Finance

Some of the biggest decisions a company will make involve its finances. Finance decisions can have profound effects on the company; they may keep it afloat or prove disastrous. Financial issues can also arise at various stages of the company’s life cycle, and in a variety of contexts. What are the company’s federal and state tax obligations? Will the company undertake an Initial Public Offering (IPO)? What if the company needs to seek bankruptcy protection? The Finance section of FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center provides information on topics relevant to these issues such as Federal and State Taxes, IPOs, Securities, Bankruptcy, and other finance subjects. Let FindLaw’s Finance section help you support your company at its many financial crossroads.

Finance Articles
    • Real Property Tax Issues
      Tax advantages or disadvantages may result from subdividing land for purpose of sale, foreclosing or repossessing real property you have sold, or purchasing real property from a nonresident alien. This article will briefly discuss certain tax ...

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    • Regulation FD Prohibits Selective Disclosure
      On August 10, 2000, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted Regulation FD (Fair Disclosure), a new regulation that prohibits public companies from selectively disclosing material information to analysts and institutional investors ...

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    • Insider Trading Rules

      In August 2000 when the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the highly publicized Regulation FD which mandates simultaneous "fair disclosure" to all investors (see October 2000 ACE Report), the SEC also adopted new Rules regarding insider ...

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    • New Development Regarding the Treatment of Hotel Revenues in Bankruptcy

      A hotel generates revenues from providing lodging, food and drink and many services to hotel guests. When the hotel owner goes into bankruptcy, the lender who claims to have a lien on the hotel typically argues that all of the hotel revenues are the ...

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    • Issues for In-House Counsel in the IPO Process

      When it's time for your company's initial public offering of securities, a large team of lawyer, bankers, auditors, and other specialists will be assembled. Your role within this group may not be precisely defined, as outside counsel seasoned in ...

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