The Department of the Treasury and the IRS have issued proposed regulations regarding "disguised payments for services" under Section 707(a)(2)(A) of
An advance notice bylaw typically requires that nominations for directors made by a shareholder be submitted to a corporation within a specified time
During its last term, the United States Supreme Court issued two opinions on the availability of class arbitrations and enforcement of class action
On April 3, 2013, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (the "PBGC") issued proposed regulations (the "Proposed Rules") to effect changes in the
On March 8, 2010, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (the "DOJ") and nine states announced a settlement in their challenge of Election Systems & Software Inc.'s (“ES&S”) $5 million acquisition of Premier Election Solutions, Inc. and PES Holdings, Inc. (“Premier”).
On March 10, 2009, the US Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") released its long-awaited draft rule entitled "Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases" (the "Draft Rule").
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has proposed and is requesting comment on a new rule, FINRA Rule 2240, that would govern research analyst conflicts of interest and would replace and, in various ways, amend current NASD and NYSE rules.
On October 3, 2008, the President signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, which among other things seeks to remove troubled mortgage and mortgage-related assets from the books of a broad range of financial institutions by transferring them to the US Treasury.
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the sweeping proposals to amend the False Claims Act that were introduced in S. 2041, the False Claims Act of 2007.