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Shearman & Sterling Releases 17th Annual Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey
Shearman & Sterling released the 17th Annual Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey, featuring a special focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues.
United States
13 Sep 2019
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Shareholder Rights Directive
On 14 May 2019, the Proxy Advisors (Shareholders' Rights) Regulations 2019 were published. The Regulations implement, in part, the Shareholder Rights Directive II
UK
29 Jul 2019
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NYSE Amends Shareholder Approval Requirements For Securities Issuances
On 20 March 2019, the SEC approved amendments to Sections 312.03 and 312.04 of the NYSE's Listed Company Manual
United States
4 Jul 2019
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Final GILTI Regulations And Proposed Regulations On Subpart F Income And GILTI Bring Relief To Private Equity And Other Non-Corporate Investors
On June 14, 2019, the IRS and Treasury finalized the global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI) regulations (T.D. 9866) and issued proposed regulations (REG-101828-19)
United States
3 Jul 2019
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Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, June 2019
These communications would be exempt from the prohibition imposed by Section 5 of the Securities Act on making any written or oral offers prior to the filing of a registration statement with the SEC.
Worldwide
2 Jul 2019
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The M&A Aftermath Of High Court's Emulex Punt
When the U.S. Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to dismiss the writ of certiorari in Emulex Corp. v. Varjabedian as "improvidently granted,"
United States
10 May 2019
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Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, February 2019
In this newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal Asian, U.S., European and selected international governance and securities law developments of interest to Asian corporates and financial institutions.
Worldwide
19 Feb 2019
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Amendments To Nasdaq Shareholder Approval Rule For Private Placements
On 26 September 2018, the SEC approved amendments to Nasdaq Rule 5635(d), also known as the "20% Rule," which required shareholder approval prior to the issuance in a private placement of 20%
United States
6 Feb 2019
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ISS Publishes 2019 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates
On 19 November 2018, International Shareholder Services (ISS) issued updates to its current U.K. proxy voting guidelines. The revised guidelines introduce changes to, among others:
UK
4 Feb 2019
10
Glass Lewis Publishes 2019 UK Proxy Guidelines
On 14 November 2018, Glass Lewis published its 2019 proxy guidelines. Some of the key revisions to its 2018 guidelines are as follows:
UK
1 Feb 2019
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Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition - January 2019
Below is a summary of the main developments in US and EU corporate governance and securities law and certain financial markets regulation developments since
Worldwide
28 Jan 2019
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Supreme Court Will Hear Case Raising Whether A Private Action May Be Brought For Alleged Misrepresentations In Connection With A Tender Offer Under Section 14(E) Of The Exchange Act, Based Only On A Showing Of Negligence, Not Scienter
On January 4, 2019, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition for writ of certiorari concerning whether Section 14(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 includes an implied private right of action for negligent misrepresentation or omission made in connection with a tender offer.
United States
11 Jan 2019
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2019 Proxy Season – Quick Reference Guide
'Tis the season, and no, we do not mean the holiday season. Although it may seem like you just filed your 2018 proxy, the 2019 proxy season is upon us
United States
2 Jan 2019
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EU Amending Legislation Published On Duties Of Third-Party Custodians Safe-Keeping Fund Assets
On October 30, 2018, amending Delegated Regulations on the safe-keeping duties of depositaries, supplementing the AIFMD and the Undertakings for Collective Investment ...
European Union
23 Nov 2018
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Governance & Securities Law Focus - November 2018/Latin America
On August 17, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to simplify and update disclosure requirements that have become duplicative, overlapping or outdated in light ...
Worldwide
22 Nov 2018
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E-Delivery Is Coming. Directors Should Prepare
Partner Jay Baris (New York- Investment Funds) authored the article "E-Delivery Is Coming. Directors Should Prepare" in BoardIQ
United States
13 Nov 2018
17
Regulations Proposed To Reduce Tax On Income Inclusions Under Section 956
On October 31, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) released proposed regulations
United States
9 Nov 2018
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Resolution Of The Competitive Bidding For Sky Plc And The Disney Chain Principle Offer For Sky Plc
In December 2016, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (Fox) made a pre-conditional offer for the 61% of Sky plc (Sky) that it did not already own.
UK
26 Oct 2018
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Response To The BEIS Insolvency And Corporate Governance Consultation
On 26 August 2018, the Government published a response to the Insolvency and Corporate Governance consultation launched in March 2018 (Response).
UK
26 Oct 2018
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Delaware Resolves Ambiguity Involving Take-Private Transactions
In Synutra, Liang Zhang, the majority shareholder of Synutra, proposed a buyout in a non-binding letter to the company.
United States
23 Oct 2018
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