mergers and acquisitions

Nasdaq and SEC Adopt Final Executive Compensation Clawback Rules

Nasdaq and SEC Adopt Final Executive Compensation Clawback Rules: What Are the Implications for All Listed Companies?

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has implemented new rules, now adopted by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq), requiring all listed companies, including emerging growth companies (EGCs) and smaller reporting companies (SRCs), to create and enforce executive compensation “clawback” policies.  What is a Clawback Policy? Clawback policies generally require publicly listed companies to recover, or “claw back,” excess incentive-based compensation paid to current

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Cannabis Company for a Sale

By Julie Herzog and Mike Goral The cannabis M&A market was on fire in 2021, and rising hopes for federal legalization and the potential passage of the SAFE Banking Act will stoke further acceleration in 2022. As a result, cannabis entrepreneurs have visions of dollar signs dancing in their eyes. As an M&A attorney and cannabis accountant with several decades of combined experience, we can tell you that those who

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Mergers & Acquisitions in COVID-19: How companies can foresee uncertainty in deal-making during the pandemic

By Andrew Neiman Having impacted nearly every area of the world economy, it’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has had severe effects on Mergers & Acquisitions (“M&A”) activity and deal-making. When approaching a potential new M&A transaction in the face of the volatility and unpredictability created by COVID-19, negotiators should consider a range of topics in order to determine how to best protect their interests while still making the

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