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February 1, 2021 Deadline For Notices to Employees Who Purchased Stock in 2020 Through Stock Options or Employee Stock Purchase Plans

This is a reminder for corporations that issue stock options of deadlines for various tax notices and Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) filings…

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


PPP 2.0

The 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed into law on December 27, 2020.  It includes $284 billion of new funding for small…

COVID-19 Resources


Can I Require My Employees to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? Yes, But . . . .

Anyone familiar with the law or with lawyers knows that legal questions rarely have simple answers.  Most of the time, those answers…

COVID-19 Resources Labor & Employment


Nasdaq Proposes New Listing Rules Aimed at Promoting Board Diversity and Transparency

On December 1, 2020, Nasdaq, Inc. (“Nasdaq”) filed a proposal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to adopt new…

Capital Markets


SEC Passes Final Rule to Harmonize and Improve its Exempt Offering Framework

On November 2, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it had voted to approve amendments to the SEC’s exempt…

Banking & Financial Institutions Capital Markets


Client Alert: Dollar Limitations for Employee Benefit Plans

The IRS annually adjusts the dollar limits for contributions and benefits in retirement and certain deferred compensation plans and for health and…

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


Fraud in M&A Transactions – Why should parties focus on it?

Treatment of fraud is a key issue in M&A transactions and often a heavily negotiated point.  Acquisition agreements often include “fraud carve-outs”…

Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Briefs


SBA Procedural Notice on PPP Loans and Changes of Ownership

On October 2, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) published a procedural notice aimed at clarifying the required procedures for changes…

Banking & Financial Institutions Client Alerts COVID-19 Resources


Structuring M&A Agreements – Five Lessons from the Tiffany & Co. v. LVMH Affair

It was a whirlwind affair. The Manhattan socialite and the sophisticated Parisian. Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: “TIF”) and LVMH, Moët Hennessy…

Mergers & Acquisitions


Nine Biden Tax Proposals to Know as We Near Election Day

We’re roughly a month from Election Day, and I think it’s safe to say many Americans have strong opinions about who should…