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Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, October 2016
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 17 2016

On 15 September 2016, the European Parliament resolved to adopt amendments to the European Commission's proposal for a new Prospectus Regulation to

Citing "Issue Preclusion," the Delaware Court of Chancery Denies Advancement to a Company's Vice President
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

The Delaware Court of Chancery typically holds that a corporation must advance the fees and expenses of an executive or officer-level employee who is

Third-Party Service Provider to Private Equity Funds Pays More Than $350,000 for Gatekeeping Failures
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

On June 16, 2016, Apex Fund Services (US), Inc., settled charges that it ignored clear indications of fraud while keeping records and preparing

Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance - June 2016
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2016

The exposure of corporate directors to shareholder derivative suits relating to their obligations to provide "risk oversight" to the company may turn

Protecting the Private Equity Firm and its Deal Professionals from the Obligations of its Acquisition Vehicles and Portfolio Companies
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 23 2016

In the countercultural attitudes of the 1960s, there was a lot of talk about the need to get behind the facade presented by one’s outward facing

Investment management legal regulatory update - April 2016
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

The Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-anticipated final regulation (the “Regulation”) defining who is a fiduciary as a result of giving

Foreign Investors Active in the U.S. - Stricter Enforcement of Criminal Laws Against Senior Management and Ways to Stay Clean for Investors
  • Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

Company boards and management should take note of the U.S. Department of Justice’s increasing focus on the prosecution of individual executives and

What FinCEN AML Proposal Means For Crowdfunding Platforms
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2016

Equity crowdfunding platforms, or “funding portals” as defined in the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), may soon find themselves subject

Drafting Matters: Non-Reliance Provisions Barring Extra-Contractual Fraud Claims Effective in Delaware Only if Drafted as a Clear Statement by the Aggrieved Party
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

FdG Logistics LLC v. A&R Logistics Holdings, Inc. (Del. Ch. 2016) reaffirms that in Delaware a contracting party will only be prevented from

Dentons' pick of global regulatory trends to watch in 2016
  • Dentons
  • Canada, China, European Union, USA
  • February 9 2016

The Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to investigate and seek criminal charges against worldwide cartels. This enforcement activity will remain