Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law
King & Spalding LLP
It has been a rough three years in the energy sector. We all witnessed the precipitous decline in oil and gas prices and the wide-spread carnage that followed.
King & Spalding LLP
Following testimony February 6th before the U.S. Senate, as well as a series of recent enforcement actions, it is clear that both the SEC and CFTC are picking up steam in their efforts to command a presence in the fast-developing world of virtual currencies.
McDermott Will & Emery
A series of new media reports and consultant commentary on industry evolution highlight the increasing pressure on health system boards to fully engage in sophisticated strategic planning...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC is prioritizing activities by investment advisers that directly impact retail investors, the attorneys said
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The United States Supreme Court held that certain securities class actions affecting issuer defendants may be brought in state court and may not be removed to federal court.
Morgan Lewis
In a decision that has implications for both corporate and individual defendants, the US Supreme Court ruled that class actions being brought under the Securities Act of 1933 must remain in state court.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On March 20, 2018, the Supreme Court held that shareholders may pursue securities class actions alleging false or misleading prospectuses in either state or federal court.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On March 19, 2018, FINRA updated its guidance on its recent amendments to Rule 2232.
Womble Bond Dickinson
Good ideas exist all over the country, not just in major cities.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Court's decision ends a long-standing split between federal district courts over the interpretation of the jurisdictional provisions of the SLUSA.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A federal court granted an SEC Motion for Summary Judgment against a former law firm clerk charged with participating in an insider trading scheme.
Foley Hoag LLP
Although the SEC has been focusing substantial enforcement attention on companies that are conducting illegal coin or token offerings, it has not stopped there.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Recent events have made it clear that there is an increased regulatory focus on the conduct of investment professionals in the wealth-management industry.
Arnold & Porter
The Securities Act creates a private right of action, while the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 has been interpreted to create an implied private right of action, for investors if they believe they have been defrauded.
Butler Snow LLP
Imagine for a moment that you are a marketing executive. You are sitting at your desk, mindlessly flipping through hundreds of proposed ads for approval.
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
This proxy season has revealed an intensifying trend to address limitations on grants to non-employee directors in many long-term incentive plans ("LTIPs").
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In December 2017, the United States intervened in a qui tam suit relators Marisela Carmen Medrano and Ada Lopez filed against defendants Diabetic Care RX, LLC d/b/a Patient Care America ("Patient Care")...
Cooley LLP
What are the early trends in pay-ratio disclosure? Surveys conducted by compensation consultants provide some insights.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a much-awaited decision on which courts and counsel have reached different conclusions for years, the United States Supreme Court held on March 20, 2018 that the "SLUSA" does not...
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that class action plaintiffs can bring claims under the Securities Act of 1933 in either state or federal court.
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Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
Carlton Fields
As of this inaugural publication, there exists no uniformity with respect to how businesses that deal in virtual currencies (also known as "cryptocurrencies") such as Bitcoin are treated among the states.
Caplin & Drysdale
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 fundamentally changed the rules by which partnerships, and entities taxed as partnerships (such as limited liability companies), interact with the Internal Revenue Service in an audit or litigation.
Jones Day
In response to fallout from the Odebrecht scandal, which began in Brazil in 2014 and swept through Latin America, and aided by shifting political winds ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Corporate culture can no longer be considered as a soft issue by management and boards.
K&L Gates
In In re GR BURGR, LLC, C.A. No. 12825-VCS (Aug. 25, 2017), the Delaware Court of Chancery exercised its power under Section 18-802 of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act to effect...
Matson Driscoll & Damico
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Butler Snow LLP
As statutes go, the Tennessee Public Records Act (TPRA) is fairly straightforward. Under it, "[a]ll state, county, and municipal records shall . . . be open for personal inspection by any citizen of this state[.]"
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
After our recent client alert summarizing recent U.S. regulatory developments in the crypto-world, the House of Representatives of the State of Wyoming passed HB 70, referred to as the "Utility Token Bill"...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement (the "Division") has published its annual report for fiscal year 2017 (the "Report").
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