Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law
Arnold & Porter
The environment for foreign investment in the United States is shifting. Most recently, a bid by Chinese-owned Ant Financial to acquire MoneyGram International Inc., a U.S. money transfer company, was derailed early this year...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Delaware Court of Chancery granted defendants' motion to dismiss an action brought by minority unitholders of Trumpet Search, LLC ("Trumpet").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC requested a $1.658 billion budget for FY 2019. The request represents a 3.5 percent increase over the budget request for FY 2018.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC Division of Enforcement announced an initiative aimed at incentivizing firms to self-report violations of the federal securities laws relating to certain mutual fund ...
Lincoln Derr PLLC
Business litigation takes a significant amount of time and money. In most instances, litigating a business divorce through a verdict at trial runs counter to a business's profitability goals. However, there are notable exceptions in which a business will benefit from litigation during a business divorce.
Foley & Lardner
Purchasers of consumer goods are more discerning than ever before, and thanks to the internet, have access to more choices and more information every day.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In the recently released Congressional Budget Justification, the Securities and Exchange Commission highlights a number of priorities.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On December 22, 2017, the tax reform bill known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) (the "Tax Reform Act") was signed into law.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Neill Jakobe, Ropes & Gray private equity partner and managing partner of the firm's Chicago office, discusses some of the key trends impacting private equity investments.
Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
Accidents happen on a job site, and when they do, lawsuits often follow.
McNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren PLLC
Not all coin offerings involve the issuance of securities. Sometimes the utility and other functions of a given issued token place the coin outside the realm of a securities offering.
Withers LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted a writ of certiorari in the case of in Raymond J. Lucia Cos., Inc. v. SEC.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Positive information often appears first rather than being dispersed throughout a release.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 9 2018 the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of aiding and abetting claims against UBS AG, AIA LLC, and their affiliated entities and individuals
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
U.S. sanctions administered by OFAC apply to U.S. persons, including companies incorporated in the U.S. and U.S. citizens and permanent residents, and, in certain circumstances, non-U.S. persons
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On February 1, 2018, the Delaware Court of Chancery granted defendants' motion to dismiss an action brought by minority unitholders of Trumpet Search, LLC ("Trumpet" or the "Company").
Earlier this month, SEC Division of Corporation Finance Director William Hinman delivered the keynote address at the Practising Law Institute's Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe.
Co-founders are like spouses, friends, teammates and colleagues all wrapped up in one. Alley Watch highlights three things co-founders should consider when deciding how to split up founder roles and responsibilities.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Bill Hinman, Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Corporation Finance delivered the keynote address at the Practising Law Institute's annual Securities Regulation in Europe program.
Proskauer Rose LLP
With the public equity markets at an all-time high and private equity fund raising setting new records, it might seem counterintuitive to forecast litigation and regulatory risks.
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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.
Ruchelman PLLC
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...
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").
Jones Day
On February 8, 2017, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") Fraud Section published a blueprint for assessing corporate compliance efforts, titled "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs"...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In an annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter, FINRA outlined key areas of focus for 2018.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
The term "crowdfunding" generally means the process of raising capital by many, relatively small, investments from a large number of "investors" (the "crowd") utilizing an internet platform to do so.
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.
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...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
After an uptick in activist campaigns in the last couple of years, followed by a recent minor plateauing, shareholder activism has entrenched itself in the modern climate of corporate governance
Carlton Fields
Many federal, state, and local governmental employees may be eligible for awards pursuant to the SEC's whistleblower program under the Dodd-Frank Act.
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