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#MeToo Compliance — Two Years In, "Wait-And-See" Is No Longer An Option
Over the past two years, the #MeToo movement has driven major societal change and reform, exposing areas for improvement in workplace compliance across the country.
14 Oct 2019
Debenhams' CVA Upheld In Major Test Case
Debenhams has successfully defended the challenge to its company voluntary arrangement ("CVA") in the first test case in the current wave of CVAs.
30 Sep 2019
Och-Ziff Restitution Highlights Risks Of Subsidiary Pleas In Criminal Resolutions
In 2016, hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group ("Och-Ziff") entered into one of the largest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA")
United States
23 Sep 2019
Family Offices: New Beginnings For Alternative Capital Arrangements
Veteran family office operators and managers may have other quotations (or visions) from Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" in mind
United States
20 Sep 2019
Proposed Regulations May Significantly Impact Tax Assets Of Distressed Companies
On September 9, 2019, the Treasury Department ("Treasury") and the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS" or "Service")
United States
16 Sep 2019
Proposed Regulations May Significantly Impact Tax Assets In M&A Transactions
On September 9, 2019, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS" or "Service") issued proposed regulations
United States
16 Sep 2019
New SEC Policy For No-Action Requests To Exclude Rule 14a-8 Shareholder Proposals For 2019–2020 Proxy Season
The SEC's Division of Corporation Finance announced that, starting with the 2019-2020 proxy season, it may issue oral rather than written guidance for some requests to exclude Rule 14a-8 shareholder
United States
12 Sep 2019
SEC Proposes Simplified Risk Factors, Legal Proceedings And Business Disclosures
On August 8, 2019, the SEC proposed rules to update and simplify risk factors, legal proceedings and business disclosures required
United States
29 Aug 2019
Lurking Questions for Board Observers
A recent Federal appellate court decision on potential liability of board observers under the securities laws is a useful reminder that the legal status
19 Aug 2019
U.S. Trade Secret Prosecutions—Should Chinese Companies Be Worried?
In Part 3 of a series of Insights on U.S. enforcement against China-based companies, Kirkland & Ellis attorneys focus on the increase in trade secret prosecutions
United States
16 Jul 2019
Del. Courts Continue Limiting Books And Records Demands
Section 220 of Title 8 of the Delaware Code allows a corporation's stockholders to make a written demand to inspect the corporation's "books and records." While initially conceived as an expansion of the common law right of stockholders to
12 Jun 2019
DOJ Issues Most Detailed Guidance Regarding Evaluation Of Corporate Compliance Programs To Date
On April 30, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice released new guidance regarding its evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of a company's compliance program.
United States
3 Jun 2019
DOJ Releases Guidance On Cooperation Credit In False Claims Act Cases
On May 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") released formal guidance regarding cooperation credit for defendants in False Claims Act ("FCA") investigations.
United States
17 May 2019
Offshore Wind + Storage: Electric Distribution Companies In Massachusetts Seek To Purchase Offshore Wind Generation And Paired Storage Capacity
On March 27, 2019, the electric distribution companies in Massachusetts filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities ("MADPU") ...
United States
26 Apr 2019
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