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SEC Staff Announces Changes To Shareholder Proposal No-Action Request Process
On September 6, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
United States
16 Sep 2019
Putting To Rest The Debate Between Corporate Social Responsibility And Current Corporate Law
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
United States
29 Aug 2019
Neuberger Berman Alleges Saba Capital Violating 1940 Act To Win Proxy Fights; Saba Investors On Notice, Should Consider Own Duties
As recently noted, Saba Capital Management, L.P. (Saba) has begun to escalate its attacks on the closed-end fund asset class, at the expense of retail fund shareholders
United States
22 Aug 2019
Express Your Views: ISS Launches Annual Policy Survey
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), an influential proxy advisory firm, has launched its annual policy survey to inform its benchmark voting policies for 2020 and beyond
United States
31 Jul 2019
Hong Kong Regulatory Update
This edition provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed.
Hong Kong
12 Jul 2019
SEC Staff Guidance On Shareholder Proposals: A Murky Path Forward
Guidance and no-action decisions from the staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance provide important guideposts, but the path forward on many shareholder proposals remains murky.
12 Jul 2019
Activists Take Another $290 Million Bite Out Of Vulnerable Closed-End Fund Asset Class
On June 14, 2019, Saba Capital Management, L.P. (Saba) entered into three standstill agreements with Invesco Advisers, Inc.
United States
2 Jul 2019
The Impact Of SEC Staff Guidance On Shareholder Proposals Leaves A Murky Path Forward
In November 2017, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
United States
28 Jun 2019
Developments And Trends In US And Japanese M&A
On May 6, 2019, Skadden hosted the Cross-Border M&A Conference 2019, titled "Developments and Trends in US and Japanese M&A."
19 Jun 2019
NYSE Revises Exceptions To Shareholder Approval Rules
On March 20, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved an amendment to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ...
United States
20 May 2019
INSIGHT: Shareholder Activism-Boards Need To Assess Vulnerabilities
Skadden Arps attorneys say shareholder activism is here to stay and look at trends for 2019. Taking steps to prepare for activism is critical to help companies effectively engage with activists,
20 May 2019
Mergers & Acquisitions 2019
The United States has a federal system of government. Accordingly, regulation of M&A activity falls within the dual jurisdiction of the federal government ...
United States
17 May 2019
Trends In Executive Compensation, Employment Law And Compensation Committee Practices
On February 5, 2019, Skadden hosted the webinar "Key Trends in Executive Compensation, Employment Law and Compensation Committee Practices."
United States
21 Feb 2019
SEC Staff Issues Interpretive Guidance On Board Diversity Disclosures
On February 6, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission published new interpretive guidance regarding board diversity disclosures
United States
18 Feb 2019
US Government Shutdown Ends – SEC Issues Guidance To Address Significant Backlog Of Filing Reviews And Shareholder Proposals
On January 25, 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law a continuing resolution that immediately reopened the federal government through February 15, 2019.
United States
31 Jan 2019
ISS Issues FAQ Related To 2019 US Compensation Policies
On December 14, 2018, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) issued updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) related to its U.S. Compensation Policies
United States
2 Jan 2019
2019 Compensation Committee Handbook
The duties imposed on compensation committees of publicly traded companies have evolved and grown over time.
United States
13 Dec 2018
ISS Delays Application Of Excessive Nonemployee Director Compensation Policy Until 2020
In 2017, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) introduced a policy providing for potential adverse vote recommendations for the members of a company's board responsible for approving/setting...
26 Nov 2018
SEC Staff Issues Shareholder Proposal Guidance
On October 23, 2018, the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J (SLB 14J),
29 Oct 2018
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