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Founders/Controlling Shareholders Of Companies Considering An IPO On The London Stock Exchange
Why do I need separate advice given my company will be engaging advisers for the IPO?
28 Dec 2018
US Corporate Law News: Multi-Class Equity Structures At Technology Companies (Including Dropbox) Engaged In IPOS Spark Corporate Governance Concerns
Dropbox, Inc., a cloud storage provider whose IPO priced on March 22, 2018 at a market valuation over $8 billion and whose shares were expected to start trading on Nasdaq in late March 2018 ...
United States
27 Mar 2018
US Corporate Law News: NYSE Issues Its 2018 Annual Corporate Governance Letter
The New York Stock Exchange recently issued its annual guidance letter addressing rules and policies applicable to NYSE-listed companies
United States
7 Mar 2018
US Corporate Law News: Nasdaq Proposes To Amend Rule Requiring Shareholder Approval For 20% Stock Issuances
On February 13, 2018, Nasdaq proposed to amend its listing requirements so that shareholder approval will no longer be required for private issuances of more than 20% of common stock.
2 Mar 2018
Insight Into The Infiltration Of The Presidents Club
Charities should obviously ensure that their recruitment, employment and hiring practices adequately reflect their statutory liabilities.
12 Feb 2018
US Corporate Law News: SEC Invites Regulated Entities To Voluntary Submit Self-Assessments Of Diversity Policies And Practices
On January 18, 2018, the SEC introduced the Diversity Assessment Report for Entities Regulated by the SEC which complements the Joint Standards issued by the SEC and other federal agencies in 2015
United States
6 Feb 2018
US Corporate Law News: Checklist Of Routine Annual And Other Activities To Be Completed By NASDAQ-Listed Companies, NYSE American-Listed Companies And Voluntary Filers
Withers recently issued client advisories setting forth lists of routine annual and other activities for companies and their boards of directors and audit, compensation and nominating/ governance...
23 Jan 2018
Checklist Of Routine Annual And Other Activities To Be Completed By NYSE American-Listed Companies
This memorandum lists typical activities for a NYSE American (formerly NYSE MKT, and before that NYSE Amex) ("NYSE American")-listed company ...
United States
19 Jan 2018
FSB Guidance On Climate-Related Financial Reporting: Game-Changer For Voluntary Sustainability Reporting?
The BOE research found that climate risks, and their financial impacts, represent a clear, growing, material global financial system systemic risk.
United States
2 Jan 2018
"Stronger Charities For A Stronger Society": The House Of Lords Select Committee On Charities Report
The House of Lords Select Committee on Charities published its Report on the sector in late March.
4 Jul 2017
CRS Campaign Bears Further Fruits
2017 will be a momentous year for the fate of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and the EU beneficial ownership registers.
20 Mar 2017
Enhancing Transparency Of Beneficial Ownership Of Hong Kong Companies
The Financial Services and Treasury Bureau in Hong Kong has recently issued a consultation paper putting forward proposals to enhance the transparency of beneficial ownership of Hong Kong companies...
Hong Kong
9 Feb 2017
Corporate Law Developments (January 27, 2017)
The CII also reported that only a handful of U.S. companies provide for consequential majority voting.
9 Feb 2017
SEC Fines Sandridge Energy $1.4 Million For Whistleblower Retaliation, Glass Lewis Updates Proxy Paper Guidelines, And New Revenue Recognition Rules Applicable To Public Entities
The holding by the SEC's fine against SandRidge Energy for its retaliatory actions against a whistleblower and its illegal anti-whistleblower employee separation agreements..
10 Jan 2017
Charities: Making The Most Of The Technological Age
The Charity Commission has recently published a series of questions for charity trustees to help them make the most of technological advances.
14 Dec 2016
NED's In Firing Line After Collapse Of BHS
The collapse of BHS led to the loss of 11,000 jobs and put 20,000 pensions at risk.
14 Sep 2016
Charity Commission Consults On New Trustee Disqualification And Warning Powers
The Charity Commission recently announced two consultations, the first on its new powers to disqualify individuals from acting as trustees or being in senior management positions...
24 Aug 2016
July 8, 2016 Corporate News Update: Delaware Court Addresses LLC Delegation Authority, SEC Announces 2nd Largest Whistleblower Award And TSCA Amended
In June 2016, the SEC announced that it had made its second largest whistleblower award in its whistleblower program's five-year history.
United States
11 Jul 2016
Delaware Court Rules On Appraisal Rights And Default Voting Instructions, SEC Settles Charges With PE Fund Adviser Acting As Unregistered Broker And Google Wins Copyright Case Against Oracle
This week's Corporate news roundup includes updates regarding a Delaware court's holding relating to Delaware General Corporation Law Section 262 and appraisal rights in the context of default voting instructions.
United States
16 Jun 2016
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