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Jones Day
A company or group's financial distress causes significant turmoil for its owners, directors, managers, employees and often its suppliers and other creditors. For directors in particular, there are significant responsibilities...
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Proskauer Rose LLP
On May 14, 2020, the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") adopted a temporary rule waiving until June 30, 2020 additional key shareholder approval requirements for certain ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Pursuant to the recently-amended Washington Business Corporation Act (WBCA), effective June 11, 2020, corporations subject to the WBCA that are public companies
Ropes & Gray LLP
In this latest edition of our PErspectives newsflash series, we examine the role and duties of portfolio company board members and suggest some best practices.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On May 4, 2020, The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") adopted a temporary rule waiving until June 30, 2020 key shareholder approval requirements for certain private investments in public equity...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (the "Bill") was laid before Parliament on 20 May 2020 and represents the most extensive changes in the insolvency landscape since the Enterprise Act came into force in 2003.
Bowditch & Dewey
Litigation concerning COVID-19 has already begun. A number of lawsuits have been filed against cruise lines alleging that they were negligent by operating with infected passengers and crew...
Duane Morris LLP
Across the United States, the Coronavirus has caused widespread devastation, marking its arrival with debilitating symptoms and tens of thousands of deaths.
Arnold & Porter
On May 4, 2020, the SEC approved Nasdaq's new Listing Rule 5636T (Temporary Exception) to provide a limited temporary exception to the shareholder approval requirements in Listing Rule 5635(d).
Cooley LLP
In late February as the COVID-19 pandemic was accelerating, the Delaware Chancery Court issued an important decision that is likely to impact transactions during the expected recession.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
April 23, 2020 - Implementation of the extensive CARES Act continued this week, with payroll support agreements concluded with major airlines and additional guidance from federal agencies
Mayer Brown
On May 4, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a rule filing from Nasdaq granting temporary relief from the shareholder approval requirements in respect of certain transactions.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
On March 18, 2020, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously held in Salzberg v. Sciabacucchi, 2020 WL 1280785 (Del. Mar. 18, 2020), that federal-forum provisions...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC charged a microcap issuer and its CEO for making false statements that it had acquired for sale a large number of N95 masks through a "direct pipeline from manufacturers and suppliers to buyers."
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") interim final rule modifying the Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP") under the Small Business Act was published in the Federal Register.
Cooley LLP
The SEC has declared immediately effective (yet another) proposed change to the rules of an exchange—this one from the NYSE. The NYSE has adopted new Section 312.03T of the NYSE Listed Company Manual...
Fenwick & West LLP
Fenwick corporate governance practice co-chair David Bell talked to Automotive News about the complexity of public companies' decisions about how much to disclose regarding a chief executive's health in the context of sick leave...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought great economic uncertainty and significant market volatility, creating an environment where investors that are trying to assess the financial impact of the virus are looking to glean any insight...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC proposed a regulatory framework for fund valuation practices which clarifies how a fund's Board of Directors can satisfy obligations concerning fair value determination.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Court declined to require the pleading of "so-called ‘newspaper facts'—who, what, when, where and how" —in all cases under Rule 23.1, holding that even under Rule 9(b) such details are not required in all cases.
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