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Client Alert: Dodd-Frank Act Exempts Non-Accelerated Filers From Auditor Attestation Requirements

Client Alert: Dodd-Frank Act Exempts Non-Accelerated Filers From Auditor Attestation Requirements SECURITIES ALERT TO OUR CLIENTS AND FRIENDS DODD-FRANK ACT EXEMPTS NON-ACCELERATED FILERS FROM THE AUDITOR ATTESTATION REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 404(b) OF SARBANES-OXLEY Exemption from Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404(b) The massive Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), signed by President Obama on July Read More

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Client Alert: Dodd-Frank Act Changes Qualifications for Accredited Investors

Client Alert: Dodd-Frank Act Changes Qualifications for Accredited Investors SECURITIES ALERT DODD-FRANK ACT EXCLUDES VALUE OF PRIMARY RESIDENCE FOR DETERMINING STATUS AS AN ACCREDITED INVESTOR FOR PRIVATE OFFERINGS SEC STAFF PROVIDES INFORMAL GUIDANCE Change in Qualification Standards for “Accredited Investors” The massive Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), signed by President Obama Read More

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Foreclosures

Foreclosures According to industry studies, as many as 8 million American homeowners are expected to face foreclosure through 2012. Making matters worse is that scam artists see this crisis as a prime opportunity to make money off of people in danger of losing their homes. These so-called mortgage “rescue” companies use simple messages in print, Read More

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Retaliation Claims by Employees Soar

Retaliation Claims by Employees Soar Retaliation claims by employees have soared over the past two years—up 18 percent— and are the fasted growing of discrimination charge filed with the EEOC. Making matters worse is a recent US Supreme Court ruling which hands the plaintiff’s bar another attractive avenue and vastly higher stakes for filing these Read More

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SEC Approves Sixth (and Final) Extension for Non-Accelerated Filers to Include Auditor’s Attestations in Annual Reports

SEC Approves Sixth (and Final) Extension for Non-Accelerated Filers to Include Auditor’s Attestations in Annual Reports SEC Urges all Non-Accelerated Filers to “Work With Their Auditors to Comply” With Sarbanes-Oxley Requirements On October 2, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) approved a six-month extension for “non-accelerated filers” to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley requirement that Read More

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The ADA Amendments: Are All Employees Now Disabled?

The ADA Amendments: Are All Employees Now Disabled? By Administrator August 2009 Amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the “ADA”) became effective in 2009, and the amendments made major changes to the ADA that employers with 15 or more employees should be familiar with. The most significant changes to the ADA greatly Read More

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