Related Party Transactions
|6 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2011
|Related Party Transactions||
The Company engages in various business relationships with shareholders and officers and their related entities. The significant relationships are disclosed below.
On September 14, 2006, the Company entered into a five year management agreement (“Agreement”) with Trinad Management, the manager of Trinad Capital Master Fund, which is one of our principal stockholders. In addition, Robert Ellin, our director, is the managing director of and portfolio manager for Trinad Management. Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, Trinad Management provides certain management services, including, without limitation, relating to the sourcing, structuring and negotiation of a potential business combination transaction involving the Company in exchange for a fee of $90 per quarter, plus reimbursements of all related expenses reasonably incurred. The Agreement expired on September 14, 2011. For the six month periods ended September 30, 2011 and 2010, the Company incurred management fees under the agreement of $180 and $180, respectively. At September 30, 2011 and March 31, 2011, the accrued payable to Trinad Management was $135 and $135, respectively. In March 2008, the Company entered into a month to month lease for office space with Trinad Management for rent of $9 per month, subsequently reduced to $5 per month. Rent expense in connection with this lease was $0 and $30 respectively for the six month periods ended September 30, 2011 and 2010.
The entire disclosure for related party transactions, including the nature of the relationship(s), a description of the transactions, the amount of the transactions, the effects of any change in the method of establishing the terms of the transaction from the previous period, stated interest rate, expiration date, terms and manner of settlement per the agreement with the related party, and amounts due to or from related parties. If the entity and one or more other entities are under common ownership or management control and this control affects the operating results or financial position, disclosure includes the nature of the control relationship even if there are no transactions between the entities. Disclosure may also include the aggregate amount of current and deferred tax expense for each statement of earnings presented where the entity is a member of a group that files a consolidated tax return, the amount of any tax related balances due to or from affiliates as of the date of each statement of financial position presented, the principal provisions of the method by which the consolidated amount of current and deferred tax expense is allocated to the members of the group and the nature and effect of any changes in that method. Examples of related party transactions include transactions between (a) a parent company and its subsidiary; (b) subsidiaries of a common parent; (c) and entity and its principal owners; and (d) affiliates.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef