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Foley Hoag LLP
On March 23, the SEC Division of Enforcement (Enforcement) issued a public statement bluntly warning issuers and insiders connected to them, along with broker-dealers and investment advisers
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) rapidly spreads across the country, United States businesses are facing increasing financial uncertainty and difficult operational decisions
Cooley LLP
Today, the Co-Directors of the SEC Division of Enforcement, Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin, issued a brief cautionary statement regarding market integrity...
Jones Day
While the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") is currently focused on maintaining orderly markets, and extending exemptions from reporting and delivery requirements for entities affected by the coronavirus.
Jones Day
In light of the public health and safety concerns associated with the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), public companies across the country are taking steps to hold their upcoming annual meetings as virtual meetings.
Cooley LLP
On Wednesday, in Salzberg v. Sciabacucchi, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously held that charter provisions designating the federal courts as the exclusive forum for '33 Act claims...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Boards of directors have a duty to exercise oversight and to monitor the company's operational viability, legal compliance and financial performance during this COVID-19 pandemic
Cooley LLP
Last week we cautioned that market volatility resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to increasing levels of shareholder activism and unsolicited takeover offers.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 13, 2020, Judge Philip S. Gutierrez of the United States District Court for the Central District of California denied class certification in an action against a restaurant franchising company
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Although the main focus of Governor Cuomo's executive orders over the past few days has been to cease operation of all non-essential businesses...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As COVID-19 rapidly spreads across the country, United States businesses are facing increasing financial uncertainty and difficult operational decisions.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic and its related economic shock are causing huge challenges for companies of all sizes, geographies and industries
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
We are all in this together: In these rapidly changing times, more than ever, the Board needs to play its role with active engagement, thoughtfulness and resolve.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The COVID-19 outbreak has shown the importance of having a business continuity plan and succession plan in place that accounts for emergency and disaster events.
WilmerHale
As boards of directors across the globe grapple with the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there are numerous questions to address that go beyond the ordinary.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The potentially significant economic downturn in 2020 triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, and for companies in the energy sector, extremely low commodity prices...
Foley Hoag LLP
In response to the widespread outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted some flexibility...
Womble Bond Dickinson
In 2003, the NFL instituted the Rooney Rule—a policy to increase the number of minority coaches by encouraging teams to interview diverse candidates for head coaching positions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On Friday, March 13, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced the issuance of a pair of exemptive orders providing conditional relief for investment advisers...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The outbreak and continuing spread of the novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") and the related disruption to the worldwide economy are affecting public companies across all industries.
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