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Delaware Court of Chancery Invalidates For-Cause Removal Requirement for Unclassified Boards of Directors
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

On December 21, 2015, Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery invalidated provisions in a company’s certificate of incorporation and


U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration Clauses and Class-Arbitration Waivers in Consumer Contracts
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

The United States Supreme Court's recent decision in DirecTV, Inc. v. Imburgia upheld a binding arbitration clause in a consumer service agreement


Proposed Cybersecurity Disclosure Act Shows Deep Misunderstanding of the Role of the Board of Directors
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • December 28 2015

On December 17, 2015, Senators Jack Reed and Susan Collins introduced the Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2015, a proposed bill that would require


New partnership tax audit rules will impact private investment fund vehicles
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • November 30 2015

On November 2, 2015, President Barack Obama signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the “BBA”). The BBA includes new rules (the “New Audit


Phishing for corporate dollars: the emerging global threat posed by spear phishing and Business Email Compromise
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 23 2015

In August 2015, the FBI issued an alert describing the newest form of cyberattackthe Business Email Compromise ("BEC"). BEC is a sophisticated


U.S. Department of Justice announces updated guidelines on individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing - implications for internal and government investigations
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 16 2015

On September 9, 2015, after years of criticism by Congress and commentators about the paucity of prosecutions of individuals in major white collar


Major changes to the Delaware unclaimed property audit and voluntary disclosure regime that Delaware-formed entities should consider
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

Delaware Senate Bill 141, signed by Governor Mardell on July 22, 2015, makes significant changes to Delaware's procedures relating to unclaimed


In brief: Delaware Chancery Court rules that creditor does not forfeit standing to bring derivative suit if corporation becomes solvent
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

In a matter of first impression, the Delaware Court of Chancery held inQuadrant Structured Products Co. Ltd. v. Vertin, No. 6990-VCL, 2015 BL 128889


Texas Supreme Court boosts corporate confidentiality protections
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

The Texas Supreme Court ("Court") issued two recent opinions that may provide private companies with a greater ability to protect their confidential


New York tests Daimler's limits with its consent-to-jurisdiction rule for foreign companies registering to do business in the state
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 blockbuster holding in Daimler AG v. Bauman significantly limited the circumstances in which U.S. courts can exercise