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Does Proxy Access Create Leverage—Even If No One Uses It?
Thanks to thecorporatecounsel.net for catching this announcement from NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer and the NYC Retirement Systems, which reported that, since the inception of the Comptroller's "Boardroom Accountability Project," ...
United States
18 Oct 2019
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M&A Report – 2019 Mid-Year Activism Update
This Client Alert provides an update on shareholder activism activity involving NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed companies with equity market capitalizations...
United States
18 Oct 2019
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ISS Seeks Comment On Potential 2020 Voting Policy Changes
ISS would continue voting against incumbent directors for as long as the problematic practice continued.
United States
17 Oct 2019
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Decision Permitting Restitution Claims Against Och-Ziff May Signal Increased Litigation Risk For Companies Settling FCPA Actions
In an order dated August 29, 2019, and unsealed earlier this month, Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York issued a significant ruling on the...
United States
16 Oct 2019
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SEC Staff Announces Changes To Processing Of Shareholder Proposal No-Action Requests
The SEC's Division of Corporation Finance recently announced changes to its process for responding to no-action requests that seek exclusion from proxy materials of shareholder
United States
14 Oct 2019
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Guidance On CFC ‘Downward Attribution Rules' Provides Limited Relief To US Taxpayers
On October 1, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2019-40 (Revenue Procedure) and proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) ...
United States
11 Oct 2019
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Strine Proposes To Reform The Corporate Governance System
Who else but Delaware Chief Justice Leo Strine would bid his farewell to the Delaware bench with nothing less ambitious than a "comprehensive proposal to reform the American corporate governance system".
United States
8 Oct 2019
8
Compensation Clawbacks: Not Just For Public Companies?
In recent years, compensation clawbacks have made headlines, as a number of high-profile corporate scandals have prompted companies ...
United States
8 Oct 2019
9
Are There Clues In The Last Proxy Season About The One To Come?
In 2019 Proxy Season Recap and 2020 Trends to Watch from consultant ICR, posted on The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.
United States
7 Oct 2019
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United States
4 Oct 2019
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A First Strike On Proxy Advisory Firms? SEC Interpretive Guidance On Proxy Advisory Firms And Proxy Voting Responsibilities Of Investment Advisers
As part of its overall review of how the federal proxy rules apply to proxy voting advice by proxy advisory firms, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published two interpretive releases
United States
3 Oct 2019
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Five Observations On Recent Use Of Universal Proxies
On September 5, 2019, the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) approved a recommendation that the SEC adopt its proposed universal proxy rule with modest changes to address objections that have
United States
3 Oct 2019
13
Will Corp Fin's New Policy For Addressing Shareholder Proposals Lead To More Litigation?
You may recall that, earlier this month, Corp Fin announced that it had revisited its approach to responding to no-action requests to exclude shareholder proposals.
United States
2 Oct 2019
14
Putting To Rest The Debate Between CSR And Current Corporate Law
Partners Peter Atkins, Marc Gerber and Edward Micheletti look at dueling statements recently released by the Business Roundtable...
United States
2 Oct 2019
15
2020 Proxy And Annual Report Season: Time To Get Ready—Already
As summer closes and autumn begins, it is time for public companies to begin planning for the 2020 proxy and annual report season.
United States
1 Oct 2019
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Choosing Between A Corporation And A Limited Liability Company
A few friends decide to launch a small business. An established and successful company wants to create a subsidiary to expand into a new line of business.
United States
30 Sep 2019
17
Delaware Court Adopts Pillsbury Theory That Shareholder Appraisal Actions Are Covered Securities Claims Under D&O Policies
Pillsbury secured an important victory for its client, Solera Holdings Inc., when Delaware Superior Court Judge Abigail LeGrow held—in a matter of first impression anywhere ...
United States
30 Sep 2019
18
Federal Appeals Court Punishes Policyholder For Giving Too Much Notice
When a company receives a claim or lawsuit, it is critical to provide timely notice to its insurers. But when the claim is first made,...
United States
30 Sep 2019
19
SEC Commissioners Testify To House Committee
These hearings are, of course, broken up into bite-size five-minute Q&A sessions, so there is not much opportunity for in-depth questioning.
United States
30 Sep 2019
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SEC Publishes Interpretive Guidance on Proxy Advisory Firms
Well, the SEC posted the guidance the same day, so here is the follow-up.
United States
27 Sep 2019
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