Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco delivered remarks on corporate criminal enforcement, announcing revisions to DOJ's policies for addressing corporate ethics and compliance matters.
On Wednesday, the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee held a jam-packed meeting to discuss, among other matters, human capital disclosure and the SEC's proposal on Schedule 13D beneficial ownership.
Foley & Lardner
In our current economic environment, you would have to be hiding in a cave not to see, hear and feel valuations sliding downwards across the eco-system.
In remarks delivered today to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee, SEC Commissioner Pierce--one of the Republican appointees to the Commission--offered a critique of the...
In this appeal, the Eleventh Appellate District reversed the trial court's decision finding that the plaintiff was not an assignee under the terms of a retail installment contract.
With the calendar turning to autumn, the proxy and annual reporting season may seem a long way off. However, in light of the amount of work and planning that goes...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Over the last several years, business-to-business "no-hire" and "no-poach" agreements have come under legal attack, including through enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission and criminal prosecutions...
2021 was a record year for mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Driven by high valuations and abundant liquidity, the total global value of all deals reached an all-time high of USD$5.9 trillion, 64% higher than 2020.
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
By now, you've likely heard that Twitter filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk to force Musk to complete his planned acquisition of Twitter.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Complying with the new rule will require significant effort, but the underlying substance is not entirely new.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Aug. 25, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a new rule requiring public companies (subject to some notable exceptions, described below) to disclose, in proxy statements and information...
A Delaware corporation itself does not owe fiduciary duties to its stockholders and cannot be sued by its stockholders for breach.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The changes Monaco announced on Thursday were the result of studies and recommendations by the Corporate Crime Advisory Group.
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff
Misunderstandings that arise during the transport of goods can have a negative impact on your business. Incoterms can prevent that, but first you must understand what the terms mean.
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Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
In this post yesterday, John Jenkins took aim at issuer's that characterize themselves as "leading". He notes that the SEC Staff has and continues to comment on such characterizations.
Ice Miller LLP
Effective, January 1, 2023, NASAA's Statement of Policy provides for certain policies regarding the use of these questionnaires in FDDs and Franchise Agreements.
Last week, the SEC brought a settled action against VMware, a provider of cloud-storage software and services, alleging that it misled shareholders by failing to disclose material information...
Debevoise & Plimpton
On September 19, 2022, the Division of Examinations ("EXAMS") of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") published a risk alert (the "Risk Alert") previewing EXAMS'...
Contractors who fail to submit objections by that date will be considered to have no objection to disclosure of the information.