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Cooley LLP
Cooley partners TJ Graham and Tanisha James have been named National Bar Association 40 Under 40 honorees.
Fisher Broyles
The Delaware Court of Chancery recently dismissed a derivative lawsuit asserting a Caremark claim for failure to adequately allege demand futility under Court of Chancery Rule 23.1.
Foley Hoag LLP
In the wake of Engine No.1's successful effort to elect more climate-friendly directors at Exxon and the increasingly aggressive action by BlackRock...
Carter Ledyard & Milburn
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies are blank check companies with no operations that undergo an Initial Public Offering to raise capital with the intent of acquiring an operating company.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
We often hear about a board of directors being sued, but can a plaintiff really sue a corporation's board?
Carter Ledyard & Milburn
In the final video of our 4-part series about cybersecurity and New York's Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security ("SHIELD") Act...
Cooley LLP
Although BlackRock, which manages assets valued at over $9 trillion, and its CEO, Laurence Fink, have long played an outsized role in promoting corporate sustainability and social responsibility, BlackRock...
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Yesterday's post discussed the relevance of the maturity date of a debt security to the definition of a "sale-of-assets" reorganization under California's General Corporation Law.
When selling a company through a competitive auction process, a seller may have multiple bidders seeking to purchase the target company.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC named YJ Fischer Director of the Office of International Affairs. She starts in her new role on August 2, 2021.
Proskauer Rose LLP
While we are growing accustomed to pandemic-based shareholder actions relating to improper health and safety disclosures or misrepresentations relating to COVID-19 treatments and tests...
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Earlier this month, a Texas non-profit membership association filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Central District (Western Division) of California, Alliance For Fair Board Recruitment v. Weber ..
Jones Day
A number of shareholder derivative lawsuits in federal court have been filed seeking to hold directors and officers of major companies accountable for alleged failures to ...
Cooley LLP
There's a new case challenging both of California's board diversity laws. The case, which was filed in a California federal district court against the California Secretary of State, Dr. Shirley Weber, ..
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Despite being one of the more well-known doctrines in corporate law, the rule articulated in Blasius—that directors who act with the primary purpose of interfering with a stockholder vote...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Coster v. UIP Companies, Inc., No. 49-2020, 2021 WL 2644094 (Del. June 28, 2021), the Delaware Supreme Court reversed a Court of Chancery ruling, No. 2018-0440-KSJM, 2020 WL 429906...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On July 2, 2021, the US Supreme Court granted the Petition for a Writ of Certiorari filed in Pivotal Software, to address one of the many questions stemming from the Court's decision in Cyan...
Snell & Wilmer
The Delaware Court of Chancery in In re Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. Merger Litigation denied a motion to dismiss claims for fiduciary duty breach in the sale of Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
FisherBroyles is an overnight success that's been 20 years in the making. Founders and managing partners James Fisher and Kevin Broyles have a lot to celebrate...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Cannabis companies are confronted by the twin challenge of warding off an increasing number of expensive lawsuits brought against their directors and officers armed with inadequate available insurance policies...
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