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Shearman & Sterling Releases 17th Annual Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey
Shearman & Sterling released the 17th Annual Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey, featuring a special focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues.
United States
13 Sep 2019
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Southern District Of New York Dismisses In Part Securities Fraud Claims Against Major Industrial Conglomerate, Allowing Claims Based Upon Factoring In Financial Filings To Proceed
On August 29, 2019, Judge Jesse M. Furman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed most of the securities fraud claims
United States
12 Sep 2019
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Southern District Of Florida Dismisses Putative Class Action Against Beverage Company For Failure To Adequately Allege Misstatements, Scienter And Loss Causation
On August 29, 2019, Judge K. Michael Moore of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissed a putative class action against National Beverage Corporation and certain of its officers ...
United States
5 Sep 2019
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Southern District Of New York Dismisses Putative Class Action Against Digital Services Company For Failure To Adequately Allege Misstatements And Scienter
On August 28, 2019, Judge Lorna G. Schofield of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action against the digital services and development company Synacor, Inc. ...
United States
5 Sep 2019
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District Of Maryland Dismisses Exchange Act Claims For Failure To Adequately Allege Scienter
On August 19, 2019, Judge Richard Bennett of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland dismissed a putative securities class action involving claims brought under Sections 10(b)
United States
28 Aug 2019
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SEC Proposes To Modernize Risk Factor, Business Description And Legal Proceedings Disclosure Rules
On August 8, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments (the "Proposed Rule") to modernize its existing requirements for how companies disclose risk factors
United States
15 Aug 2019
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SEC Chairman Announces Significant Changes To Commission Procedures For Considering Disqualification Waivers
On July 3, 2019, Chairman Jay Clayton of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Statement Regarding Offers of Settlement (the "Public Statement") to announce a significant shift in the SEC's process of...
United States
9 Aug 2019
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Southern District Of New York Grants Reconsideration And Dismisses Exchange Act Claims Against Underwriter Of Regulation A+ Offering, Finding Plaintiffs Failed To Adequately Allege Scienter
On July 29, 2019, Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted reconsideration of her prior decision and dismissed securities fraud claims
United States
8 Aug 2019
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CMA Announces New Rules For Ownership In Listed Companies By Foreign Strategic Investors
The FSI Instructions have removed the existing limit on the foreign ownership of a Saudi-listed company for foreign strategic investors (FSIs) that meet the FSI Instructions' criteria, allowing them to take controlling stakes in Saudi-listed companies.
United States
30 Jul 2019
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Southern District Of New York Dismisses Putative Class Action Against Building Materials Company For Failure To Adequately Allege Misstatements And Scienter
On July 12, 2019, Judge Valerie Caproni of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative securities class action brought against the building materials
United States
29 Jul 2019
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Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Class Action Against Pipeline Operator For Failure To Adequately Allege Misstatements Or Scienter
On July 16, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a decision by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas that dismissed a putative class
United States
29 Jul 2019
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Takeover Panel Publishes Takeover Code Amendments For Brexit
On 4 April 2019, the Takeover Panel published amendments to the Takeover Code that will take effect on exit day (i.e., currently 31 October 2019).
UK
29 Jul 2019
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BEIS Committee Published Report Following Its Inquiry Into The Future Of Audit
On 2 April 2019, the BEIS Committee published a report following its inquiry into the future of audit setting out its recommendations for audit reform. We discussed the BEIS Committee's inquiry
UK
29 Jul 2019
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European Parliament And EU Council Adopt The Commission's Proposal For A New Directive Regarding The Use Of Digital Tools And Processes In Company Law
On 26 April 2019, the European Parliament adopted the Commission's proposal for a new directive which aims to facilitate and promote the use of online tools in the contacts between
United States
26 Jul 2019
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European Parliament Resolution On Commission's Proposal To Amend Directive Regarding Company Conversions, Mergers And Divisions
On 18 April 2019, the European Parliament resolved to adopt, with amendments, the European Commission's proposal for an amending Directive as regards cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions.
European Union
26 Jul 2019
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Sanctions Round Up: Second Quarter 2019
While this quarter saw no major developments in Russia sanctions programs, OFAC signaled its continued willingness to target Russian banks for assisting others evade US sanctions
Worldwide
25 Jul 2019
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New York Supreme Court Dismisses Securities Act Of 1933 Claims, Holding That Plaintiffs' Allegations Of Misleading Statements Are Inactionable Forward-Looking Statements Or Opinions Under Omnicare
Defendants moved to dismiss the amended complaint, requesting that the Court apply the heightened pleading standards under CPLR 3016(b), the state court analogue to Rule 9(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
United States
25 Jul 2019
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Companies With Effective Antitrust Compliance Programs Could Get Relief From Criminal Prosecution Under New DOJ Policy
The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (Division) finally will consider the existence of effective antitrust compliance programs at the charging stage of criminal antitrust
United States
23 Jul 2019
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Hot Topics: Dodd-Frank Act Hedging Policy Disclosures Begin
Although final rules were published in December of 2018, July 1st marked the date that issuers (other than smaller reporting companies and emerging growth companies) must begin complying
United States
18 Jul 2019
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FCPA Digest - Recent Trends And Patterns In The Enforcement Of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - July 2019
The first half of 2019 has been an exception, resulting in some of the highest penalty statistics of any half year of FCPA enforcement.
Worldwide
18 Jul 2019
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