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Potential Impact of Financial CHOICE Act on Corporate Governance and SEC Reporting and Disclosure Requirements

USA - June 9 2017 On June 8, 2017, the House of Representatives passed, by a 233-186 vote (with all Democrats and one Republican voting against), the Financial CHOICE...

Joseph M. Yaffe, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Marc S. Gerber, Brian V. Breheny, Drew L. Pollekoff, Joseph M. Penko.


Potential Impact of Financial CHOICE Act on Corporate Governance and SEC Reporting and Disclosure Requirements

USA - June 9 2017 On June 8, 2017, the House of Representatives passed, by a 233-186 vote (with all Democrats and one Republican voting against), the Financial CHOICE...

Joseph M. Yaffe, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Marc S. Gerber, Brian V. Breheny, Drew L. Pollekoff, Joseph M. Penko.


Nuisance Plaintiffs Pursue Novel Theories to Exact Section 16 Settlements

USA - February 24 2017 The so-called "short-swing profit rule" under Securities Exchange Act Section 16(b) generally prohibits officers and directors as well as 10 percent...

Joseph M. Yaffe, Josh LaGrange, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Brian V. Breheny.


Avoiding an ISS Negative Recommendation: Considerations for Companies Seeking Shareholder Approval of Equity Incentive Plan Proposals

USA - January 26 2017 As the 2017 proxy season approaches, companies may be preparing to solicit shareholder approval for a new, or an amendment to an existing, equity...

Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Joseph M. Yaffe, Dmitriy Chelnitsky, Berit R. Freeman, Thomas M. Asmar, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Michael R. Bergmann, Timothy F. Nelson, Kristin M. Davis.


Avoiding an ISS Negative Recommendation: Considerations for Companies Seeking Shareholder Approval of Equity Incentive Plan Proposals

USA - January 26 2017 As the 2017 proxy season approaches, companies may be preparing to solicit shareholder approval for a new, or an amendment to an existing, equity...

Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Joseph M. Yaffe, Dmitriy Chelnitsky, Berit R. Freeman, Thomas M. Asmar, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Michael R. Bergmann, Timothy F. Nelson, Kristin M. Davis.