Jenner & Block
On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. Authored by Justice Alito, the decision, which hewed closely to the draft opinion that...
A magistrate judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas has issued a report and recommendation to the District Court concluding that the contract exclusion in a directors and officers liability policy barred coverage for a lawsuit alleging breach of contract.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
On this episode of Dimensions of Diversity, host Lloyd Freedman invites his Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney colleagues Will Le, advisor in the firm's Government Relations practice group...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Last month marked the first anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's watershed decision, NCAA v. Alston, which opened the door for student-athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness...
At a recent meeting of the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee discussing the SEC's climate disclosure proposal, a speaker in charge of ESG investing at an asset manager raised the possible risk that companies...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. released the results of its annual Mergers and Acquisitions Survey today.
Winston & Strawn LLP
Fast-forward to spring 2022, and there appears to be somewhat of a revival in the use of corporate monitorships.
On June 15, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued a request for comment to "help determine which ‘information providers,' such as index providers...
Foley & Lardner
A recent Delaware Chancery court opinion serves as a reminder to companies and their boards that shareholder-approved equity compensation plans are contracts, and failing to follow the terms of such contract...
On June 22, 2022, in response to the SEC's release of its regulatory agenda , Republican SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce vigorously objected to the policies and ...
Holland & Knight
Earlier this month, a Holland & Knight alert discussed several constitutional challenges facing the SEC, including a petition for certiorari filed with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking review of the...
This article discusses the amendments adopted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") in 2020 that modernize the offering related provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("Securities Act"), ...
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that the administrative adjudication process of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or the "Commission")...
Foley & Lardner
On June 3, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") announced its adoption of rule and form amendments expanding the requirement of electronic filing to include certain documents...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
With all due respect to Coach Norman Dale, Al Pacino's character in Any Given Sunday delivers one of the all-time best locker-room speeches in movie history.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Court held that—as with the original complaint—plaintiffs failed to allege actionable misstatements or omissions as well as scienter and granted defendants' motion to dismiss with prejudice.
Yesterday, the SEC's spring regulatory flexibility agenda was published (see: Agency Rule List – Spring 2022). The agenda is very ambitious and includes a wide range of items.
Holland & Knight
In the SEC's latest environmental, social and governance (ESG) rulemaking salvo, the agency proposed two new ESG-focused rules aimed at the advisory and investment company space:
The SEC has posted its Spring 2022 Reg-Flex agenda and it's crammed with pending and new rulemakings—and they're all going to be proposed or adopted in October! (Ok, admittedly, that's an exaggeration, but not much of one.)
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