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Updates to Minnesota Corporate Laws

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The Minnesota legislature is on the verge of approving several changes to the Minnesota Business Corporation Act, Chapter 302A of the Minnesota Statutes (the MBCA), in order to modernize the statute and follow the lead of Delaware in several areas. The bill in question passed the Minnesota House of Representatives on March 12th and had […] Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2018

Fintech Company Subject to SEC Enforcement Action for Exceeding Rule 701 Option Grant Limit

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Subject to its limits, Rule 701 permits non-reporting companies to grant employees equity without registration under the Securities Act of 1933.  One component of Rule 701... Read more →

by   |   March 17, 2018

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SEC Cybersecurity Disclosure and Controls Checklist

Public Companies and Securities In February 2018 the SEC outlined its views with respect to cybersecurity disclosure requirements under the federal securities laws as they apply to public reporting companies.... Read more →

by and   |   March 5, 2018

SEC Approves NYSE Rule Modifying Requirements for Physical Delivery of Proxy Materials

Public Companies and Securities Just as proxy season gets into full swing, the SEC has helpfully approved a modification to the NYSE’s rules regarding physical delivery of proxy material to the Exchange. As we... Read more →

by   |   March 1, 2018