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Congress Poised to Extend Investment Company Act to U.S. Territories
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

Congress is poised to eliminate the exemption in the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act) for investment companies located in Puerto Rico


Compensation committees and consultants subject to new rules regarding independence and conflicts of interest
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

Compensation committees of publicly-traded companies will soon be subject to additional rules governing their use of advisers and the independence of the members of their committees.


Improvements to the Israeli corporate tax system increase Israel's tax competitiveness in the global economy
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Israel
  • July 20 2011

During the last several years, the Israeli parliament has made several amendments to Israeli tax laws in an attempt to improve the Israeli corporate tax system and increase tax competitiveness in the global economy.


A thaw in the ice? The United States signals interest in court fight affecting sovereign immunity, potential seizure of cultural property and exhibition loans from Russia
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • April 27 2011

The Department of Justice has waded into an unusual case that has brought international loans of cultural artifacts from Russia to a screeching halt.


No standing in Bankruptcy Court for holder of certificated interest in real estate mortgage investment conduit
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2011

In a decision entered April 1, 2011, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York denied standing to the holder of a certificate of beneficial interest in a real estate mortgage investment conduit (“REMIC”).


What if Potash Corp. were 300 miles south of Saskatoon?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • October 27 2010

The sale of a treasured national asset, especially in an unsolicited purchase, can evoke fierce and unlikely battles over FDI policy.


Bonus depreciation extended for 2010
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2010

On September 27, 2010, President Obama signed into law the "Small Business Jobs Act of 2010."


IP subject matter conflicts of interest: who is looking out for you?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2010

As patent attorneys develop knowledge in particular technology areas, they often seek to represent multiple clients in that technology area.


Anshan's foreign investment in Mississippi's Steel Development Corp. takes two more twists
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

Our blogpost on August 4 detailed the controversy generated over the investment by China's Anshan Iron & Steel Group in exchange for a minority position in a $175 million rebar steel facility of Mississippi's Steel Development Corp.


Jeanne P. Darcey
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP