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Responding to California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2012

Sweeping new legislation that went into effect in California earlier this year requires qualifying companies to detail and publicly disclose the nature and scope of their corporate compliance efforts to eliminate human trafficking, slavery and child labor from their global supply chains

SBA proposed rule outlines new mentor-protégé program for all small businesses

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2015

Impacts to All SBA Contracting Programs, Including 8(a) Business Development, HUBZone, Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Service-Disabled Veteran

Chief Accountant reminds lawyers that GAAP and not the ABA-auditor treaty governs loss contingency disclosure

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

At a recent New York Bar Association conference, Wayne Carnall, Chief Accountant of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, warned registrants to avoid relying on the long-standing ABA-auditor "treaty" between lawyers and auditors when deciding what to report about litigation contingencies in financial statements

Maintaining a California subsidiary may expose foreign corporations to service in California

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2011

A recent California Court of Appeals ruling greatly expands the exposure of foreign corporations to suit in California

Article 2 of the UCC trumps unwritten intent

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2015

The written terms of a contract can override the opposing party's differing understanding under the right circumstances. Mark Twain said: I have

Delaware Chancery Court expands number of direct claims available to stockholders

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2013

On March 15, 2013, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied motions to dismiss filed by a group of director defendants and certain affiliated funds for

Second Circuit ends "doing business" test in New York for general jurisdiction

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

Following Daimler AG v. Bauman, the Second Circuit has cemented the "essentially at home test" into New York's jurisdictional jurisprudence, limiting

GSA to terminate small business GWACs when contractor re-represents as large due to merger or acquisition

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2011

On April 19, 2011, the General Services Administration's Small Business Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) Center emailed a document titled "Industry Partner Advisory" to the holders of three GWACs managed by the Center: 8(a) STARS, VETS and Alliant Small Business

Friction in the family business: when fiduciary duties become compromised

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2013

Many people ask, "What duties are owed to a family member who has an interest in the business?" Before getting into this important topic, it is

SEC Commissioner Aguilar gives speech on board diversity

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2011

In his speech titled "Board Diversity: Why It Matters and How to Improve It," SEC Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar indicated there could be improvement in the disclosure provided by companies regarding board diversity, as newly required under the changes to Item 407 of Regulation S-K in late 2009