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Dutch Child Labor Due Diligence Act Approved By Senate – Implications For Global Companies
The Dutch Senate has approved the Child Labor Due Diligence Act, which had been pending for more than two years
United States
12 Jun 2019
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Ropes & Gray's Investment Management Update – April-May 2019
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the registered fund/investment management industry
United States
11 Jun 2019
3
A Fresh Look At Exclusive Forum Provisions
One common feature of large M&A transactions is the almost inevitable stockholder litigation challenging the transaction.
United States
11 Jun 2019
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Podcast: Ropes & Gray's PEP Talk: General Solicitation By Private Equity Funds Under 506(c)
This new Ropes & Gray podcast series, The PEP Talk, Ropes & Gray's Private Equity Podcast, focuses on legal issues of interest to the private equity industry.
United States
6 Jun 2019
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Practical Advice For Directors Of Distressed Companies
In normal circumstances, a director's primary duty (owed to the company, not the company's shareholders or the corporate group) is to promote the success of the company ...
United States
30 May 2019
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Robare V. SEC: The D.C. Circuit "May" Have Punted On Key Disclosure Question, But Takes Clear Stand On "Willful" Conduct
On April 30, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a long-awaited decision in Robare Group, LTD. v. SEC, providing valuable insight for investment ...
United States
29 May 2019
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Sales Of Businesses In Distress
When a company enters a period of financial distress, directors must consider the interests of the company's creditors and, depending on the extent of the financial distress, may need to prioritise such interests over
UK
28 May 2019
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Converting Traditional Open-End Funds into ETFs
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") recently published a notice relating to an application for exemptive relief filed by Precidian
United States
27 May 2019
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New DOJ Guidance Reflects An Evolution In The Evaluation Of Corporate Compliance Programs
On April 30, 2019, the DOJ's Criminal Division published an updated Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs Guidance Document ("the Guidance") for prosecutors to use in evaluating corporate compliance programs.
United States
17 May 2019
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Concerns About Pay-To-Play Violations Amplify As 2020 Giving Ramps Up
As the 2020 Democratic presidential primary election field develops and new candidates join the race, more and more individuals are donating to their presidential candidates of choice.
United States
15 May 2019
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Justices Could Trigger Sea Change For Tender Offer Suits
On April 15, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Emulex Corp. v. Varjabedian.
United States
8 May 2019
12
Modern Slavery Compliance For U.S.-Based (And Other) Multinationals: A Review Of Recent Compliance And Disclosure Developments In The United States And Abroad
Modern slavery compliance is becoming a bigger focus at U.S.-based and other multinationals. Compliance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Over the last several months,
United States
7 May 2019
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Delaware Supreme Court Reaffirms Importance Of Deal Price In Appraisal Litigation
In Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc.,1 the Delaware Supreme Court again endorsed deal-price-minus-synergies as a foundational method for valuing companies
United States
7 May 2019
14
Podcast: Credit Funds: 1940 Act Interval Funds
Agreed Dave – interval funds are definitely a vehicle worth exploring.
United States
3 May 2019
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SEC Proposes Extending Securities Offering Reforms To Closed-End Funds And Business Development Companies
On March 20, 2019, the SEC issued a release containing proposals intended to streamline the registration, communications and offering practices for business development companies
United States
1 May 2019
16
Ropes & Gray's Investment Management Update – February – March 2019
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the registered fund/investment ...
United States
29 Apr 2019
17
IRS Suspends Prior Guidance Limiting Tax-Free Spinoffs
On March 21, 2019, the IRS announced it is temporarily suspending two revenue rulings addressing tax-free spinoffs.
United States
17 Apr 2019
18
2019 Mutual Funds And Investment Management Conference
Susan M. Olson, General Counsel, Investment Company Institute Ms. Olson noted the wide range of regulatory initiatives during 2018 and so far in 2019 that will impact registered funds and their service providers and shareholders.
United States
17 Apr 2019
19
OFAC Raises The Compliance Bar: Takeaways From The Stanley Black & Decker Settlement
On March 27, the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced a $1.869 million settlement with Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ("SB&D") and its Chinese subsidiary, Jiangsu Guoqiang Tools Co., Ltd.
United States
16 Apr 2019
20
PTAB Judges Argued As Inferior Officers
The latest constitutional challenge to the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) involves the Appointments Clause.
United States
15 Apr 2019
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