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2016 Proxy Season Checklist - What You Need to Know
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

As we roll into a New Year and a new public company reporting season, public companies should be aware of a number of rule changes and rulemakings


Securities Law and Corporate Governance Developments: A Look Back at 2015 and a Preview of 2016
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

Initiatives by Congress, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), activist shareholders, and federal and state courts from 2015 will reshape


Results of the 2015 Proxy Season in Silicon Valley - A Comparison of Silicon Valley Public Companies and Other Large Bay Area Public Companies
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2016

Shareholder activism has been a significant phenomenon amongst the largest U.S. public companies, with activists of a variety of stripes waging


2016 Proxy Season - Quick Reference Guide
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

The year is coming to an end and the 2016 proxy season is on the horizon. This quick reference guide identifies considerations based on themes from


GAO Publishes Report on Gender Diversity of Corporate Boards
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

On December 3, 2015, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) published its report analyzing the history of gender diversity of U.S


SEC proposes incentive compensation clawback rules
  • Tucker Ellis
  • USA
  • October 19 2015

In July 2015, the SEC proposed new Exchange Act Rule 10D-1 to require national securities exchanges (NYSE, Nasdaq) to adopt listing rules that


2015-16 Supreme Court Update
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2016

In its current term, the U.S. Supreme Court is once again poised to address a range of disputes relevant to businesses. These include significant


How to lose $4 million when firing an executive what happens when it all goes wrong?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney


Proxy season and Form 10-K filings: a look back at 2015 and what to expect in 2016
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

This overview summarizes new disclosure requirements and other developments that will generally be applicable to SEC reporting companies


5 Tips for Successfully Chairing a Public Company Compensation Committee
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

Public company compensation committees operate in an increasingly challenging environment. They must balance the interests and perceptions of, and