The newsletter of the ISBA’s Corporate Law Departments Section
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More from Sarbanes-Oxley—Whistleblower protection
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002, well-known for its corporate governance and accounting practices, also includes significant whistleblower provisions, requiring procedures for handling whistleblower complaints and providing protection to employees who make whistleblower complaints.
A primer on SEC Rule 10b5-1: Affirmative defenses for insider trading
Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") Rule 10b5-1, issued in 2000, provides a means for corporate insiders and others to engage in certain prearranged securities transactions without running afoul of the prohibition on trading on the basis of material nonpublic information about the securities.
Reinsuring employee benefit plan risks through a captive
Since the Department of Labor approved a prohibited transaction exemption for Columbia Energy Corporation in 2000, there has been an increased interest from employers in reinsuring employee benefit plan risks through their captives
What makes a successful company?
How would we at Wessels & Pautsch, P.C. know? We are only labor lawyers. But that does not keep us from having an opinion--at least as to success on the "people" issue