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OSHA Launches New Inspection Targeting Program
  • Robinson & Cole LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2018

Thank you to Jonathan Schaefer for this post. Jon is an attorney in our Environmental, Energy & Telecommunications Practice Group and his practice

SEC’s share class selection disclosure initiative: what’s next
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2018

On February 12, 2018, the Division of Enforcement of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the Share Class Selection Disclosure

OSC proposes new initiatives to facilitate cooperation and settlements
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2011

The Ontario Securities Commission has announced new enforcement tools aimed at providing incentives to market participants to self-report and encourage cooperation with securities regulators to lead to quicker enforcement outcomes.

Zoning over pooling for drillers in fall session
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2011

One of the top goals for drillers during the fall legislative session in Harrisburg is approval of a measure preventing local governments from using zoning ordinances to shut them out, according to an official with a prominent driller in the Marcellus Shale.

Can the FCPA be good for business?
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

Compliance with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is now a fact of life for US companies, as well as for foreign companies subject to US securities laws.

Cost recovery not allowed from purchaser’s escrow
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2011

On June 21, 2011, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in In re Evans Industries, Inc., that a purchaser of assets from a bankrupt company cannot make a claim against a holdback escrow account for expenses incurred while cleaning up hazardous waste that the bankrupt company left behind.

Fifth Circuit affirms denial of remediation cost claim from bankrupt company’s escrow account
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed decisions of the bankruptcy court and a federal district court that the purchaser of a bankrupt company’s assets cannot recover the costs of environmental remediation from an escrow account established as part of the purchase agreement.

GM bankruptcy properties now funded at $773 million for redevelopment: new opportunities for developers, renewable energy providers, investors, and entrepreneurs
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

One of the more spectacular stories of the economic crash of 2008-09 was the collapse and subsequent $50 billion government bailout of General Motors.

SEC enters its first non-prosecution agreement but are companies better off?
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2010

Nearly a year ago the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a host of new enforcement initiatives to incentivize cooperation by companies under investigation.

SEC enters first ever non-prosecution agreement with a cooperating company
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2010

The US Securities and Exchange Commission announced on December 20, 2010, that it entered into a non-prosecution agreement with Carter’s, Inc., an Atlanta-based provider of children’s clothing.