In an important step towards implementing Canada’s Cooperative Capital Markets Regime, the participating jurisdictions have made the long awaited announcement of who will serve as the initial Board of Directors for the proposed Capital Markets Regulatory Authority.
The SBA’s new “small business mentor-protégé program” is causing quite a stir. As we covered yesterday, the new final rule opens the door for all small businesses (not just those in the 8(a) program) to receive assistance from large business mentors – and more importantly – to form mentor-protégé joint ventures to compete for small business set-aside contracts (including those offered under the SBA’s socioeconomic programs, such as WOSB, SDVOSB, and HUBZone) without the danger of affiliation.
On Monday, Chile-based airline LAN Airlines SA (now operating at LATAM Airlines Group) entered into a $22 million agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), to settle allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Having started as a bookkeeper and worked his way (fifteen years later) to become controller of the Bunz in the Oven family owned business, Swendoll Hugh felt underpaid and under-appreciated by Bertha Bunz and her highly successful business.
Among the growing number of business owners looking to sell their business, JR and Sue Ellen Pawlenty are in the market to sell their darling Pawlenty Energy.