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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.
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.
Cooley LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented economic disruption, creating sudden financial distress across industries.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
The COVID-19 virus is bringing changes to every aspect of our lives, and HOAs are no exception.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The World Health Organization has labelled novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic and the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 150,000.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues have been a growing focus for regulators, investors and consumers for the past several years.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On March 13, 2020, the SEC issued a 1940 Act exemptive order and an Advisers Act exemptive order providing relief for funds and investment advisers whose operations
Jones Day
In recent days, state and local governments have been increasingly calling for individuals and business to cease conducting business in the ordinary course in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
On March 13, 2020, the SEC issued an order (the Advisers Act Release) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 providing regulatory relief for investment advisers whose operations are affected by COVID-19.
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