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SEC Chair White warns on fee shifting bylaws

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2015

In remarks at a conference attended by M&A professionals, SEC Chair White gave her views on fee shifting bylaws. Currently the SEC staff is focused

Say-on-pay vote did not create disclosure obligation

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2015

In Liang v. Berger, the plaintiff in a derivative action alleged the officers and directors of ARAID Pharmaceuticals failed to disclose material

Exercising drag-along rights after merger did not waive appraisal rights

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2015

In Halpin et al v. Riverstone National, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery found that invoking drag-along rights against minority stockholders

ISS speaks: proxy access, fee shifting by-laws and more

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2015

ISS has published its policy on proxy access matters. ISS will generally recommend in favor of management and shareholder proposals for proxy access

ISS publishes industry group US TSR medians

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

ISS has published Industry Group US TSR Medians for Performance-Related Policies. The publication was solely for informational purposes. Company

GE and others voluntarily adopt proxy access

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

GE has voluntarily adopted a proxy access by-law proposal. The by-law permits a shareowner, or a group of up to 20 shareowners, owning 3 or more of

SEC proposes hedging disclosures regarding directors, officers and employees

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2015

The SEC has proposed rules to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as codified in Section 14(j) of

Trinity Wall Street responds in appeal of exclusion of shareholder proposal

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2015

Currently before the Third Circuit is Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The case involves whether Wal-Mart can exclude a shareholder

Forms and tools for the Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2015

The effective date of the Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act, August 1, 2015, is rapidly approaching. The following materials

Issuer welcomes shareholder proposal

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2015

A coalition of investors submitted a shareholder resolution to Royal Dutch Shell plc. The resolutions titled 'Strategic Resilience for 2035 and