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First Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Securities Class Action Against Biogen Inc.
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

On May 12, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed dismissal of the putative securities class action In re Biogen Inc


English Court Questions the Application of Litigation Privilege in Criminal Investigations
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

On 8 May 2017, the English High Court of Justice handed down judgment in The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v. Eurasian Natural Resources


"The Continuing Evolution of Corwin in Delaware Courts"
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

Recent Delaware Supreme Court and Court of Chancery cases have continued to refine the impact and requirements of Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC


2017 SEC Filing Deadlines for Companies With December 31, 2016 Fiscal Year End
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2016

As the end of the year approaches, reporting companies should be aware of the various SEC filing deadlines for 2017. Companies also should be mindful


"Sections 204 and 205 of Delaware Corporation Law: Effective Tools to Remedy Defective Corporate Acts"
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

Since they became effective in 2014, Sections 204 and 205 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) have provided mechanisms for a corporation to


"Delaware Supreme Court Examines Director Disinterestedness, Independence"
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

Delaware law provides important tools for directors to maintain control of derivative lawsuits. One such tool is the “demand requirement” embodied in


The Emerging Need for Cybersecurity Diligence in M&A
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

Cybercrime has emerged as one of the foremost threats a company faces. As a result of a few keystrokes, a company may find its customers’ data sold


Cybersecurity Trends for Boards of Directors
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

Cybersecurity has in recent years become an integral component of a Board's role in risk oversight, but directors often find themselves in unfamiliar


"Q&A With Delaware Litigation Partner Ed Micheletti"
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

The most significant recent development impacting deal litigation in Delaware is the continuing evolution of the Corwin doctrine, which was set forth


President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint: Takeaways for Infrastructure Investors
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

On March 16, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget released “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” (the Blueprint