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Shareholder derivative plaintiffs claiming demand excusal based on lack of director independence and disinterestedness face high hurdle

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2010

The requirement that shareholders make a demand upon the company’s board of directors before proceeding with a derivative action is black-letter corporate law

Australia corporate update - May 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 8 2014

The ASX has released the revised third edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, reflecting recent developments in

Establishing a business presence in China

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • August 11 2009

On October 31, 2007, China issued the Industry Catalogues for Guiding Foreign Investment, which has become effective on December 1, 2007 ("2007 Catalogue") and supersede the 2004 catalogue ("2004 Catalogue"

Do investment bankers have fiduciary duties? It depends

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

Almost anyone who reviews an underwriting agreement or engagement letter with a major investment banking firm for the first time stands back in awe

When activists come knocking

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

The relatively recent rise in shareholder activism has been attracting a lot of attention. Since the global financial crisis, the phenomenon of major

Capital markets practice news round-up corporate finance - issue no. 10

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 16 2013

Welcome to the latest in our series of regular alerts containing a round-up of news from our capital markets practice. Among other things, we bring

FSA’ fines Sir Ken Morrison for failure to disclose reduced shareholdings in Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 4 2011

The Financial Services Authority (‘FSA’) has published a Final Notice (dated 16 August 2011) imposing a penalty of £210,000 on Sir Ken Morrison, the former chairman of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc (‘the Company’), for breach of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules (‘DTR’) resulting from a failure to disclose his reduced shareholding and voting rights in the Company

Lyondell: a victory for corporate directors in the Delaware Supreme Court

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2009

A recent decision by the Delaware Supreme Court in Lyondell Chemical Co. v. Ryan made several important clarifications about the nature of the fiduciary duties that corporate directors owe in connection with the sale of Delaware corporations

Australia corporate update

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 13 2014

New Guidance Note 33 -Removal of entities from the official list, which deals with when and how ASX may delist an entity, commenced on 1 January 2014

Highest People’s Court proposes new rules related to foreign-invested enterprises

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • March 25 2010

On November 23, 2009 the Highest People's Court issued for public comment a new rule on the interpretation of laws related to foreign-invested enterprises (the Proposed Rule