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2024 Proxy Advisor Guidelines: What Companies Need to Know Heading into the 2024 Proxy Season

USA - February 23 2024 The two most influential proxy advisor firms, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis), updated their annual…

Sears and (the Limited Scope of) Controlling Stockholder Fiduciary Duties

USA - February 20 2024 The recent post-trial opinion by the Delaware Court of Chancery in In re Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. Stockholder Litigation[1]puts…

SEC Issues Marketing Rule FAQ on Net IRR Presentation in Investment Adviser Advertising Materials

USA - February 15 2024 On February 6, 2024, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff issued a new Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) under the SEC’s Marketing Rule on…

FinCEN Proposes Highly Anticipated Investment Adviser AML/CFT Rule

USA - February 14 2024 On February 13, 2024, the U.S Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a proposed rule to extend anti-money…

New SDNY Whistleblower Pilot Program Increases Incentives for Whistleblowers

USA - February 7 2024 On January 10, 2024, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) announced the creation of an SDNY Whistleblower…

FTC Comments on NIST’s Draft March-In Guidance

USA - February 7 2024 On February 6, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a comment (the FTC Comment) responding to the National Institute of Standards and…

Amicus Brief on Behalf of CISO Community in SEC v. SolarWinds

USA - February 5 2024 Last week, Freshfields and co-counsel Cooley LLP filed an amicus brief in SEC v. SolarWinds, No. 23-cv-09518 (S.D.N.Y. Oct 30, 2023) on behalf of…

9 Key Takeaways from the SEC’s New SPAC Rules

USA - February 1 2024 On January 24, 2024, the SEC issued a 581-page release which adopted new rules to govern SPAC IPOs and de-SPAC business combinations. To a large…

Takeaways from the Cross-Border M&A Roundtable Hosted by The American College of Governance Counsel and Les Club des Juristes

USA - January 31 2024 The roundtable on “New Developments in Cross-Border M&A” hosted recently by the American College of Governance Counsel and Les Club des Juristes…

New US Merger Control Reportability Thresholds and New US Merger Control Filing Fees for 2024

USA - January 24 2024 On January 22, 2024, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its annual updates to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act reportability thresholds…