Monthly Archives: June 2012

Businesses Looking For Investment Without Registration Should Ensure Accredited Investor & Other Security Practices Up-To-Date


Public companies trading on national securities exchanges may need to update proxy disclosures on the use of consultants and adjust Board compensation committee practices in response to new rules implementing Section 10C of the Securities and Exchange Act (SEC) enacted as … Continue reading

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IRS Shares Model Section 83(b) Election Language; Execs & Companies Should Use Care When Handling Tax, Other Compensation Matters


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Record $10M Plus Housing Disability Discrimination Settlement Shows Disability Exposures Big US Business Risk


 A $10,250,000  settlement announced by the Justice Department today (June 25, 2012) with JPI Construction L.P. (JPI) and six other JPI firms is the largest-ever disability-based housing discrimination settlement discriminated. The settlement resolves Justice Department charges the JPI and its affiliates illegally discriminated on the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Comments Remind Businesses Of Rising Disability Discrimination Enforcement Risks On Olmstead Anniversary


Statements made today (June 22, 2012) by the Obama Administration confirm that U.S. businesses face a continuing and growing need to be on guard to defend against potential disability discrimination liabilities.

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June 30 Deadline To Report Foreign Bank and Financial Account Information Looming


Got a foreign bank account? You may need to get moving to avoid missing an important reporting deadline on June 30.

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Businesses Looking For Investment Without Registration Should Ensure Accredited Investor & Other Security Practices Up-To-Date


Businesses looking to raise investment from private investors without registration in accordance with applicable federal and state securities laws requirements for publicly traded investments need to exercise care that their practices meet all requirements, particularly in light of recent changes to … Continue reading

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