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Securities and Exchange Commission proposes new rule for CEO pay ratio disclosure
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2013

On September 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") held an open meeting at which it proposed a new rule on Chief Executive


Five unclaimed property issues that resist easy answers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2013

States continue to actively enforce their unclaimed propertycustodial escheat laws through audit initiatives (typically involving contract audit


Georgia Supreme Court confirms business judgment rule protection
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2014

In a landmark decision, FDIC v. Loudermilk, the Georgia Supreme Court confirmed that the business judgment rule protects Georgia’s directors and


Retail outlets: a great deal? A steal? Or “not for real”?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

The great American pastime of outlet shopping is now the "next big thing" in class action litigation. Since when did getting a great deal become the


Non-355 ruling
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

Sometimes, a corporation wants to distribute stock of a subsidiary to its shareholders in a taxable transaction and does not want Section 355 to apply to


ZIP, Zilch, Nada New Jersey repeals its requirement to collect ZIP codes from gift card purchasers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Is the loss of major gift card distributors worth $17.5 million? Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey says no. On February 5, 2015, Governor


Misdemeanor prosecutions under park: the stakes just got higher
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2012

On November 29, 2012, the D.C. Court of Appeals issued Friedman v. Sebelius, No. 11-5028, Doc. No. 1407354 (D.C. Cir. Nov. 29, 2012), the latest decision in a line of “responsible corporate officer” or “Park Doctrine” strict criminal liability cases


Delaware court refuses to apply choice of law provision in investment bank's engagement letter
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2010

In Shandler v DLJ Merchant Banking, Inc, a recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision, the court refused to apply the choice of law provision in an investment bank's engagement letter to a claim alleging that the investment bank had aided and abetted a breach of fiduciary


European Commission proposes changes to European consumer protection rules
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2010

Yesterday, the European Commission (the "Commission"), to improve protection for bank account holders and retail investors and to prevent and manage future crises, proposed changes to existing European consumer protection rules regarding deposit insurance, insurance guarantees and investor compensation schemes


New SEC executive compensation disclosure rules more closely reflect FAS 123r reporting for equity grants
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2007

On December 22, 2006, the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission) amended its recently adopted rules governing disclosure of executive and director compensation