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The SEC Retains its House Advantage During Administrative Proceedings

USA - August 5 2016 Amendments to the Rules of Practice Do Little to Address Criticism that the Deck is Stacked…

Jodi L. Avergun, Douglas H. Fischer, Joseph V. Moreno, Emily J. Rockwood, Lex Urban

M&A Update: New York Court of Appeals Rejects Extension of Common Interest Privilege to Merger Talks

USA - June 15 2016 On June 9, 2016, a divided New York Court of Appeals in a much-anticipated ruling held that the attorney-client privilege can only be maintained for…

Nathan Bull, William P. Mills, Heather Murray

Getting By With a Little Help From Friends: United States Supreme Court to Clarify Insider Trading Liability in Tipping Cases

USA - January 27 2016 On January 19, 2016, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States v. Salman, in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held…

Jodi L. Avergun, Kendra Clayton, Douglas H. Fischer, Adam S. Lurie

Highlights from 2015 and Implications for 2016

USA - January 19 2016 A record-setting year for M&A deal activity, 2015 also yielded several important legal decisions and highlighted significant trends that are likely…

Joshua Apfelroth, Lindsey Kister, Gregory A. Markel, Braden McCurrach, William P. Mills

Delaware Chancery Court Invalidates Charter and Bylaw Provisions Allowing Only For Cause Removal of Directors Where Board is Not Classified

USA - January 5 2016 In a December 21, 2015 transcript ruling, the Delaware Chancery Court invalidated the provisions of VAALCO Energy, Inc.'s charter and bylaws that…

Andrew P. Alin, William P. Mills