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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


Companies Facing Increasing Scrutiny over Environmental-Related Disclosures
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

Entities that file disclosures with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) should be aware of recent actions by regulators and shareholders


Show Me The Money
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2016

Directors and officers of privately held companies sometimes complain about the cost of generating and third party review of company financial


Senate Agriculture Committee Passes CFTC Reauthorization Along Party Lines
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

On April 14, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Committee) held a business meeting to consider draft legislation by Chairman


Second Circuit Limits Creditors’ Ability to Claw Back LBO Payments
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, In re Tribune Company Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation, represents a


Governance & Securities Law Focus : April 2016Europe
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 15 2016

On 8 February 2016, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) published an opinion on Turkish laws and regulations on prospectuses. The


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


Chancery Applies 'Rales' in Dismissing Derivative Claim
  • Morris James LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

In Sandys v. Pincus, C.A. No. 9512-CB, (Del. Ch. Feb. 29, 2016), the Delaware Court of Chancery considered the uncommon scenario of analyzing whether


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


2015 Securities Class Actions up to Highest Level since 2008
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • March 21 2016

Cornerstone Research recently released its "Securities Class Action Filings: 2015 Year in Review," which tracks the number and type of securities