On April 7, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued an interpretation that companies subject to paragraph (c) of Item 1.01 of Form SD may file only the disclosure required under paragraphs (a) and (b). The interpretation, which results from litigation challenging the conflict minerals rules, makes it clear that companies remain obligated to comply […]
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On March 31, the SEC adopted rule amendments to implement inflation adjustments relating to “emerging growth company” status under the JOBS Act. The amendments: Raise from $1 billion to $1.07 billion the threshold for qualifying as an emerging growth company; and Change the cover pages of various registration and reporting forms relating to EGC status. […]
Following the recent wildfires across the state, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on April 11 for the entire state of Florida. This state of emergency lasts until June 10, 2017.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced on April 7, 2017, via a press release on its website, that it had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 as well as the cap of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of persons exempt from the regular cap under […]
This alert from Gunster’s immigration law practice summarizes the USCIS April 3, 2017 announcement regarding the detection of H-1B Visa fraud and abuse.
SEC moves to T+2 settlement window The SEC announced today that it has adopted an amendment that will shorten the current settlement cycle for securities transactions to two business days (T+2) from the current three-day cycle. The new cycle will take effect in September. If you have any questions, please contact David Scileppi or Bob […]
Review of the state constitution occurs every 20 years in Florida, per constitutional mandate. Florida’s 2017-18 Constitution Review Commission members were selected earlier this month.
Gunster’s immigration law practice is pleased to bring you important news regarding H1-B premium processing
On March 1, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rules that will require the use of hyperlinks to exhibits listed in the exhibit index to various Securities and Exchange Act filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs and 8-Ks.
Florida’s constitution undergoes review every 20 years, as established in the constitution. The last review took place in 1997-1998, when Democrats held more power in Tallahassee. This time, the vast majority of appointments were made by Republican leaders.