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SEC Staff Issues New Guidance On Shareholder Proposals
On November 1, 2017, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin 14I reflecting guidance ostensibly easing its prior views on the availability of no-action relief ...
United States
16 Nov 2017
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Latest Amendments To Delaware Law Revise Appraisal Rights
Effective August 1, 2016, the appraisal rights of dissenting stockholders in mergers and certain other transactions under the DGCL have been modified in two principal respects...
United States
22 Aug 2016
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Changes To The New York City Retirement Systems' Proxy Guidelines
The New York City Retirement Systems (NYRS) recently published a major overhaul of their proxy voting policies, the first in 30 years.
United States
30 Jun 2016
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How The FAST Act Will Impact Securities Laws
On December 4, 2015, the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (the FAST Act) was signed into law.
United States
18 Jan 2016
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SEC Provides Guidance On Exclusion Of Shareholder Proposals Under The "Ordinary Business" And "Direct Conflict" Exclusions Of Rule 14a-8
Past guidance from the staff on this issue states that a proposal will generally not be excludable as long as there is a sufficient nexus between the nature of the proposal and the company.
United States
27 Nov 2015
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Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. − "Lawyers, Guns And Money"
On July 6, 2015 the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued its eagerly awaited opinion in Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc...
United States
17 Aug 2015
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Third Circuit Lets Wal-Mart Exclude Firearms Proposal Under The "Ordinary Business Operations" Exception
On April 14, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit summarily reversed a troubling decision of the Federal District Court in Delaware...
United States
21 Apr 2015
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SEC Proposes New Exchange Act Registration Thresholds And Changes To Certain "Held Of Record" Definitions
On December 18, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed new rules regarding the thresholds at which issuers may become reporting companies under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934...
United States
16 Jan 2015
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