While it is estimated that counterfeiting costs the global economy more than $250 billion per year, the damage counterfeiters do to brands by offering faulty and sometimes dangerous knock-off products is immeasurable.
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By J. Marc Ward
Directors owe these fiduciary duties to the corporation: care, loyalty, good faith, compliance and oversight. This article focuses on directors’ duties of care and loyalty, and provides guidance on what to do when there appears to be a conflict of interest between a director and the corporation.
State statutes and corporate organizational documents can impose substantial obligations on companies to indemnify their officers and directors in certain situations.
In addition to the normal hurdles debtors face in chapter 11 cases, many energy and farmer debtors must address the safe harbor provisions of 11 U.S.C. § 556, which permit forward contract counterparties to terminate forward contracts immediately after a bankruptcy filing.
USCIS will start accepting H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019) on April 1, 2018.
The District of Minnesota recently issued its fourth post-Alice decision, this time addressing the question of patent subject matter eligibility for a check processing patent.
On December 13, the Delaware Supreme Court issued an opinion, In Re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, with significant implications for director compensation under equity incentive plans.
Stock prices drop significantly when companies fail to file Forms 10-Q and 10-K on a timely basis, even when management pledges to meet the extended deadlines afforded by Rule 12b-25, according to a recent study by researchers at New York University and the University of California at Berkeley.
A statement released by the SEC in connection with a recent accounting conference provides a useful and easily digestible recap of recent developments affecting all professionals involved in public company financial reporting.
While the current tax reform compromise announced December 13 may boost pay overall, it could also eliminate certain familiar compensation tax breaks for companies and their executives.