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HTMLPresident Authorizes Sanctions in Response to Unrest in South Sudan
Drinker Biddle Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2014, previously published on April 4, 2014
On April 3, 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order (EO) authorizing sanctions against certain persons found responsible for the recent violence in South Sudan. The President declared a national emergency to deal with the threat to the peace, security, and stability of South Sudan and the...

 

HTMLCBP’s Approach to CEEs Continues to Evolve
Kathleen M. Murphy, Mollie D. Sitkowski, Beata K. Spuhler; Drinker Biddle Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014
On March 28, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) posted an updated version of its procedures for its Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEEs) in response to a recent Federal Register notice and policy shifts by its headquarters. Importantly, CBP formalized its announcement that it will...

 

HTMLMarubeni Plea Agreement Suggests There May Be More FCPA Charges to Come
Charles S. Leeper, Gregory A. Mason; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 28, 2014
In a March 19, 2014 Plea Agreement, the Japanese trading company Marubeni Corporation agreed to plead guilty in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut to a criminal information charging a conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and seven substantive violations of...

 

HTMLSEC Holds Cybersecurity Roundtable
Gregory A. Mason, Mark H.M. Sosnowsky; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014
On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission conducted a roundtable discussion on cybersecurity and the issues and challenges cyber-threats present for public companies, exchanges, and market participants. The roundtable consisted of four separate panel discussions and...

 

HTMLJumpstart Our Business and Put it in Neutral
Brian J. Lynch, Kelly D. Martin; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2014, previously published on March 2014
In December 2013, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance issued to Congress its “Report on Review of Disclosure Requirements in Regulation S-K” (the S-K Study) that originally was mandated by the JOBS Act. The S-K Study can be found...

 

HTMLISS Releases QuickScore 2.0 Ratings
Jennifer J. Card, Kimberly K. Rubel; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2014, previously published on March 2014
ISS has released a modified governance ratings methodology called QuickScore 2.0. QuickScore analyzes and quantifies corporate governance under four pillars: board structure; shareholder rights; executive compensation; and audit. Companies are assessed a numerical rating from one to ten among each...

 

HTMLKahn v. M&F Worldwide Corporation: Delaware Supreme Court Clarifies Standard of Review for Interested Transactions
Joseph C. Schoell; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2014, previously published on March 2014
In Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp., --- A.3d ---, No. 334, 2013 (Del. March 14, 2014), the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the finding of the Delaware Court of Chancery that, in certain circumstances, a transaction with a controlling stockholder may be protected by the business judgment rule, if the...

 

HTML“Housekeeping” Updates for Public Companies
Elizabeth A. Diffley; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2014, previously published on March 2014
NASDAQ is requiring that listed companies submit a Compensation Committee Certification to certify compliance with the amended compensation committee requirements in NASDAQ Listing Rule 5605(d) and IM-5605-6. The certification must be submitted to NASDAQ no later than 30 days after a listed...

 

HTMLReady for a Surprise?
Richard P. Ferrin, Douglas J. Heffner; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014
Every week, we see companies that are surprised to find their imported aluminum products could be subject to the antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) duty orders on aluminum extrusions from China (the Orders). If the goods are subject to the Orders, the result can be catastrophic: companies...

 

HTMLU.S. Places Hold on Issuing Licenses for Russian Exports
Joan Koenig, Mollie D. Sitkowski; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 27, 2014
The U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) both confirmed this week that they have suspended the issuance of licenses for controlled exports destined for Russia. The DDTC and BIS...

 


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