Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 29, 2017

Beshear: Kentucky legal community raises 175 tons of food for families, childrenWeissLaw LLP: Park Sterling Corporation Acquisition Is the Subject of a Legal InvestigationUnder the Trump Tax Plan, We Might All Want to Become CorporationsNew Initiative Seeks to Establish Common Language for Legal MattersTwo law professors experimented with acting like real-life corporate raiders — it didn't go wellTransitional period from 2008 Guernsey corporate law reform ends - what to do nextNew French anti-corruption law: a game-changer for corporate executivesIndia's Shardul Amarchand Bolsters Corporate PracticeAssociation of Corporate Counsel Issues Guidelines for Law Firm Cybersecurity PracticesTrump's plan to slash business taxes seen as 'guidepost' by congressional RepublicansTransitional period from 2008 Guernsey corporate law reform ends – what to do nextJudge Blocking Sanctuary City Order Apparently Still Thinks He's Part of Obama AdminBuying Corporate Assets? Have You Considered This Secretary's Certificate?Pay Attention to Bylaws When Taking Corporate ActionsCentral America: Corporate 2017

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Battle over landmark law already raging out of public eye
E&E NewsApril 17, 2017

The contentious conservation law was protected by President Obama's veto from Republican efforts to ease restrictions on farmers, energy companies and developers. But with Republicans now controlling Capitol Hill and the White House for the first time ...more »

Walk The Walk
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 20, 2017

Corporations proudly announce their membership of international sustainability initiatives, but often fail to disclose their exposure to risk incidents. Unfortunately, CSR reports are often used as a PR tool and many stakeholders do not even bother to ...more »

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Beshear: Kentucky legal community raises 175 tons of food for families, children
Hopkinsville Kentucky New EraApril 29, 2017

GE Appliances' legal department won the grand prize by raising the equivalent of 33,379 pounds of food. Paducah's Bryant Law Center, who won the Small Firm Award, missed winning the grand prize by 156 pounds of food; they donated 33,223 pounds total.more »

WeissLaw LLP: Park Sterling Corporation Acquisition Is the Subject of a Legal Investigation
Yahoo FinanceApril 28, 2017

NEW YORK, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The proposed acquisition of Park Sterling Corporation (PSTB) or the "Company" by South State Corporation (SSB) is the subject of an investigation by WeissLaw LLP, a national class action and shareholder rights ...more »

Under the Trump Tax Plan, We Might All Want to Become Corporations
New York TimesApril 28, 2017

The scene at the Manhattan headquarters of WeWork, a company that rents shared office space in trendy settings — handy for the employee seeking to join the ranks of the self-employed. Changes in tax laws could make it more appealing for high earners ...more »

New Initiative Seeks to Establish Common Language for Legal Matters
Corporate Counsel (registration)April 28, 2017

SALI has committed participation from the Association for Corporate Counsel and the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium, according to Adam Stock, also co-chair of the matter standards committee at SALI and chief marketing and client services officer ...more »

Two law professors experimented with acting like real-life corporate raiders — it didn't go well
Los Angeles TimesApril 28, 2017

Frank Partnoy and Steven Davidoff Solomon teach about shareholder activism as law professors — Partnoy at the University of San Diego, Solomon at UC Berkeley. They thought Tejon Ranch would be an ideal ... A public challenge can shake the most ...more »

Transitional period from 2008 Guernsey corporate law reform ends - what to do next
Lexology (registration)April 28, 2017

When the Companies (Guernsey) Law was enacted, special temporary transitional rules were also enacted which allowed pre-existing Guernsey companies to retain their pre-2008 memorandum and articles and not comply with all of the provisions of the ...more »

New French anti-corruption law: a game-changer for corporate executives
Lexology (registration)April 28, 2017

The Sapin II Law dated December 9, 2016 and its application decree dated March 14, 2017 create new momentum concerning anti-corruption efforts. France is now making significant advances in aligning its legislation with existing international ...more »

India's Shardul Amarchand Bolsters Corporate Practice
Law.com (subscription)April 26, 2017

The Indian firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co has expanded its corporate offering with a six-partner team hire. Gurgaon-based mergers and acquisitions partner Amit Khansaheb is leading a group of 38 lawyers who are joining Shardul Amarchand ...more »

Association of Corporate Counsel Issues Guidelines for Law Firm Cybersecurity Practices
JD Supra (press release)April 26, 2017

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) recently released a set of guidelines intended to serve as a benchmark for law firm cybersecurity practices. The guidelines include information retention, return, and destruction, data handling and encryption ...more »

Trump's plan to slash business taxes seen as 'guidepost' by congressional Republicans
ReutersApril 26, 2017

U.S. National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin end their breifing after unveiling the Trump administration's tax reform proposal in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin ...more »

Transitional period from 2008 Guernsey corporate law reform ends – what to do next
International Law Office (registration)April 26, 2017

When the Companies (Guernsey) Law was enacted, special temporary transitional rules were also enacted which allowed pre-existing Guernsey companies to retain their pre-2008 memorandum and articles and not comply with all of the provisions of the ...more »

Judge Blocking Sanctuary City Order Apparently Still Thinks He's Part of Obama Admin
LawNewzApril 26, 2017

Judge William Orrick, a legacy of the liberal gentry whose grandfather founded one of the big corporate law firms in San Francisco, whose father also sat on the federal bench (and the left complains of “nepotism”?), and who, according to Public Citizen ...more »

Buying Corporate Assets? Have You Considered This Secretary's Certificate?
The National Law ReviewApril 26, 2017

It provides that a secretary's certificate may be annexed to any deed or instrument conveying or otherwise transferring any assets of as corporation stating that (1) the transaction has been validly approved by the board; and (2) either (a) the ...more »

Pay Attention to Bylaws When Taking Corporate Actions
The National Law ReviewApril 25, 2017

All too often, family businesses are run in an “informal” fashion, with insufficient attention being paid to corporate formalities, including requirements set forth in a corporation's bylaws. The Delaware Chancery Court recently ruled in Rainbow ...more »

Central America: Corporate 2017
Who's Who LegalApril 25, 2017

Daniel Araya is a very well-known figure in the market and is commended for his great work dealing with corporate and financial transactions. One source effuses: “Daniel is an outstanding attorney. He has my highest recommendation.” Three lawyers at ...more »

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