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Goggin And The D&O Insurance ‘Capacity' Exclusion: A Potential Coverage Gap For Private Equity And Other Investor-Designated Directors
Private equity sponsors, hedge funds, and other investment entities who bargain for seats on their portfolio companies' boards often assume that their director-designees will be fully covered
United States
20 Jun 2019
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Senior Managers And Certification Regime
The commencement date of 9 December 2019 for the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) ...
United States
28 May 2019
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The NFL Draft And Your Board: Structuring A Winning Team
The NFL draft is upon us and commentators have been talking a lot about what makes a winning team. Having a winning team, of course,
United States
6 May 2019
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PCAOB Amends Process For Appointing And Removing Its Hearing Officers
On January 29, 2019, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB or "Board") adopted amendments to its bylaws and rules that make the PCAOB's appointment and removal of its hearing officers
United States
18 Mar 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Sanctions
U.S. sanctions include two types of sanctions: (1) primary sanctions, which impose criminal or civil penalties on U.S. persons
United States
20 Feb 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Strategy
Strategic planning should continue to be a high priority for corporate boards in 2019. Boards should consider the individual and combined impacts of the U.S. and global economies...
United States
6 Feb 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Social Responsibility
While CSR efforts have long been under discussion by many boards, 2018, in many respects, represented a turning point in how such efforts are being viewed by consumers,
United States
31 Jan 2019
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Podcast: Corporate Culture And Board Diversity
In this episode, the first of three building on Akin Gump's annual Top 10 Topics for Directors report, partners Christine LaFollette and Daniel Walsh discuss corporate culture and board diversity, and what boards need to be thinking about them.
United States
24 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Board Diversity
Public companies are facing increasing pressure from corporate governance groups, investors, regulators and other stakeholders to improve gender and other diversity on the board, as advocates and studies ...
Worldwide
18 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019 – Plus Special Bonus On Midterm Elections
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors, and directors should be attuned not only to the company's business ...
United States
15 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Culture
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors.
United States
15 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Executive Summary
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors, and directors should be attuned not only to the company's business, but also to its people and values across the company.
United States
11 Jan 2019
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Dailey And Marder Article Examines Rise In "Event-Driven" Securities Litigation
Akin Gump litigation partners Jeffery Dailey and Neal Marder have written the article "The rise in event-driven securities litigation — Why it matters to directors and officers," published by Willis
United States
30 Nov 2018
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ISS Attempts To Legislate Common Sense: A Targeted Policy Aims To Introduce Gender Diversity To The Last All-Male Public Company Boards
The ISS survey asked respondents to identify whether having no female directors serve on a public company board is problematic.
United States
24 Oct 2018
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California Law Requires Female Presence In Boardrooms
On September 30, Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed a new California law requiring female presence on boards of public companies headquartered in California.
United States
23 Oct 2018
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SEC Updates Proxy Rule And Proxy Statement Interpretations
On May 11, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance (the Division) consolidated and updated its interpretations of the proxy rules and Schedules 14A and 14C.
United States
24 May 2018
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2018: Trade And Sanctions
U.S. sanctions administered by OFAC apply to U.S. persons, including companies incorporated in the U.S. and U.S. citizens and permanent residents, and, in certain circumstances, non-U.S. persons
United States
13 Feb 2018
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2018: SEC Enforcement Update
New leadership and priorities at the SEC. In May 2017, Jay Clayton, President Trump's pick for the position of Chairman of the SEC, was sworn into office. Chairman Clayton, a former partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP...
United States
6 Feb 2018
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2018: Board Composition
One of the primary functions of a board of directors is to enhance shareholder value. Advocates argue and studies show that companies with greater board diversity outperform those companies with less diversity.
United States
9 Jan 2018
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Recent Delaware Decisions Offer Important Guidance For Companies And Their Boards
Akin Gum recently covered two important rulings made in Delaware courts in December that provide critical guidance to corporations and their boards.
United States
27 Dec 2017
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