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U.S. Government Imposes OFAC Sanctions on Russia

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the United States, in unprecedented coordination with global allies, has imposed expansive economic…

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North Carolina and South Carolina Employment Law Oddities

Employers with operations in multiple states not only have to ensure compliance with federal laws such as Title VII and the Americans…

Labor & Employment

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SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Disclosures Surrounding Stock Repurchases

On December 15, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to modernize and improve disclosure about…

Capital Markets

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SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Rule 10b5-1 Plans and Insider Trading

On December 15, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed amendments to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities…

Capital Markets

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SEC Increases Scrutiny of “Spring-Loaded” Compensation Awards

On November 29, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff issued Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) No. 120, which alerted companies that…

Capital Markets

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Fraudulent Wire Transfers: Who Bears the Loss and How to Prevent Becoming A Victim

Cybercriminals exploited remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In 2020, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) saw a record 70% increase…

Commercial Litigation

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Improving the SEC Disclosure Framework through Page Limits

Who reads those things?  It is a common refrain that I have thought to myself when clicking through an electronic agreement for…

Banking & Financial Institutions Capital Markets

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The OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard: COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate Requirements For Large Employers

After nearly two months of waiting, on November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published an emergency temporary standard…

COVID-19 Resources Labor & Employment

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SEC Amends Filing Fee Disclosures and Payment Methods

On October 13, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, adopted rule amendments aimed at modernizing its filing fee disclosures and…

Capital Markets

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An Environmental Primer for Lenders

Given the current demand for downtown properties, borrowers are acquiring contaminated properties like never before.  Against this backdrop, lenders should become familiar…

Banking & Financial Institutions Environmental, Regulatory & Administrative Law