Yesterday afternoon, the SEC announced that it had—unanimously—adopted amendments, largely as originally proposed in 2019, to modernize filing fee disclosure and payment methods.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
In July, a Texas non-profit membership association filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Central District (Western Division) of California, Alliance For Fair Board Recruitment v. Weber, ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Ms. Lee called on the SEC to address the new opacity in the U.S. equities markets in light of the "explosive growth" of the private markets.
At yesterday's "SEC Speaks" conference from PLI, SEC Chair Gary Gensler and Commissioners Allison Herren Lee, Elad Roisman and Caroline Crenshaw all delivered remarks on different topics.
New York startups keep breaking records.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Sample Letter builds on climate change guidance the SEC issued in 2010 and identifies nine categories of disclosures the SEC suggests may be material risks that must be disclosed.
Certain Nasdaq-listed companies should start taking steps now to make sure they comply with Nasdaq's new rule on board diversity.
Welcome to the second episode of a series on Business Exit Strategies. Listen in as Vandenack Weaver Partner Mike Weaver joins our host, Mary Vandenack, Founder and Managing Partner at Vandenack Weaver...
With the most significant change since the GRI Standards launched in 2016, the revised Universal Standards set a new global benchmark for corporate transparency.
Once again, it is time to prepare for the proxy and annual report season. There are many issues to take into consideration when crafting required regulatory disclosures in a manner...
In our third episode of the series on Business Exit Strategies our host, Mary Vandenack, Founder and Managing Partner at Vandenack Weaver, talks to Cheri Duryea, President of Duryea Strategic Marketing...
In a significant victory for policyholders, this past week the Eastern District of Virginia rejected insurers' attempt to apply their D&O policies' so-called "bump-up" exclusions to bar coverage for merger litigation.
Winston & Strawn LLP
One of the biggest crises that a network-marketing company can face is losing top-level distributors to another network-marketing company.
This alert summarizes the results from ISS's 2021 policy surveys, which were released on October 1, 2021. As we explained in our previous alert...
TMF Group BV
As outlined in our Global Business Complexity Index 2021, the US ranks low in terms of global complexity, but the truth lies in the detail. While on an overall global complexity model the US represents a less complex market, ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
While voting by email may seem like an efficient way to conduct business, a board may not use email to take a regular majority vote. An email exchange does not qualify as a valid meeting under the New Hampshire Business Corporation Act...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Mr. Grewal asserted that "proactive enforcement" includes firms' cooperation in investigations and voluntary self-reporting after the occurrence of misconduct.
A well-functioning special committee will also mitigate the risk of personal liability for a company's fiduciaries, reducing the likelihood of protracted post-closing litigation.
Michael Best & Friedrich
"Access to capital was the key differentiator in the 1990's, but a strong fabric of relationships is the major source of distinction in the 21st Century," Lord Browne, former Group Chief Executive BP...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Potential penalties for companies and individuals that comply with foreign sanctions law have been introduced by a series of legal developments in China...