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Now at the Supreme Court, Will the Ninth Circuit’s In Re Taggart Decision Affect Sanctions for Willful Violations of the Discharge Injunction?

The Restructuring Report

May 13, 2019

After the Ninth Circuit in In re Taggart set a new and narrow precedent regarding exactly what a creditor must do in order to be subject to civil contempt sanctions for a violation of the discharge injunction, the ball is now with the U.S. Supreme Court to determine what influence that extraordinary opinion will have on other courts.

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A Case to Watch: The Extraterritorial Application of United States Bankruptcy Law

The Restructuring Report

May 13, 2019

In a case that may end up before the Supreme Court, the Second Circuit recently analyzed the extraterritorial application of the fraudulent transfer laws found in the Bankruptcy Code on transfers made outside the U.S. between transferors and transferees both located outside of the U.S.

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Continuing Risks for Businesses Connected to the Marijuana Industry

The Restructuring Report

May 13, 2019

In a recent decision, a gardening supply store was denied bankruptcy protection due to its business model, which targeted marijuana growers in states that have legalized its use.

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SEC Adopts Rules to Modernize and Simplify Regulation S-K

The Ticker

April 15, 2019

On March 20, the SEC announced that it had adopted final rules to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K.

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SEC Issues Guidance on Redaction of Exhibits Containing Immaterial, Competitively Harmful Information

The Ticker

April 15, 2019

On April 1, the SEC issued guidance to assist registrants in complying with the new rules and procedures governing the redaction of exhibits.

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SEC Issues Guidance on Board Diversity Disclosure

The Ticker

April 15, 2019

The SEC recently updated its compliance and disclosure interpretations (CDIs) to provide guidance on what disclosure of directors’ self-identified diversity characteristics is required under Item 401 of Regulation S-K and, with respect to director nominees, under Item 407.

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Proposed Legislation Would Mandate Board and C-Suite Diversity Disclosure

The Ticker

April 15, 2019

The proposed legislation would require any proxy statement relating to the election of directors to include disclosure of certain self-identified diversity characteristics of the company’s directors, director nominees and executive officers.

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Director Diversity and Other Board Matters: A Look at the Data

The Ticker

April 15, 2019

Two new publications by Deloitte and Ernst & Young provide useful data to assist boards in comparing their own composition, views and practices to those of other boards.

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Critiquing Stability in the Boardroom

The Ticker

April 15, 2019

“Corporate boards are very stable. That’s not necessarily a good thing.” So begins an article published late last year in The Wall Street Journal, discussing the findings of the 2018 U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index.

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Amazon’s Project Zero Initiative Seeks to Place Brand Owners in Control

IP Intel

March 25, 2019

Brand owners recently gained a new weapon for their arsenal in the ongoing fight against counterfeit products sold on online marketplace giant Amazon.com.

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