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Thomas O. Gorman
Compliance Convergence: Deemed Exports

I write regularly about compliance convergence. One of the areas which converge with anti-corruption compliance is export control. Within the area of export control, a sub-area which is little discussed and less understood, is the area of deemed exports...

Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff
NOTE: J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro: The Stream-of-Commerce Theory of Personal Jurisdiction in a Globalized Economy

66 U. Miami L. Rev. 233, Fall 2011 Author: Elisabeth A. Beal Excerpt I. Introduction "It has been said that arguing against globalization is like arguing against the laws of gravity," proclaimed Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General...

James M. Wilson, Jr.
New Exchange Rules to Address Abuses in IPO Market Involving Reverse Mergers

On November 8, 2011, the SEC approved new rules that add requirements for initial listings that are accomplished through a reverse merger with a publicly traded shell company. Those that feel the new rules will have little impact base their view on the...

Thomas Fox
Risk Management – More than Just Risk Assessment

In an article in the December edition of the ACC Docket, entitled " Disciplined and Practical Risk Management ", Jim Jackson, General Counsel of Medair, discussed risk management in the non-profit arena, focusing on his experiences on this...

Francis G.X. Pileggi
Delaware Court of Chancery Dismisses Section 220 Suit Filed After Derivative Suit

Central Laborers Pension Fund v. News Corp. , C.A. No. 6287-VCN (Del. Ch. Nov. 30, 2011), read letter ruling here . In this case involving a request for books and records under DGCL Section 220, the Court dismissed the suit as duplicative of a parallel...

Brian JM Quinn
Massey Gets Its Due

Back in the summer, there was a 'to-do' about the Massey shareholder litigation. You'll remember that shareholders brought a derivative suit against the directors for violations of their fiduciary duties in the running of the company that...