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D.C. Circuit upholds attorney-client privilege in internal investigations

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

Corporate counsel can rest a little easier now. In a widely anticipated decision issued June 27, 2014, In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.,1 the D.C

D.C. Circuit upholds protection of attorney client privilege in internal investigations conducted pursuant to regulatory mandate

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

In a widely anticipated decision, today, the D.C. Circuit granted a writ of mandamus and vacated a district court order requiring the production of a

Delaware Chancery Court expands number of direct claims available to stockholders

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2013

On March 15, 2013, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied motions to dismiss filed by a group of director defendants and certain affiliated funds for

SEC Division of Corporation Finance issues new CDIs on a variety of topics

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2011

On March 4, 2011, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (CDIs) covering a variety of matters, including one on the CD&A, two on Rule 144, two on free writing prospectuses and two on director disclosures, as well as two others

Delaware Supreme Court affirms denial of attorneys' fees relating to corporate waste claim based on a board's decision to forego tax deductible corporate bonuses

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

On January 14, 2013, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed a trial court's denial of attorneys' fees in connection with a corporate waste claim filed

ESOPs a way to provide liquidity for minority shareholders: ESOPs can provide a closely held company with a market for its stock and resolve its shareholders’ liquidity needs

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2010

Picture the following situation involving shareholders of a closely held corporation

2013 U.S. proxy voting policies and procedures FAQ (excluding compensation-related questions)

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2013

The following issues are among those addressed in ISS' non-compensation-related FAQs: U.S. Research Procedures U.S. proxy analyses are generally issued

Delaware Chancery Court addresses indemnification and advancement of legal expenses

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2012

A recent opinion from the Delaware Chancery Court addresses directors' and officers' indemnification and advancement rights

Chief Accountant reminds lawyers that GAAP and not the ABA-auditor treaty governs loss contingency disclosure

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

At a recent New York Bar Association conference, Wayne Carnall, Chief Accountant of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, warned registrants to avoid relying on the long-standing ABA-auditor "treaty" between lawyers and auditors when deciding what to report about litigation contingencies in financial statements

Changes in the UAE Commercial Agency Law

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • United Arab Emirates
  • -
  • October 14 2010

One of the areas of greatest uncertainty for foreign investors seeking to do business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the commercial agency arrangement