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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced in a soon to be published federal register notice the ending of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Unapproved Drugs Initiative...
Mayer Brown
Yesterday, November 23, 2020, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission Division of Corporation Finance issued CF Disclosure Guidance Topic No. 10. The guidance addresses disclosure...
Cooley LLP
Yesterday, Corp Fin posted CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 10, Disclosure Considerations for China-Based Issuers, which provides guidance regarding disclosure considerations for companies...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In recent decisions, two separate California Superior Courts have upheld federal forum provisions ("FFP") in governing corporate documents to preclude state court actions under the Securities Act...
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Last week a California state court became the second in the country to dismiss claims brought under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") because the defendant-issuer's charter ...
Foley Hoag LLP
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to Exchange Act Rule 14a-8, effective January 4, 2021 increasing the economic interest of the shareholder/proponent...
Arnold & Porter
As 2020 draws to a close, companies in the life sciences industry are reflecting on a year that has presented both opportunities and challenges.
Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
The amendments will apply to any proposal submitted for an annual or special meeting to be held on or after Jan. 1, 2022.
In our March 25, 2019 article for VC Experts, "Can I Raise Venture Capital as a Public Benefit Corporation?" we described society's rising expectation that corporations, large and small, ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Returns from Asia-Pacific merger arbitrage positions have proved consistently attractive over time, offering the additional benefit of portfolio diversification...
Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
The SEC has proposed modifications to the disclosure framework for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Becker & Poliakoff
Our board has proposed a budget in which they're changing the way we're funding reserves. – "Can They Do That?" Becker Shareholder Kenneth S. Direktor discusses in a brand new episode!
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recently provided guidance outlining its approach to proxy voting advice for the 2021 proxy season.
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
ISS has issued its final voting policies for the upcoming 2021 proxy season. We highlight in this memorandum the principal changes in voting policies for U.S. issuers.
Fenwick & West LLP
Institutional Shareholder Services announced benchmark voting policy changes in the United States, increasing expectations for board racial and ethnic diversity, adding director accountability for environmental and social failures ...
Frost Brown Todd
Many small businesses are structured as pass-through entities for federal income tax purposes.[1] Well known examples include partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations that elect
Cooley LLP
Yesterday, ISS released its new benchmark policies, effective for shareholder meetings on or after February 1, 2021. In addition to anticipated policy changes (see this PubCo post)...
FTI Consulting
As the pandemic drives companies to realign business strategies, look to your corporate treasury function to help prepare for the divestiture of non-core business units.
Jones Day
The Situation: On July 22, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted final rule amendments to regulate proxy voting advice as part of its emphasis on modernizing
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
aquel (Rocky) Rodriguez, shareholder in the firm's Litigation section, is quoted in the Daily Business Review article, "5 South Florida Attorneys Address Litigation Implications
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