Date: Apr 01, 2010
Mackrell International's Regulatory SubGroup Presents: Regulatory Matters! Newsletter
Vol I, Issue 1 - Critical Regulatory Issues to Consider in a Non-Regulatory Setting
M&A Due DiligenceWhen undergoing a corporate M&A, telecommunication entities must secure FCC's prior approval to assign or transfer licenses to avoid license forfeiture or substantial fines. Real Estate Purchaser should request and understand the status and scope of environmentalpermits, registrations, plans and approvals associated with seller's facilities and operations. Business TransactionsThere may be FDA, e.g. advertising and labeling issues, FTC, e.g. false or misleading advertising claims, and CPSC, e.g. product safety issues, requirements that may impact your business transaction. TaxThere are potential tax benefits under transportation law when a shipper terminates its conduct of motor private carriage and creates and utilizes a common carrier affiliate. Business AuditsAuditing of immigration compliance can avoid civil or criminal sanctions if an employer is using undocumented workers.
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