We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 183

GAO issues report assessing TARP capital purchase program

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2010

On Monday, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report entitled, “Opportunities Exist to Apply Lessons Learned from the Capital Purchase Program to Similarly Designed Programs and to Improve the Repayment Process.”

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

Uniform Unclaimed Property Act may literally be “reformed” if drafting effort is successful

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

On February 21-22, 2014, the Uniform Law Commission's (ULC) Drafting Committee assigned to engage in a rewrite of the 1995 Uniform Unclaimed Property

FASB and IASB issue joint statement on accounting standards convergence

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • June 4 2010

On Wednesday, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued a joint statement with respect to the progress made to date towards convergence of U.S. and international accounting standards

Loss duplication regulations finalized

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2013

Nine years after enactment of Section 362(e)(2) and seven years after proposal of regulations, the Treasury issued final regulations, effective for

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

Individual members of LLC personally liable for torts committed in furtherance of the LLC’s business

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2012

In the South Carolina case of 16 Jade Street, LLC v. R. Design Construction Company, the court wrestled with the scope of protection from tort liability provided to individual members of a limited liability company

A shot across the bow: how a mass mailing might foreshadow Congress’s heightened oversight in 2007

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2007

In July of 2006, the ranking Democrat on the U.S. House Committee on Small Business sent out letters to 2,500 companies requesting that those companies contact federal ordering agencies in order to correct information in the agencies’ records that identified the company as a “small business.”

Sentences issued in the longest-running environmental crimes trial in U.S. history

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2009

Last week, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued significant prison sentences and a stiff criminal fine in United States v. Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe Company et. al., the longestrunning environmental crime trial in U.S. history

Contractor’s officers liable for failure to complete punch list

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2012

A cautionary tale about the consequences of disregarding the separateness of a corporate entity is told in the recent case of Christopher v. Sinyard out of Georgia