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Alien Tort Case Development: The U.S. Supreme Court Will Review The Question Of Corporate Liability
On Monday, April 3, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by plaintiffs in Jesner v. Arab Bank, No. 16-499.
United States
10 Apr 2017
U.K. Modern Slavery Act: New Disclosure Requirements For Companies Operating In The United Kingdom
Companies that do business in the United Kingdom should assess their exposure to the U.K. Modern Slavery Act, which goes into effect this October.
20 Aug 2015
Delaware Enacts Benefit Corporation Legislation
On July 17, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law legislation enabling the formation of public benefit corporations in Delaware. In doing so, Delaware became the 19th state to enact this type of legislation. The new law will become effective on August 1, 2013.
United States
29 Jul 2013
Benefit Corporations: Twelve States And Counting
On December 1, a new benefit corporation statute went into effect in Massachusetts, making the state one of twelve that have enacted legislation allowing for the formation of this new form of corporate entity.
United States
9 Jan 2013
CSR And The Role Of The Board Of Directors
I recently authored an article for IR Magazine on "CSR and the Role of the Board." In looking at board oversight in the area of CSR, one source that I relied upon was the 2010 report, Board Oversight of Environmental and Social Issues, published by Calvert Asset Management Company and The Corporate Library.
United States
13 Dec 2011
D.C. Circuit Vacates Proxy Access Rule
On July 22, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated Exchange Act Rule 14a-11, the proxy access rule that was approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") in August 2010.
United States
2 Aug 2011
Shareholder Engagement And Constructive Dialogue On Human Rights
Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") recently released a report on engagement between investors and public corporations in the United States that included the finding that this "engagement is expanding beyond financial and strategic issues and ‘traditional’ governance topics to include more environmental and social issues."
United States
15 Apr 2011
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