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SFKS Xi’an Electronic Newspaper Issue One Hundred and Twenty-Six September 2013

Laws and Regulations Updates
I. Supreme People’s Court’s Regulations on Several Matters Concerning the Application of Enterprise Bankruptcy Law of the People’s Republic of China (2)

The Supreme People’s Court promulgated on 5 September 2013 the  Regulations on Several Matters Concerning the Application of Enterprise Bankruptcy Law of the People’s Republic of China (2) (the “Regulations”), which have come into effect since 16 September 2013. More…

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Expert Advice – Preparing for an Acquisition: How to Assemble the Right Deal Team

Smart Business

October 2013

Stradling shareholder Goodarz “Goody” Agahi was published in Smart Business in the article “Expert Advice – Preparing for an Acquisition: How to Assemble the Right Deal Team.”

Expert Advice – Goodarz Agahi by Stradling More…

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Trade Secret Team: How Trade Secrets Should be Identified and Protected

Smart Business

October 2013

Stradling shareholder Tomas Speiss was published in Smart Business in the article “Trade Secret Team: How Trade Secrets Should be Identified and Protected.”

Trade Secret Team – Thomas Speiss by Stradling More…

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WORKING WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS IN EMERGING MARKETS VIGOROUS CANADIAN ANTI-CORRUPTION ENFORCEMENT – PART 5

Denis Chamberland*

In Part 1 of this series on the bribery of foreign public officials, I described how under the Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) a wide range of conduct can legally amount to bribery when Canadian companies and individuals work with foreign governments or simply take steps to sell their goods, products and services to foreign governments. In Part 2, I reviewed some of the requirements of the United States’ Fraudulent Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the United Kingdom’s Bribery Act 2010 (Bribery Act) and noted how compliance with the CFPOA is clearly insufficient to ensure compliance around the world. In Part 3, I reviewed some high-risk scenarios arising from business promotional activities that every company dealing with foreign governments should keep in mind. In Part 4, I examined the recent Alberta Griffiths case where the company pled guilty to bribery and was saddled with a fine topping $10 million. More…

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Shartsis Friese Adds Premier Family Wealth Planning Practice

Shartsis Friese LLP announced today that Richard S. Kinyon, Patrick McCabe, April Hopkins Rox, and Danielle T. Zaragoza, all formerly of Morrison & Foerster, have joined the firm to establish one of the premier family wealth planning practices in San Francisco. Kinyon and McCabe will be partners; Rox and Zaragoza will be Of Counsel.

The new Family Wealth Planning Group at Shartsis represents a wide range of U.S. and international individuals and families with varying life situations and life-stage needs, including among others: executives of public corporations, owners of closely held businesses, and entrepreneurs involved in start-up businesses. More…

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Rule 506 “Bad Actor” Disqualification from 506 Safe Harbor

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To Our Investment Adviser Clients and Other Friends
Re: Rule 506 “Bad Actor” Disqualification from 506 Safe Harbor
On July 10, 2013, the SEC adopted rules prohibiting the use of Rule 506 of Regulation D (“Rule 506”) for any securities offering involving certain “bad actors” (the “Rule”). We addressed the Rule in our letter dated August 2, 2013. This letter reminds advisers that manage private funds of actions to consider soon, given that the Rule goes into effect on Monday, September 23, 2013 (the “Effective Date”). More…

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Andra Rubene and Madara Melkerte on existing and planned reforms in the Commercial Law aimed at fighting corporate raiderism, division of profits and introduction of euro, “Dienas Bizness”

On 26 September 2013, in the newspaper “Dienas Bizness”, section “Saldo”, article “Existing and planned reforms in the Commercial Law aimed at fighting of corporate raiderism, division of profits and introduction of euro” Andra Rubene, Partner and Head of M&A Practice Group in Latvia, and Madara Melkerte, Lawyer, both from law office TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE, inform on the following significant existing and planned amendments to the Commercial Law and the Civil Procedure Law:

  • the necessity to have a notary certification of signatures, a safe electronic signature or the Enterprise Register official’s certification of signatures on a set of applications for making entries in the Commercial Register and the documents to be enclosed thereto;
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Stradling Files S-1 for San Diego IPO

The San Diego Business Journal

September 2013

Stradling files S-1 for San Diego-based Biocept Laboratories Inc. It plans to list on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol BIOC.  Read the article.

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Stradling Public Finance Posts Top National Rankings

Stradling’s Public Finance Group just completed its most successful first six months in its history. The Firm’s Public FinanceGroup ranked second in California as Bond Counsel and Disclosure Counsel and in the top five as Underwriter’s Counsel. For the sixth month period ending June 30, 2013, the Firm ranked second nationally as Disclosure Counsel, sixth as Bond Counsel and seventh as Underwriter’s Counsel. More…

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Stradling Files S-1 for San Diego Medical Device Company

Yahoo! Finance

October 2013

Stradling files S-1 for San Diego-based Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. It plans to list on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol TNDM.

The Stradling team was led by shareholder Bruce FeuchterRead the article.

This is Stradling’s second S-1 filing for a San Diego-based company in a week. Read about the filing for Biocept Laboratories, Inc. here.

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