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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
With $25bn of capital deployed in new activist campaigns – the most in any quarter on record – the first quarter of 2018 marked the continued evolution of shareholder activism ...
Cooley LLP
It's also been reported that nine ESG proposals were successful in winning majority votes this year.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As expected, the proposed ETF rule (the "Rule") codifies many aspects of the exemptive relief necessary to form and operate an ETF.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
On Jan. 1, new Internal Revenue Code Section 199A became effective under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In a June 5, 2018 Release (the "Release"), the SEC adopted new Rule 30e-3 under the 1940 Act (the "Rule").
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 5, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rule 30e-3, which allows registered investment companies to satisfy their obligations to deliver shareholder reports beginning in 2021...
Mayer Brown
Early in 2018, the Nasdaq filed with the SEC an amendment that would update certain aspects of the Nasdaq shareholder approval rules, Rule 5635.
Morgan Lewis
The US Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted Rule 30e-3 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, which will provide registered funds with a "notice and access" option...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC approved a rule and two requests for comments relating to mutual fund disclosure.
Clyde & Co
The number of securities class actions filed in Australia and in the United States of America remains steady, but it is still rare for these class actions to proceed to hearings ...
Mayer Brown
On April 23, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2018-01 (the "FAB"), which revisits two important topics relating to ERISA plan investments: ..
Cooley LLP
For most companies, annual shareholder meetings are non-events, with little to no shareholder attendance. That's why the concept of virtual annual meetings—which allow shareholders...
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Virtual shareholder meetings continue to rise in popularity, with 236 companies holding virtual meetings in 2017 and at least 300 expected to do so in 2018, according to updated facts ...
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
On April 25, shareholders of General Electric Company (GE) approved KPMG LLP as the company's auditor for another year, but only by a margin of 65 percent "for" to 35 percent "against."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Business development companies won greater flexibility to leverage their loans to small and midsize businesses when President Trump signed the $1.3 trillion government spending bill on March 22, 2018.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Government Accountability Office has indicated that it will soon be issuing a report on how retirement plans should handle ESG investments.
Cooley LLP
As discussed in this PubCo post, both ISS and Glass Lewis recommended voting against a proposal to ratify the appointment of GE's auditor, KPMG, at the 2018 GE annual shareholders meeting...
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
Public companies should consider employee inducement awards and inducement plans as a tool in its overall compensation and equity strategy.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On April 23, 2018, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2018-01 ("FAB"), which clarifies Interpretive Bulletin 2015-01 (relating to a benefit plan selecting investments...
Ruchelman PLLC
One of the principal revisions to U.S. tax law made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("T.C.J.A.") was a series of changes to the definition of the term Controlled Foreign Corporation ("C.F.C.").
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McLane Middleton, Professional Association
On Jan. 1, new Internal Revenue Code Section 199A became effective under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
Mayer Brown
Early in 2018, the Nasdaq filed with the SEC an amendment that would update certain aspects of the Nasdaq shareholder approval rules, Rule 5635.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As expected, the proposed ETF rule (the "Rule") codifies many aspects of the exemptive relief necessary to form and operate an ETF.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 5, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rule 30e-3, which allows registered investment companies to satisfy their obligations to deliver shareholder reports beginning in 2021...
Ropes & Gray LLP
In a June 5, 2018 Release (the "Release"), the SEC adopted new Rule 30e-3 under the 1940 Act (the "Rule").
Morgan Lewis
The US Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted Rule 30e-3 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, which will provide registered funds with a "notice and access" option...
Cooley LLP
For most companies, annual shareholder meetings are non-events, with little to no shareholder attendance. That's why the concept of virtual annual meetings—which allow 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.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC approved a rule and two requests for comments relating to mutual fund disclosure.
Cooley LLP
As discussed in this PubCo post, both ISS and Glass Lewis recommended voting against a proposal to ratify the appointment of GE's auditor, KPMG, at the 2018 GE annual shareholders meeting...
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