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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
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
Director Independence And Oversight Obligation In Marchand v. Barnhill
On June 18, 2019, in Marchand v. Barnhill, the Delaware Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr. on behalf of a unanimous court...
United States
27 Jun 2019
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
28 May 2019
Hong Kong Regulatory Update – April 2019
This Hong Kong regulatory update provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed (or planning to list)
Hong Kong
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
SEC Relaxes 'In-Person' Voting Requirements For Investment Company Boards
On February 28, 2019, the Division of Investment Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a no-action letter relaxing its views on "in person" voting requirements for investment company boards of directors.
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
US Corporate Governance: Turning Up The Heat
U.S. public companies face a wide array of challenges, from greater market volatility and increasing economic and geopolitical uncertainty to disruptive technologies, artificial intelligence, social media and cybersecurity incidents.
20 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
Delaware Supreme Court Clarifies When Emails Should Be Produced
On January 29, 2019, the Delaware Supreme Court provided guidance to the Court of Chancery regarding the scope of a stockholder's inspection rights under Section 220...
13 Feb 2019
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
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
SEC Adopts Hedging Policy Disclosure Requirements
On December 18, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules that will require hedging policy disclosures.
United States
14 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
SEC Enforcement Division Issues Annual Report: Increase In Enforcement Actions And Focus On Main Street And Cyber-Related Fraud
On November 2, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC or Commission) Division of Enforcement (the Division) ...
14 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
Making Sense Of The Current ESG Landscape
The rise in investor requests and demands concerning ESG — environmental, social and governance — matters presents new risks and opportunities.
United States
23 Oct 2018
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