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The UK Serious Fraud Office's Latest Guidance On Corporate Co-Operation – Great Expectations Fulfilled Or Left Asking For More?
On August 6, 2019 the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") in London published a new section of its Operational Guidance entitled Corporate Co-operation Guidance
12 Sep 2019
SEC Staff Announces Significant Changes To Shareholder Proposal No-Action Letter Process
On September 6, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance (the "Staff") of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced
United States
12 Sep 2019
Google And YouTube Reach Historic Settlement With FTC And New York AG Over Alleged COPPA Violations
On September 4, 2019, Google and its subsidiary, YouTube, agreed to pay a record $170 million fine to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and New York Attorney General ("AG")
United States
12 Sep 2019
Delaware Court Of Chancery Issues Important Ruling On Validity Of Advance Notice Bylaws
In an important transcript ruling issued this week,[1] the Delaware Court of Chancery upheld the validity and vitality of advance notice bylaw provisions, which govern the timing and disclosure
United States
4 Sep 2019
2019 Mid-Year Securities Litigation Update
The rate of new securities class action filings appears to be stabilizing, but that does not mean 2019 has been lacking in important developments in securities law.
United States
20 Aug 2019
UK Employment Update – Summer 2019
In this, our 2019 mid-year alert, we look back at the key developments in UK employment law over the past six months and look forward to anticipated developments in the six months to come.
19 Aug 2019
SEC's Amendments Streamline Reporting — In Some Cases
On March 20, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt several amendments to modernize and simplify disclosure requirements that apply to periodic reports
United States
19 Aug 2019
Delaware Bankruptcy Court Rules That Liquidation Trustee Controls The Privilege Of Board Of Directors' Special Committee
A Delaware bankruptcy court has held that a special committee's advisors cannot withhold privileged documents from a liquidation trustee appointed pursuant to a chapter 11 plan.
United States
15 Aug 2019
Delaware Supreme Court Revisits Oversight Liability
In a recent decision applying the famous Caremark doctrine, the Delaware Supreme Court confirmed several important legal principles that we expect will play a central role in the future of derivative
United States
2 Aug 2019
Navigating Cross-Border Investigations Involving Switzerland
Companies and individuals are increasingly confronted with the challenge of navigating Swiss blocking statutes when trying to provide US enforcement
31 Jul 2019
DOJ Antitrust Division Will Now Consider Dpas For Companies Demonstrating "Good Corporate Citizenship"
The DOJ Antitrust Division recently announced that it will allow prosecutors to resolve criminal antitrust investigations with deferred prosecution agreements ("DPAs") for qualified corporate defendants.
United States
30 Jul 2019
‘Blue Bell' Reaffirms But Does Not Expand The Boundaries Of Oversight Liability
Plaintiffs and defendants alike may have thought they felt tremors ripple through the legal system last month when, for the first time, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed dismissal of derivative claims based on...
United States
25 Jul 2019
Webcast: Vive La Différence? Select Joint Venture Issues In The United States And Europe
In our increasingly interconnected world, we can expect to see more cross-border joint ventures and strategic alliances. Joint venture partners and businesses, as well as the companies formed
24 Jul 2019
Tell Me It's Over: Tax Year Endings And M&A Transactions
The rules that govern whether and when (for example, beginning of day or end of day) are complex (resembling a patchwork quilt) and frequently not intuitive
United States
18 Jul 2019
UK Take Privates
Bloomberg (here) recently reported that PE firms are increasingly scoping out take privates in the UK and "are fed up with waiting for Brexit". That is consistent
16 Jul 2019
The SFO's Fifth DPA – High Five Or Down Low? Too Slow!
On July 4, 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") secured approval for its fifth Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") before the Crown Court sitting at Southwark. The DPA is with
United States
16 Jul 2019
Can The U.K. Digital Services Tax Address The Digital Economy?
The United Kingdom is working on its own digital services tax, which will be legislated for in the Finance Bill 2019-2020 and will apply from April 2020.
9 Jul 2019
Taxing The Digital Economy And Digital Service Tax Proposals Impacting The United Kingdom And The European Union
Tax authorities around the world are trying to understand the fundamental drivers of the digital transformation of the global economy, with the
European Union
4 Jul 2019
Webcast: Negotiating Closure Of Government Investigations: NPAs, DPAs, And Beyond
Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) and Non-Prosecution Agreements (NPAs) are favored enforcement tools for resolving white collar investigations that have figured prominently in some of the largest and most complex multi-agency and cross-border resolutions
United States
24 Jun 2019
Reducing Litigation Risk Through Transaction Independence: Takeaways From Tribune's Two-Step LBO
The failure of a leveraged buyout (LBO) can result in complex, years-long litigation. Issues involving the debtor's solvency
United States
20 Jun 2019
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