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|Personnel Files and Documents Relating to "Hand-Picked" Directors Ruled Discoverable in Breach of Fiduciary Duty Action Against Private Equity Firm|
Paul D. Moore, Keri L. Wintle; Duane Morris LLP;
November 30, 2015, previously published on November 23, 2015A Delaware bankruptcy judge recently ruled that information concerning the compensation and performance of “hand-picked” directors of a private equity firm’s portfolio company was discoverable in an action for breach of fiduciary duty against the private equity firm.
|U.S. Corporations - AIM for Growth?|
Ray B. Smyth; Duane Morris;
October 16, 2015, previously published on October 5, 2015The AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is for growth-orientated, small to mid-sized businesses and is currently host to more than 50 U.S. corporations. Established in 1995 as the LSE's junior market, it has become the most successful growth market in the world, enabling smaller, growing...
|New York Public Service Commission Staff Supports Continuation of Net Metering|
Phyllis J. Kessler; Duane Morris LLP;
October 9, 2015, previously published on September 29, 2015By statute, New York state utilities are required to offer net metering of electricity to generators of certain renewable energy resources, depending on the size of the project. Net metering means that, to the extent that there is surplus energy that is not used by the utility customer on behalf of...
|SEC Adopts Final Pay Ratio Disclosure Rules|
Darrick M. Mix, Howell J. Reeves; Duane Morris LLP;
September 25, 2015, previously published on September 2015The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted final pay ratio disclosure rules under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Under the new rules, a covered registrant will be required to provide annually, as more fully discussed below, the following...
|U.S. Commerce and Treasury Departments Announce Wide-Ranging Changes to Further Ease Travel, Commerce and Investment Restrictions on Cuba|
Jose A. Aquino, Lawrence W. Diamond, Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
September 23, 2015, previously published on September 18, 2015On September 18, 2015, the Obama administration announced wide-ranging changes to loosen travel, commerce and investment restrictions on Cuba. The new rules, in the form of additional revisions to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and Export Administration Regulations, allow American companies...
|U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Pay Transparency Final Rule for Employees of Federal Contractors|
Duane Morris LLP;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 16, 2015On September 11, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a Final Rule prohibiting federal contractors and their subcontractors from maintaining so-called pay secrecy policies and amending the equal opportunity clauses in 41 C.F.R. §...
|UK Modern Slavery Act 2015: Guidance for Employers on New Annual Statement Requirement|
Elena Cooper; Duane Morris;
September 15, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015In October 2015, a new provision arising under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 comes into effect and applies to commercial organisations that carry on business or part of their business in the UK with a turnover of £36 million or more. This Alert provides guidance for organisations to...
|NAIC Summer 2015 Meeting: Certified Reinsurers|
Alice T. Kane, Cameron F. MacRae, Hugh T. McCormick; Duane Morris LLP;
September 15, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015The Summer 2015 Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the "NAIC"), which concluded on August 18, saw further developments on issues that Duane Morris has been following. We previously reported on the controversy over confidentiality of the details of the reports...
|Guidance for Employers on UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting Requirements|
Elena Cooper; Duane Morris;
September 15, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015Employers should be aware of new gender pay gap reporting requirements that are coming into effect in the UK in March 2016. This Alert provides guidance for organisations to consider in regards to complying with these reporting requirements.
|Updates on Revised Procedures for Determining Immigrant Visa Availability and H-IB Filings for Worksite Location Changes|
Duane Morris LLP;
September 14, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015Rumors that the U.S. Department of State (DOS) would reengineer its system for determining immigrant visa availability became reality on September 9, 2015, as the DOS released its October 2015 Visa Bulletin highlighting the changes.