Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Division of Investment Management Director Dalia Blass emphasized the need for SEC rulemaking on exchange-traded funds, noting that the ETF market is a $3.5 trillion market ...
Foley & Lardner
An open question coming into 2017 was whether the aggressive enforcement posture that had characterized the Obama and Bush administrations would continue under the Trump administration.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 12, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a shareholder's claims to recover on behalf of Dynegy, Inc. ("Dynegy") alleged short-swing profits...
Proskauer Rose LLP
It was reported this month that ING Groep NV and a major international bank recently completed the first live securities lending transaction settled using distributed ledger technology ("DLT").
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Dollar General's "core customers" are low and fixed income households who rely on SNAP benefits.
McDermott Will & Emery
The New York attorney general's (NYAG) recent civil rights complaint against the Weinstein Company highlights the personal liability risks of leadership inaction to credible harassment evidence.
McDermott Will & Emery
Newly updated proxy voting guidelines from the prominent asset management firm BlackRock can provide the health system governance committee with a useful and informed perspective on trends in boardroom practices.
McDermott Will & Emery
A new academic article offers interesting commentary on the elements of board structure and processes that can contribute to board deadlock and other similar forms of debilitating disagreements between directors.
McDermott Will & Emery
The general counsel can play an important role in providing advice concerning the emerging phenomenon of "CEO activism," in which companies and their CEOs publicly comment on leading social issues.
McDermott Will & Emery
The rapid convergence of federal regulation efforts and heightened expectations of governance accountability is creating a significant challenge for the audit & compliance committee.
McDermott Will & Emery
As "member substitution"-styled M&A transactions proliferate in health care, greater consideration is warranted on the most effective use of board and committee seats as "currency" for such transactions.
McDermott Will & Emery
The 2018 version of this important annual report from the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) provides valuable information for the general counsel ...
McDermott Will & Emery
A new corporate governance initiative from the powerful New York City Pension Funds (NYC Funds) demonstrates the willingness of pension funds ...
Womble Bond Dickinson
The North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center was formed in 2016 to help increase pro bono participation and productivity among the state's attorneys.
McDermott Will & Emery
Taking Stock: Migrating Partnership To Corporate Structure (Video)
McDermott Will & Emery
Carried Interest (Video)
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
At a U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing, witnesses outlined their recommendations for Congress concerning the regulation of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offering ("ICO") markets.
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
As noted in a previous Ticker report, Dodd-Frank's language is ambiguous
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Might the SEC require sunsetting of dual-class shares listed on stock exchanges? Two recent speeches by the Democrat members of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
The Ticker has previously cited Wells Fargo's unauthorized accounts scandal as highlighting the importance of ethics oversight at the board level.
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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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