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Cooley LLP
Yesterday, ISS announced updates to its policies for next year. Like Glass Lewis a month ago, ISS is also—shall we say "unfriendly"— to boards of companies that submit to shareholders a charter or bylaw ratification proposal ...
WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
The SEC warns public companies that lax cybersecurity practices could violate rules governing internal accounting controls, and offer nine scams as cautionary tales.
McDermott Will & Emery
The health system's governance committee may benefit from a general-counsel-led briefing on the relevance of the newly released revisions to the "Commonsense Principles" of corporate governance.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner Jay Baris (New York- Investment Funds) authored the article "E-Delivery Is Coming. Directors Should Prepare" in BoardIQ
Cooley LLP
Is board stability always a good thing? A new study from consultant Spencer Stuart showed that, in 2018, 428 new directors were elected to boards of companies in the S&P 500, the most new directors since 2004, ...
Mayer Brown
Funds permitted to rely on the no-action relief include both registered investment companies and business development companies.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Keeping with this evening's Halloween spirit, members of Board of Directors and Compensation Committees should be aware of an allegation that is currently floating within the ominous fog.
Mayer Brown
On October 23, 2018, the staff (Staff) of the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J (SLB 14J)
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On October 23, 2018, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (the "Staff") of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") released Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J.
Jones Day
A Delaware court recently found that a board breached its fiduciary duties by bowing to activist pressure and engaging in a sale rather than continuing the business as a going concern.
Thompson Coburn LLP
This week's guest, Mike Tannenbaum, Executive Vice President of Football Operations of the Miami Dolphins, epitomizes what After The Buzzer attempts to do.
Thompson Coburn LLP
As we are about to begin the college football season, we could think of no better person to kick off our first episode than Josh Whitman, the Director of Athletics for the University of Illinois.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission has issued a stern warning to every financial firm and board of directors under its watchful eye: get your cybersecurity programs in shape or face the consequences.
Orrick
A recent divesture ordered by the Federal Trade Commission should serve as a reminder that private equity- and venture capital-backed companies need to evaluate the other holdings of their investors..
Ropes & Gray LLP
SLB 14J also provides additional guidance on proposals that implicate senior executive and/or director compensation.
Cooley LLP
Notably, these rules were also the subject of SLB 14I.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The ISS survey asked respondents to identify whether having no female directors serve on a public company board is problematic.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 30, Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed a new California law requiring female presence on boards of public companies headquartered in California.
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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 30, Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed a new California law requiring female presence on boards of public companies headquartered in California.
Cooley LLP
As discussed in this PubCo post from February, a California bill, SB 826, addressing the issue of board gender diversity, has been making its way through the California legislature.
Fenwick & West LLP
Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on Sept. 30 that requires publicly held companies headquartered in California to include women directors on their board of directors.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The ISS survey asked respondents to identify whether having no female directors serve on a public company board is problematic.
Orrick
A recent divesture ordered by the Federal Trade Commission should serve as a reminder that private equity- and venture capital-backed companies need to evaluate the other holdings of their investors..
Arnold & Porter
on September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a landmark bill (SB 826) requiring boards of directors of California-based public reporting corporations to have a minimum number of female directors.
Cooley LLP
Is board stability always a good thing? A new study from consultant Spencer Stuart showed that, in 2018, 428 new directors were elected to boards of companies in the S&P 500, the most new directors since 2004, ...
Jones Day
A Delaware court recently found that a board breached its fiduciary duties by bowing to activist pressure and engaging in a sale rather than continuing the business as a going concern.
Mayer Brown
Funds permitted to rely on the no-action relief include both registered investment companies and business development companies.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission has issued a stern warning to every financial firm and board of directors under its watchful eye: get your cybersecurity programs in shape or face the consequences.
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