Category Archives: Federal Law & Regulation

Stimulus for Startups

Congress is about to come back into session. It is going to have a lot on its plate, and it is going to have a compressed schedule. However, Congress has a chance to make a big difference in the life … Continue reading

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SEC To Consider Shareholder Nominations of Directors at Meeting Next Wednesday

┬áThank you @brocromanek for flagging this. The SEC is set to consider shareholder proxy access for nominations of directors next Wednesday. This should be an exciting meeting. The content of the SEC’s notice of the meeting is below. You can … Continue reading

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Employers Must Amend Cafeteria Plans by Dec. 31 to Keep Up with Health Care Reform

08.16.10 By Jeff Belfiglio Federal health care reform legislation both directly and indirectly impacts cafeteria plans. Recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance allows retroactive amendments to cafeteria plans consistent with health care reform during 2010. Additionally, employers must revise their … Continue reading

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Texts of Competing Proposals in Senate To Fix New 1099 Rules

There are now two competing proposals that the Senate will consider to address the onerous new 1099 rules which were part of the healthcare reform bill and which go into effect on January 1, 2012. If you are not familiar … Continue reading

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Suggestions For The Small Business Jobs Bill

According to Doug Cornelius, who writes an excellent blog, the SEC is readying to raise the financial thresholds for accredited investors to match what they would have been if the financial standards had been set to adjust with inflation in … Continue reading

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