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SEC Issues Additional Guidance Related To Shareholder Proposals
On Nov. 1, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued Staff Legal Bulletin (SLB) No.14I to provide additional ...
United States
24 Nov 2017
How To Avoid Being The Target Of A Disclosure-Only Lawsuit
The plaintiff-side M&A bar is notoriously creative in discovering new avenues to challenge transactions.
United States
11 Jul 2017
Reminder: Form 8-K Reporting On "Say-On-Pay Frequency"
Many public companies have held, or will hold, their second "say-on-pay frequency" vote at their 2017 annual shareholders' meeting.
United States
10 Jul 2017
Notable Delaware Decisions: First Quarter 2017
The Delaware Chancery Court and Delaware Supreme Court were busy during the first quarter of 2017.
United States
9 May 2017
A Former Shareholder Cannot Demand Books And Records Under DGCL§ 220
Can a former shareholder whose stock was cancelled in a merger bring suit for corporate books and records under Delaware law?
United States
16 Mar 2017
Home Depot Evades Shareholder's Derivative Suit For 2014 Data Breach
Public companies that are proactively working to mitigate "cyber" risks and prepare to respond to potential incidents frequently ask whether a "breach" will lead to litigation, loss of customers...
United States
30 Dec 2016
SEC Proposes Requirement For Universal Proxies In Contested Director Elections
On October 26, 2016, the SEC proposed amendments to the proxy rules that would mandate the use of universal proxy cards in non-exempt proxy solicitations for contested director elections.
United States
17 Nov 2016
New District Court Ruling Makes It Easier For Mutual Fund Investors To Bring Securities Fraud Claims In Class Actions
For years, mutual fund shareholders have been limited in their ability to successfully allege securities fraud in class actions under the federal securities laws against mutual fund executives, directors and advisers
United States
9 Aug 2016
Eighth Circuit Becomes First Appellate Court To Apply Halliburton II Price Impact Analysis
The Eighth Circuit has become the first federal circuit court to apply the Supreme Court's Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2398 (2014) (Halliburton II) decision.
United States
9 May 2016
In Re Dole Food Co., Inc.; A Going-Private Primer
The broader value of the decision rests in the practical transactional advice that can be mined from it. A factual chronology, compiled from the decision, sets the stage.
United States
21 Sep 2015
Delaware General Corporation Law Amended Regarding Fee-Shifting And Forum Selection Clauses
On June 24, 2015, the governor of Delaware signed into law legislation that amends the Delaware General Corporation Law (Title 8 of the Delaware Code).
United States
4 Jul 2015
SEC Proposes Pay Versus Performance Disclosure Rule
The comment period for the proposal extends until July 6, 2015. Depending on when a final rule is adopted, it could be effective as early as the 2016 proxy season.
United States
13 May 2015
Re-Examining The M&A Playbook For Non-Consenting Stockholders In Light Of Cigna Health
The Delaware Court of Chancery held that stockholder release obligations found only in a letter of transmittal and not in the related merger agreement were unenforceable against non-consenting stockholders for lack of independent consideration.
United States
9 Mar 2015
Genzyme First Circuit Decision
The First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court’s dismissal of a multi-million dollar shareholder class action.
United States
17 Jun 2014
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