On September 27, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (HR 5297) (the “Act”).
Joint venture arrangements are a common and sometimes practical or necessary alternative to M&A transactions to allow a company to expand into new markets.
While the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) is largely directed at reforms within the financial services industry, Congress did not miss its opportunity to adopt regulations on corporate governance and compensation practices applicable to ...
The once-robust nonprofit sector is currently in the midst of an economic shakeout whereby many nonprofits are faced with an unprecedented decision of Darwinian significance - either come up with a viable plan of survival or disappear into the annals of history.
As companies prepare annual reports and proxy statements, the following are some key executive compensation issues to consider.
Effective today, lower thresholds are in effect for determining whether pre-merger notifications are required to be made with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR).
On February 2, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) published new interpretive guidance (“Climate Change Guidance”) relating to the disclosure requirements that public companies face with respect to climate change issues.
On December 16, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved amendments to the proxy disclosure rules that significantly enhance disclosures relating to compensation policies and practices and Board of Director disclosures.
The specter of federal estate tax repeal on January 1, 2010 has been looming since the enactment of the Economic Growth and Tax Reconciliation Act of 2001 (“EGTRA”).