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Delaware Supreme Court Finds MFW Conditions Not in Place before Substantive Economic Negotiations

Litigation, M&A In Olenik V. Lodzinski et al, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed the Court of Chancery finding the conditions required for business judgment review of a transaction with a controlling shareholder had not been conducted in accordance with Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp. from the outset and therefore the entire fairness standard applied. In MFW the […] Read more →

by   |   April 7, 2019

SEC Grants No-Action Letter Finding Certain Tokens Are Not Securities and Publishes Framework on Investment Contract Analysis

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities Wow, it finally happened. The SEC granted long awaited guidance on when tokens are not securities in the form of a no-action letter.  The no-action letter finds the specific... Read more →

by   |   April 3, 2019

Quick Reference for FAST Act Changes to Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and Proxy Statements

Public Companies and Securities The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act, required the SEC to consider ways to streamline SEC regulations. Accordingly, the SEC adopted final amendments to... Read more →

by , and   |   April 2, 2019

SEC Seeks Crypto Specialist

Blockchain Technology The SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets is seeking a Crypto Specialist to coordinate activities regarding crypto and digital asset securities. Job responsibilities... Read more →

by   |   April 1, 2019