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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 3, 2017, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) published the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Culture as a Corporate Asset ...
Venable LLP
Many will be surprised to learn that a company may need to advance attorney's fees to a former director or officer being sued by the company for theft of trade secrets or other misconduct while serving as an officer or director.
Foley Hoag LLP
Related-party transactions are often easy to spot: the company is on one side of a contract, and a director or officer, or a company they control, is on the other side.
Withers LLP
On August 30, 2018, the California Senate passed Senate Bill 826 requiring publicly traded companies based in California to have women on their board of directors, a day after the California Assembly
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC named Anita B. Bandy and Carolyn M. Welshhans as Associate Directors in the SEC Division of Enforcement.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Personal Planning Strategies Newsletter provides articles addressing the latest statutory changes and developments affecting retirement, estate, insurance and tax planning, as well as cutting-edge corporate, real estate and tax concepts.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Notice provides guidance relating to the Act's expansion of the definition of "covered employee" and the operation of the grandfather rule under the Act.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
A highlight from the 2018 proxy season was a Washington state court's enforcement of an advance notice bylaw against an activist hedge fund.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
Venture capital firms and their members are frequent targets of securities litigation. It is quite common for plaintiffs in securities suits to name them as defendants, along with others ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Determining the "date of grant" of an equity award is important if the issuer desires accurate accounting charges and compliance with applicable tax laws.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On August 20, 2018, the U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Announced that David Wilcox, the director of the Federal Reserve Board's Division of Research and Statistics ...
Jones Day
The government alleged that the U.S. subsidiary retained two consultants to bribe Indonesian officials who could help secure a $118 million power contract for the company.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
To help preserve the business judgment rule defense and make it more difficult for a plaintiff to prove that a director breached his or her fiduciary duties, Compensation Committee members should use tally sheets ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
We're excited to release the summer edition of the Smith, Gambrell & Russell publication, Trust the Leaders.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The business judgement rule is favorable to directors because the defense makes it more likely that the issuer will prevail against a plaintiff on a summary judgement motion.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Senator Elizabeth E. Warren (D-MA) introduced a bill intended to get rid of "skewed market incentives" and force corporations to be more accountable to employees and other stakeholders.
Cooley LLP
According to consultant Equilar's Gender Diversity Index, for the second calendar quarter of 2018, the percentage of women on the boards of companies in the Russell 3000 increased from 16.9% to 17.7%, ...
Cooley LLP
According to this column in the LA Times, it's the "single most pernicious idea in modern American finance." Can you guess?
McDermott Will & Emery
So much is made of the board's obligation to preserve the reputation of the corporation.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Equilar analysis, and similar reports, are useful resources for governance committee conversations on this increasingly important issue.
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Asit Mehta & Associates
India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs is having a busy year. After cracking down on shell companies and LLPs, they have now introduced more stringent KYC norms for directors and designated partners of LLPs in India.
Foley Hoag LLP
Related-party transactions are often easy to spot: the company is on one side of a contract, and a director or officer, or a company they control, is on the other side.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
Venture capital firms and their members are frequent targets of securities litigation. It is quite common for plaintiffs in securities suits to name them as defendants, along with others ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The business judgement rule is favorable to directors because the defense makes it more likely that the issuer will prevail against a plaintiff on a summary judgement motion.
McDermott Will & Emery
So much is made of the board's obligation to preserve the reputation of the corporation.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Personal Planning Strategies Newsletter provides articles addressing the latest statutory changes and developments affecting retirement, estate, insurance and tax planning, as well as cutting-edge corporate, real estate and tax concepts.
Cooley LLP
According to this column in the LA Times, it's the "single most pernicious idea in modern American finance." Can you guess?
Cooley LLP
According to consultant Equilar's Gender Diversity Index, for the second calendar quarter of 2018, the percentage of women on the boards of companies in the Russell 3000 increased from 16.9% to 17.7%, ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Notice provides guidance relating to the Act's expansion of the definition of "covered employee" and the operation of the grandfather rule under the Act.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
A highlight from the 2018 proxy season was a Washington state court's enforcement of an advance notice bylaw against an activist hedge fund.
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