Monthly Archives: June 2012

What the Obamacare Ruling Means for Health Care Providers

“Like insurance companies, institutional providers have devoted substantial effort and resources to preparing to comply with the Act’s requirements… Indeed, prior to the Court’s opinion, many institutional health care providers argued in favor of upholding the Act because the projected expansion of coverage to 30 million additional Americans would result in additional revenue for the… Read more »

Export Control: Reform Efforts Making Progress

The nation’s healthcare system isn’t the only thing on President Obama’s reform agenda. In August 2009, he launched an initiative to reform the US export control system. From Skadden Arps: “… President Obama’s Export Control Reform Initiative has proposed a number of changes designed to streamline and reduce the burdens imposed by the current U.S.… Read more »

Doing Business in China: A JD Supra Legal Reader

For your reference, a roundup of recent legal commentary and analysis on issues related to doing business in and with China: China 20/20: Legal & Regulatory Developments (Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP): “On May 7, 2012, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) issued the Notice on Improving the Filing Administration of Foreign Invested Venture Capital Enterprises… Read more »

Dodd-Frank Update: SEC Adopts Final Compensation Committee Rules

On June 20, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules “that affect the composition of compensation committees, the use of compensation advisers by companies listed on national securities exchanges, and disclosure provided by companies regarding their use of compensation consultants.” For your reference, here’s what leading law firms are writing on the matter:… Read more »

Finance Advisory: Greek Bailout, SEC Enforcement, FHFA, Whistleblowers, Money Laundering, Basel III, FATCA, and More

[Link: Greece’s Lawyer: EU Bailout Will Cost Trillion Euros & Cyprus Is Next – Bloomberg Law] For your reference, here’s a roundup of recent noteworthy advisories and updates on a wide range of finance, banking, and related matters, as published mid-week on JD Supra by leading lawyers and law firms. You should know: Government Enforcement… Read more »

Global M&A: A JD Supra Mergers Law Reader

For your reference, a roundup of recent advisories on matters to do with international mergers and acquisitions, as written by leading law firms on JD Supra: General Guide to the UK Takeover Regime – June 2012 (Skadden Arps): A 44-page guide: “The Takeover Panel is the principal regulator of the mergers and acquisitions process in… Read more »

Most Popular Corporate Law Posts – May 2012

What are the issues that interest you the most? HIPAA compliance, human trafficking, and the JOBS Act, among other things. For your reference, here’s a look at the most-read Corporate Law Report posts during the month of May, 2012: 1. California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Takes Effect January 1, 2012 “The California Transparency in… Read more »

Asia Pacific News: A JD Supra Legal Reader

For your reference, here’s a quick look at recent legal advisories and updates covering the Asia Pacific region, written by leading, global law firms: Baker & McKenzie: Asia Pacific Tax Newsletter – May 2012 (Baker & McKenzie Australia) Covering Australia, China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam: “…China has released the details of a… Read more »