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HTMLSEC Revises CDI on Rule 144(d) Holding Period for Securities Issued Pursuant to Employment Agreements
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016
On Oct. 19, 2016, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued a revised CDI addressing the holding period for Rule 144(d). The CDI revised the staff’s position to state that the holding period for restricted securities issued pursuant to individually negotiated employment agreements...

 

HTMLSEC Amendments to Facilitate Intrastate Offering Rule
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016
On Oct. 26, 2016, the SEC adopted final rules intended to facilitate intrastate securities offerings, including amendments to existing Rule 147 under the Securities Act, and creation of a new Rule 147A. Rule 147, which was originally adopted in 1974, provides a safe harbor under the Securities Act...

 

HTMLNew Rule 701 Guidance on Options Assumed in a Merger and Date of Sale for RSUs
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016
The SEC Division of Corporation Finance recently issued two CDIs addressing Rule 701, which exempts offers and sales of private company securities pursuant to compensatory benefit plans or arrangements. The CDIs clarify that:

 

HTMLSEC Proposes Amendments Limiting Use of “Withhold” Option on Proxy Cards for all Director Elections
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016
On Oct. 26, 2017, the SEC proposed proxy rule amendment aimed at ensuring that proxy cards specify all applicable shareholder voting options in all director elections. The proposed amendments will impact all solicitations for director elections that are subject to the proxy rules.

 

HTMLSEC Proposal Would Require Use of Universal Proxy Card in Contested Director Elections
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016
On Oct. 26, 2016, the SEC proposed amendments to the proxy rules that will require parties in a contested director election to use universal proxy cards that include the names of all Board nominees. Under current Rule 14a-4(d), one party may not include the other party’s nominees on its proxy...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Estate Tax Repeal
Robert I. Aufseeser, Martin L. Lepelstat; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2016, previously published on October 24, 2016
On Oct. 14, Governor Christie signed new tax legislation that makes sweeping changes to New Jersey death taxes.

 

Adobe PDFWhile Cuban Embargo Remains, Latest Round of Historic U.S. Changes Foster Increased Trade
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Yosbel A. Ibarra; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2016, previously published on October 18, 2016
While the nearly comprehensive U.S. embargo on trade with Cuba remains and will require an act of Congress to be eliminated, the U.S. government has issued another round of measures further easing the U.S. sanctions and export control restrictions against Cuba. Effective Oct. 17, 2016, the U.S....

 

HTMLUK Criminal Finances Bill Tackles Money Laundering and Corruption
Lisa Navarro, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2016, previously published on October 19, 2016
The Criminal Finances Bill (the Bill) had its first reading in the House of Commons on 13 October 2016. The Bill is a key part of the UK government's ongoing program to improve its ability to tackle money laundering and corruption, recover the proceeds of crimes, and counter terrorist financing. It...

 

HTMLCalifornia Attorney General Launches Complaint Form to Report CalOPPA Violations
Françoise Gilbert; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2016, previously published on October 19, 2016
When the California Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) (Bus. & Prof. Code §§22575-22579) was enacted in 2003 it became the first state law to specifically require operators of commercial websites or mobile apps that collect certain information about consumers to conspicuously post a...

 

HTMLRecently Issued Accounting Standards - The SEC’s View on Disclosure
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 20, 2016, previously published on October 17, 2016
The SEC staff recently addressed best practices for financial statement disclosure in periods leading up to the adoption of recently issued accounting standard updates, or ASUs. In particular, the SEC staff commented on the application of Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) Topic 11.M “Disclosure...

 


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