Citations with the tag: CORPORATION law -- United States
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- Maintenance of a hazard-free workplace.
Hood, Michale A. // Orange County Business Journal; 3/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, pA-7
Identifies various legal requirements and suggestions for compliance to the Corporate Criminal Responsibility Act in the United States. Prevention of illness and injury and disclosure of hazardous conditions; Methods and procedures for timely correction of unsafe or unhealthy conditions. ...
- The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Boyle, Edwrad J.; Knopf, Fred N. // CPA Journal; Apr96, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p44
Presents an overview of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Summary of the reform act; History of the legislation; Specific provisions.
- The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Impact on accountants.
Goldwasser, Dan L. // CPA Journal; Jan1997, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p72
Reports on the impact on accountants of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Discouragement of abusive securities litigation; Difficulty for accounting firms to be held liable in securities law cases; Implementation of aggressive document destruction policies.
- Audits and illegality under the Litigation Reform Act.
Pitt, Harvey L.; Hardison, David B. // Corporate Board; May/Jun96, Vol. 17 Issue 98, p15
Discusses some of the provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 in the United States. Reduction in the accounting litigation costs; Steps to be taken for the satisfaction of the law's requirements; Audit standards under Section 10A; Violations of the law and breaches...
- Choosing the proper business entity.
Egloff, John L. // Indianapolis Business Journal; 10/18/93, Vol. 14 Issue 29, The Law Journal p42
Provides insights on the selection of the form of legal entity in which a particular business will operate. Factors to consider; Sole proprietorship; Partnership; Requirements for establishing and maintaining a limited partnership; Establishment of a corporation as an `S' or a `C' corporation;...
- Legislating corporate social responsibility.
Hemphill, Thomas A. // Business Horizons; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p53
Discusses about the legislative policy proposals that would offer corporations a variety of economic incentives for implementing business policies exhibit concern for the well being of the employees, communities, and society. Definition of corporate social responsibility; The A-Corp public...
- Bill limits liability regarding personnel files.
Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business; 10/30/95, Vol. 11 Issue 44, p4
Presents news updates related to corporate legislation in the United States. Includes implications of House Bill 5137 if passed by the United States Congress on the employer's immunity from civil liability upon disclosure of an employee's personnel file; Introduction of Senate bill 728 to...
- Biz bits.
Lane, Amy // American Printer; Oct96, Vol. 218 Issue 1, p20
Presents an excerpt from a `BusinessWeek' article on a draft United States legislation proposing the R corporations.
- New reform laws aimed at restoring investors confidence.
Klopfer, Tibor // Indianapolis Business Journal; 1/13/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p28
Reports on the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to restore investors' confidence on corporations in the U.S. Provisions of the act; Corporate governance and accountability reforms; Federal regulation of corporations.
- Lawyers undermine securities law reform.
Lipowicz, Alice // Crain's New York Business; 09/15/97, Vol. 13 Issue 37, p17
Presents information on the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act which was pushed in 1995 through the new federal law limiting legal some legal attacks. Comments from Richard E. Kroon, managing partner of The Sprout Group; Information on the bill; Statistical information showing securities...
- How far will lawyers go?
Davis, Phillip M. // Design News; 1/9/95, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p142
Discusses the effects of various legal actions on manufacturers. Details of some court cases against business corporations; Advice to manufacturers on how to deal with litigation. INSET: Legal questions..
- Class Action Reform: What Went Wrong?
Sawyer, Steve; Ballowe, Bill // Corporate Board; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 23 Issue 132, p12
Examines the condition of the federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 in the United States. Provisions of the law; Occurrence of a post-1995 shift in companies being sued based on market capitalization; Control of accounting irregularities and illegal insider trading.
- circuit briefs.
Brickley, Peg // Corporate Legal Times; Jul2002, Vol. 12 Issue 128, p52
Reports on developments related to corporate law in the U.S. as of July 2002. Issues of minority shareholder rights and trustee duties; Reinforcement of the doctrine protecting businesses from large-scale liability cases.
- Corporate & Securities Law.
Naclerio, Gregory J. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 9/27/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 41, p23A
Focuses on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 in the U.S. Goal of the act; Reason for the conception of the legislation; Criminal provisions; Discussion of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.
- Practical implications of securities litigation reform.
LaCroix, Kevin M. // NACD Directorship; Jun96, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p8
Discusses the implications of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 to corporations. Implications for corporate communications; Creation of statutory safe harbor; Control of securities lawsuits; Need for companies to adjust their operating procedures.
- SECURITIES REGULATION -- Ernst & Ernst v. Hochfelder -- Rule 10b-5: Reckless or Knowing Violations?
Johnsen, Kenneth A. // Journal of Corporation Law; Winter77, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p389
This article, beginning with a synopsis of the numerous pre-Hochfelder standards for the state-of-mind element of a rule 10b-5 action, will analyze the Supreme Court's decision in Hochfelder. A brief summary of the facts of Hochfelder precedes a review of the three-pronged foundation of the...
- Watch your mouth: Section 12(a)(2) liability for oral statements made at road shows.
Singh, Jaikaran // Journal of Corporation Law; Spring98, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p541
Focuses on section 12(a)(2) liability for oral statements made at road shows as it relates to the Securities Act of 1933, with emphasis on corporation law. Speculation over whether oral statements made by corporate officers and directors during a road show can violate section12(a)(2) of the...
- Corporate whistleblowers get increased attention.
Smith, Shawn // Westchester County Business Journal; 5/20/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p4
Comments on the issues related to the proposed legislation protecting the employees from the malpractices of corporations in the U.S. Advantage of the legislation; Description of the Paul Revere Freedom to Warn Act; Significance of the proposed legislation.
- Question of the Week.
Smith, Shawn // Investment Management Weekly; 8/5/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 30, p6
Answers a question on whether the corporate oversight bill passed by the U.S. Congress will change the practices of companies in the country.
- When you become a target of the SEC.
Winer, Kenneth B.; Brown, Melissa C. // Directors & Boards; Spring2002, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p23
Focuses on the business report of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on financial fraud. Companies under investigation for financial fraud; Investigation on the violation of corporate policies; View of the executives on the issue.
- PSST! WHITE KNIGHT WANTED.
Winer, Kenneth B.; Brown, Melissa C. // ABA Journal; Jun87, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p127
Reports on the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that a firm is under no obligation to reveal to its shareholders that it is looking for a 'white knight' to help resist an unwanted takeover. Emphasis on the close relation between law and economics; Illustrative case of...
- FEDERAL REGULATION OF SECURITIES COMMITTEE COMMENTS ON THE WHEAT REPORT.
Throop, Allen E. // Business Lawyer; Nov69, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p39
Focuses on the regulation of the securities committee on the wheat report in the United States. Outlines of the Report and Recommendation of the Group; Inquiries on the enforcement of disclosure requirements; Conceptualization of the registration from the registration of securities.
- Proposed Revisions of the Model Business Corporation Act Affecting Actions by Shareholders.
Throop, Allen E. // Business Lawyer; Nov81, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p261
Focuses on the revisions of the Model Business Corporation Act in the United States. Impact of the Act on shareholders; Provisions of the Act; Effect of the Act on derivative suit filed by shareholders.
- Revised Model Business Corporation Act: State Legislative Activity Report.
Throop, Allen E. // Business Lawyer; Feb89, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p559
Reports the revision of the Model Business Corporation Act in corporate laws in the United States. Influence of the revision on the state business corporation acts; Changes in corporate statutes; Details on the status of the state legislative activity concerning the revised Act.
- The Overview Committees of the Board of Directors.
Throop, Allen E. // Business Lawyer; Jul79, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p1837
Describes the responsibilities of the 'Overview Committees' of the Board of Directors of the Committee on Corporate Laws in the United States. Description of the working committees of the board; Advisability of delegation of decision making to the committees; Consistency of the duties assigned...
- Preempting Unintended Consequences.
Sommer Jr., A.A. // Law & Contemporary Problems; Summer/Autumn97, Vol. 60 Issue 3/4, p231
Focuses on the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, citing its relation to the `law of unintended consequences' in the United States. Details on the unintended consequences of the Act; Identification of critics of the Act; Information on the Act.
- The real cost of corporate reform comes into focus.
Sommer Jr., A.A. // Las Vegas Business Press; 1/13/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4
Editorial. Comments on the federal standards of corporate governance in the U.S. Effort to stop commercial fraud; Ways to reduce debt and inflate earnings; Financial status of regulatory agencies.
- Marking the Decade of In-House Counsel.
Slavin, Nat // Corporate Legal Times; Oct2001, Vol. 11 Issue 119, p4
Focuses on the history of the legal profession of in-house counsel of the 'Corporate Legal Times' newspaper in the United States. Details of the establishment of the newspaper; Impact of the general counsel and the legal team on the corporate market; Efforts of the legal department to improve...
- Ten Years of Musings From the Non-Profit Bar.
Collins, Bruce D. // Corporate Legal Times; Oct2001, Vol. 11 Issue 119, p7
Focuses on the impact of 'Corporate Legal Times' newspaper on the readers in the United States. Appreciation of readers on legal issues published on the newspaper; Testimony asked by the Senate tax committee staffer on an issue in a column; Presentation of legal perspectives on the publication.
- Chapter 11 Under Fire: Critics say stockholders, unions lose in reorganizations while lawyers win.
Jost, Kenneth // ABA Journal; Jul92, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p32
Discusses criticisms against the Chapter 11 provision of the federal bankruptcy law of the United States. Enabling of a debt-laden company to ward off creditors while management tried to improve the company's finances; Labor unions' claim that companies have used Chapter 11 reorganizations to...
- Reform Brings Questions.
Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer; 8/15/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31450, p1
Reports the queries of the bond lawyers on the corporate reforms enacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission in the U.S. Prevention of misconduct and wrongdoing among lawyers; Alleviation of accounting standards; Provision of evidence on material violation.
- Corporate reform crucial to healthy U.S. economy.
Flanigan, James // Journal of Business (10756124); 5/2/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 10, pA4
Focuses on the changes in the governance of corporations in the U.S. Responsibilities of the board of directors; Role of the Individual Retirement Accounts in the market; Function of accounting firms.
- Getting rid of those pesky e-mails is wrong message.
Jenkins, Gerald L. // Crain's Chicago Business; 7/15/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 28, p11
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- Liability & litigation.
Jenkins, Gerald L. // Corporate Board; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 14 Issue 83, p25
Discusses the obligations of companies to pay legal fees when suing former officers. Decision handed by Judge Charles S. Haight Jr. of the United States District Court in Manhattan, New York; Corporation as the plaintiff; Case of the Sequa Corp.
- Second thoughts on corporate responsibility.
Hanks Jr., James J. // Corporate Board; Sep/Oct96, Vol. 17 Issue 100, p4
Discusses the various aspects of corporate responsibility in the United States. Emergence of general corporation laws in the 19th century; Provisions under Model Business Corporation Act; Corporate directors' fiduciary duty to maximize shareholder wealth; Enactment of laws permitting boards to...
- New Corporate, Accounting Reform Law Introduces Fundamental Changes In Operating Methods.
Hanks Jr., James J. // Insurance Advocate; 8/5/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 29, p3
Focuses on the corporate and accounting reform law signed by U.S. President George W. Bush. Creation of a public company accounting oversight board; Auditor independence from corporate management; Provision of a public company audit committee; Provisions on trading, disclosure, conflicts of...
- Small Business Survival Committee 2002 Ratings -- New York Ranks 43rd In Nation.
Hanks Jr., James J. // Insurance Advocate; 8/5/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 29, p39
Announces the release of Small Business Survival Committee's annual rankings of the states according to their respective policy climates in New York. Ranking of New York; Government-imposed or government-related costs affecting small business and entrepreneurs.
- In-House Counsel Must Lead Corporate Compliance Efforts.
Hanks Jr., James J. // Corporate Legal Times; May2001, Vol. 11 Issue 114, p18
Summarizes key findings of Deloitte & Touche's 'The Top 1,000 Companies Corporate Compliance Assessment Survey Report.' Percentage of companies with compliance standards and procedures capable of reducing risk of violations in the United States; Inventory of laws applicable to businesses; Keys...
- Sweeping reforms miss gaming giants.
Miller, Valerie // Las Vegas Business Press; 8/5/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 31, p1
Reports the impact of corporate reform laws on the gaming industry in the U.S. Corporate disclosure of financial information to the Securities and Exchange Commission; Prohibition of corporate loans to business executives; Crime of destroying audit documents.
- Small firms forgotten amid scandal.
Farris, Jack // Las Vegas Business Press; 8/19/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 33, p5
Reports on the disappointment of the small business sector in United States over the passage of the corporate reform bill. Lack of provisions that favor small enterprises; Plan of the sector to voice out their grievances in the November 2002 polls.
- Piercing the corporate veil.
Bordwin, Milton // Management Review; Aug95, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p37
Discusses how the corporate veil can be pierced to hold individuals liable for corporate and contract claims. Liability of corporations for employee health and safety and environmental law violations; Definition of `common law' liability; Lawsuit by the state of Michigan against ARCO Industries...
- Corporate Reform.
Acomb, Deborah L. // National Journal; 7/27/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 30, p2261
Presents the results of public opinion polls about the corporate reform legislation in the U.S.
- Tossing stones.
Acomb, Deborah L. // Pensions & Investments; 7/22/2002, Vol. 30 Issue 15, p10
Editorial. Comments on need for reform of the pension fund at the state and municipality levels in the U.S. Criticism of corporate problems from public officials; Resolution to the lack of transparency in the fund operations; Improvement to the funding of liabilities.
- Sarbanes-Oxley Act will impact small businesses, too.
Anderson, Kathy // South Carolina Business Journal; Nov2002, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p10
Discusses the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 on the accounting profession in the U.S. Establishment of a Public Company Accounting Oversight Board; Scope of services; Auditor independence; Audit committees; Corporate and criminal fraud accountability.
- Will tort reform will put an end to the hand outs?
Muszynski, Stacy // Corporate Detroit; Apr/May97, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p45
Presents a summary of the significant tort law changes for manufacturers in the United States. What caused the changes; Percentage of decrease of product liability premiums in 1989 to 1994 according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; Costs of liability cases according to...
- Privatizing Commercial Law.
Hadfield, Gillian K. // Regulation; Spring2001, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p40
Addresses the question on the possible reduction of legal cost through competitive legal regimes in the United States. Economic and justice functions of law; Consequence of privatizing the provision of law for corporate relationships; History of private law; Guidelines for privatization.
- SCHLICK V. PENN-DIXIE CEMENT CORP: FRAUDULENT MISMANAGEMENT INDEPENDENT OF MISREPRESENTATION OR NONDISCLOSURE VIOLATES RULE 10b-5.
McElhinny, Harold J. // California Law Review; Mar1975, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p563
Analyses the United States Second Circuit Court decision in 'Schlick v. Penn-Dixie Cement Corporation.' Debate over the scope of section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; Development of the 10b-5 cause of action for fraudulent mismanagement; Attempt to limit actionability under rule...
- The do-a-lot Congress.
Shecter, Jennifer // Multinational Monitor; Oct98, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p29
Presents some of the corporate legislative coups from the 1998 Congress in the United States. Standards for securities class; Amount of campaign contributions; Payment contributions of oil companies.
- Corporate Mandates.
Shecter, Jennifer // Multinational Monitor; Oct/Nov2002, Vol. 23 Issue 10/11, p5
Deals with options for corporate reform in the U.S. Benefits from the corporate reform proposals; Provisions of the Community Reinvestment Act; Overview of corporate performance mandates.
- Exercising Vigilance Over State Laws Important Role of State.
Torgerson, Randall // Rural Cooperatives; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p2
Discusses how United States cooperatives should respond to the state and federal legislation that affect the day-to-day operations of cooperative-owned business at the local, regional and national levels. Use of associations to promote constructive laws and oppose harmful ones; Importance of...