arly last Friday, August 23, 2019, before the U.S. stock market opened, China’s Ministry of Finance announced that it will apply new tariffs of between 5 percent and 10 percent on $75 billion worth of imported goods from the United States.
On August 8, the SEC proposed amendments to modernize the description of business (Item 101), legal proceedings (Item 103) and risk factor disclosures (Item 105) that registrants are required to make pursuant to Regulation S-K.
In any given year, the vast majority of companies receive overwhelming shareholder support for their say-on-pay (SOP) proposals; however, the clear takeaway from a recent Pearl Meyer survey of 10 years of SOP data is that most companies should expect to receive an “against” vote recommendation from a proxy advisory firm at least once.
Immigration enforcement is a priority under the current Administration. For employers, this means an increase in I-9 audits. Employers should not be caught off guard if they receive a request for an I-9 audit.
Working Mother magazine has designated Fredrikson & Byron as one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” for the ninth consecutive year. The annual “Best Law Firms for Women” list recognizes 60 firms that utilize best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers.
Jackson Guo, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Jackson GuoAttorney Jackson Guo has joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Shanghai office as an officer in the China Practice, Mergers & Acquisitions and International Groups.
A new CATO Institute report says that immigration wait times have doubled since 1991 for applicants immigrating through both employment-based and family-sponsored “quota” categories, from an average of 2 years and 10 months to 5 years and 8 months.
Bob Aronson, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Bob ArronsonHIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit agency that supports refugees, recently elected Fredrikson & Byron shareholder Robert D. Aronson as the new chair of its board of directors.