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Delaware Supreme Court Rules that Qualifying to Do Business as a Foreign Entity Does Not Operate as a Consent to General Jurisdiction

Uncategorized On April 18, 2016 the Delaware Supreme Court, in a 4-1 decision, held that a foreign corporation does not expressly consent to general jurisdiction by merely registering to do business in the state and appointing an agent for service of process. In Genuine Parts Company v. Cepec, No. 528, 2015 (Del. Sup. Ct. Apr. 18, […] Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2016

Three Bills Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Concerning Access to Capital Markets

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On March 23, 2016, three bills affecting access to capital markets were introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 4850: Micro Offering Safe Harbor Representative Tom... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2016

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Two Bills Aimed at Broadening Access to Capital Markets Reported Out of House Financial Services Committee

Public Companies and Securities Earlier this month, on March 2, 2016, the House Financial Services Committee reported favorably on two bills that propose changes to the federal securities laws: the Main Street... Read more →

by   |   March 28, 2016

The SMARTER Act Passes U.S. House of Representatives Vote, Seeks to Harmonize FTC and DOJ Procedures for Challenging Unconsummated M&A Transactions

M&A On March 23, the U.S. House of Representatives voted favorably on the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act (the “SMARTER Act”), H.R. 2745. The... Read more →

by   |   March 25, 2016