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Treasury Finalizes Section 901(m) Foreign Credit Rules

On March 20, 2020, Treasury and the IRS released final regulations under Section 901(m). The regulations were published in the Federal Register on March 23, and generally apply to covered asset acquisitions (CAAs) occurring on or after that date....By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Apr 03,2020 |

Coronavirus Impact on M&A and Other Strategic Corporate Transactions

The myriad and rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, are being felt across society—in the healthcare system, employment, politics and the economy. Those involved in corporate transactions should take note...By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Mar 17,2020 |

California Employment Law Roundup - Courts Halt State Enforcement of AB 51 (Arbitration Agreements), Deny Request to Block AB 5 (Independent Contractors) and Mandate Payment to Employees for Pre- and Post-Shift Activities

Arbitration Agreements: Potential for a Reprieve from AB 51 - As we reported last year, the California Legislature passed AB 51 in an effort to prohibit employers from requiring employees to arbitrate claims under the California Labor Code or Fair...By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Feb 25,2020 |

2020 New York Employment Law Update - New York Updates Wage and Hour, Discrimination and Salary History Employment Laws

As outlined in our prior alert, a multitude of changes in New York employment law have either gone into effect or will be in effect soon. We encourage employers with New York operations to review our prior guidance, particularly with regards to...By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Feb 21,2020 |

FTC: New HSR Thresholds for 2020

The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect February 27. All transactions closing on or after the effective date will be governed by the new thresholds....By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Jan 29,2020 |

TRO Blocks State of California From Enforcing New Arbitration Law

U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller, in Sacramento on December 30, 2019, issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) blocking the state of California from enforcing AB 51, and on January 10 extended the TRO until January 31, 2020. The new law bans...By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Jan 16,2020 |

IRS Filing and Reporting Requirements for ISO Exercises and ESPP Stock Transfers for 2020

This client alert is intended to remind you of certain year-end reporting requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code), with respect to stock issued to employees (or former employees) upon the exercise...By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Jan 11,2020 |

Delaware Reaffirms High Bar for Establishing a Material Adverse Effect

In the first case following Akorn v. Fresenius to rule on a party’s entitlement to terminate a merger agreement on the basis of a material adverse effect (MAE), the Delaware Court of Chancery ordered Boston Scientific Corporation to complete its $275...By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Dec 25,2019 |

Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey – Third Quarter 2019 - Full Analysis

We analyzed the terms of 189 venture financings closed in the third quarter of 2019 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley. The quarter recorded the highest average price increase since mid-2015. The software and internet/digital media...By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Dec 12,2019 |

Final and Proposed New BEAT Regulations Contain Important Changes

The final Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax regulations recently approved in T.D. 9885 generally follow the December 21, 2018, proposed regulations with a few important changes. The IRS also issued new proposed regulations at the same time that it...By: Fenwick & West LLP
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Fenwick & West LLP | Dec 12,2019 |
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