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Sounding The Bell For Proactive Risk Oversight
The Delaware Supreme Court recently sounded a warning bell for directors, reminding that as part of their duty of loyalty, they "must make a good faith effort to implement an oversight system
United States
19 Aug 2019
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Chancery Forecloses Reliance On Technical Truths, Delayed Disclosures As Defenses To Disclosure-Related Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Claims
Fiduciary duties are fundamental concepts in Delaware corporate law. Directors and officers owe duties of care and loyalty, and from these obligations flows
United States
19 Aug 2019
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California Law Requiring Female Board Members Challenged In Court
Senate Bill 826, signed into law last year by former Governor Jerry Brown, requires that by the end of 2019, all publicly held foreign or domestic corporations
United States
19 Aug 2019
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Delaware Bankruptcy Court Rules That Liquidation Trustee Controls The Privilege Of Board Of Directors' Special Committee
A Delaware bankruptcy court has held that a special committee's advisors cannot withhold privileged documents from a liquidation trustee appointed pursuant to a chapter 11 plan.
United States
15 Aug 2019
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Conservative Activist Group Challenges California's Board Gender Diversity Law
It was only a matter of time. As reported here on Bloomberg, a conservative activist group has filed a lawsuit, Crest v. Alex Padilla, in California state court on behalf of three California taxpayers seeking to prevent implementation ...
United States
13 Aug 2019
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A Lawyer's Special Weapons And Tactics
A few years back, two of us had the privilege of joining a highly trained SWAT team in New Orleans responding to a call for a barricaded subject with an assault rifle.
United States
9 Aug 2019
7
Responding To Books And Records Demands In An Increasingly Digital World - 3 Key Tips
Stockholder "books and records" requests have become increasingly prevalent in the past decade. These requests can be a used as tools by activist investors to gather information
United States
9 Aug 2019
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English Court Provides Guidance On Director Liability For Dividends
A recent decision of the High Court of Justice in England & Wales in Re Burnden Holdings (UK) Limited (in liquidation) [2019] EWHC 1566 (Ch) ("Burnden Holdings") provides a thorough review.
United States
8 Aug 2019
9
Proxy Season Takeaways From PJT CamberView
Overboarding policies reflect the concern that directors who sit on too many boards will not be able to devote adequate time to their duties to the company.
United States
7 Aug 2019
10
25 Considerations In Preparing For An IPO – For Technology Companies
Choose experienced advisors, including lawyers, auditors and financial consultants (if necessary), and get them involved early.
United States
5 Aug 2019
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Board Gender Diversity Reaches A New Milestone
As reported by the WSJ, a new milestone has finally been reached for board gender diversity: there are no longer any companies in the S&P 500 with all-male boards!
United States
2 Aug 2019
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Delaware Supreme Court Allows Caremark Claim To Proceed Against Directors Of Ice Cream Manufacturer Following Listeria Outbreak
In Marchand v. Barnhill, No. 533, 2018, 2019 Del. LEXIS 310, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed a Delaware Court of Chancery order dismissing a derivative claim alleging that an members of the board of directors...
United States
2 Aug 2019
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Delaware Supreme Court Revisits Oversight Liability
In a recent decision applying the famous Caremark doctrine, the Delaware Supreme Court confirmed several important legal principles that we expect will play a central role in the future of derivative
United States
2 Aug 2019
14
Bills Promoting Board Diversity Advance In Congress
Earlier this month, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee passed, with overwhelming bi-partisan support, three bills to promote gender, racial and ethnic diversity on corporate boards.
United States
1 Aug 2019
15
FRB Highlights Risks In Certain Insurance Policy Indemnifications For D&Os
The Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") highlighted risks related to certain insurance policy indemnifications for the directors and officers ("D&Os")
United States
31 Jul 2019
16
‘Blue Bell' Reaffirms But Does Not Expand The Boundaries Of Oversight Liability
Plaintiffs and defendants alike may have thought they felt tremors ripple through the legal system last month when, for the first time, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed dismissal of derivative claims based on...
United States
25 Jul 2019
17
M&A Watch — Caremark Unfrozen: Delaware Supreme Court Revisits Oversight Claims
The Delaware Supreme Court recently took the opportunity to revisit Caremark with its en banc decision in Marchand v. Barnhill, No. 533, 2018
United States
12 Jul 2019
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Delaware Decision Breathes New Life Into Bad Faith Claims Against Directors: Practical Advice After Marchand V. Barnhill Allows Bad Faith Claim Based On Failure To Monitor Central Compliance Risks
In the recent case of Marchand v. Barnhill, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed the dismissal of a claim that the directors of Blue Bell Creameries USA, Inc.
United States
12 Jul 2019
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FTC Reminds Market Participants Of Interlocking Prohibitions During Restructurings Or Acquisitions
The FTC reminded market participants to ensure that persons do not serve as officers or directors of competing companies during restructurings or acquisitions.
United States
11 Jul 2019
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Upper Tribunal Rules In Favour Of Taxpayer In Tax Residence Case
As we reported in our August 2017 UK Tax Round-Up [https://www.proskauer.com/newsletter/uk-tax-round-up-august-2017], the UK's First Tier Tribunal
United States
2 Jul 2019
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