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You’ve been sued for securities fraud: now what?

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

Imagine that you are a lawyer at a rapidly growing public U.S. company. Your company has recently disclosed bad news to the market. Following this

Q2 2014 U.S. legal and regulatory developments

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

The following is a summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during the second quarter of 2014 of interest to Canadian companies

SEC charges auditor of PRC firm with unprofessional conduct

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

The Commission filed another proceeding against an audit firm and its partners arising out of the audit of a PRC issuer. Unlike earlier actions

M & A quarterly - 2nd quarter 2014

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

Under long-established Delaware law, directors and officers face personal liability if their decisions relating to a change of control transaction

2014 proxy season review

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

During the 2014 proxy season, governance-related shareholder proposals continued to be common at U.S. public companies, including proposals calling

If fee-shifting bylaws are ever put on trial, this case should be Exhibit A

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Item 5.07(d) of Form 8-K requires issuers to disclose "the company's decision in light of such vote as to how frequently the company will include a

New York State’s highest court clarifies scope of “no-action” clause under trust indenture

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

New York's highest court has concluded that a "no-action" clause in a New York law-governed indenture does not bar the commencement of an action or

Financial services update June 2 2014 feature: corporate governance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2014

Legal blogs have been abuzz over a recent Delaware Supreme Court opinion which seemed to approve a private company's decision to change its by-laws

Delaware legislature asked to address corporate fee-shifting bylaws after ATP Tour decision

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2014

Questions regarding the uncertain future of corporate fee-shifting bylaws could soon be answered by the Delaware legislature, as yesterday the

Internal affairs doctrine may not control alter ego liability

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 16 2014

The internal affairs doctrine "is a conflict of laws principle which recognizes that only one State should have the authority to regulate a