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M&A Watch — Caremark Unfrozen: Delaware Supreme Court Revisits Oversight Claims
The Delaware Supreme Court recently took the opportunity to revisit Caremark with its en banc decision in Marchand v. Barnhill, No. 533, 2018
United States
12 Jul 2019
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.
19 Feb 2019
FRC Publishes Final Wales Corporate Governance Principles For Large Private Companies
On 10 December 2018, the FRC published the final Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies.
United States
4 Feb 2019
GC100 And Investor Group Publish Updated Directors' Remuneration Reporting Guidance
On 10 December 2018, updated Directors' Remuneration Reporting Guidance was published by the GC100 and Investor Group.
United States
4 Feb 2019
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:
4 Feb 2019
UK Government Publishes Companies (Directors' Report) And Limited Liability Partnerships (Energy And Carbon Report) Regulations 2018
On 9 November 2018, the Companies (Directors' Report) and Limited Liability Partnerships (Energy and Carbon Report) Regulations 2018 were published to require additional reporting on emissions,
1 Feb 2019
FTSE 100 Poll: Stakeholder Engagement Mechanisms And Section 172 Disclosures
On 25 October 2018, Practical Law published the results of a poll of FTSE 100 companies, summarising how the sampled companies proposed to comply with amendments introduced by the U.K. Corporate
31 Jan 2019
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
28 Jan 2019
Government Shutdown Hits Funds, Fund Boards
Many news reports have recounted how the partial government shutdown has affected government employees, shuttered national parks, and unsettled the stock market.
United States
9 Jan 2019
New Year, New Rules: Arrival Of The Final Hedging Disclosure Rules
On December 18, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved long-awaited final rules implementing Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
United States
7 Jan 2019
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
Financial Stability Board Appoints New Chair And Vice Chair
On November 26, 2018, the Financial Stability Board announced the appointment of Randal K. Quarles (Governor and Vice Chairman for Supervision at the U.S. Federal Reserve System) ...
United States
28 Dec 2018
Eastern District Of Pennsylvania Denies In Part And Grants In Part Motion To Dismiss Stock Drop Suit, Finding Plaintiffs Adequately Pled Global Pharmaceutical Company Misrepresented The Safety Of Its Opioid
On December 10, 2018, Judge Timothy J. Savage of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied in large part defendants' motion to dismiss a putative class action asserting violations of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") and Sections 11 and 20 of the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act").
United States
20 Dec 2018
Executive To Pay Civil Penalties For Not Reporting Compensation Share Acquisition Under HSR Act
A senior executive of a public company has agreed to pay $609,810 in civil penalties for acquiring additional voting securities in the company ...
United States
12 Dec 2018
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 ...
22 Nov 2018
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
'Dear CEO' Letter From UK Prudential Regulator Updates PRA-Regulated Firms On Brexit
On October 25, 2018 the U.K. PRA published a "Dear CEO" letter that it has sent to the Chief Executive Officers of all firms authorized and regulated by the PRA ...
European Union
8 Nov 2018
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).
26 Oct 2018
The FRC Publish Revised Guidance On The Strategic Report
On 31 July 2018, the FRC published revised Guidance on the Strategic Report (the Guidance), as well as feedback received under a consultation launched August 2017.
25 Oct 2018
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