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The Ticker - May 20, 2016
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

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


Implications of Proposed DebtEquity Regulations Extend Far Beyond Anti-Inversion Measures
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

On April 4, 2016, Treasury released proposed regulations under Section 385 of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) governing when intercompany debt


Q1 2016 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

The following is our summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during the first quarter of 2016 of interest to Canadian companies


The HSR Act’s “Investment” Exemption - Strategic Considerations in Light of Recent Enforcement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

On April 4, 2016 the Department of Justice (DOJ) sued ValueAct Capital (ValueAct), an "activist" investment fund, for violation of the


Treasury’s New Anti-Inversion Regulations: Do They Go Too Far?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

On April 4, the US Treasury Department (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued extensive regulations described as curbing inversions


Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance - April 2016
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China, USA
  • April 7 2016

In recent years, we have seen a large uptick in the number of “books and records” inspection demands brought by stockholders of Delaware corporations


2016 M&A Report
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, European Union, USA
  • March 24 2016

Fueled by favorable macroeconomic conditions, high levels of cash among strategic acquirers and low interest rates, the M&A market produced


Court of Chancery Confirms Stockholder’s Contractual Rights Do Not Establish Control, While Finding 26 Stockholder May Have Been a ControllerCalesa v. American Capital
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2016

In Calesa v. American Capital (Feb. 29, 2016), the Delaware Court of Chancery found, at the pleading stage of litigation, that it was reasonably


Delaware corporate law and litigation: what happened in 2015 and what it means for you in 2016
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2016

Delaware has long been known as the corporate capital of the world, and it is now the state of incorporation for 66 percent of the Fortune 500 and


Tipping for Nothing: Supreme Court to Tackle Insider Trading Split over Tippee Liability
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

Last week, the Supreme Court agreed to hear United States v. Salman to resolve a split over insider trading liability. Because “all disclosures of