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Foley & Lardner
With so many startups in the high-tech automotive space, how do companies know which startups to invest in? For example, Toyota announced plans to invest in 19 different companies...
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
On October 1, 2019, Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued an opinion in In re Clovis Oncology, Inc. Derivative Litigation
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Contracting parties sometimes agree to designate a third-party to make determinations relating to their agreement.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
The CEOs of 150 major US public companies recently pledged to act for all of their "stakeholders" – customers, employees, suppliers, communities and yes, even stockholders
Duane Morris LLP
The new guidance attempts to offer this assistance.
Cooley LLP
Given Stringer's success with his proxy access campaign, companies should pay close attention.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), an influential proxy advisory firm, recently proposed changes to its benchmark voting policies...
Torres Law, PLLC
In recent years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be taking a more active role in a regulatory area for which it is not traditionally associated: economic sanctions.
Torres Law, PLLC
On September 19, 2019, the DDTC entered into a consent agreement with L3Harris Technologies, Inc. for alleged violations of the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On September 21, 2019, Cleary Gottlieb partners Ethan Klingsberg and Jim Langston, along with moderator Paul Washington
Cooley LLP
Thanks to thecorporatecounsel.net for catching this announcement from NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer and the NYC Retirement Systems, which reported that, since the inception of the Comptroller's "Boardroom Accountability Project," ...
WilmerHale
On October 8, 2019, the US Department of Justice (DOJ or Justice Department) issued new guidance on evaluating inability-to-pay arguments in a memorandum to the Criminal Division.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
This Client Alert provides an update on shareholder activism activity involving NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed companies with equity market capitalizations...
Cooley LLP
ISS would continue voting against incumbent directors for as long as the problematic practice continued.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The Securities and Exchange Commission and Congress are taking steps to reduce the burdens and costs of being a public company. In this six-part article, the authors address this effort, ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In its recently updated Work Plan, the Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") at the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced that it will conduct ...
Cooley LLP
At the end of September, the SEC announced that it had filed a complaint in federal court charging pharma Mylan N.V. with failing to timely disclose in its financial statements the "reasonably possible" material losses ...
Orrick
On September 26, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted Rule 163B permitting all companies to use test-the-waters (TTW) communications
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
This white paper discusses considerations related to conducting a token offering under Regulation A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"). The benefit of this strategy...
Debevoise & Plimpton
In an order dated August 29, 2019, and unsealed earlier this month, Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York issued a significant ruling on the...
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Torys LLP
The work of proxy advisory firms has been on the SEC's radar for several years. Extensive consultations with market participants and research into the role of proxy advisory firms
Winston & Strawn LLP
We hope that commenters will make sure we get this balance right by letting us know what, if any, specific measures would be useful for investors.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Corporate boards and executives continuously strive to identify and manage the key drivers of corporate performance.
Cooley LLP
Who else but Delaware Chief Justice Leo Strine would bid his farewell to the Delaware bench with nothing less ambitious than a "comprehensive proposal to reform the American corporate governance system".
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
The SEC's Division of Corporation Finance announced that, starting with the 2019-2020 proxy season, it may issue oral rather than written guidance for some requests to exclude Rule 14a-8 shareholder
Proskauer Rose LLP
The trend of direct lenders providing preferred equity financing to support sponsors and operating companies has only accelerated in the two years since we first wrote on the topic (available here).
Cooley LLP
In a post last month, I noted that, notwithstanding the growth in the number of shareholder proposals related to corporate social responsibility, for the 2019
Cooley LLP
According to this recent study from consulting firm McKinsey, investors want to see a different kind of sustainability reporting.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Since the start of 2018, state and, to a lesser extent, federal courts around the country, as well as state legislatures and Congress,
Mayer Brown
As summer closes and autumn begins, it is time for public companies to begin planning for the 2020 proxy and annual report season.
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