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ESG in Focus: An Overview of Recent Litigation and Regulatory Developments

USA - June 23 2022 As public scrutiny and interest in corporate commitments aimed at environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria continue to increase, mechanisms…

Lauren E. Aguiar, Anita B. Bandy, Shirley Diaz, Jessie K. Liu, Hope B. O'Leary, Tansy Woan

Inside the Courts - An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators - May 2022

USA - May 19 2022 This quarter’s issue includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected cases principally decided between February and April 2022…

James R. Carroll, Eben P. Colby, Jack P. DiCanio, Alexander C. Drylewski, Lara A. Flath, Robert A. Fumerton, Cliff C. Gardner, Michael S. Hines, Jay B. Kasner, Matthew R. Kipp, Bradley A. Klein, Marcie Lape, Joseph O. Larkin, Paul J. Lockwood, David Meister, Edward B. Micheletti, Virginia Milstead, Peter B. Morrison, Scott D. Musoff, Alisha Q. Nanda, Jenness E. Parker, Noelle M. Reed, Patrick G. Rideout, Jason D. Russell, Chuck Smith, Jennifer C. Voss, George A. Zimmerman

SEC Proposes Significant Changes to Rules Affecting SPACs

USA - April 21 2022 On March 30, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) proposed new rules that would impose additional disclosure requirements…

Andrew J. Brady, Brian V. Breheny, Howard L. Ellin, Raquel Fox, Michael J. Mies, Gregg A. Noel

Inside the Courts - An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators March 2022

USA - March 3 2022 This quarter’s issue includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected cases principally decided between October 2021 and January 2022.

James R. Carroll, Eben P. Colby, Jack P. DiCanio, Alexander C. Drylewski, Robert A. Fumerton, Cliff C. Gardner, Michael S. Hines, Jay B. Kasner, Matthew R. Kipp, Bradley A. Klein, Marcie Lape, Joseph O. Larkin, Paul J. Lockwood, David Meister, Edward B. Micheletti, Virginia Milstead, Peter B. Morrison, Scott D. Musoff, Alisha Q. Nanda, Jenness E. Parker, Noelle M. Reed, Patrick G. Rideout, Jason D. Russell, Robert S. Saunders, Chuck Smith, Jennifer C. Voss, Lori W. Will, George A. Zimmerman

Despite Last Year’s Decline in Filings, Securities Litigation Will Likely Pick Up in 2022 Due to Plaintiffs’ Continued Focus on SPAC Transactions and Event-Driven Litigation

USA - January 19 2022 For the second consecutive year, fewer securities class actions were filed in 2021 than in the prior year. However, we anticipate the pace of…

Jay B. Kasner, Scott D. Musoff