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Chancery Court Holds That Squeezed Out Stockholders Lack Standing To Compel Inspection Under DGCL § 220
On February 27, 2017, the Delaware Court of Chancery addressed an important matter of first impression under Delaware law: "Must a plaintiff seeking corporate records under Section 220 of...
United States
29 Mar 2017
Early And Often: DOJ Tells Companies To Cooperate Early Or Pay The Price
An important issue for companies and their executives that are the subject of an investigation by the federal government is whether, and how early, to cooperate.
United States
10 Oct 2016
In A Case Of First Impression, Delaware Chancery Court Holds It's "Out With The Old (Board) And In With The New" When Considering Demand Futility
On May 31, 2016, the Delaware Chancery Court rejected shareholders' allegations of corporate wrongdoing in a derivative suit against a national healthcare company, Bioscrip...
United States
14 Jun 2016
Chancery Court Continues To Close The Door On Disclosure-Only Settlements And Fees (But Opens A Window For "Mootness Dismissals")
In 2015, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a number of decisions calling for enhanced scrutiny of "disclosure-only" M&A settlements that involve no monetary benefits to a shareholder class.
United States
12 Feb 2016
SEC Eliminates References to Credit Ratings in Money Market Fund Rules
Rule 2a-7 currently requires that money market funds may only invest in "eligible securities" that receive one of the two highest short-term credit ratings.
United States
29 Sep 2015
An Exercise Of Business Judgment: Chancery Court Dismisses Shareholder Derivative Demand-Refused Case
The suing shareholder alleged that the individual defendants caused DuPont to incur sanctions in, and eventually lose, a patent-infringement case brought by Monsanto concerning DuPont's unauthorized use of Monsanto's patents.
United States
20 May 2015
Highlights From SEC Speaks 2015
Securities and Exchange Commission leadership and staff members addressed the public on February 20-21 at the annual "SEC Speaks" conference in Washington, D.C.
United States
2 Mar 2015
New House Bill Aims To Reduce Some Dodd-Frank Regulatory Burdens
The bill is part of a larger fight between Democrats and Republicans over the scope of Dodd-Frank and government oversight over financial institutions generally.
United States
2 Feb 2015
For Now, The Broad Interpretation Of "Foreign Officials" Under The FCPA Is Here To Stay
The DOJ and SEC have successfully advocated the theory that state-owned or state-controlled entities should qualify as instrumentalities of a foreign government under the FCPA.
United States
23 Oct 2014
SEC Bats 0-For-2 On Insider Trading
A California federal jury sided against the SEC on Friday, June 6, finding the founder of storage device maker STEC Inc. not guilty on insider trading charges.
United States
16 Jun 2014
Are Confidential Witness Reforms Looming On The Horizon? Can The Plaintiff's Bar Stop Them?
A decision is expected shortly in the highly publicized so-called confidential witness "scandal" involving the Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd law firm.
United States
27 Jan 2014
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