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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


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


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


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


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


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


Everything’s on Sale (Or is It?): Lessons for Retailers Looking to Avoid Class Action Lawsuits
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Almost every company selling consumer products has a sale on something at some point. And some companies offer everyday low pricing or a variant of


Warranties go digital with enactment of the E-Warranty Act
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

President Barack Obama has signed into law the E-Warranty Act of 2015. The E-Warranty Act, which took effect Sept. 24, allows sellers of consumer


Delaware Chancery Court clarifies corporation's obligation to advance expenses to former director
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2010

Companies routinely offer indemnification and advancement rights to their directors and officers, but quite often those rights are reduced to written statements appearing in multiple corporate documents, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, employment agreements and indemnification agreements


Reaffirming an Everyday Commitment to Anti-Human Trafficking Measures
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

With increasing attention on slavery and forced labor, U.S. businesses that are part of international supply chains may be required to comply with