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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Sears and the Going Concern Footnote

Public Companies and Securities Traditionally, there has been no guidance in US GAAP about management’s responsibility to evaluate whether there is substantial doubt about an entity’s ability to continue as a going concern or to provide related footnote disclosures. It has been a matter considered by the auditors, and auditors would include an explanatory paragraph in the audit opinion […] Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2017

Regulation A+ Issuer Aims for NYSE MKT Listing

Public Companies and Securities Myomo, Inc. has had an offering statement qualified by the SEC in which it discloses an intent to apply to list its common stock on the NYSE MKT LLC. The offering seeks to raise... Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2017

Proposed Judgment in Conflict Minerals Case

Trump, Uncategorized Pursuant to a court order, the parties to the conflict minerals case have filed a proposed judgment after they advised the court no further proceedings were necessary. The text of... Read more →

by   |   March 20, 2017

Justice Department Tells Court CFPB is Unconstitutional

CFPB The Department of Justice has filed an amicus brief in the case of PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pending before the United States Court of Appeals for the... Read more →

by   |   March 18, 2017

Trump’s Budget Blueprint Sets Regulatory Posture

Trump The Trump administration has published its budgetary Blueprint. The Blueprint notes the 2018 Budget is being unveiled sequentially in that the Blueprint provides details only on... Read more →

by   |   March 16, 2017

Legislative Proposal Addresses Use of Blockchain Technology by Delaware Corporations

Blockchain Technology The Corporate Council of The Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association has prepared proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law to facilitate... Read more →

by   |   March 15, 2017

Trump Executive Order Calls for Plan to Reorganize Executive Branch

Trump President Trump has issued an Executive Order directing the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (Director) to propose a plan to reorganize governmental functions and... Read more →

by   |   March 13, 2017

SEC Order Prevents Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust

Uncategorized The SEC declined to approve a rule change submitted by Bats BZX Exchange designed to permit the listing and trading of the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust. The SEC said it did not... Read more →

by   |   March 10, 2017

Parties Request Judgment be Entered in Conflict Minerals Case

Public Companies and Securities Update:  You can see the proposed judgment here. The conflict minerals case was remanded to the United Stated District Court for the District of Columbia for further proceedings.... Read more →

by   |   March 10, 2017