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Offtake Structures for Wind Energy Projects

USA - April 17 2018 Project finance is, as the name suggests, all about attracting capital to build projects, whether via lenders (debt) or investors (equity

Fundraising After the IPO: Seven Capital-Raising Strategies to Consider for Life Science Companies

USA - February 22 2017 In the past five years, hundreds of life science companies have completed IPOs. Given the ongoing need of most life science companies to fund product

Maritime Environmental Law Update (June 2019 Edition)

China, Global, USA - June 28 2019 We are providing this update on significant developments in international environmental maritime law and regulation. Our prior update was issued in

Court Upholds Enforceability of Open Source Licenses

USA - May 3 2017 The District Court for the Northern District of California recently issued an opinion that is being hailed as a victory for open source software. In

Top 8 Considerations for Significant Stockholders in an IPO

USA - December 17 2019 Be aware of potential “control person” liability: If a significant stockholder “controls” the issuer, the stockholder may have similar liability

Delaware Supreme Court Endorses Exclusive Federal Forum Charter Provisions for Federal Securities Act Claims

USA - March 23 2020 On March 17, 2020, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that federal forum selection clauses in corporate charters and by-laws for claims under the

Flexibility of EU State Aid Rules in Response to COVID-19 Impact

European Union, USA - March 23 2020 The European Commission (EC) has vowed to support aid schemes that several EU Member States are developing to help businesses affected by the ongoing

President Trump Invokes the Defense Production Act

USA - March 20 2020 On March 18, 2020, the President issued an Executive Order invoking the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.). The Defense

Companies Should Consider Adopting Net Operating Loss Rights Plans in the Wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Protect Net Operating Losses

USA - March 20 2020 As boards of directors consider measures to limit the fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, they should examine their companies’ ability

Antitrust Enforcers to be Active Monitoring Marketplace Activity Related to COVID-19

USA - March 20 2020 As countries close their Borders and institute societal restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19, manufacturers and retailers of essential