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  • KYLIANNE HARLEY

    DTC Eligibility Question & Answer – Going Public Attorney

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    Wed Aug 29 16:20:33 CEST 2018

    Q. What is The Depository Trust Company (DTC)? A. DTC is the only stock depository in the United States. Q. Why is DTC so important to public companies? A. When DTC provides services as the depository for an issuer’s securities, its securities can trade electronically. Without DTC eligibility, it is almost impossible for an issuer to establish an active market in its stock. Q. How do public companies obtain DTC eligibility? A. Issuers must satisfy specific criteria to receive ini...


  • KYLIANNE HARLEY

    The SEC Speaks About the Registration Statement Process

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    Wed Aug 29 16:17:43 CEST 2018

    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced the issuance of Commissioner Elisse B. Walter’s statement, “The Commission’s Registration Process: How to Better Administer an Ounce of Prevention”. The release is a reminder of the importance of preventive action by the SEC and the securities industry at the registration statement stage to nip securities violations in the bud. This statement addressed the registration statement phase of a going public tran...


  • RACHEL SUPPIAH

    The data cycle - for consumers

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    Tue Apr 12 04:45:38 CEST 2016

    The data cycle -- showing how one person's personal data can be used, passed on and re-used in ways that people may not expect. Gives advice about what to do...


  • WORLDLAWBOOK .

    The data cycle - for consumers | ICO.

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    Wed Mar 16 08:54:47 CET 2016

    The data cycle -- showing how one person's personal data can be used, passed on and re-used in ways that people may not expect. Gives advice about what to do to reduce nuisance calls. Source: ICO - Information Commissioner's Office


  • BRENDA HAMILTON

    General Solicitation and Advertising Now Permitted Under Rule 506(c)

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    Mon Sep 23 17:07:27 CEST 2013

    As of today, September 23, Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) rules implementing some provisions of the JOBS Act have become effective. Among them is the new Regulation D Rule 506(c). While the floodgates to raising capital will not open at the break of dawn, within a few weeks market observers and participants are likely to be subjected to a great deal of advertising of investments. Rule 506(c) and Advertising Companies that choose to engage in private placements using Rule 5...


  • BRENDA HAMILTON

    The Distinction Between Rule 506(C) And Crowdfunding

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    Mon Sep 09 13:37:10 CEST 2013

    The JOBS Act’s new rules permitting general solicitation and advertising in Rule 506 private placements will become effective on September 23, and there is still some confusion about the difference between crowdfunding and general solicitation and advertising in Rule 506(c) offerings. While Rule 506(c) becomes effective in two weeks, the crowdfunding rules have not been implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). While the public, and perhaps even some companies, may think ...


  • WORLDLAWBOOK .

    French lawmakers approve same-sex marriage bill

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    Wed Apr 24 11:37:37 CEST 2013

    (CNN) -- French lawmakers voted to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, despite vocal protests from some conservatives opposed to the step. The nation's lower house approved a marriage bill, which would also give same-sex couples the right to adopt, in a 331-to-225 final vote. They cast their votes after impassioned speeches by lawmakers for and against the legislation. President Francois Hollande, who pledged his support for same-sex marriage on the campaign trail last year, will have to sign...


  • WORLDLAWBOOK .

    Turkey: Strengthen Law Reform Bill

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    Mon Mar 25 10:13:59 CET 2013

    Human Rights Watch | (Istanbul) – Strengthening a law reform bill currently before Turkey’s parliament could significantly improve human rights and help bolster the peace process with the armed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The Parliamentary Justice Commission is examining the bill, the “fourth reform package,” and parliament is expected to vote on it in the coming weeks. “The fourth reform bill contains positive elements that could help curb unjustified prosecutions for nonviolent speec...


  • WORLDLAWBOOK .

    US supreme court leans towards striking part of Voting Rights Act

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    Fri Mar 01 09:43:23 CET 2013

    The US supreme court appeared to be leaning toward striking down cornerstone civil rights legislation that has protected African Americans' right to vote for half a century during a combative hearing on Wednesday. The justices clashed over whether discrimination is still an issue with one, Antonin Scalia, deriding the legislation under dispute as "perpetuation of racial entitlement". They also disagreed over whether it is for Congress or the courts to decide whether measures that discourage o...


  • WORLDLAWBOOK .

    Call for criminal records law change

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    Tue Jan 29 12:23:40 CET 2013

    Civil liberties campaigners have welcomed reports that Britain's top judge is to all for the law on criminal records to be changed. Currently job applicants are obliged to disclose all criminal convictions, no matter how old or irrelevant. But the Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, is due to give a landmark ruling next week. He told a Court of Appeal hearing the government should "pull its finger out" in changing the law. The case at the heart of of a 21-year-old man - identified only as ...


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