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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
After the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to close the IPO market overnight, over the past few months IPOs have roared back to life in an incredibly active market.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Legal challenges to Sections 301.3 and 301.4 on constitutional grounds are anticipated despite the inclusion of these declarations.
Cooley LLP
With the passage of SB 826 in 2018, California became the first state to mandate board gender diversity (see this PubCo post).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The commercial real estate industry has recognized that promoting ESG through impact investing is not only a laudable goal in itself, but also one that can enhance the bottom line.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Following the March 2018 decision in Cyan Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, there has been a proliferation of case filings asserting putative class action claims under the Securities Act in state courts throughout the United States.
L2 Counsel
Choosing the right lawyer that fits your business is one of the most important steps you can take in today's litigious world.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Incentive compensation has long been a board's primary tool to ensure the interests of management are aligned with the interests of its shareholders.
L2 Counsel
Corporate boards are evolving—their look and feel are different.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Private equity firms cannot afford to ignore the groundswell for Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) considerations.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Driven by stakeholder pressure, public companies are increasingly making so-called "green" and environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments and investments.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The decision to undertake an initial public offering (IPO) is an exciting milestone in a company's life cycle.
L2 Counsel
Musing with Louis Lehot, a successful Silicon Valley Lawyer and entrepreneur. He says, "One should be reminded that family and friends are the source of comfort."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Boards of directors have long focused on executive hiring, transition and compensation as key areas of corporate governance oversight, but largely have not been tasked with direct oversight of human
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
In the current equity capital markets environment, innovative offerings that avoid massive dilution can be advantageous.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Shareholder activism trends in 2019 remained largely consistent with prior years, perhaps underscoring the lasting role that shareholder activism will play in the foreseeable future.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In this episode of Diversity in Practice, Natalie Kernisant, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, sits down with MoFo partner and Women's Strategy Committee...
Littler Mendelson
In the midst of national conversations surrounding racial equity and social justice, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 979 into law on September 30, 2020.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On September 21, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), with the concurrence of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ"),...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The dramatic events of 2020 – including a presidential impeachment process, social justice crises and the COVID-19 pandemic – impacted every aspect of American life and the boardroom was no exception.
Arnold & Porter
On September 30, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a landmark bill (AB 979) requiring boards of directors of California-based public reporting corporations to have a minimum number of directors ...
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