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Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
In wake of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the California legislature saw fit to add Section 2207 to the California Corporations Code.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Surprisingly, the California General Corporation Law uses the term "common stock" as opposed to "common shares" in only a single statute.
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
In this article, Ann Sultan, Member at Miller & Chevalier, and Anna Romberg, Executive Vice President of Legal, Compliance and Governance at Getinge, explore the tension between a rules-led...
Arnold & Porter
On April 29, 2021, a four-judge panel of the New York Appellate Division, First Department, held in Chester County Employees Retirement Fund v. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2020-04534
Cooley LLP
Today, the SEC announced that Renee Jones has been appointed as the new Director of Corp Fin, replacing Acting Corp Fin Director John Coates, who will become SEC General Counsel.
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
In March of 2020 the COVID-19 coronavirus was declared a pandemic, and two COVID-related securities class action lawsuits were quickly filed.
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
By now even casual followers of financial news have heard of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, blank-check companies that purportedly provide a smoother path for privately held companies to go public with less exposure to liability.
Pavia & Harcourt
One of the most important points on which lawyers educate their clients is the attorney-client privilege. Usually it is simple, but occasionally it isn't.
Cooley LLP
Late Friday, the SEC announced that its Spring 2021 Regulatory Flexibility Agenda—both short-term and long-term—has now been posted. And it's a doozy.
Arnold & Porter
The complaint filed in Franchi v. Multiplan Corp. et al. in the Chancery Court of Delaware on April 9, 2021, has received a fair amount of attention because it claims breaches of fiduciary duties...
Arnold & Porter
Speaking at The Wall Street Journal's CFO Network event on June 7, 2021, SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said that he has asked the staff to propose recommendations for the Commission's consideration ...
Baker Botts
The House Financial Services Committee recently released draft legislation expressly prohibiting special-purpose acquisition ("SPACs") from using the "safe harbor" provisions...
What is ESG? Learn more from Jen Rubin, Member of Employment, Labor and Benefits Section at Mintz and co-lead of the firm's ESG Practice Group. Jen leverages her experience advising corporate boards on social and governance issues.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Following the most recent slew of high-profile ransomware attacks, the White House deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology, Anne Neuberger, issued an open letter to the private sector ...
Jones & Keller PC
Accelerated enforcement actions and new rapid response techniques at the SEC are likely to be with us for the long-haul.
Mayer Brown
During its meeting on June 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission's Investor Advisory Committee held a panel discussion regarding 10b5-1 plans, welcoming three market participants and academics.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Cal. Serv. Emples. Health & Welfare Trust Fund v. Greenbox Servs. LLC, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93477 involved a plaintiff's attempt to serve a limited liability company.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
The U.S. Courts of Appeal for the First and Second Circuits have split on the issue of whether a plaintiff must satisfy the Second Circuit's "predominantly foreign" test...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The spate of shareholder actions against biotech companies relating to COVID-19 treatments shows no signs of stopping, and now, derivative lawsuits are following the initial wave of securities class actions.
Cooley LLP
How often does this happen? SEC Commissioners Allison Lee (D) and Elad Roisman (R) on the same page?
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