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The Ticker - August 14, 2015
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The Ticker shares recent developments in SEC compliance, capital markets, corporate governance, executive compensation and other matters important to


Appeals court ruling in Wal-Mart broadens ordinary business exception to shareholder proposal rule
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

A recently published opinion by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has presented an interesting option for companies to consider as they


When is one pie actually two pies? The Court of Federal Claims upholds the small business administration's hardline approach to small business stock ownership requirements
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

Small business owners holding specific classes or series of stock in their companies should be aware that issuance of more than one class or series


Third Circuit opinion raises uncertainty for the ordinary business exclusion in shareholder proposals
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued its opinion inTrinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The holding


Third Circuit clarifies application of Rule 14a-8’s “ordinary business” exclusion
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

In Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (3d Cir. Jul. 6, 2015), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that Wal-Mart could


The future of securities class action litigation
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

Securities litigation has a culture defined by multiple elements: the types of cases filed, the plaintiffs’ lawyers who file them, the defense


How the recent Supreme Court term will affect business
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

In Mach Mining, the Supreme Court considered whether and to what extent courts may review the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s attempt to


Dead hand proxy puts create litigation risk for lenders
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

In a noteworthy decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled that a lender could be held liable for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty


Delaware General Corporation Law amended regarding fee-shifting and forum selection clauses
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On June 24, 2015, the governor of Delaware signed into law legislation that amends the Delaware General Corporation Law (Title 8 of the Delaware Code


Business law update - Summer- 2015
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

While it may be true that the only things certain in life are death and taxes, knowing how to reduce your tax liability can certainly make paying