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SEC Provides Clarification On Investment Advisers' Proxy Voting Responsibilities And The Applicability Of Proxy Rules To Voting Advice
On Aug. 21, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) voted 3–2 to publish new guidance on the proxy voting responsibilities of investment advisers under
United States
27 Aug 2019
Delaware Supreme Court Allows Caremark Breach Of Loyalty Claim To Go Forward
On June 18, in Marchand v. Barnhill, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed a ruling by the Delaware Court of Chancery in a shareholder derivative suit alleging a breach of the duty of loyalty.
United States
29 Jul 2019
Final Treasury Regulations Facilitate Foreign Subsidiary Credit Support
On May 23, the Department of the Treasury and the IRS published final regulations (the final regulations) under Section 956 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code).
United States
18 Jun 2019
Executive Compensation Trends And Issues: A Q&A With Marissa J. Holob
Marissa Holob is chair of the firm's Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits practice. She advises clients on a wide range of executive compensation and employee benefits issues ...
United States
11 Mar 2019
Corporate Governance
société anonyme ("SA") – This form, with rather rigid governance rules, is the prevalent form historically for large companies.
7 Mar 2019
IRS Paves The Way For Lenders To Obtain Guarantees And Collateral From (And 100% Stock Pledges Of) Foreign Subsidiaries
Absent the applicability of the proposed regulations, such credit support generally would result in a taxable "deemed dividend" to the U.S. parent corporation borrower.
United States
20 Nov 2018
New Public Alternative Funds - October 18, 2018
New Public Alternative Funds - October 18, 2018
United States
19 Oct 2018
La Blockchain et la connaissance de l'actionnariat, in Actes Pratiques et Ingénierie Sociétaire n°158
Paris partner Hubert de Vauplane's article "Blockchain and Shareholder Knowledge" appeared in the March 2018 issue of the French bimonthly publication Actes Pratiques et Ingénierie Sociétaire.
United States
3 Apr 2018
REITs And Their Shareholders Stand To Gain Under New Tax Law
In their article "REITs and Their Shareholders Stand to Gain Under New Tax Law," which appeared in the March 2, 2018, issue of Commercial Observer, Tax partner Barry Herzog and associate Rita Celebrezze D'Souza...
United States
14 Mar 2018
Highland Shareholders Approve Proposed Fund Conversion To Closed-End Structure
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...
United States
6 Dec 2017
Court Of Appeals Ruling Eases The Way For Shareholders To Bring Derivative Suits Against Cayman Islands Companies In The New York Courts
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,...
United States
4 Dec 2017
The IRS Resumes Issuing Private Letter Rulings On ‘Leveraged' And ‘North-South' Spinoffs
The IRS announced in May that it will resume issuing private letter rulings (PLRs) on two types of spinoff transactions — leveraged spinoffs and north-south spinoffs — that had been on its "no-rule"...
United States
6 Jun 2017
La révocation du président pour différend stratégique avec l'actionnaire majoritaire
Paris partner Jean-Pierre Mattout authored the article "La révocation du président pour différend stratégique avec l'actionnaire majoritaire," which appeared in the April 2017 issue of the French...
12 May 2017
Indentures Meet The Securities Laws: Interpreting Change Of Control Provisions In Foresight Energy L.P.
In the event of a change of control of the issuer, noteholders have the right to compel the issuer to repurchase their notes, typically at 101% of face value.
United States
16 Jun 2016
Activist Investors Face Increased Scrutiny After Attracting Legislators' Attention
Most recently, a trio of ethics and finance watchdog groups urged Congress to reform the rules governing how activists are required to report their various ownership stakes.
United States
8 Jun 2016
SEC Issues Long-Awaited Distribution And Sub-Accounting Guidance
On Jan. 6, 2016, the staff of the SEC's Division of Investment Management released long-awaited guidance on mutual fund payments to intermediaries for services to omnibus and networked shareholder accounts.
United States
13 Jan 2016
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