ARTICLES & INSIGHTS

Taking a Public Company Private

Do the advantages of being a public company outweigh the disadvantages? For an increasing number of public companies, the answer to that question may be

Rule 144 Rule Revisions

Rule 144 under the Securities Act of 1933 creates a safe harbor for the sale of securities under the exemption set forth in Section 4(1)

SEC Alert: IFRS Roadmap

The SEC has recently proposed a Roadmap for the potential use by U.S. issuers of financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards

SEC Alert: The JOBS Act

In the beginning of April, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”).  The JOBS Act’s stated purpose is

SEC Alert: Eliminating the OTCBB

SEC Alert Eliminating the OTCBB By:  Steve Kronengold and David C. Zuckerbrot © December 2014 All rights reserved Introduction On October 7, 2014, the SEC

SEC Alert: Regulation A+

SEC Alert: Regulation A+ By:  Steve Kronengold and David C. Zuckerbrot © June 2016 All rights reserved Introduction On March 25, 2015, the Securities and Exchange

Online Copyright Infringement Liability

Media conglomerate Viacom Inc. has recently filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Google Inc. and its Internet video sharing site YouTube, alleging infringement of Viacom’s

Online Copyright Infringement Liability

Media conglomerate Viacom Inc. has recently filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Google Inc. and its Internet video sharing site YouTube, alleging infringement of Viacom’s

Hi-Tech Commercial Contract Issues

The purpose of this article is to highlight four relatively heavy areas of negotiation that invariably arise in negotiating commercial licensing agreements. The areas of

Israel’s “Angels Law”

By:  Steve Kronengold, David C. Zuckerbrot, and Asaf Naymark © June 2016 All rights reserved Introduction Section 20 of the 2011-2012 Economic Policy Law (Amendment

Maintaining Director Independence

Over the last several years there has been heightened federal legislation and administrative rulemaking relating to the supervision and oversight of public companies.  In light

NYSE Corporate Governance Update

Among other proposed changes, NYSE would require management to address concerns raised by the investing public at large irrespective of whether they are shareholders of

Proxy Disclosure Enhancements

In an effort to “improve the disclosure around risk, compensation, and corporate governance, thereby increasing accountability and directly benefiting investors,” the SEC approved amendments to