Corporate Finance Legislation To Watch In 2010

Law360, New York (January 2, 2010, 6:42 PM EST) -- With major financial reform clearing the U.S. House of Representatives in December, corporate finance attorneys will be tracking similar legislation in the Senate and keeping tabs on how a handful of proposals at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will affect their clients in 2010.

More than anything, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009, or H.R. 4173, is creating new levels of uncertainty among attorneys who advise on mergers, transactions, corporate governance and other matters. Despite the bill's bulk — it clocks...
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