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Foley Hoag LLP
Every day it seems there is another outcry over excessive executive compensation at public companies.
Foley & Lardner
Many investors treat the mandatory redemption date for preferred stock as the equivalent of a loan maturity date.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
This decision reflects continued deference by the California courts to Delaware forum selection clauses in certificates of incorporation.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On May 11, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance (the Division) consolidated and updated its interpretations of the proxy rules and Schedules 14A and 14C.
Dentons
A recent ruling by the Delaware Supreme Court could have far-reaching consequences for how companies set their director compensation limits.
Cooley LLP
In recent years, there has been an increase in Delaware breach of fiduciary duty claims (including stockholder demands and actual cases) ...
McDermott Will & Emery
A series of new media reports and consultant commentary on industry evolution highlight the increasing pressure on health system boards to fully engage in sophisticated strategic planning...
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
This proxy season has revealed an intensifying trend to address limitations on grants to non-employee directors in many long-term incentive plans ("LTIPs").
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
In 2017, investors challenged many public company boards to improve their gender, racial, and ethnic diversity.
McDermott Will & Emery
The board of directors should anticipate, and take proactive steps to respond to the possible expansion of the "#MeToo" social responsibility movement to the health care industry.
McDermott Will & Emery
The board's governance and innovations committees may benefit from a briefing on the conflicts of interest implications of Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook and Jack Dorsey ...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
A well-constituted board of directors can make a company more profitable, more valuable, and less vulnerable to risk.
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
As board members weigh their priorities for 2018, they would do well to consider a famous quote attributed to Dwight D. Eisenhower: "What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important."
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
"Press for Progress" is the theme of this year's International Women's Day, coming up on March 8.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
U.S. sanctions administered by OFAC apply to U.S. persons, including companies incorporated in the U.S. and U.S. citizens and permanent residents, and, in certain circumstances, non-U.S. persons
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In 1997, H. Fisk Johnson, III agreed with Andrew Segal to form a biotechnology company, Genitrix, LLC.
Troutman Sanders LLP
2017 was a busy year for courts addressing a wide variety of directors and officers and professional liability insurance coverage issues.
Womble Bond Dickinson
Womble Bond Dickinson, CamberView Partners Collaborate on 2018 Corporate Governance Summit and Proxy Season Outlook katie.briel Feb 08 2018.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
New leadership and priorities at the SEC. In May 2017, Jay Clayton, President Trump's pick for the position of Chairman of the SEC, was sworn into office. Chairman Clayton, a former partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP...
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Directors owe these fiduciary duties to the corporation: care, loyalty, good faith, compliance and oversight.
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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
This decision reflects continued deference by the California courts to Delaware forum selection clauses in certificates of incorporation.
Foley Hoag LLP
Every day it seems there is another outcry over excessive executive compensation at public companies.
Foley & Lardner
Many investors treat the mandatory redemption date for preferred stock as the equivalent of a loan maturity date.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
In 2017, investors challenged many public company boards to improve their gender, racial, and ethnic diversity.
Duane Morris LLP
Allegations of sexual harassment are clearly increasing, and impacts of allegations are swift. Organizations and brands can see their long-established reputations altered overnight. Customers or donors can quickly turn elsewhere. Internal culture, external communities and the bottom line all can suffer irreparably.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On May 11, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance (the Division) consolidated and updated its interpretations of the proxy rules and Schedules 14A and 14C.
Jones Day
Ceres explains that it is the new norm for corporations—and their boards—to mitigate disruptive forces stemming from environmental and social issues, citing the impacts of Hurricane Irma
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Boards of directors should leverage CSR initiatives to mitigate legal, reputational, operational and financial risks, and improve their bottom line.
Dentons
In most startups, the board of directors will be small and made up almost entirely of the founders and investor representatives.
Mayer Brown
In an email to staff, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray announced on Wednesday, November 15, that he will be stepping down this month.
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