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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Securities and Exchange Commission currently takes the view that "finders" who introduce potential investors to a company must register as brokers
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Following the March 2018 decision in Cyan Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, there has been a proliferation of case filings asserting putative class action claims under the Securities Act in state courts throughout the United States.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Incentive compensation has long been a board's primary tool to ensure the interests of management are aligned with the interests of its shareholders.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Driven by stakeholder pressure, public companies are increasingly making so-called "green" and environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments and investments.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The decision to undertake an initial public offering (IPO) is an exciting milestone in a company's life cycle.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Boards of directors have long focused on executive hiring, transition and compensation as key areas of corporate governance oversight, but largely have not been tasked with direct oversight of human
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Shareholder activism trends in 2019 remained largely consistent with prior years, perhaps underscoring the lasting role that shareholder activism will play in the foreseeable future.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The dramatic events of 2020 – including a presidential impeachment process, social justice crises and the COVID-19 pandemic – impacted every aspect of American life and the boardroom was no exception.
L2 Counsel
Companies usually run informally at the pre-seed and seed-stage, without formal meetings of the board of directors.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It is well known that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business operations has directly affected executive compensation decision-making and related disclosures.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Mr. Frenkel will appear at a virtual hearing on "Insider Trading and Stock Option Grants: An Examination of Corporate Integrity in the Covid-19 Pandemic."
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As discussed in our third alert in this series, legal risks will likely increase as ESG (environmental, social and governance) disclosures become more robust and stakeholders...
Cooley LLP
In this new study, Equilar and the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford examine how COVID-19 has affected CEO compensation. Are boards focused more on making sure that CEOs ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
In recent years though there has been increasing shareholder activity focusing on high level executive compensation matters.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It has been three proxy seasons since the CEO pay ratio became the mandatory disclosure for most U.S. public companies.
Cooley LLP
In Captain Phillips, a pirate hijacks a ship and turns to the captain and says (in what is an amazing improvised line) "Look at me, I'm the captain now."
Ropes & Gray LLP
In this Ropes & Gray podcast, asset management partners Melissa Bender and Isabel Dische discuss how market participants are rethinking social factors – the "S" in ESG – in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Earlier this month, three separate shareholder derivative lawsuits were filed in California federal court against the directors and officers of Oracle Corporation, Facebook, Inc....
Cooley LLP
In this excellent NYT article from early June, the author painfully explores the view of many African-American executives that
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 25, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action against an Israeli Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP")
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