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U.S. State Department Seeking Comments on Conflict Minerals as Administration Considers Effectiveness of Conflict Minerals Rule
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2017

The U.S. State Department announced on March 27, 2017 that it is seeking input from stakeholders on recommendations on how to best support


Ninth Circuit Widens Circuit Split on Whether Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowing
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

On March 8, 2017, in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust Inc., No.15-cv-17352 (9th Cir., March 8, 2017), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Changes in the Audit Process for Tax Advantaged Bonds Related to IRS Division Reorganization
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

Last week at the National Association of Municipal Bond Lawyer’s Tax and Securities Law Institute, the IRS Commissioner for the Office of Tax Exempt


Section 162(m): Actions to Take by March 31, 2017, andor in this Year’s Proxy, to Potentially Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2017

This GT Alert serves to remind publicly held companies of things that need to be done early this year to help minimize or avoid the application of the


SEC Whistleblower Bounty Program Awards another $7 million
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

In late January 2017, the SEC Office of the Whistleblower announced another significant award of more than $7 million split among three


Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds Under the HSR Act
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act), requires, among other things, that parties seeking to consummate a


Federal Securities Lawsuit Filings Surge to Record Levels in 2016
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

Cornerstone Research recently released its 2016 year in review report on securities class action filings. According to the report, in 2016, the


The SEC Expands Cooperation Agreement with Hong Kong Regulators
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Hong Kong, USA
  • February 13 2017

On Jan. 19, 2017, the SEC announced that it had established a comprehensive arrangement with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to


NYSE Issues Annual Memo for 2017
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

On Feb. 1, 2017, the staff of NYSE Regulation issued its annual memo describing recent developments and reminders applicable to companies listed on


SEC Revisits Pay-Ratio and Conflict Minerals Reporting
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

Last week, the acting chair of the SEC, Michael Piwowar, reopened for public comment the Dodd-Frank pay-ratio rule, which mandates that companies