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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC staff issues guidance on "spring-loaded" compensation. NY Fed launches Central Banking Innovation Center. NFA proposes amendments to financial reporting requirements for SEC-registered SDs.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On November 17, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to the federal proxy rules to require the use of a universal proxy card in public solicitations involving contested director elections where ...
Archer & Greiner P.C.
On November 17, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted rules to require the use of universal proxy cards in director election contests.
Ruchelman PLLC
How many times have we watched a movie, read a book, or listened to a colleague talk about an action that appeared to be a no-risk proposition, only to turn into a nightmare?
Mayer Brown
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC" or the "Commission") proposed changes to the proxy solicitation rules on November 17, 2021.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Deputy AG Monaco signaled a return to the era of frequent imposition of corporate monitors by stating that prior guidance is rescinded to the extent it suggested that monitorships were disfavored.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Companies are under pressure to address climate risks and opportunities in a thoughtful and comprehensive way.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
It should be a surprise to no one that California's laws imposing strict gender and diversity requirements on publicly held corporations continue to attract legal challenges.
Fenwick & West LLP
On November 17, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted rules requiring the use of universal proxy cards in contested director elections as discussed in Release No. 34-93596 (the Adopting Release).
Mayer Brown
Two pieces of legislation aimed at imposing additional regulations on special purpose acquisition companies ("SPACs") were recently introduced in the US House of Representatives.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
IOSCO offered a set of recommendations addressing ESG ratings and data product providers.
Sidley Austin LLP
In re the Chemours Company Derivative Litigation, Vice Chancellor Glasscock recently wrestled with an apparent conflict between two provisions of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL)
Winstead PC
Today the SEC [1] and the DOJ [2] announced civil and criminal charges involving an alleged brazen $8 million insider-trading scheme.
Cooley LLP
At an open meeting on November 17, the SEC voted, three to two, to propose amendments to the proxy rules that would reverse some of the key provisions governing proxy voting advice that were adopted in July 2020.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
California pressures corporations to pay their taxes by suspending their corporate powers, rights and privileges when they fail to do so. Cal. Rev. & Tax Code § 23301.
Winstead PC
In Novedea Sys. v. Colaberry, Inc., co-founders of a business discussed terms of a buy-out, but ended up in litigation. No. 6:20-cv-00180-JDK, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152372 (E. D. Tex. August 13, 2021).
Thompson Hine LLP
In October, the annual "SEC Speaks" event took place, where the SEC Chair, Commissioners, senior leaders and other staff provided public remarks and updates on the initiatives and priorities of the agency.
The Green Law Group
The past two years have been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic in multiple ways. While we have so far avoided a significant economic downturn, some businesses have been severely challenged...
Russell, Krafft & Gruber
On January 1, 2021, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (the "Defense Bill") was enacted into law. This Defense Bill contained the Corporate Transparency Act (the "Act").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The recent IPO for Rivian Automotive Inc., the electric pick-up truck manufacturer whose shares increased 29% on the day following the offering, resulting in an enterprise valuation of more than $86 billion....
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