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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


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


Financial Services Update, Vol. 12, Issue 6
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

The Executive Orders recently passed by President Trump, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to consult with the heads of member agencies of 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


Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, February 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 7 2017

On 5 December 2016, Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, the mutual stock market access programme between the Shenzhen Stock Exchange ("SZSE") and The


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


Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Global, USA
  • February 1 2017

Five years ago few legal departments were concerned with - let alone focused on - data privacy


Proxy Statements under Maryland Law 2017
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

The 2017 proxy season is here. Based on our experience reviewing proxy statements for Maryland public companies, we would like to call your attention


Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, January, 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 26 2017

On 25 October 2016, the European Commission ("Commission") adopted its 2017 Work Programme. The Commission proposes 21 key initiatives for 2017 to


Preparation for 2016 Fiscal Year-End SEC Filings and 2017 Annual Shareholder Meetings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

As our clients and friends know, each year Mintz Levin provides an analysis of the regulatory developments that impact public companies as they