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JOBS Act aims to jumpstart capital formation

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.

M. Hill Jeffries, Douglas J. McClintock, Carol McGee, Gary J. Ross, Mark I. Sokolow

SEC will not appeal proxy access decision; Rule 14a-8 amendments on private ordering to become effective

USA - September 8 2011 Late Tuesday, September 6, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Mary L. Shapiro issued a statement that the SEC would not seek a rehearing of the decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacating the SEC’s recently adopted Rule 14a-11 and related amendments and would not seek Supreme Court review.

David A. Brown (Dave), Carol McGee

BayernLB releases report of investigation into acquisition of Hypo Group Alpe Adria

Austria - October 20 2010 On Monday, BayernLB released a summary of conclusions reached in a law firm's investigation of the bank's acquisition of a majority stake in Hypo Group Alpe Adria, which was later rescued by the Austrian government.

Midland States Bank assumes all of the deposits of WestBridge Bank and trust company

USA - October 17 2010 On Friday, the Missouri Division of Finance closed WestBridge Bank, headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri, and appointed the FDIC as receiver.

Providence Bank assumes all of the deposits of Premier Bank

USA - October 17 2010 On Friday, the Missouri Division of Finance closed Premier Bank, headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri, and appointed the FDIC as receiver.