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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

ESOPs a way to provide liquidity for minority shareholders: ESOPs can provide a closely held company with a market for its stock and resolve its shareholders’ liquidity needs

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2010

Picture the following situation involving shareholders of a closely held corporation

Delaware Chancery Court addresses indemnification and advancement of legal expenses

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2012

A recent opinion from the Delaware Chancery Court addresses directors' and officers' indemnification and advancement rights

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

2013 U.S. proxy voting policies and procedures FAQ (excluding compensation-related questions)

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

The following issues are among those addressed in ISS' non-compensation-related FAQs: U.S. Research Procedures U.S. proxy analyses are generally issued

As mobile app usage grows, so do threats

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2012

Consumer mobile app usage hit a major milestone in November, registering more than one trillion unique events according to one

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

Rule 30(b)(6) witness cannot be instructed not to answer questions about a noticed topic

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2013

Judge Cox granted defendants’ (collectively “Crimson”) motion to compel answers to Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) deposition questions and for sanctions in

SEC adopts changes to director election process for public companies

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2010

On August 25, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rules that require all U.S. public companies (and certain non-U.S. companies that comply with the U.S. proxy rules) to include in their proxy materials shareholder director nominees and shareholder proposals that seek to regulate the nomination and election of directors

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