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Winning and Losing Provisions of the JOBS Act

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Broker-Dealer, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The House of Representatives has passed the Senate version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or JOBS Act, and President Obama is expected to sign the legislation.  While the long-term impact of the provisions is at this time unknown, some promise to have a more immediate and useful impact than others. Elimination of Prohibition […] Read more →

by   |   March 28, 2012

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JOBS Act on the Way

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The House of Representatives has passed the Senate version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act ,or JOBS Act, and President Obama is expected to sign the legislation. Some... Read more →

by   |   March 27, 2012

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OECD Issues Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains—Gold

Public Companies and Securities The OECD has issued a  “Supplement on Gold” which  forms an integral part of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas. ... Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2012

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ISS’ Peer Groups Begin to Spur Complaints

Executive Compensation One of the changes to ISS’ methodology on evaluating executive compensation this year related to the construction of peer groups.  The ISS peer group is generally comprised of... Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2012