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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Delaware Court of Chancery granted defendants' motion to dismiss an action brought by minority unitholders of Trumpet Search, LLC ("Trumpet").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Positive information often appears first rather than being dispersed throughout a release.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we have previously discussed on our blog, the securities exchanges impose shareholder vote requirements in connection with certain financing transactions.
Ruchelman PLLC
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduces a new tax regime applicable to con¬trolled foreign corporations ("C.F.C.'s").
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Delaware Supreme Court held yesterday that the dismissal of a shareholder derivative action for lack of demand futility can preclude other derivative actions as long as the plaintiff in the dismissed case adequately represented the corporation's interests.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Chair Jay Clayton, SEC Commissioner Kara Stein and other SEC officials and industry leaders shared perspectives on developing challenges and opportunities in shareholder engagement.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Recent, seemingly disparate action by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with respect to two shareholder proposals may leave companies and shareholders confused as to whether companies ...
Mayer Brown
First, ISS added a problematic compensation practice related to non-employee director compensation.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Economic and Risk Analysis is hosting a session in collaboration with New York University's Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
One of the primary functions of a board of directors is to enhance shareholder value. Advocates argue and studies show that companies with greater board diversity outperform those companies with less diversity.
Holland & Knight
The Delaware Supreme Court delivered a gift to the plaintiffs' bar with its recent opinion reversing the Court of Chancery's In Re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation decision.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Apple Inc. v. Superior Court, No. H044133, 2017 WL 6275830 (Cal. App. Dec. 11, 2017), the California Court of Appeal, Sixth District, considered whether a plaintiff asserting a shareholder ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a December 8th decision (Sarissa Capital Domestic Fund LP, et. al. v. Innoviva, Inc.), the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled in favor of Sarissa Capital Domestic Fund LP and certain of its affiliates in concluding that Sarissa and Innoviva, Inc. entered into a binding, oral agreement to settle a proxy contest prior to Innoviva's 2017 annual meeting of shareholders.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
What must a co-op or condo board do to modify its policies for a disabled occupant? And whose obligation is it to propose a "reasonable" accommodation? These were issues discussed in the case Steinberg-Fisher v. North Shore Towers Apartments, Inc.
Carlton Fields
A California District Court granted certification to a group of SeaWorld investors in a shareholder securities fraud case following the release of the documentary "Blackfish."
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Kentucky did not see significant changes to its business entity laws in 2017, but it did see a series of changes that incrementally addressed existing ambiguities, provided additional clarity...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Co-Directors of Enforcement Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin warned, "The greatest threat to our markets right now is the cyber threat."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Death, taxes and proxy season. Although it may seem like you just filed your 2017 proxy, the 2018 proxy season is on the horizon.
Miles & Stockbridge
2017 tax reform efforts may alleviate adverse deemed dividend tax treatment of foreign subsidiary support for the obligations of U.S. parent companies.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors announced that shareholders of its Highland Floating Rate Opportunities Fund approved the firm's proposal authorizing the conversion of the fund...
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Miles & Stockbridge
2017 tax reform efforts may alleviate adverse deemed dividend tax treatment of foreign subsidiary support for the obligations of U.S. parent companies.
Ruchelman PLLC
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduces a new tax regime applicable to con¬trolled foreign corporations ("C.F.C.'s").
Mayer Brown
First, ISS added a problematic compensation practice related to non-employee director compensation.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Economic and Risk Analysis is hosting a session in collaboration with New York University's Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we have previously discussed on our blog, the securities exchanges impose shareholder vote requirements in connection with certain financing transactions.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
One of the primary functions of a board of directors is to enhance shareholder value. Advocates argue and studies show that companies with greater board diversity outperform those companies with less diversity.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a December 8th decision (Sarissa Capital Domestic Fund LP, et. al. v. Innoviva, Inc.), the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled in favor of Sarissa Capital Domestic Fund LP and certain of its affiliates in concluding that Sarissa and Innoviva, Inc. entered into a binding, oral agreement to settle a proxy contest prior to Innoviva's 2017 annual meeting of shareholders.
Jones Day
With its landmark ruling in Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Ams. v. Large Private Beneficial Owners (In re Tribune Co. Fraudulent Conveyance Litig.), 818 F.3d 98 (2d Cir. 2016) ("Tribune 1"), ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Co-Directors of Enforcement Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin warned, "The greatest threat to our markets right now is the cyber threat."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Death, taxes and proxy season. Although it may seem like you just filed your 2017 proxy, the 2018 proxy season is on the horizon.
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