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Securities and corporate governance litigation quarterly - January 8, 2015

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2015

On December 10, 2014, the Second Circuit decided United States v. Newman, which vacated the convictions against two hedge fund managers Anthony

Potential changes coming to shareholder approval requirements following the OSC’s decision to require shareholder approval in a highly dilutive acquisition

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 9 2009

In the wake of the recent ruling of the Ontario Securities Commission (the “OSC”) in regards to the previously proposed acquisition of Lundin Mining Corporation (“Lundin”) by HudBay Minerals Inc. (“HudBay”), the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) is now proposing to amend its rules to require a listed company to obtain shareholder approval for an acquisition of another public company if certain thresholds are met

The importance of clarity in financial adviser engagement letters

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

During the process of negotiating a financial adviser's engagement letter it is all too easy to gloss over uncertainty or ambiguity in a desire to

Luxembourg legal update - November 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union, Luxembourg
  • -
  • November 3 2014

Over the last few months, the following new Commission Delegated and Commission Implementing Regulations have been published in the Official Journal

Who 'owns' a bribe - the recipient or victim?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2011

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in Sinclair Investments (UK) Limited v Versailles Trading Finance Limited & Others (2011 EWCA Civ 347), firmly dismissing the appeal - and the defendants' cross appeal - from the judgment of Mr Justice Lewison of 30 June 2011

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

International regulatory update - 27 31 October 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • -
  • China, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, India, Luxembourg, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published the results of the 2014 EU-wide stress test of 123 banks. In addition, the European Central Bank

UBS Securities v. Sands Brothers: a refresher on contract formation

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 3 2009

On April 22, 2009, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in UBS Securities Canada, Inc. v. Sands Brothers Canada, Ltd

Delaware Chancery Court opinion addresses cancellation of stock options in a cash merger transactions

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 7 2007

A recent decision from the Delaware Chancery Court, Lillis v. AT&T Corp., No. 717-N (Del. Ch. July 20, 2007) (Lamb, V.C.), provides helpful guidance on the often troublesome issue of the right of acquirors to cash out and cancel compensatory stock options in cash merger transactions

Courts differ on enforceability of unilaterally adopted forum selection bylaws

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

While forum selection bylaws have become increasingly popular with US public companies, courts in Delaware and Oregon recently came to opposite