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2017 Legislative and Regulatory Outlook Contents
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

President Donald Trump's victory in the election of 2016 had long coattails, helping Republicans narrowly maintain their majority in the Senate and


Court rejects vote-splitting designed to defeat takeover
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2017

The High Court has delivered its landmark judgment on whether a shareholder can split its votes to defeat a takeover structured as a scheme of


Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance - February 2017
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2017

The potential liability from a material cyber-attack is wide-ranging. Accordingly, companies that experience network intrusions, system disruptions


Delaware corporate law and litigation: what happened in 2016 and what it means for you in 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2017

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


M&A Weekly Update 6 February - 10 February 2017
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 10 2017

This week we look at Government guidance on the upcoming duty to report on payment practices and performance, as well as a case covering various


EGC corporate governance practices
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

During 2016, there were relatively few companies that completed initial public offerings ("IPOs"). Some commentators attribute the dearth of IPOs in


Takeover Schemes and Share Splitting
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

A recent case has help to clarify a perceived risk area relating to the use of schemes of arrangement to effect takeovers. In recent years schemes of


2017 Annual Update - Bryan Cave Private Funds Practice
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2017

As we move into a New Year, we have taken the opportunity to prepare an Annual Update for our investment adviser and private fund clients. This


Federal Securities Lawsuit Filings Surge to Record Levels in 2016
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

Cornerstone Research recently released its 2016 year in review report on securities class action filings. According to the report, in 2016, the


The Corwin Effect: Stockholder Approval of M&A Transactions
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2017

The most important development in Delaware law during 2016 was arguably the courts' growing deference to stockholder approval. In 2015, the Delaware