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House Financial Services Subcommittee passes five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 5, 2011, the House Financial Services Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee passed five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses and emerging growth companies.


Cybersecurity risks and events receive SEC attention: disclosure guidance from Corp Fin
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2011

The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporate Finance (“Corp Fin”) recently released guidance regarding the obligation of a publicly traded company or issuer to disclose cybersecurity risks and incidents.


Spotlight on unclaimed property: is unclaimed property hidden in your M&A deal?
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • September 7 2011

During the first half of 2011, U.S. merger and acquisition activity robustly increased over 2010. The accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers reported that 2011 M&A activity through May increased 39 over the same period in 2010


Tellabs and a strong inferece of scienter post Matrixx
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2011

The approach to pleading scienter under the PSLRA in a securities damage action was resolved four years ago by the Supreme Court in Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & rights, Ltd., 551 U.S. 308, 324 (2007).


SEC continues to regulate and claw back incentive-based compensation
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2011

Three recent events have reiterated the SEC's commitment to regulate and potentially claw back incentive-based compensation paid to executives in various industries.


Guideposts for a carveout: acquiring a corporate subsidiary or business unit can present as many challenges as opportunities
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2010

A recurring, yet nonetheless always challenging M&A scenario involves the situation where a buyer seeks to acquire a business unit that is being sold off by a large company.


So how does this affect me? A commercial borrower’s perspective of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2010

It has been well publicized that on July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the 2,319 page Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act"), to respond to the financial crisis and the Great Recession of 2008.


Proposed new lease accounting rule changes will have a significant impact on the retail industry
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2010

Don't let the words "lease" and "accounting" in the title fool you into thinking that the rule changes that are coming will not affect you since your work in the retail industry has nothing or very little to do with either leasing or accounting.


Wall Street Reform Bill will have unique impact on small companies
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the final version of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law.


Financial regulatory reform - changes to regulation of systemic risk
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • August 24 2010

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Reform Act").