Entries Tagged as Corporations & Securities
May 21, 2013 · Jason Zarin
The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is holding a hearing today on Apple, Inc.'s use of complex structures of foreign subsidiaries to minimize or avoid U.S. income taxes (e.g., "Dutch-Irish sandwiches") and subsidiaries that have no country of residence.
The following documents are currently available:
Video of the hearing is available from the Subcomittee's website.
- Timothy D. Cook (Chief Executive Officer, Apple) Testimony
- Peter Oppenheimer (Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Apple) Testimony
- Phillip A. Bullock (Head of Tax Operations, Apple) Testimony
- Mark J. Mazur (Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, U.S. Treasury Department) Testimony
- Samuel M. Maruca (Director, Transfer Pricing Operations, Large Business & International (LB&I) Division, IRS) Testimony
Corporations & Securities · Current Awareness · Government Information · Tax Law
December 06, 2012 · Jason Zarin
Bloomberg Law is a legal database that provides access to statutes, cases, regulations, a case citator, and secondary source materials. Particular strengths of and unique materials available on Bloomberg Law include:
- BNA treatises, practice manuals, and portfolios;
- Practice Areas organizing common primary and secondary materials for several specialized fields including bankruptcy, finance, and securities law;
- Corporate and financial news and information, including EDGAR access and Bloomberg financial analyses;
- Exclusive access to PLI treatises;
- Transactional law-specific resources, such as example documents for M&A and contracts; and
- News searching with well-designed and indexed metadata, which minimizes the need to for complicated "terms and connectors" searching.
In addition, Bloomberg Law provides Georgetown Law students and faculty free access to real-time-updated federal PACER dockets and to many state and some foreign dockets. All court documents available through these dockets (such as pleadings, motions, briefs, and orders) can be downloaded through Bloomberg Law.
Students and faculty interested in requesting an account on Bloomberg Law may obtain one by following the instructions available in the Library's catalog.
Corporations & Securities · Database News · News for Faculty · News for Students · Research
January 21, 2011 · Sara Sampson
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (P.L. 111-203
) is the massive overhaul of U.S. financial regulation passed in response to the financial crisis. While it changed statutory law, it also required many agencies to create rules and conduct studies. There are many sources available to track the regulations proposed and passed as a result of the legislation.
PLI’s Security Practice Law Center has a Dodd-Frank Act
page. Follow rule-making (proposed and final) by using the “this week’s rulemaking” box along the right. Content is provided by Knowledge Mosaic.
The American Bankers Association tracks
the implementation of the Act. The ABA has also create a Google calendar application
so that you can track important dates such as deadlines for comment periods, imminent effective dates on new legislation or regulations, and due dates for studies required by Dodd-Frank.
The DavisPolk law firm has created a series of short webcasts
related to Dodd-Frank.
To find documents written by law firms about Dodd-Frank, use the law firm search engine FeeFieFoe Firm
. A simple search for Dodd-Frank brings up interesting blog posts and memos.
The Law Librarians’ Society of Washington DC (LLSDC) has compiled links
to legislative history documents related to Dodd-Frank.
Source: Where in the World is Dodd-Frank? A Guide for Researchers (A Webcast hosted by PLI and created by the Law Library Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY)).
Corporations & Securities · News for Students