U.S. and global M&A are booming, but companies cannot assume that all deals will avoid federal challenge.
With women and minorities still holding barely more than a third of public company board seats by all accounts, some institutional shareholders are withholding votes from some or all board nominees if the boards fail to meet diversity criteria.
Despite expert warnings that individual company disclosures mandated by the newly-effective pay ratio disclosure rule can be “meaningless” or “misleading,” overall data patterns can help benchmarking.
Surveys Show Many Public Companies Unprepared for Implementation of New Lease Accounting Standard as Deadline NearsCategory: Legal Update, News
In recent years, accounting and finance professionals have wrestled with the implementation of new GAAP standards in the areas of revenue recognition, leases and credit losses.
If you sell a nicotine product and strongly deny that you market to children under age 18, you probably should not make your product look exactly like a popular children’s juice box.
Alvin Zheng joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Shanghai office as a legal consultant in the China Practice, International, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance Groups.
Government Relations Specialist Andy G. Pomroy has been appointed to the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless Board of Directors.
Attorney Tracy L. Deutmeyer has joined Fredrikson & Byron as an officer in the Advertising, Marketing & Trademark and Copyright Protections & Enforcement Groups.
Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Lee Wallace and Kent Pilakowski in their acquisition of Peace Coffee from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.
We sat down with Community Bankers of Iowa CEO, Dave Caris, to have a conversation about the Iowa tax reform bill and its impact on banks, credit unions and the state of Iowa generally, as well as its likelihood of success in the Iowa legislature.