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SEC Staff Announces Changes To Shareholder Proposal No-Action Request Process
On September 6, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
United States
16 Sep 2019
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10th Circ.'s Securities Fraud Reading May Be Too Broad
Partner Peter Morrison, counsel Virginia Milstead and associate Raza Rasheed review the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit's ruling in Malouf v. SEC.
United States
3 Sep 2019
3
Putting To Rest The Debate Between Corporate Social Responsibility And Current Corporate Law
There is an ongoing debate regarding the role of publicly traded for-profit business corporations in addressing the many serious challenges confronting society, including some directly
United States
29 Aug 2019
4
SEC Provides Guidance On Investment Advisers' Proxy Voting Responsibilities, Proxy Voting Advice Rules
On August 21, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), by a 3-2 vote, issued two separate releases providing interpretive guidance relating
United States
28 Aug 2019
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Neuberger Berman Alleges Saba Capital Violating 1940 Act To Win Proxy Fights; Saba Investors On Notice, Should Consider Own Duties
As recently noted, Saba Capital Management, L.P. (Saba) has begun to escalate its attacks on the closed-end fund asset class, at the expense of retail fund shareholders
United States
22 Aug 2019
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As Treatment Of No-Poach Agreements Evolves, DOJ To Examine Antitrust In Labor Markets
Antitrust treatment of no-poach agreements continues to evolve as private cases progress, state attorneys general ramp up enforcement efforts
UK
22 Aug 2019
7
SEC Proposes To Modernize Business, Legal Proceeding And Risk Factor Disclosure Requirements Under Regulation S-K
On August 8, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced proposed amendments to modernize the rules requiring description of business
UK
19 Aug 2019
8
The FCA's First Antitrust Decision: "When Market Chatter Becomes Collusion"
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) officials who were involved in the FCA's first competition decision, Anti-Competitive Conduct in the Asset Management Sector, shared their views on the case at a Skadden-moderated Q&A session on July 2, 2019.
UK
16 Aug 2019
9
Another Mutual Fund Adviser Prevails At Trial In Excessive Fee Case
On July 31, 2019, Judge George H. Wu of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California released tentative findings of fact and conclusions of law
United States
16 Aug 2019
10
SEC Staff Encourages Proactive Approach To Libor Transition Issues
On July 12, 2019, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance, Division of Investment Management, Division of Trading and Markets, and Office of the Chief Accountant of the SEC issued a public statement...
United States
16 Aug 2019
11
HKEx's Latest Rule Amendments To Crack Down On Backdoor Listing And Shell Activities
On 26 July 2019, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx) published conclusions to its consultation paper regarding backdoor listings, continuing listing criteria
Hong Kong
6 Aug 2019
12
Express Your Views: ISS Launches Annual Policy Survey
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), an influential proxy advisory firm, has launched its annual policy survey to inform its benchmark voting policies for 2020 and beyond
United States
31 Jul 2019
13
2019 Midyear M&A Trends
Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018, continuing a trend
United States
18 Jul 2019
14
Hong Kong Regulatory Update
This edition provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed.
Hong Kong
12 Jul 2019
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SEC Staff Guidance On Shareholder Proposals: A Murky Path Forward
Guidance and no-action decisions from the staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance provide important guideposts, but the path forward on many shareholder proposals remains murky.
UK
12 Jul 2019
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D.C. Circuit Upholds Federal Pay-To-Play Rule
On June 18, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed a challenge to FINRA pay-to-play Rule 2030 brought by the New York Republican State Committee and the Tennessee Republican Party.
United States
8 Jul 2019
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Supreme Court Declines To Further Define Morrison's Domestic Transaction Requirement
The U.S. Supreme Court today denied the petition for certiorari in Toshiba Corp. v. Automotive Industries Pension Trust Fund, No. 18-486 (U.S. Oct. 15, 2018),
United States
5 Jul 2019
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Activists Take Another $290 Million Bite Out Of Vulnerable Closed-End Fund Asset Class
On June 14, 2019, Saba Capital Management, L.P. (Saba) entered into three standstill agreements with Invesco Advisers, Inc.
United States
2 Jul 2019
19
US M&A Activity Remains Strong Despite Concerns
Although the U.S. M&A market has remained relatively strong by historical standards so far in 2019, activity has softened compared to the higher levels in 2017 and 2018,
United States
1 Jul 2019
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The Impact Of SEC Staff Guidance On Shareholder Proposals Leaves A Murky Path Forward
In November 2017, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
United States
28 Jun 2019
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