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By Seth Jaffe
The case is pretty simple and the outcome should not be a surprise. BLM based its postponement of the compliance deadlines on § 705 of the APA...
By Jesse Alderman
The Department of Public Health this week released guidance that paves the way for RMDs, which prior to the new legislation adopted this summer had to be organized as not-for-profit corporations...
By Seth Jaffe
On Monday, EnergyWire (subscription required) reported that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has unveiled a plan to cap fossil fuel use in buildings in New York City.
By Catherine Muyl
The current challenge to Facebook's privacy practices in Ireland ("Schrems II") may be coming to a head.
By Stacie S. Aarestad, Daniel Clevenger, John Hancock
Public companies commonly use their equity as a component of incentive compensation awarded to their executives and other employees.
By Stacie S. Aarestad, Daniel Clevenger, John Hancock
The JOBs Act was signed into law on April 5, 2012 and created Emerging Growth Companies, or EGCs, which are eligible to comply with reduced disclosure and other requirements under the federal securities laws.
By Stacie S. Aarestad, John Hancock
The confidential submission process instituted by the JOBS Act in 2012, which is not affected by this guidance, has been widely adopted by EGCs preparing to go public.
By Stacie S. Aarestad, Daniel Clevenger, John Hancock
The Nasdaq Stock Market, already permits direct listings.
By Stacie S. Aarestad, Daniel Clevenger
On July 25, 2017, the SEC issued an investigative report to advise those who have used or may consider using a virtual organization or capital raising entity that uses distributed ledger or blockchain technology ...
By Stacie S. Aarestad
On October 1, 2017, fees for registration statements under the Securities Act will increase to $124.50 per million from $115.90 per million, a 7% increase.
By Stacie S. Aarestad, Daniel Clevenger, John Hancock
On August 17, 2017, the SEC staff issued two new C&DIs (Securities Act Forms 101.04 and 101.05) to clarify the financial information that EGCs and other issuers can omit from confidentially...
By Stacie S. Aarestad
Effective September 1, 2017, public companies will be required to include hyperlinks to each exhibit listed in the exhibit index to a registration statement or report.
By Stacie S. Aarestad
The SEC recently amended Exchange Act Rule 15c6 1(a) to shorten the standard settlement cycle for most broker dealer securities transactions from "T+3" to "T+2."
By Stacie S. Aarestad, Daniel Clevenger, John Hancock
On September 28, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced regulatory relief for a broad class of companies and others affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria.
By Sarah Altschuller
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
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