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Shearman & Sterling LLP
Below is a summary of the main developments in US and EU corporate governance and securities law and certain financial markets regulation developments since our last update on 20 July 2018.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In Synutra, Liang Zhang, the majority shareholder of Synutra, proposed a buyout in a non-binding letter to the company.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The rise in investor requests and demands concerning ESG — environmental, social and governance — matters presents new risks and opportunities.
Dentons
On September 13, 2018, the staff of the Division of Investment Management of the SEC withdrew letters previously issued in 2004 to Egan-Jones Proxy Services and Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
New Public Alternative Funds - October 18, 2018
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Every aspect of residential cooperative or condominium life sooner or later becomes the subject of disagreement
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce advocated for a flexible regulatory approach that allows firms to experiment with new technologies and provides investors with a wider selection of investment choices.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The corporate world may be anticipating its biggest change since the SEC Act of 1934.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Bankruptcy plans often include provisions releasing debtors and their officers and directors from certain potential liability.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The SEC has recently approved an amendment to Nasdaq Rule 5635(d), which became effective on September 26, 2018, that modifies the circumstances in which listed companies...
Cooley LLP
The public debate about hedge-fund activism has long been informed by academic literature that found increases in shareholder value and operating performance after activist interventions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On September 26, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC's proposal to modify the so-called "20% Rule" contained in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(d).
Jones Day
In a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently affirmed a bankruptcy court order dismissing a chapter 11 case filed by a corporation without obtaining—as required by its corporate charter ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
New tax law contains some pitfalls that should require switching your tax regimen.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 25, 2018, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (the SEC Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Reed Smith
As part of Governor Murphy's efforts to "modernize" business taxes, New Jersey enacted sweeping changes to its corporation business tax, including combined reporting and market sourcing for services.
Foley & Lardner
The M&A community understands that corporate directors deciding to sell a company face significant risk of stockholder litigation and enhanced judicial scrutiny.
Carlton Fields
On June 28, the SEC amended existing requirements for public operating companies and mutual funds regarding the use of eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) for financial statement
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a new set of FAQs issued by staff, the SEC Division of Trading and Markets provided guidance for intermediaries offering services in connection with the offering ...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The question whether a public for-profit company can "do good" and make money at the same time has never been more relevant.
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The question whether a public for-profit company can "do good" and make money at the same time has never been more relevant.
Cooley LLP
As discussed in this PubCo post from February, a California bill, SB 826, addressing the issue of board gender diversity, has been making its way through the California legislature.
Dentons
On September 13, 2018, the staff of the Division of Investment Management of the SEC withdrew letters previously issued in 2004 to Egan-Jones Proxy Services and Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. ...
Mayer Brown
Every one of us has some guilty pleasure, whether it's watching soap operas, binging on jelly donuts, attending electronic dance music parties ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
New tax law contains some pitfalls that should require switching your tax regimen.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
For many public companies, the annual meeting voting process is littered with intermediaries and inefficiencies that can result in a lack of shareholder engagement.
Foley & Lardner
The M&A community understands that corporate directors deciding to sell a company face significant risk of stockholder litigation and enhanced judicial scrutiny.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a new set of FAQs issued by staff, the SEC Division of Trading and Markets provided guidance for intermediaries offering services in connection with the offering ...
Mayer Brown
The New York State 2018 legislative session included a couple bills, including a State Senate draft of the budget bill ...
Cooley LLP
The public debate about hedge-fund activism has long been informed by academic literature that found increases in shareholder value and operating performance after activist interventions.
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