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Corp Fin refines its position on proxy access fix-it proposals
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

Corp Fin has refined its position with regard to exclusion of proposals to amend existing proxy access bylaws. As you may recall, the line drawn so


DOJ Releases Under-the-Radar Paper on “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs”
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

Earlier this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Fraud Section quietly released a short paper entitled "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance


Recent trends in proxy statements
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

It just isn’t proxy season without some kind of account of the latest trends in proxy statements, so here’s one from CFO.com. The first data point


Snapchat IPO: Here's what tech firms should know about going public
  • Ashfords LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2017

Snap Inc. is aiming to raise $3bn at a $25bn valuation through an IPO. Whilst many IPOs "pop" on their first day of trading, Snap (the company behind


DOJ Issues Guidance on Compliance Programs
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • OECD, USA
  • February 20 2017

Late last week the Department of Justice (DOJ) Fraud Section posted on its public website a report entitled “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance


Deal Disclosures Trigger SEC Enforcement Attention
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2017

The SEC recently announced two separate enforcement actions involving corporate disclosures made during unrelated battles for corporate control. This


Audit committee and auditor oversight update No. 35 (JanuaryFebruary 2017)
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

This Update summarizes recent developments relating to public company audit committees and their oversight of financial reporting and of the company’s


Independent Directors
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2017

Independent directors can be valuable members of a board that has investor-appointed directors. An independent director can empathize with what a


Shareholder proposals regarding lead director tenure: a harbinger of things to come?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2017

The topic of director tenure has increasingly become the focus of both academics and investors. Some argue that long-term directors contribute deep


Independence and disinterestedness: a matter of practical reality and human nature to be investigated pre-suit
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

In shareholder derivative litigation, one of the earliest questions for a plaintiff is whether the directors of a company are sufficiently independent