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PBCs are gaining mainstream acceptance as societies and markets increasingly insist that corporations generate positive social impact alongside profits.
Withers LLP
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.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Special purpose acquisition companies ("SPACs"), it seems, are everywhere. SPACs have been around for decades
Morrison & Foerster LLP
How can legal structures help investors maximize the impact of their investments?
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
We have discussed in previous alerts a spate of shareholder lawsuits alleging corporate fiduciary breaches and securities law violations tied to the defendant company's alleged failure...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SIFMA, the Investment Company Institute ("ICI") and DTCC outlined their planned collaborative effort to accelerate the U.S. securities settlement cycle from T+2 to T+1.
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.)...
Mayer Brown
The meteoric rise in the use of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)—with more than $98 billion raised in over 300 deals year-to-date alone—has prompted increased government scrutiny of...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We devote a substantial part of our practice these days to helping clients conduct due diligence to assess other businesses that they think they might acquire.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, we examine a pair of Ninth Circuit decisions addressing when opinions are materially false under securities law, and what a plaintiff must plead to establish a duty-of-prudence violation...
Ballard Spahr LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a variety of claims brought by employees, as well as government enforcement actions.
Cooley LLP
Climate Action 100+ reports that, last year, there were 22 climate-related weather disasters in the U.S. that "each caused more than $1 billion in damages—far and away a record.
Mayer Brown
On April 16, 2021, the US Securities and Exchange Commission issued a release reopening the comment period on its 2016 proposal for a mandatory universal proxy to be used for all contested director...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On March 29, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. v. Arkansas Teacher Retirement System.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Taxpayer losses in two recent Tax Court cases serve as reminders that physician and other incorporated medical practice groups should take care in the "zero out" approach to the payment of...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC reopened the comment period on a 2016 proposed rule that would require the use of universal proxy cards in all non-exempt solicitations for contested director elections.
Cooley LLP
In remarks in March to the Center for American Progress, Acting SEC Chair Allison Lee said that she had asked the staff to consider whether the SEC should "re-open the comment file...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Between September 2020 and March 2021, at least 35 SPACs have been hit with one or more shareholder lawsuits filed in New York state court.
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