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Cooley LLP
Long-range strategies can be hard to pull off in an era when Wall Street is fixated on three-month reporting periods.
Arnold & Porter
The US Internal Revenue Service and the US Department of the Treasury recently released proposed Treasury regulations (Proposed Regulations) that modify the application of Section 956...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their proxy voting guidelines
Cooley LLP
On the heels of the release of SLB 14J, Corp Fin has posted a couple of new no-action letters that shed some more light on the "ordinary business" exclusion of Rule 14a-8(i)(7).
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In the continuing stream of IRS guidance relating to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "TJCA"), recent IRS guidance may impact not only a taxpayer's tax situation, but ultimately...
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Anyone who has had the pleasure of visiting London and utilizing its incredibly efficient public transportation system, in part provided by the London subway system ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
This practice note provides an overview of the law and legal standards governing the imposition of criminal liability on officers, directors, and corporations for the acts of employees.
Morgan Lewis
Updates for the 2019 proxy voting guidelines by Institutional Shareholder Services include guidance on board gender diversity and attendance
Morrison & Foerster LLP
One of the easiest small business affiliation rules to apply is that a person that owns "50 percent or more of a concern's voting stock . . . controls or has the power to control the concern."
Mayer Brown
On November 1, 2018, the North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. ("NASAA") released for public comment proposed updates to the SCOR Statement of Policy and the SCOR Form (Form U-7).
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On October 23, 2018, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J ("SLB 14J"), which reiterated and expounded upon prior guidance regarding when companies...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On October 16, 2018, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a post-trial opinion in In re PLX Technology Inc. Stockholder Litigation, a dispute arising from the August 2014 merger...
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
A derivative claim is a mechanism by which a minority shareholder in a corporation, or a member in a limited liability company, can bring a lawsuit on the company's behalf even if the company's management does not endorse the pursuit of that claim.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
At a roundtable event, SEC Commissioners set the stage for market participants to discuss (i) proxy voting mechanics and technology, (ii) the shareholder proposal process and (iii) the role...
Cooley LLP
Yesterday, ISS announced updates to its policies for next year. Like Glass Lewis a month ago, ISS is also—shall we say "unfriendly"— to boards of companies that submit to shareholders a charter or bylaw ratification proposal ...
Cooley LLP
At last week's proxy process roundtable, three panels, each moderated by SEC staff, addressed three topics:
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Absent the applicability of the proposed regulations, such credit support generally would result in a taxable "deemed dividend" to the U.S. parent corporation borrower.
Mayer Brown
On October 31, 2018, the NYSE filed a proposed amendment to the Listed Company Manual to modify the price requirements for purposes of determining whether shareholder approval
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Division of Investment Management Director Dalia Blass expressed support for Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) and discussed the recently proposed disclosure framework ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On August 17, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to simplify and update disclosure requirements that have become duplicative, overlapping or outdated in light ...
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Morrison & Foerster LLP
One of the easiest small business affiliation rules to apply is that a person that owns "50 percent or more of a concern's voting stock . . . controls or has the power to control the concern."
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Cooley LLP
At last week's proxy process roundtable, three panels, each moderated by SEC staff, addressed three topics:
Ropes & Gray LLP
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their proxy voting guidelines
Ruchelman PLLC
The Treasury Department and the I.R.S. recently published proposed regulations on Code §965 (the "Proposed Regulations").
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Division of Investment Management Director Dalia Blass expressed support for Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) and discussed the recently proposed disclosure framework ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On August 17, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to simplify and update disclosure requirements that have become duplicative, overlapping or outdated in light ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On October 16, 2018, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a post-trial opinion in In re PLX Technology Inc. Stockholder Litigation, a dispute arising from the August 2014 merger...
Holland & Knight
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a proposed regulation (the Proposed Regulation) on Oct. 31, 2018.
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