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SEC permits exclusion of proxy access shareholder proposal

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

On December 1, 2014, the staff of the SEC granted Whole Foods Market, Inc.'s no-action request submitted on October 23, 2014 to exclude from the

ISS proposes new approaches to evaluate equity plan and independent chair proposals for the 2015 proxy season

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

On October 15, 2014, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") published for comment proposed changes in the way ISS evaluates equity-based

SEC staff offers guidance on proxy voting

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

On June 30, 2014, the Division of Investment Management and the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"

Drafting tips for Purchase Price Adjustment Clauses: NYC Bar Association weighs in

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

The New York City Bar Association recently presented a program titled "Why Purchase Price Adjustment Clauses Fail and How to Fix Them." The program

Materiality scrapes trending upward in private M&A deals

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2013

A "materiality scrape" (or "materiality read-out") is a buyer-friendly provision that has become one of the most commonly negotiated points in

Boilerplate matters: are prohibited assignments permitted?

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2012

Assignment clauses are among the typical boilerplate provisions appearing in most contracts

‘Til deadlock do us part

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2012

As the love-struck engaged couple idyllically plans a new life together without ever imagining divorce, many soon-to-be joint venture partners draft their joint venture agreements without ever contemplating dissolution

Boilerplate matters: severability clauses

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2012

In the last issue of the Corporate Practice Newswire we discussed practical issues with notice provisions

Green M&APE deal update - February 2012

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2012

California-based enXco, Inc., an affiliate of France-based EDF Energies Nouvelles, acquired Chestnut Flats Wind, LLC and all of its project assets from Pennsylvaniabased Gamesa Energy USA, LLC, a subsidiary of Spain-based Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica

Report identifies numerous advantages of New York law and New York dispute resolution for international transactions

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2011

On June 25, 2011, the New York State Bar Association issued the final Report of its Task Force on New York Law in International Matters (copy available here), which identified numerous valuable benefits associated with using New York law and New York dispute resolution in international transactions