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Shareholder proposals: what is ordinary business anyway?

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
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  • USA
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  • January 29 2015

Once upon a time, a company and its management would decide what products they wished to sell and those that they would not it’s just business. But

Fee-shifting, financial advisor liability among likely Delaware law issues for 2015

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 26 2015

The Delaware courts weighed in on familiar issues of importance last year, including multiforum deal litigation and the emphasis on an independent

A tale of two jurisdictions: evidentiary threshold at certification

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 22 2015

It has been the best of times for Canadian class action plaintiffs: an unprecedented level of attention from Canada’s top court has affirmed Canada’s

The state of corporate governance for 2015

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 12 2015

The balance of power between shareholders and boards of directors is central to the U.S. public corporation's success as an engine of economic growth

2014 U.S. legal and regulatory developments

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 9 2015

The following is our annual summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during 2014 of interest to Canadian companies and their

Securities and corporate governance litigation quarterly - January 8, 2015

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Ninth Circuit holds that under Nevada law, a prior stockholder’s litigation of demand futility precludes another stockholder from litigating demand futility in a subsequent derivative action

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 5 2015

In Arduini v. Hart, 2014 WL 7156764 (9th Cir. Dec. 17, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered whether the

Top 5 securities and corporate governance litigation developments of 2014

  • Lane Powell PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

This year will be remembered as the year of the Super Bowl of securities litigation, Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. ("Halliburton II"

The Ticker - December 19 2014

  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
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  • USA
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  • December 19 2014

The Ticker shares recent developments in SEC compliance, capital markets, corporate governance, executive compensation and other matters important to

SEC and PCAOB combine their focusses on broker-dealer audits and independence in settlements with fifteen audit firms

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

On December 8, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) announced settlements with