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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 20 May 2017, the final text of the directive to amend the Shareholder Rights Directive was published in the Official Journal of the European Union and came into force on 9 June 2017.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 24, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that a shareholder of a fund of funds lacks standing under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 ...
Duane Morris LLP
FDI capital has been rising in the past few years. In the first 6 months of 2017, the total FDI capital to Vietnam is USD19.2 billion, an increase of 54.8% compared to the same period last year.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Can you be booted out of your apartment for a crime you didn't commit? You've lived in your co-op for almost a decade. Without warning, the board announces it plans to evict you. The reason?
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 31, 2017, S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P") issued a press release announcing a methodology change for multi-class shares following its consultation published on April 3, 2017.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 21 April 2017, the Best Practice Principles Group for Shareholder Voting Research announced a review of its best practice principles for shareholder voting research and analysis, which is to take place by the end of 2017.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Responding to President Donald Trump's Executive Order 13789, which called on the Secretary of the Treasury to submit an interim report identifying any significant tax regulations issued since January 1, 2016...
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brattle economists Elaine Buckberg, Steven Herscovici, James Reitzes, and Branko Jovanovic have authored a Law360 article addressing claims from recent studies that competition is adversely affected...
WilmerHale
Form 8-K requires public companies to make prompt disclosures about a large number of specified events. Although Form 8-K does not mandate current reporting of all material events, it goes a long way toward requiring public companies to keep the markets informed of material developments on a day-to-day basis.
K&L Gates
In Henry v. Phixios Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 12504-VCMR (Del. Ch. July 10, 2017), the Court of Chancery, interpreting Section 202 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, ...
Duff and Phelps
February marked yet another month of disappointed sales for the industry, with a -3.7% decline in same-store sales and -5.0% decline in traffic during the month.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Chancellor of Delaware's Court of Chancery yesterday urged the Delaware Supreme Court to revise Delaware law on preclusion in shareholder derivative actions.
K&L Gates
In Henry v. Phixios Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 12504-VCMR (Del. Ch. July 10, 2017), the Court of Chancery, interpreting Section 202 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, found that a stockholder...
K&L Gates
The Court determined that since the vote was coercive, it did not ratify actions by Liberty and Charter's directors and officers claimed by plaintiff to have breached fiduciary duties of loyalty.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In a shareholder derivative action, to survive a motion to dismiss for failure to plead facts showing demand futility, a derivative plaintiff must plead particularized facts showing either actual involvement by a majority of the board in illegal conduct or conduct amount to an intentional dereliction of duty.
Ruchelman PLLC
On May 3, 2017, the I.R.S. issued Rev. Rul. 2017-09, 2017-21 I.R.B. 1244, which clarifies "north-south" transactions in two factual situations.
BakerHostetler
The plaintiff-side M&A bar is notoriously creative in discovering new avenues to challenge transactions.
WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week.
BakerHostetler
Many public companies have held, or will hold, their second "say-on-pay frequency" vote at their 2017 annual shareholders' meeting.
Carlton Fields
Following a four-day bench trial, New Jersey District Judge Renee Bumb granted judgment to defendant Hartford mutual fund advisers on "excessive fee" claims brought by fund shareholders...
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K&L Gates
In Henry v. Phixios Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 12504-VCMR (Del. Ch. July 10, 2017), the Court of Chancery, interpreting Section 202 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, ...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Responding to President Donald Trump's Executive Order 13789, which called on the Secretary of the Treasury to submit an interim report identifying any significant tax regulations issued since January 1, 2016...
BakerHostetler
The plaintiff-side M&A bar is notoriously creative in discovering new avenues to challenge transactions.
Orrick
One of the biggest current challenges for the impact investing community is the aggregation and deployment of growth capital equity in the world's poorest countries.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Can you be booted out of your apartment for a crime you didn't commit? You've lived in your co-op for almost a decade. Without warning, the board announces it plans to evict you. The reason?
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 31, 2017, S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P") issued a press release announcing a methodology change for multi-class shares following its consultation published on April 3, 2017.
Duff and Phelps
February marked yet another month of disappointed sales for the industry, with a -3.7% decline in same-store sales and -5.0% decline in traffic during the month.
Duane Morris LLP
FDI capital has been rising in the past few years. In the first 6 months of 2017, the total FDI capital to Vietnam is USD19.2 billion, an increase of 54.8% compared to the same period last year.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Chancellor of Delaware's Court of Chancery yesterday urged the Delaware Supreme Court to revise Delaware law on preclusion in shareholder derivative actions.
Ruchelman PLLC
On May 3, 2017, the I.R.S. issued Rev. Rul. 2017-09, 2017-21 I.R.B. 1244, which clarifies "north-south" transactions in two factual situations.
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