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Cooley LLP
ISS recently released the results of its 2019 Global Policy Survey. In this year's integrated survey, the topics included board gender diversity, overboarding, sunsetting of multi-class capital structures, ...
Jones Day
In a significant ruling for policyholders on an issue of first impression, on July 31, 2019, the Delaware Superior Court determined that shareholder appraisal actions constitute
Jones Day
The case arose from a listeria outbreak in Blue Bell's manufacturing plants.
Mayer Brown
In this Lexis Practice Advisor® Practice Note, we provide answers to questions frequently asked by securities lawyers and their clients regarding the federal securities laws
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
There is an ongoing debate regarding the role of publicly traded for-profit business corporations in addressing the many serious challenges confronting society, including some directly
Ropes & Gray LLP
On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT) released a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation (the Statement), superseding previous BRT statements and outlining a modern
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Third Circuit recently issued an important decision for private fund advisors who serve on corporate boards.
Cooley LLP
In a press release issued today, the Business Roundtable announced the adoption of a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation, signed by 181 well-known
WilmerHale
The Delaware Supreme Court recently sounded a warning bell for directors, reminding that as part of their duty of loyalty, they "must make a good faith effort to implement an oversight system
Duane Morris LLP
Fiduciary duties are fundamental concepts in Delaware corporate law. Directors and officers owe duties of care and loyalty, and from these obligations flows
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
A recent Federal appellate court decision on potential liability of board observers under the securities laws is a useful reminder that the legal status
Proskauer Rose LLP
Senate Bill 826, signed into law last year by former Governor Jerry Brown, requires that by the end of 2019, all publicly held foreign or domestic corporations
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
A Delaware bankruptcy court has held that a special committee's advisors cannot withhold privileged documents from a liquidation trustee appointed pursuant to a chapter 11 plan.
Cooley LLP
It was only a matter of time. As reported here on Bloomberg, a conservative activist group has filed a lawsuit, Crest v. Alex Padilla, in California state court on behalf of three California taxpayers seeking to prevent implementation ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A few years back, two of us had the privilege of joining a highly trained SWAT team in New Orleans responding to a call for a barricaded subject with an assault rifle.
Foley & Lardner
Stockholder "books and records" requests have become increasingly prevalent in the past decade. These requests can be a used as tools by activist investors to gather information
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A recent decision of the High Court of Justice in England & Wales in Re Burnden Holdings (UK) Limited (in liquidation) [2019] EWHC 1566 (Ch) ("Burnden Holdings") provides a thorough review.
Cooley LLP
Overboarding policies reflect the concern that directors who sit on too many boards will not be able to devote adequate time to their duties to the company.
Cooley LLP
Choose experienced advisors, including lawyers, auditors and financial consultants (if necessary), and get them involved early.
Cooley LLP
As reported by the WSJ, a new milestone has finally been reached for board gender diversity: there are no longer any companies in the S&P 500 with all-male boards!
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The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
There is an ongoing debate regarding the role of publicly traded for-profit business corporations in addressing the many serious challenges confronting society, including some directly
Cooley LLP
In a press release issued today, the Business Roundtable announced the adoption of a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation, signed by 181 well-known
Ropes & Gray LLP
On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT) released a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation (the Statement), superseding previous BRT statements and outlining a modern
Mayer Brown
In this Lexis Practice Advisor® Practice Note, we provide answers to questions frequently asked by securities lawyers and their clients regarding the federal securities laws
Jones Day
The U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division ("DOJ") announced that it is investigating director interlocks with a specific focus on "accounting for modern corporate structures."
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Federal Trade Commission has announced revisions to HSR Act and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds, which are indexed annually to account for inflation
Duane Morris LLP
Fiduciary duties are fundamental concepts in Delaware corporate law. Directors and officers owe duties of care and loyalty, and from these obligations flows
Mayer Brown
Earlier this month, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee passed, with overwhelming bi-partisan support, three bills to promote gender, racial and ethnic diversity on corporate boards.
Cooley LLP
It was only a matter of time. As reported here on Bloomberg, a conservative activist group has filed a lawsuit, Crest v. Alex Padilla, in California state court on behalf of three California taxpayers seeking to prevent implementation ...
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