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Adobe PDFThe IRS and Treasury Issue New Anti-Inversion Guidance
James R. Barry, Jason S. Bazar, Lee Morlock; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
Following weeks of anticipation and speculation about administrative guidance on corporate inversions, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and the Treasury Department (“Treasury”) released Notice 2014-52 (“Notice”) on September 22, 2014, describing new...

 

Adobe PDFThe New Deal: Hedge Fund Management Fees Are Subject to Social Security Taxes
Mark H. Leeds; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
It’s probably fair to speculate that there were significant numbers of tax aficionados (including the author of this article) among the audience for Ken Burns’ recent public television extravaganza on the Roosevelt dynasty. Unfortunately for this segment of the audience, the...

 

Adobe PDF“Inc.” No Longer a Safe Shield - Federal Circuit Greatly Expands Officer/Shareholder Liability Resulting from US Customs Violations
Sydney H. Mintzer, Jing Zhang; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
On September 16, 2014, an en banc panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (the “En Banc Panel”) issued a far-reaching decision, Trek Leather III, greatly expanding corporate shareholders’ and officers’ potential liability for customs violations. It reversed...

 

Adobe PDFBreaking Up Is Hard to Do: Is Collaborative Law an Option for Resolving M&A Disputes?
Christian W. Fabian, Brian A. Slade; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 2014
Breaking up is hard to do, especially when the corporate romance sours in a merger or acquisition. Post-closing disputes in mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) are complex, costly and time-consuming. In the courtship stage of an M&A deal, the parties may overlook differences, the seller...

 

Adobe PDFAnalysis of Mozambique’s New Hydrocarbons Legal Regime
Alexandre R. Chequer, Gonçalo Falcão, Victor Galante, James Nwankwo, Paulo Rage; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 19, 2014
This update addresses the main features of the New Hydrocarbons Law of Mozambique, which became effective on August 18, 2014.

 

Adobe PDFPreparing for the 2015 US Proxy and Annual Reporting Season
Robert E. Curley, Lawrence R. Hamilton, Michael L. Hermsen, Laura D. Richman, David A. Schuette; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 22, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014
It is time for calendar year-end public companies to focus on the upcoming 2015 proxy and annual reporting season.

 

Adobe PDFSEC Adopts Rule 15Ga-2 and Rule 17g-10 Regarding Disclosure of Third-Party Due Diligence Services Relating to Asset-Backed Securities
Haukur Gudmundsson; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 22, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014
On August 27, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted final rules applicable to nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (“NRSROs”), including new Rule 15Ga-2 and new Rule 17g-10. The new rules implement certain requirements of Section...

 

HTMLUS Securities and Exchange Commission Decreases Filing Fees
Michael L. Hermsen; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 22, 2014, previously published on September 8, 2014
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a decrease in the filing fees to be paid by public companies and other issuers. Effective October 1, 2014, the first day of the SEC’s 2015 fiscal year, the filing fee rate will decrease to $116.20 per million from the current rate of...

 

Adobe PDFReview and Analysis of the US SEC’s Adopted Final Amendments to Regulation AB
Amanda L. Baker, Nathan A. Herbert, Eric M. Reilly, Jan C. Stewart; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 22, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
After more than three years from the original proposal and several additional requests for comment, on August 27, 2014, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted final rules that amend Regulation AB (“Final Reg AB II”). Final Reg AB II adopts new rules,...

 

Adobe PDFThree Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider Now
David S. Bakst, John P. Berkery, Edward S. Best, James B. Carlson, Michael L. Hermsen; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 19, 2014, previously published on September 11, 2014
Audit Committees have seen their responsibilities increase dramatically in 2014. Additionally, they have also faced increased regulatory scrutiny, potential liabilities and proxy and shareholder activist opposition to the re-election of Audit Committee members to the board of directors of the...

 


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