In his most-recent annual letter to CEOs of the companies in BlackRock’s portfolio, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink calls on companies to “serve a social purpose” and to articulate how they make “a positive contribution to society.”
As board members weigh their priorities for 2018, they would do well to consider a famous quote attributed to Dwight D. Eisenhower: “What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important.”
Form 10-K filers must comply with public company accounting standards, but that is easier said than done these days.
For public companies wondering when long-pending Dodd-Frank rules will hit, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has promised action.
SEC Enforcement Targets for 2018 Include ‘Exam’ Cheating, Failure to File and ‘Pump and Dump’ SchemesCategory: Legal Update, News
While the Trump Administration is known for its deregulatory approach, including a January 25 decision by the Department of Justice to end “use of civil enforcement authority to enforce agency guidance documents,” SEC enforcement action continues apace.
Fredrikson & Byron’s 2018 Session Outlook event provided those in attendance with an entertaining preview of what to expect during the upcoming session.
Fredrikson & Byron attorney Aleida Ortega Conners has been recognized as one of the “Top Lawyers Under 40” by the Hispanic National Bar Association.
In 2015, Congress passed 26 U.S.C. Section 7345, entitled “Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Tax Delinquencies.”
Most bank acquisitions start with a conversation and proceed to a letter of intent before the binding definitive purchase agreement is signed. Is a letter of intent necessary? Probably.
Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Thomson Reuters in the acquisition of O’Connor’s.