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“Veep”: The Evolving Law of Advancement and Indemnification

USA - July 29 2016 Companies confer title of "Vice President" on a wide range of employees, from senior executives, in some cases, to line-level personnel, in others…

George A. Casey, Jaculin Aaron, John J. Cannon III, Michael S. Dorf, Paula Howell Anderson.

Securities Enforcement: 2016 Mid-Year Review

USA - July 20 2016 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) brought over 400 enforcement actions in the first half of fiscal year (FY) 2016, and is on…

Adam S. Hakki, Agnès Dunogué, Benjamin Klebanoff, Brian G. Burke, Christopher L. LaVigne, Claudius O. Sokenu, Daniel H.R. Laguardia, Jerome S. Fortinsky, John A. Nathanson, Joseph J. Frank, Mark D. Lanpher, Matthew L. Craner, Nathan J. Greene, Patrick D. Robbins, Stephen Fishbein.

Two Recent Second Circuit Decisions Provide Opportunity for Supreme Court to Address Whether American Pipe Tolling Extends to Statutes of Repose

USA - July 19 2016 The tolling rule established by the Supreme Court in American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah generally provides that the commencement of a class…

Agnès Dunogué, Brian G. Burke, H. Miriam Farber, Jaculin Aaron, Matthew L. Craner.

Second Circuit Holds a National Bank’s Citizenship Is Determined Exclusively by Location of Main Office, Not Principal Place of Business

USA - July 8 2016 For purposes of assessing the existence of federal subject matter jurisdiction based on diversity of citizenship, national banking associations—i.e…

Agnès Dunogué, Brian G. Burke, Jaculin Aaron, Matthew L. Craner, Timothy J. Byrne.

Delaware Chancery Court Grants Appraisal Petition After Finding Dell MBO Transaction Provided Stockholders Less Than Fair Value

USA - June 7 2016 Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Chancery Court recently issued an important opinion in In Re: Appraisal of Dell Inc. C.A. No. 9322-VCL (May 31…

Creighton O'M. Condon, George A. Casey, Jaculin Aaron, Paula Howell Anderson, Steve L. Camahort.