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Redemption of S corporation stock

USA - May 21 2009 There are two ways that a Subchapter S corporation shareholder can dispose of his stock in the company: sell it to another person or sell it back to the company

Lack of Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards May Lead to Negative Stockholder Votes

USA - March 14 2017 Last week, a statue entitled "Fearless Girl" was placed in front of the "charging bull" statue in New York City, generating significant attention. The

Can Chapter 13 Debtor Force a Secured Lender to Accept Title to Collateral in Full Satisfaction of a Secured Claim?

USA - March 14 2017 The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (the District Court) recently issued an opinion in the Paul Sagendorph bankruptcy

Supreme Court of Virginia Rejects Expansion of Bowman Claim

USA - March 9 2017 If the Supreme Court of Virginia were looking for an opportunity to expand its Bowman doctrinethe narrow public policy exception to Virginia’s

Are You Ready for China’s New Cybersecurity Law?

China - March 1 2017 The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China enacted a new Cybersecurity Law in November 2016. The final Cybersecurity Law will

The Hague Securities Convention Affecting Securities Held in Securities Accounts, Including Perfection and Priority

USA - March 22 2017 Effective on April 1, 2017, the Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Certain Rights in Respect of Securities Held with an Intermediary (the

"Trump Bump" Influences Bank M&A Market

USA - March 22 2017 Within 36 hours of Donald Trump's surprise electoral victory, the stock market began a rapid ascent. Mr. Trump's campaign promises of less regulation

Recent SEC Enforcement Actions Target Inadequate Disclosure in M&A Transactions and Shareholder Activist Campaigns

USA - March 22 2017 Since the beginning of 2017, the SEC has announced three enforcement actions charging companies, activist hedge funds and related individuals with

Neiman Marcus Agrees to Settlement in Data Breach Class Action

USA - March 22 2017 On March 17, 2017, retailer Neiman Marcus agreed to pay $1.6 million as part of a proposed settlement (the “Settlement”) to a consumer class action

Heightened Audit Risk for Users of mySAP ERP and Other SAP Products

USA - March 22 2017 Emboldened by its recent victory in SAP v. Diageo (2017) EWHC (TCC) 189, SAP may become even more opportunistic when it comes to auditing its