Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This article is not about "who did what wrong" or "what nation-state commenced this attack." It's really more about is, "if I am a Director, what should I be thinking about the SolarWinds attack?"...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
The law of non-profit organizations is complex. The first thing to know is that the law varies considerably from state to state. For example, Massachusetts is subject to a detailed statute that requires a ...
With the passage of SB 826 in 2018, California became the first state to mandate board gender diversity (see this PubCo post).
Mayer Brown partners Andrew Noreuil, Michael Gill and Brian Massengill discuss two recent decisions of the Delaware Supreme Court regarding the ability of parties to limit their liability for fraud...
For the second episode of Founders Counsel, three dynamic and successful operators (Silicon Valley speak for executives) who became venture capitalists discuss how they broke...
Hard on the heels of racial discord in the United States and the Black Lives Matter movement, the California legislature has taken another step toward its focus on diversity and equality.
Where one fifty-percent owner of a single member LLC wished to remove the existing tiebreaker director, the Delaware Court of Chancery
In In Re Baker Hughes Inc. Merger Litig., C.A. No. 2019-0638-AGB (Del. Ch. Oct. 27, 2020), the Delaware Court of Chancery declined to dismiss claims that the CEO of Baker Hughes Incorporated...
As several companies have learned the hard way over the past few months, many things can result from having a presence on social media — and a lot of them aren't good for business.
In In re USG Corporation Stockholder Litigation, C.A. No. 2018-0602-SG (Del. Ch. Aug. 31, 2020), the Court of Chancery...
In Stream TV Networks, Inc. v. SeeCubic, Inc., C.A. No. 2020-0310-JTL (Del. Ch. Dec. 8, 2020), the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the "Court") ruled that all
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Special purpose acquisition companies ("SPACs"), it seems, are everywhere. SPACs have been around for decades
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
The House Committee on Financial Services met virtually on April 20, 2021 to consider legislation that, among other things
Foley & Lardner
Companies usually run informally at the pre-seed and seed-stage, without formal meetings of the board of directors.
In Teamsters Local 443 Health Services & Insurance Plan, et al. v. John G. Chou, et al., C.A. No. 2019-0816-SG (Del. Ch. August 24, 2020), the Delaware Court of Chancery (the "Court")...
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
On March 5, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") charged AT&T, Inc. ("AT&T" or the "Company") and three executives in its Investor Relations Department (the "IR officers")...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
While pressure from institutional investors, such as BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street, has contributed to increased focus and urgency on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters, ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
This week, another shareholder derivative suit was dismissed based on a forum selection clause contained in the company's bylaws.
Holland & Knight
Recently, a U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a significant ruling in In re Nine West LBO Securities Litigation, Case No. 20-2941 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 4, 2020) (Rakoff, J.)...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Due to technical difficulties and an unforeseen outage on our webinar platform, WebEx, we are rescheduling today's event.