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PCAOB Member Disputes Audit Firms’ Tales


Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Jeanette M. Franzel, PCAOB Board Member, recently gave her views on the PCAOB’s requirements.  Ms. Franzel noted the PCAOB has heard that in response to some recent changes, some issuers have expressed concerns about the value of additional audit work in the internal control over financial reporting, or ICFR, area, and whether there will be […] Read more →

by   |   April 1, 2014

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SEC Investment Management Division Provides Social Media Guidance

Investment Advisers, Private Equity Investment Advisers Act Rule 206(4)-1(a)(1) states that: “[i]t shall constitute a fraudulent, deceptive, or manipulative act, practice, or course of business . . . for any... Read more →

by   |   March 31, 2014


Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

Uncategorized Minnesota has adopted the Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (the “Revised Act”) and the legislation was signed into law by Governor Dayton on April 11,... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2014


Keith Higgins Speaks to JOBS Act Misperceptions: • The staff will not be quick to second guess • “Venture fairs” and “demo days” are not prohibited • Issuers are not expected to comply with the pending Regulation D rule proposal

Public Companies and Securities In a recent speech, Keith Higgins, Director, SEC Division of Corporation Finance, gave his views on certain misperceptions and other matters regarding general solicitation under... Read more →

by   |   March 28, 2014