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Supreme Court Opinion Suggests US Corporations Are Not Immune From Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute

USA - June 23 2021 Child labor and other forms of modern slavery that occur deep in the supply chains of legitimate businesses and business’ role and responsibility in…

Sarah Fedner, Ameena Y. Majid

Building an ESG Strategy: The Role of the Board and Executive Compensation [Part 4 of 4]

USA - September 15 2020 As discussed in our third alert in this series, legal risks will likely increase as ESG (environmental, social and governance) disclosures become…

Ameena Y. Majid, Candace L. Quinn

ESG Disclosures: Lessons Learned and Best Practices [Part 3 of 4]

USA - September 9 2020 In our previous alert, we described the sustainability reporting ecosystem shaping the disclosure parameters and approaches to voluntary disclosure…

Sarah Fedner, Ameena Y. Majid

The MAE Clause Faces Off With COVID-19 in the Delaware Courts—What Comes Next?

USA - July 8 2020 While the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to disrupt the global economy, it is also causing the number of disputes over pending mergers and…

Aselle Kurmanova, Paul Pryzant, Christopher F. Robertson

Supreme Court Permits SEC Disgorgement to Survive—Leaves Potential Limitations to Lower Courts

USA - June 23 2020 On Monday, June 22, 2020, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Liu et al v. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). In an 8-1 decision, w…

Claire Bjerke, Matthew Catalano, Daphne Morduchowitz, Vincent A. Sama