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Despite Turnover, DE Supreme Court Impacted Corporate Law in 2014Despite Turnover, DE Supreme Court Impacted Corporate Law in 2014A tangle of rules that is company lawFive big corporate law decisions you might see in 20152014-12-31T00:00:00Z Legal system serves as deterrent against corporate ...Despite Turnover, Supreme Court Impacted Corporate Law in 2014Wiley Rein Acquires Washington Consulting Firm: Business of LawLaw firms offering expertise to companies in the process of acquisitions...No law 'perfect', new Companies Act provides for self regulation: Corporate ...No law 'perfect', new Cos Act provides for self regulation:MCACorporate Boards Have Latitude in Mergers: Business of LawThe FDIC's Bank Holding Company HeistSEC Accuses Corporate Lawyer of Insider TradingSEC Accuses Corporate Lawyer of Insider TradingOf Long Arms and Internal Affairs

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Legal challenge to corporate wellness programs raises concerns
Pittsburgh Post GazetteDecember 3, 2014

As a result, those corporations and their CEOs are threatening to undermine the 2010 Affordable Care Act, saying that the most recent legal action by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission targets a company that has tried to comply with the ...more »

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Who's Who LegalDecember 2, 2014

Both partners spread their time across a range of corporate matters within the maritime, IP, real estate and finance sectors. K-San Law Firm is home to the “real experts” Godwin Mensah Sackey and Charles Owusu Juanah. Mensah Sackey is “excellent in ...more »

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Despite Turnover, DE Supreme Court Impacted Corporate Law in 2014
Commercial Litigation InsiderDecember 31, 2014

Three of the Delaware Supreme Court's most respected corporate law minds left the bench in 2014, but the judges were succeeded by equally respected corporate jurists. Former Chief Justice Myron T. Steele left at the end of 2013, while Justices Jack B.more »

Despite Turnover, DE Supreme Court Impacted Corporate Law in 2014
Commercial Litigation InsiderDecember 31, 2014

Three of the Delaware Supreme Court's most respected corporate law minds left the bench in 2014, but the judges were succeeded by equally respected corporate jurists. Former Chief Justice Myron T. Steele left at the end of 2013, while Justices Jack B.more »

A tangle of rules that is company law
Hindu Business LineDecember 31, 2014

If the big news in India's corporate law domain in 2013 was the enactment of the Companies Act, 2013, , the year 2014 made news for its chaotic implementation. Of the total 470 sections, 98 came into force in 2013 while another 184 with their ...more »

Five big corporate law decisions you might see in 2015
Financial PostDecember 31, 2014

Canadian investors and creditors have for years tried to hold auditors to account for failing to detect financial problems at companies. They haven't had a lot of success, and it's been a frustrating point in Canadian law. Financial statements bear the ...more »

2014-12-31T00:00:00Z Legal system serves as deterrent against corporate ...
STLtoday.comDecember 31, 2014

The intentionally distorted and deceptively titled "Judicial Hellhole Report" has been repackaged and rolled out once again by the American Tort Reform Association, and promoted by its Illinois mouthpiece Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch, as part of ATRA's ...more »

Despite Turnover, Supreme Court Impacted Corporate Law in 2014
Delaware Business Court InsiderDecember 31, 2014

... a criminal law background, but has handled several corporate law cases on the Superior Court. He helped launch the Superior Court's Complex Commercial Litigation docket. The speciality court handles complex business disputes in excess of $1 million.more »

Wiley Rein Acquires Washington Consulting Firm: Business of Law
BloombergDecember 29, 2014

Jackson Lewis PC, which specializes in labor and employment issues on the management side, said that Chinese law firm Zhong Lun has joined L&E Global Employers' Counsel Worldwide. L&E Global is an alliance of employment law boutique firms and ...more »

Law firms offering expertise to companies in the process of acquisitions...
Economic TimesDecember 28, 2014

These transactions include merger and acquisitions, divestitures, self-tenders and spinoffs. With the new government working to put the economy back on high-growth path, along with an improvement in global business environment and benign inflation, ...more »

No law 'perfect', new Companies Act provides for self regulation: Corporate ...
Economic TimesDecember 28, 2014

In a handbook, which will be released soon, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has said the new law provides the corporate sector an opportunity for self-regulation, while mandating greater transparency and enhanced disclosures for improve ...more »

No law 'perfect', new Cos Act provides for self regulation:MCA
Business StandardDecember 28, 2014

In a handbook, which will be released soon, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has said the new law provides the corporate sector an opportunity for self-regulation, while mandating greater transparency and enhanced disclosures for improve ...more »

Corporate Boards Have Latitude in Mergers: Business of Law
BloombergDecember 23, 2014

Two decisions last week in the Delaware courts have reaffirmed the power of corporate boards to shape a merger agreement. On Dec. 19 the Delaware Supreme Court held that a board has flexibility in selling a company while the state's Chancery Court, ...more »

The FDIC's Bank Holding Company Heist
Wall Street JournalDecember 23, 2014

This idea has gained momentum among bank regulators since it was introduced late last year and is likely to be adopted by the FDIC in the near future. Never mind that the plan is at odds with the way corporate law applicable to banks has worked in the ...more »

SEC Accuses Corporate Lawyer of Insider Trading
The RecorderDecember 23, 2014

Grewal acted as "primary outside counsel" for Spectrum Pharmaceuticals on matters of corporate and securities law throughout 2013, according to the SEC complaint. After the company informed him that sales of its top-selling drug were expected to drop, ...more »

SEC Accuses Corporate Lawyer of Insider Trading
The RecorderDecember 23, 2014

Grewal acted as "primary outside counsel" for Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. on matters of corporate and securities law throughout 2013, according to the SEC complaint. After the company informed him that sales of its top-selling drug were expected to ...more »

Of Long Arms and Internal Affairs
Corporate Counsel (registration)December 22, 2014

These requirements are imposed by California's controversial “long-arm statute”—Section 2115 of the California Corporations Code—which, although recently critiqued and challenged, remains on the books and should be carefully considered by legal ...more »

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