By D&K's Labor & Employment Team
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or "JOBS Act") was signed into law on April 5, 2012. Its intent was to stimulate job growth by making it easier and less expensive for smaller businesses, such as start-ups and entrepreneurial companies, to raise capital. However, due to delay in enactment of rules required to effectuate key...
By D&K's School and Higher Education Law Team
By Gregory S. Sell
Interest arbitrators' awards covering public safety employees have started to trickle in to the WERC. Public employers have struggled to balance the "two class" system of general and public safety employees that was the by-product of Acts 10 and 32. Many public employers seek to provide the same benefits to all employees.
By Joseph S. Heino
When conducting an internal investigation of a harassment complaint, employers typically instruct interviewees that they must keep the information discussed during the interview confidential so the employer can carry out a fair and accurate investigation.
By D&K’s School and Higher Education Law Team
When a private equity, venture capital or other venture investor firm is considering an investment in a target company, the venture firm will consider whether a one time capital infusion will be sufficient for the venture firm to achieve its return on investment goals. For example, a target company may only require a one-time investment...
New Federal Law Expands the Ability of Companies to Raise Money and Reduces Regulatory Burdens of Going Public
In the last two weeks major legislation has been enacted by the federal government which significantly changes the rules under which companies can access capital markets to raise money for growth, while simultaneously reducing the costs, regulations and burdens of going public. The intent of the new legislation is to stimulate the economy by improving...