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Fifth Circuit to weigh whether requests for reimbursement under e-rate actionable under FCA

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2014

In March, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear argument in an appeal that questions whether requests for reimbursement under the federal

Treasury releases eighth Tranche Report

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2009

Today, Treasury released its eighth Tranche Report to Congress as required by Section 105(b) of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA

President Obama creates Economic Recovery Advisory Board

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2009

Today, President Barack Obama signed an executive order establishing the new Economic Recovery Advisory Board to provide a diverse and independent voice to the President as he formulates and implements his plans for economic recovery, essentially "additional eyes and ears" on economic issues

Financial reform bill will give shareholders a bigger voice on compensation and corporate governance

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

In the early hours of the morning last Friday, the House-Senate Conference chaired by Senator Christopher Dodd and Representative Barney Frank reached an agreement on a historic financial reform bill, which conferees voted to call the "Dodd-Frank Act."

France prohibits stock options for executives of companies receiving government aid

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 31 2009

Yesterday, France’s Finance Minister, Christine Lagarde, announced a decree prohibiting the granting of stock options or shares to executives whose companies have received government funding under the bank recapitalization program or the auto industry support program

Fourth Circuit: LLCs are “unincorporated associations” for purposes of CAFA removal

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2010

On January 8, 2010, the Fourth Circuit handed down the Ferrell decision, a reminder that even the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA) minimal diversity test for removal of class action lawsuits to federal court can encounter complicated and significant hurdles when a limited liability company (LLC) is involved as a defendant

Further word on appraisal rights from Delaware court: definition of “fair value”

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2011

In Golden Telecom, Inc. v. Global GT LP, the Delaware Chancery Court recently reiterated its definition of “fair value,” rejecting arguments from both the company and the stockholder who exercised its appraisal rights under Section 262 of the Delaware General Corporation Law

JOBS Act aims to jumpstart capital formation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2012

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (otherwise known as the JOBS Act), which was signed into law by President Obama on April 5, 2012, contains the most sweeping set of changes to the securities laws governing public and private offerings since the Securities Offering Reform was enacted in 2005

Chrysler Financial receives $1.5 billion in TARP funds

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2009

Today, Treasury announced that it would inject $1.5 billion of TARP funds into Chrysler’s financing arm, Chrysler Financial, with Chrysler Holding LLC guaranteeing certain covenants relating to restrictions on dividends and distributions

House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on executive compensation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2010

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing entitled, "Compensation in the Financial Industry - Government Prospective."