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Fiduciary Duties With Respect To Trade Secrets For Dual Or Multiple Directors
As a special feature of our blog—guest postings by experts, clients, and other professionals—please enjoy this blog entry from Donal O'Connell, Managing Director of Chawton Innovation Services Ltd.
United States
17 Dec 2018
A Perspective On The Unequal Representation Of Women In Leadership
It is an indisputable fact that women are not equally represented in leadership roles or management positions in Australian companies and governments...
27 Mar 2017
Delaware Chancery Court Throws Out Claims Over $10 Million Severance Payment To CEO
A Delaware Chancery Court judge last week dismissed a derivative complaint seeking to recover a $10 million severance payment made to a corporation's former CEO because he found that plaintiff shareholder failed...
United States
2 Feb 2017
Delaware Supreme Court Provides Guidance On Director Independence
The Delaware Supreme Court recently reversed the dismissal of a derivative complaint for failure to plead demand excusal because it found that certain directors of Zynga Inc...
United States
6 Jan 2017
Delaware Court Of Chancery Dismisses Derivative Suits Alleging Directors Wrongfully Refused Litigation Demands
On November 30, 2016, The Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed two derivative suits filed on behalf of the Bank of New York Mellon ("BNYM").
United States
13 Dec 2016
SEC Approves NASDAQ "Golden Leash" Rules
Recently, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") approved NASDAQ's new Rule 5250(b)(3), which requires NASDAQ-listed companies to publicly disclose any cash or non-cash payments made...
United States
8 Aug 2016
SEC To Tighten Enforcement On Companies' Accountability For The Glass Ceiling
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), long known as "the disclosure agency" has a strong impact on corporate governance.
United States
12 Jul 2016
Director Prosecution And Conviction In New South Wales
The NSW work health and safety regulator has brought a successful prosecution against a company director resulting in a criminal conviction and fines against the director and the company.
United States
13 Jan 2016
Securities And Corporate Governance Litigation Quarterly - November 2015
Welcome to the fifth issue of Securities and Corporate Governance Litigation Quarterly, Seyfarth's quarterly publication of the Securities & Financial Litigation Group...
United States
17 Nov 2015
Director Dashboard – Trends In Executive Remuneration
As this year's public company reporting season comes to a close, the following trends in executive remuneration across various industries stand out...
United States
20 Oct 2015
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