• 09.19.17

    Proposed Legislation May Afford Broader Use of Regulation A

    Earlier this month, the House of Representatives approved in a landslide vote the Improving Access to Capital Act (HR 2864), which would extend the use of Regulation A, an exemption from registration under the Securities Act, to public companies.

  • 09.18.17

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC—Update: Conditions for CDEEE-Related PPAs for Renewables

    In our August 1, 2017 Cross Border Transactions Newsletter we informed about the announcement made by the Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales (CDEEE) regarding several new conditions included in the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for wind and solar photovoltaic projects that ...

  • 08.16.17

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC—Moratorium on Provisional Concessions for Certain Renewables

    Despite the high interest in the country’s energy sector by local and international developers of renewable projects and the government’s commitments and ongoing efforts to diversify the country’s energy matrix, particularly by increasing the available capacity from renewable ...

  • 08.01.17

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC—Potential New Conditions for CDEEE-Related PPAs for Renewables

    Last May, the Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales (CDEEE), the governmental entity required by law (Law No. 57-07 of Renewable Energy Incentives and Special Regimes and related Regulations) to enter into power purchase agreements (PPAs) with developers of renewable energy ...

  • 10.31.16

    SEC Eases Rules on Intrastate Crowdfunding

    On October 26 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted new and amended rules aimed at making it easier for companies to raise money from investors through intrastate and small offerings.

  • 12.21.15

    Congress Takes the FAST Lane to Important Securities Reforms

    On December 4, 2015, the President signed the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, better known as the FAST Act, which had been approved by a bipartisan Congress.

  • 11.18.15

    Keeping Faith With Your Investment Banker

    Fairness opinions are a long-established fixture of the public M&A deal process.

  • 07.02.15

    Ouch! SEC’s Proposed Executive Compensation Clawback Rules Carry a Sting

    On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed long-awaited rules to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 mandating any company whose securities are listed on a national securities exchange to adopt and enforce a policy ...

  • 04.30.15

    SEC Announces Pay Versus Performance Proposal

    On April 29, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the long-awaited proposal to disclose the relationship between executive pay and a company’s financial performance (the Pay to Performance Proposal).

  • 04.27.15

    Keys to Surviving Your First IPO

    2014 was a big year for initial public offerings (IPOs). According to Renaissance Capital, 273 companies took the plunge in 2014, the most since 406 companies went public in 2000.