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|SEC Proposes Amendments to Smaller Reporting Company Definition|
Megan N. Gates, Sarita B. Malakar; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
August 24, 2016, previously published on August 16, 2016The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued proposed amendments to increase the financial thresholds in the definition of a “smaller reporting company” that, if adopted, will increase the number of issuers that qualify as smaller reporting companies and thereby would...
|New Medical Marihuana Regulations Send the MMPR Up in Smoke|
Linda Tu; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
August 24, 2016, previously published on August 15, 2016On August 11, 2016, Health Canada announced the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), replacing the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) as the regulations governing Canada's medical cannabis program. The new regulations will come into force August 24, 2016 and...
|ISDA Publishes Variation Margin Protocol|
Brian Barrett, James M. Cain, Catherine M. Krupka, David T. McIndoe, Mark D. Sherrill; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
August 24, 2016, previously published on August 23, 2016On August 16, 2016, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published the ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol (VM Protocol). The VM Protocol is intended as a tool to help market participants that will be subject to regulatory variation margin requirements,1 and their...
|SEC Adopts Amendments Updating its Rules of Practice for Administrative Proceedings|
Dominique Lee Windberg; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
August 19, 2016, previously published on July 26, 2016On July 13, 2016, the SEC announced its adoption of several amendments that update the SEC’s rules of practice governing its administrative proceedings.
|The SEC Retains its House Advantage During Administrative Proceedings|
Jodi L. Avergun, Douglas H. Fischer, Joseph V. Moreno, Emily J. Rockwood, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 5, 2016Facing pressure from industry practitioners and in the wake of constitutional challenges in multiple jurisdictions, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently amended its Rules of Practice that apply to proceedings before an administrative law judge (“ALJ”).1...
|SEC Issues Guidance Regarding Schedule 13G Filings Following ValueAct Settlement of HSR Violation Claims|
Ron S. Berenblat, Andrew M. Freedman, Kenneth M. Silverman, Steve Wolosky; Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP;
August 10, 2016, previously published on July 2016On July 14, 2016, the Division of Corporation Finance (the “Staff”) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued interpretive guidance clarifying that a shareholder that is disqualified from relying on the “investment-only” exemption under the...
|Amendments to the Basel Securitisation Framework - Alternative Capital Treatment for
Simple, Transparent and Comparable Securitisations|
Bruce C. Bloomingdale, Robert Cannon, Merryn Craske, Stephen Day, Angus Duncan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 3, 2016The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the “Basel Committee”) published an updated version of the “Basel III Document - Revisions to the securitisation framework” on 11 July 20161 (the “Amended Securitisation Framework”). This now includes alternative...
|Remotely Attended Annual General Meetings: Will Virtual Meetings Become The New Reality?|
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, Lorraine Mastersmith, Timothy J. McCunn; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016There is a variety of software and communications technology available today that, either separately or in combination, allows participants to attend meetings or conferences remotely. Remote attendees can participate in such “virtual meetings” in a variety of ways, including by asking...
|Brexit: Consequences for Capital Markets|
Dorothee Fischer-Appelt; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
August 10, 2016, previously published on July 29, 2016This note addresses the potential impact of Brexit on capital markets regulation and transactions. It is one of a series of GTM Alerts designed to assist businesses in identifying the legal issues to consider and address in response to the UK's referendum vote of 23 June 2016 to withdraw from the...
|New Proposed Regulations Provide Clarity and Rigidity to Tax-Free Spin-Off Rules|
Josh Prywes, Alejandro Ruiz; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 9, 2016, previously published on July 22, 2016If finalized, newly released proposed Treasury regulations may make spin-offs more difficult to accomplish despite providing important clarity. The proposed regulations tighten the standard for what constitutes an “active trade or business” to qualify for tax-free treatment in a...