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Supply Chain Due Diligence Laws Go Orange—Netherlands Latest To Pass Legislation
On May 14, 2019, the Dutch Senate passed a long-awaited Child Labor Due Diligence Law,1 which places obligations on companies ...
United States
4 Jun 2019
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The NFL Draft And Your Board: Structuring A Winning Team
The NFL draft is upon us and commentators have been talking a lot about what makes a winning team. Having a winning team, of course,
United States
6 May 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: SEC Regulation And Enforcement
The SEC has adopted and proposed rule changes to reduce burdens on public companies and encourage broader securities ownership by "Main Street" investors.
United States
29 Mar 2019
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Podcast: The #MeToo Movement In The Corporate World
In this episode, the second of three building on Akin Gump's annual Top 10 Topics for Directors report, partner Lauren Leyden discusses the #MeToo movement and its impact on the corporate world.
United States
29 Mar 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Strategy
Strategic planning should continue to be a high priority for corporate boards in 2019. Boards should consider the individual and combined impacts of the U.S. and global economies...
United States
6 Feb 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Social Responsibility
While CSR efforts have long been under discussion by many boards, 2018, in many respects, represented a turning point in how such efforts are being viewed by consumers,
United States
31 Jan 2019
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Podcast: Corporate Culture And Board Diversity
In this episode, the first of three building on Akin Gump's annual Top 10 Topics for Directors report, partners Christine LaFollette and Daniel Walsh discuss corporate culture and board diversity, and what boards need to be thinking about them.
United States
24 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Board Diversity
Public companies are facing increasing pressure from corporate governance groups, investors, regulators and other stakeholders to improve gender and other diversity on the board, as advocates and studies ...
Worldwide
18 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019 – Plus Special Bonus On Midterm Elections
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors, and directors should be attuned not only to the company's business ...
United States
15 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Culture
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors.
United States
15 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Executive Summary
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors, and directors should be attuned not only to the company's business, but also to its people and values across the company.
United States
11 Jan 2019
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ISS Attempts To Legislate Common Sense: A Targeted Policy Aims To Introduce Gender Diversity To The Last All-Male Public Company Boards
The ISS survey asked respondents to identify whether having no female directors serve on a public company board is problematic.
United States
24 Oct 2018
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SEC Expands Definition Of Smaller Reporting Company
Accelerated filers, among other things, are required to provide the auditor's attestation of management's assessment of internal control over financial reporting.
United States
27 Jul 2018
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SEC Updates Proxy Rule And Proxy Statement Interpretations
On May 11, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance (the Division) consolidated and updated its interpretations of the proxy rules and Schedules 14A and 14C.
United States
24 May 2018
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Revised SEC Guidance Concerning Disclosure of Cybersecurity Risks and Cyber Incidents
Disclosures must inform investors about material cybersecurity risks and incidents, including addressing material cybersecurity risks for cyber-attacks that have not yet occurred.
United States
2 Mar 2018
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2018: Shareholder Activism
After an uptick in activist campaigns in the last couple of years, followed by a recent minor plateauing, shareholder activism has entrenched itself in the modern climate of corporate governance
United States
11 Jan 2018
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2018: Board Composition
One of the primary functions of a board of directors is to enhance shareholder value. Advocates argue and studies show that companies with greater board diversity outperform those companies with less diversity.
United States
9 Jan 2018
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Recent Delaware Decisions Offer Important Guidance For Companies And Their Boards
Akin Gum recently covered two important rulings made in Delaware courts in December that provide critical guidance to corporations and their boards.
United States
27 Dec 2017
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Delaware Supreme Court Reins In Stockholder Ratification Of Director Compensation
Directors were not entitled to stockholder ratification defense where stockholders only approved the general parameters of director and employee bonuses
United States
27 Dec 2017
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2018: Corporate Social Responsibility
Boards of directors should leverage CSR initiatives to mitigate legal, reputational, operational and financial risks, and improve their bottom line.
United States
21 Dec 2017
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