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Website Accessibility Alert for Government Contractors

Internet, Technology, Trademark & Advertising Alerts

September 24, 2019

Government contractors, are the websites and deliverables you provide to government clients accessible?

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Business Roundtable Embraces Stakeholder Capitalism

The Ticker

September 23, 2019

The Business Roundtable made headlines last month when it issued a statement redefining the purpose of a corporation to embrace so-called “stakeholder capitalism.”

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The End of LIBOR: Is Your Company Prepared?

The Ticker

September 23, 2019

LIBOR is scheduled to be phased out by the end of 2021, and the SEC is encouraging all companies to assess their exposure to LIBOR and to appreciate the wide variety of consequences the discontinuation of LIBOR may have on their businesses.

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Leading Investor Group Urges Companies to Simplify Executive Compensation

The Ticker

September 23, 2019

On September 18, the CII announced that it had overhauled its Policies on Executive Compensation to urge public companies to, among other things, “dial back the complexity of their executive compensation plans and set longer periods for measuring performance for incentive pay.”

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International Politics and the SEC: Regulator Focuses on Brexit and Sanctions

The Ticker

September 23, 2019

Chaotic international politics—particularly the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the Trump administration’s increasing use of sanctions as a foreign policy tool—are complicating public companies’ SEC compliance obligations.

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Increased Fees for SEC Filers; SEC Oversight Hearing Streaming Live Tomorrow Morning!

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September 23, 2019

On August 23, the SEC issued a fee advisory, setting the filing fees that public companies and other issuers will pay in fiscal year 2020 to register their securities with the SEC.

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Supreme Court Clarifies Treatment of Trademarks in Bankruptcy Cases

The Restructuring Report

August 28, 2019

A recent Supreme Court decision resolves an important question regarding what rights a non-debtor licensee has to continue to use a trademark under a rejected lease and may also have broader ramifications on the rights of contract parties when a contract is rejected under Section 365.

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New Bankruptcy Laws Attempt to Assist Family Farming Operations and Small Businesses

The Restructuring Report

August 28, 2019

Congress recently passed the Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019 and the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, intended to make the Chapter 12 and Chapter 11 processes more accessible to family farming operations and small business debtors, respectively.

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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Uses and Strategies—What Can Be Accomplished?

The Restructuring Report

August 28, 2019

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is an important and powerful tool to address financial challenges that a company and its decision-makers may be facing. While the process has its challenges, understanding the rights afforded and strategic advantages available through the Chapter 11 process is critical.

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SEC Proposes Amendments to Regulation S-K to Modernize Disclosures of Business, Legal Proceedings and Risk Factors

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August 9, 2019

On August 8, the SEC proposed amendments to modernize the description of business, legal proceedings and risk factor disclosures that registrants are required to make pursuant to Regulation S-K.

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