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Cooley LLP
Last week we cautioned that market volatility resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to increasing levels of shareholder activism and unsolicited takeover offers.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In an Order dated March 25, 2020, the SEC extended the exemptions offered to investment companies, business development companies and investment advisers grappling with challenges to the routine meeting and reporting requirements ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of Delaware reversed a decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery and affirmatively endorsed the enforceability of federal forum-selection provisions,...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In an Order dated March 25, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission offered an exemption to investment advisers that are confronting COVID-19-related disruptions with respect to certain filing obligations.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 13, 2020, Judge Philip S. Gutierrez of the United States District Court for the Central District of California denied class certification in an action against a restaurant franchising company
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Major economic stabilization funds are made available to U.S. businesses (including nonprofits), states and municipalities under Title IV of the CARES Act.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On March 20, 2020, Illinois issued a shelter in place order in an effort to contain COVID-19. Under the order, individuals are required to remain in their homes and businesses...
Jones Day
On March 20, 2020, under authority derived from the Public Health State of Emergency declared in Georgia on March 14, the Governor of Georgia issued Executive Order 03.20.20.02 that includes provisions...
TMF Group
There is no rule book for situations like the coronavirus crisis and even the best-prepared firms must think on their feet. However, there are measures businesses can take to help plan for, and navigate...
Polsinelli LLP
2020 got off to a busy start with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") securing an important victory in the ongoing court battle with Telegram Group Inc.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Equity-based incentives are intended to motivate high levels of performance and align the interests of employees with those of shareholders.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth is actively monitoring all aspects of federal legislation impacting our corporate clients based on COVID-19 business stimulus funding. We expect there to be rolling updates to these provisions...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Below is a list of resources detailing responses to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by New York state and New York federal courts, alternative dispute resolution forums, and certain regulators.
WilmerHale
As boards of directors across the globe grapple with the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there are numerous questions to address that go beyond the ordinary.
Jones Day
The Background: Equity prices have collapsed in the past month, making many companies vulnerable to opportunistic and abusive takeovers and activist tactics
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
We are providing this guidance to our clients and friends with respect to Section 11 of Governor Lamont's Executive Order No. 7I ("Order 7I") that was issued on Saturday, March 21, 2020.
Arnold & Porter
Late last week, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the press reported that a number of US Senators had sold significant amounts of stock after certain committee briefings and other updates.
Duane Morris LLP
On March 25, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it is extending the filing periods covered by its previously enacted conditional reporting relief for certain public company filing obligations...
Mayer Brown
On March 12, 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to the accelerated filer and large accelerated filer definitions in Rule 12b-2 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Rule 12b-2).
WilmerHale
Late in the evening March 18, 2020, the Federal Reserve announced the establishment of a new Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility (MMLF2020) to enhance the liquidity and functioning of prime money markets.
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