JD Supra Corporate Brief: IPO Communication, Employee Engagement, African Electricity, Inversion Transactions

For some, it’s only Thursday. For others, it’s already Thursday. But for all of you, it’s the JD Supra Corporate Brief, and that makes any day a little bit brighter…

Considering an IPO? The JOBS Act now lets you “test the waters” of potential investors without violating SEC communications rules… (Morrison & Foerster)

What are you doing to increase employee engagement? (Jathan Janove and Amanda Van Wieren at Ogletree Deakins)

Compliance with new Dodd-Frank rules will likely have significant, and potentially costly, effects on large US and non-US banking organizations… (Shearman & Sterling)

The Electrify Africa Act aims to deliver access to energy for more than 50 million people in sub-Saharan Africa… (Carl Fleming, Elliot Hinds, Henry Terhune, and Thomas Trimble at Akin Gump)

You’ve got a little more than nine months to complete your inversion transaction… (Christopher Cox and Linda Swartz at Cadwalader)

The proposed EU conflict minerals law focuses on importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold, rather than on manufacturers, importers, or sellers of finished products… (Vanessa Edwards and James Green at K&L Gates)

One more thing to consider when filing patents: an incorrect list of inventors could change the ownership or validity of a patent… (Jane Kim at Fenwick & West)

Do business in China? Do these five things before May 1 to protect your trademarks… (Ann Ford and Horace Lam at DLA Piper)

NLRB-watching now is a required activity for all employers… (Ellen Shadur Gross at BakerHostetler)

[Featured Author] Assia Damianova at Cadwalader

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