JD Supra Corporate Brief: Exotic Mortgages, Foreign Investors, Unlimited Leave, Green Chemistry

On January 22, 2002, Kmart filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

As it turns out, there’s a lot of value for a company in compliance… (Cindy Knezevich at The Network)

The days of exotic mortgage programs may be over… (Shalia Sakona and Robert Siegel at Bilzin Sumberg)

Those who do fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it – especially foreign investors considering US acquisitions… (Les Carnegie, Seth Gilmore, Brian Murray, Edward Shapiro, and Jarrett Taubman at Latham & Watkins)

Is an unlimited leave policy right for your business? (Annmarie Cleary at Sands Anderson)

The new Hart-Scott-Rodino thresholds will take effect mid-February… (Corporate Law Report)

Good news for foreign employers in the UK… (Richard Cook and Matthew Herrington at McDermott Will & Emery)

California’s Green Chemistry initiative may require product manufacturers to rethink their entire intellectual property strategy… (MoFo Tech)

Your employee handbook probably needs an update… (Beth Zoller at XpertHR)

Guess it’s not all bad for the SEC in court these days… (Thomas Gorman at Dorsey & Whitney)

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