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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


Second Circuit considers no oral modification clause in helicopter contract
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

The Second Circuit recently issued a summary decision concerning the scope of a "no oral modification" clause in contracts governing the sale of


Changes in the UAE Commercial Agency Law
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • October 14 2010

One of the areas of greatest uncertainty for foreign investors seeking to do business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the commercial agency arrangement


Can a Minority Shareholder Force the Majority to Buy Their Interest?
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

The question often arises whether a minority shareholder can require the majority to buy his interest in a privately held company. The answer, as a


Narrow “governing law” clause precludes forum non conveniens motion
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Governing law provisions are seemingly ubiquitous in all contracts, but even so, drafting errors, or an arguable lack of precision, remain prevalent


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


Why the TCCWNA Matters to Retailers in New Jersey
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

In the past few years, an unprecedented number of consumer class action claims have been filed under the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract


Wal-Mart allowed to omit shareholder proposal for oversight of products sold
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 14, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals vacated an injunction against Wal-Mart that would have required it to include a shareholder


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


House Financial Services Subcommittee passes five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 5, 2011, the House Financial Services Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee passed five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses and emerging growth companies