regulations under section 385.
United States
19 May 2016
McDermott's Public Company & Capital Markets Quarterly: New Rules Impacting Disclosure, Governance And Capital Raising Efforts
During the first quarter of 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. stock exchanges issued proposed and final rules that will likely impact disclosure and capital raising efforts.
United States
20 Apr 2016
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