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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
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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
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SEC Provides Guidance On Investment Advisers' Proxy Voting Responsibilities, Proxy Voting Advice Rules
On August 21, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), by a 3-2 vote, issued two separate releases providing interpretive guidance relating
United States
28 Aug 2019
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SEC Proposes To Modernize Business, Legal Proceeding And Risk Factor Disclosure Requirements Under Regulation S-K
On August 8, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced proposed amendments to modernize the rules requiring description of business
UK
19 Aug 2019
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HKEx's Latest Rule Amendments To Crack Down On Backdoor Listing And Shell Activities
On 26 July 2019, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx) published conclusions to its consultation paper regarding backdoor listings, continuing listing criteria
Hong Kong
6 Aug 2019
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2019 Midyear M&A Trends
Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018, continuing a trend
United States
18 Jul 2019
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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
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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.
UK
12 Jul 2019
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US M&A Activity Remains Strong Despite Concerns
Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018,
United States
1 Jul 2019
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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
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Inside The Courts – An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators
This quarter's issue includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected cases principally decided between February and April 2019.
UK
26 Jun 2019
12
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."
Worldwide
19 Jun 2019
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Conflict Minerals Disclosures Due May 31, 2019
As a reminder, conflict minerals disclosures on Forms SD are required to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) no later than May 31, 2019. There have not been any notable regulatory updates related to the conflict minerals rules since April 2017.
UK
10 Jun 2019
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A Guide To Redacting Commercially Sensitive Information From Exhibits Filed With The SEC
Rules requiring material agreements to be filed as exhibits to reports and registration statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
United States
31 May 2019
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Examining CORWIN: Latest Trends And Results
The Delaware Supreme Court's 2015 decision in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC1 fashioned a powerful defense in post-closing money damages cases for boards of directors
UK
28 May 2019
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Charter-Based Forum-Selection Provisions Designed To Govern Claims Under The Securities Act Found Invalid
In March 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, 138 S. Ct. 1061 (2018), resolved a jurisprudential split among federal courts and held that certain federal securities
United States
28 May 2019
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Proposed Amendments To DGCL And Delaware Alternative Entity Laws Would Permit Electronic Documentation, Notices And Signatures
On April 4, 2019, the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA) approved proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL),
UK
20 May 2019
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Trending Topics In Executive Compensation
In 2018, a number of executive compensation issues made headlines, with trending topics including director compensation litigation, the impact of the recent U.S. tax reform on performance-based
United States
28 Jan 2019
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New HKEx Rules Spur Bumper Year In Hong Kong Capital Markets, But Lasting Impact Remains Unclear
In April 2018, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's (HKEx) rule amendments permitting the listing of innovative, high-growth companies with dual-class share structures and pre-revenue biotech companies went into effect.
Hong Kong
23 Jan 2019
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Key Delaware Corporation Law Developments
The Delaware courts issued a number of significant decisions in 2018 that are likely to have ripple effects throughout 2019.
United States
23 Jan 2019
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