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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, Erica Schohn, Thomas M. Asmar, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Michael R. Bergmann, Timothy F. Nelson.


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, Erica Schohn, Thomas M. Asmar, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Michael R. Bergmann, Timothy F. Nelson.


Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Conflicts of Interest Rule

USA - November 8 2016 The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance on the Conflicts of Interest Rule it released earlier this year. The guidance, issued on...

Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Joseph M. Yaffe, Berit R. Freeman, Erica Schohn, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Michael R. Bergmann, Timothy F. Nelson.


Court Ruling Signals Potential ERISA Liability for PE Fund Sponsors

USA - March 31 2016 On March 28, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts held that three private equity (PE) funds were jointly and severally...

Berit R. Freeman, Erica Schohn, Regina Olshan, Neil M. Leff, Michael R. Bergmann.


Majority of Say-on-Golden-Parachute Votes Receive Shareholder Support

USA - January 18 2016 Pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act, Securities and Exchange Commission rules require companies seeking shareholder approval of a merger or acquisition to...

Neil M. Leff.