Fredrikson & Byron has elected eight new shareholders: Nikola L. Datzov, Steven R. Kinsella, Katie A. Perleberg, Christopher D. Pham, Joseph J. Schauer, Benjamin R. Tozer, Emily A. Unger and Haley Waller Pitts.
81 Fredrikson & Byron attorneys were included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Five of these Fredrikson attorneys were also named a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®. Only one attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
SEC Proposes Amendments to Regulation S-K to Modernize Disclosures of Business, Legal Proceedings and Risk FactorsCategory: Legal Update
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.
The Ernst & Young Center for Board Matters recently published a report on the 2019 proxy season, highlighting five key takeaways and offering related questions for boards to consider.
Another key takeaway from the 2019 proxy season is the emergence of a new, stricter standard for what constitutes director “overboarding.”
“Seventeen years after passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), those not involved in SOX compliance might assume that by now it would be a rote activity requiring diminishing effort. They would be wrong.” So begins a recent CFO.com article discussing the results of Protiviti’s 2019 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey.
A recent Forbes article argues that it is becoming increasingly necessary for boards to possess cyber security and technology expertise.
Attorney David B. Tibbals has joined Fredrikson & Byron as an associate in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Business & Tax Planning and Tax Disputes & Litigation Groups.
With immediate effect, DHS issued a notice to dramatically expand the process of expedited removal. The ACLU has promised to file a suit challenging the action.
A long-anticipated final rule provides priority date retention for certain EB-5 investors, increases the required minimum investment amounts, changes the targeted employment area (TEA) designation process, and clarifies USCIS procedures for the removal of conditions on permanent residence.