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Examples of Social Media in M&A Transactions

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Public Companies and Securities In April 2014, the SEC provided guidance on the use of social media in M&A and other contexts. Companies have begun to cautiously make use of the guidance but the flood gates haven’t exactly opened. Comcast-Time Warner If you go by volume of filings, this transaction is the leader in the use of social media. […] Read more →

by   |   July 20, 2014

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When is a Consultant an Executive Officer? – SEC Brings Another Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has instituted administrative proceedings against a registrant and others alleging that two individuals with prior law violations secretly controlled the operational and... Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2014

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Due Process Requires US Committee on Foreign Investment to Let the Sunshine In

Energy On July 15 the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit told CFIUS (the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) that constitutional due... Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2014

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Conflict Minerals: SEC Position on Non-Metallic Forms of Tin

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Shortly before the filing deadline for the first conflict minerals filings on Form SD, it became known that the SEC believed non-metallic forms of tin are not conflict minerals... Read more →

by   |   July 15, 2014