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Mayer Brown
First, ISS added a problematic compensation practice related to non-employee director compensation.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Economic and Risk Analysis is hosting a session in collaboration with New York University's Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
One of the primary functions of a board of directors is to enhance shareholder value. Advocates argue and studies show that companies with greater board diversity outperform those companies with less diversity.
Holland & Knight
The Delaware Supreme Court delivered a gift to the plaintiffs' bar with its recent opinion reversing the Court of Chancery's In Re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation decision.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Apple Inc. v. Superior Court, No. H044133, 2017 WL 6275830 (Cal. App. Dec. 11, 2017), the California Court of Appeal, Sixth District, considered whether a plaintiff asserting a shareholder ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a December 8th decision (Sarissa Capital Domestic Fund LP, et. al. v. Innoviva, Inc.), the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled in favor of Sarissa Capital Domestic Fund LP and certain of its affiliates in concluding that Sarissa and Innoviva, Inc. entered into a binding, oral agreement to settle a proxy contest prior to Innoviva's 2017 annual meeting of shareholders.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
What must a co-op or condo board do to modify its policies for a disabled occupant? And whose obligation is it to propose a "reasonable" accommodation? These were issues discussed in the case Steinberg-Fisher v. North Shore Towers Apartments, Inc.
Carlton Fields
A California District Court granted certification to a group of SeaWorld investors in a shareholder securities fraud case following the release of the documentary "Blackfish."
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Kentucky did not see significant changes to its business entity laws in 2017, but it did see a series of changes that incrementally addressed existing ambiguities, provided additional clarity...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Co-Directors of Enforcement Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin warned, "The greatest threat to our markets right now is the cyber threat."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Death, taxes and proxy season. Although it may seem like you just filed your 2017 proxy, the 2018 proxy season is on the horizon.
Miles & Stockbridge
2017 tax reform efforts may alleviate adverse deemed dividend tax treatment of foreign subsidiary support for the obligations of U.S. parent companies.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors announced that shareholders of its Highland Floating Rate Opportunities Fund approved the firm's proposal authorizing the conversion of the fund...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Nov. 20, 2017, the New York Court of Appeals held that in a derivative action brought in a New York court against a company incorporated in the Cayman Islands,...
Fenwick & West LLP
The staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 1, 2017, issued a new Staff Legal Bulletin regarding shareholder proposals ...
Morgan Lewis
The updated ISS guidelines are effective for meetings on or after February 1, 2018.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On November 1, 2017, the staff of the Division of Corporate Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission published Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14I.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Equity compensation is a valuable tool for recruiting and retaining employees, officers, directors, and other advisors and keeping them invested in the growth and success of the company.
Withers LLP
On November 1, 2017, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14I. The Bulletin provides guidance on Exchange Act Rule 14a-8 in four areas.
Withers LLP
As of September 1, 2017, Texas amended its Business Organizations Code to recognize public benefit corporations as a form of entity.
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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Co-Directors of Enforcement Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin warned, "The greatest threat to our markets right now is the cyber threat."
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a December 8th decision (Sarissa Capital Domestic Fund LP, et. al. v. Innoviva, Inc.), the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled in favor of Sarissa Capital Domestic Fund LP and certain of its affiliates in concluding that Sarissa and Innoviva, Inc. entered into a binding, oral agreement to settle a proxy contest prior to Innoviva's 2017 annual meeting of shareholders.
Miles & Stockbridge
2017 tax reform efforts may alleviate adverse deemed dividend tax treatment of foreign subsidiary support for the obligations of U.S. parent companies.
Holland & Knight
The Delaware Supreme Court delivered a gift to the plaintiffs' bar with its recent opinion reversing the Court of Chancery's In Re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation decision.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
One of the primary functions of a board of directors is to enhance shareholder value. Advocates argue and studies show that companies with greater board diversity outperform those companies with less diversity.
Carlton Fields
A California District Court granted certification to a group of SeaWorld investors in a shareholder securities fraud case following the release of the documentary "Blackfish."
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Kentucky did not see significant changes to its business entity laws in 2017, but it did see a series of changes that incrementally addressed existing ambiguities, provided additional clarity...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
What must a co-op or condo board do to modify its policies for a disabled occupant? And whose obligation is it to propose a "reasonable" accommodation? These were issues discussed in the case Steinberg-Fisher v. North Shore Towers Apartments, Inc.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Apple Inc. v. Superior Court, No. H044133, 2017 WL 6275830 (Cal. App. Dec. 11, 2017), the California Court of Appeal, Sixth District, considered whether a plaintiff asserting a shareholder ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Death, taxes and proxy season. Although it may seem like you just filed your 2017 proxy, the 2018 proxy season is on the horizon.
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