The Affordable Care Act (ACA) authorized the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to mandate that physicians who treat Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries establish a compliance program. As of this date the Secretary has not issued a regulation making this mandatory. However, the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued […]
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On September 26, the SEC adopted new rules that will allow all companies, regardless of size or reporting status, to use “testing the waters” communications. Under the new rules, any issuer or any person authorized to act on the issuer’s behalf will be able engage in oral or written communications to qualified institutional buyers and […]
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Labor finalized its rule regarding the salary thresholds for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime exemptions for so-called “white collar” workers. The FLSA requires that American employees receive minimum wage and overtime pay, unless they are subject to one of the law’s exemptions. The overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, […]
On September 6, the SEC announced a change in its process for responding to no-action requests regarding shareholder proposals. In the past, a company seeking to exclude a shareholder proposal could submit a no-action request stating the basis for exclusion, and the SEC would respond in writing indicating whether or not it agreed with the […]
The week of August 19 was a very busy one on two fronts. First, on August 19, the Business Roundtable issued a Statement on the Purpose of the Corporation, signed by the CEOs of 181 major American companies, saying that the purpose of the corporation is to act in the interests of all its stakeholders, […]
On August 8, the SEC proposed amendments to some key items of Regulation S-K that could dramatically change the disclosure landscape.
Gunster’s securities and corporate governance team weighs in on the SEC updates regarding the LIBOR transition.
Gunster attorney Greg Munson weighs in on the Environmental Protection Agency’s new Affordable Clean Energy (“ACE”) rule.
The passing of HB 7103 represents the most sweeping change to growth management and community planning law in the legislative session.
If the amendments are adopted, companies that qualify for “smaller reporting company” status with less than $100 million in revenues in the most recent fiscal year would be excluded from the definitions.