Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law > Shareholders
Morrison & Foerster LLP
"Last year, Nasdaq, solicited comments on our shareholder approval rules. These rules were adopted in 1990 and have remained largely unchanged since then.
Jones Day
Greenlight and other activist shareholders will likely continue to push new proposals aimed at "unlocking shareholder value."
McDermott Will & Emery
While an encouraging development, this decision is now on appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and there are similar unresolved complaints in other jurisdictions.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Corporate lawyers and software developers have been watching eagerly as the State of Delaware takes steps to enable Delaware corporations to issue shares of their stock as digital tokens.
Carlton Fields
The Ninth Circuit in Resh v. China Agritech, Inc., No. 15-55432, 2017 WL 2261024 (9th Cir. May 24, 2017), revived the third successive putative shareholder class action against a fertilizer manufacturer...
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Recently in In re Cyan, Inc. Stockholders Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed a fiduciary duty claim and a request for a quasi-appraisal remedy in connection...
Thompson Coburn LLP
At the end of 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Interpretive Bulletin 2016-1 which provides updated guidance regarding fiduciary obligations with respect to corporate stock...
Foley Hoag LLP
Shareholders at Exxon Mobil Corp. voted in favor of a climate change resolution asking the company to publish an annual report on the business impact of measures designed to limit global...
Ruchelman PLLC
Every cloud has a silver lining. This expression also applies to the world of tax. Troubled companies that incur significant operational and interest expenses may find that they have generated...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC named Peter Uhlmann managing executive in the Office of SEC Chair Jay Clayton. Mr. Uhlmann served most recently as managing executive for Acting SEC Chair Michael Piwowar.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry:
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The IRS announced in May that it will resume issuing private letter rulings (PLRs) on two types of spinoff transactions — leveraged spinoffs and north-south spinoffs — that had been on its "no-rule"...
Lincoln Derr PLLC
So: you are a business owner. Perhaps you are the managing member of an LLC or a minority shareholder in a corporation who has no involvement in the management of the company.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part an earlier decision from the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which had held that aspects of the Government's bailout...
Parker Poe
As the 2017 proxy season draws to a close for most companies, it is obvious that shareholder activism remains alive and well, though the actual number of public activist campaigns appears to have...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
This article discusses how recent decisions in New York approving nonmonetary settlements may lead to a shift of shareholder class actions from Delaware to New York.
Parker Poe
Since then, sustainability reporting has continued to increase in quantity and quality, and SASB has maintained its position as a well-known, respected standard-setter.
Parker Poe
Shareholders may choose to vote on executive compensation every year, every two years or every three years, or they may choose to abstain.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Amsterdam Court of Appeal denied approval of the €1.204 billion collective settlement of former Fortis (now Ageas) shareholders' claims unless the parties agree to restructure the allocation of the settlement amount ...
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.
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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.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry:
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
This article discusses how recent decisions in New York approving nonmonetary settlements may lead to a shift of shareholder class actions from Delaware to New York.
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Recently in In re Cyan, Inc. Stockholders Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed a fiduciary duty claim and a request for a quasi-appraisal remedy in connection...
Parker Poe
As the 2017 proxy season draws to a close for most companies, it is obvious that shareholder activism remains alive and well, though the actual number of public activist campaigns appears to have...
Ruchelman PLLC
Every cloud has a silver lining. This expression also applies to the world of tax. Troubled companies that incur significant operational and interest expenses may find that they have generated...
Foley Hoag LLP
Shareholders at Exxon Mobil Corp. voted in favor of a climate change resolution asking the company to publish an annual report on the business impact of measures designed to limit global...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The IRS announced in May that it will resume issuing private letter rulings (PLRs) on two types of spinoff transactions — leveraged spinoffs and north-south spinoffs — that had been on its "no-rule"...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part an earlier decision from the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which had held that aspects of the Government's bailout...
Lincoln Derr PLLC
So: you are a business owner. Perhaps you are the managing member of an LLC or a minority shareholder in a corporation who has no involvement in the management of the company.
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