On November 14, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission extended time-limited no-action relief to swap execution facilities (SEFs) from certain block trade requirements in the definition of “block trade” in CFTC regulation 43.2.The relief is subject to (1) the block … [Read more...] about CFTC Extends No-Action Relief to SEFs From Certain Block Trade Requirements
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The House of Representatives recently passed the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441), which marks an important step in the campaign to reverse the Board’s controversial loosening in Browning Ferris Industries of the long standing tests for determining whether … [Read more...] about Lawmakers Get One Step Closer To Reversing The NLRB’s Controversial Joint Employer Standard
Yesterday’s post discussed one aspect of the California Court of Appeal’s opinion in Central Laborers’ Pension Fund v. McAfee, Inc., 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 1008. The case arose from Intel Corporation’s acquisition of McAfee, Inc., a Delaware … [Read more...] about Shareholders Sues Officer Of Delaware Corporation In California State Court, Should Texas Law Apply?
As discussed in our November 14, 2017 blog post, Thanksgiving Tax Frenzy – New Tax Bill Proposes Executive Compensation Changes That Could Derail Deferred Compensation and Stock Options, the evolution of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill in both the House and the Senate is … [Read more...] about Startups Have Much To Be Thankful For – Senate Amendments to New Tax Bill Remove Deferred Compensation and Stock Options from Endangered Species List
The English High Court has sanctioned a scheme of arrangement for Algeco Scotsman PIK SA, a Luxembourg-incorporated company, after the creditors consented to the New York governing law and jurisdiction clause being altered in favour of the … [Read more...] about English Scheme of Arrangement approved for Luxembourg-registered company