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SCOTUS says whistleblowers must whistle all the way to the SEC
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2018

Today, SCOTUS handed down its decision in Digital Realty v. Somers, a case addressing the split in the circuits regarding the application of the


BlackRock issues proxy voting guidelines for 2018 proxy season
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

Because BlackRock is reportedly the largest asset management firm (with $6.3 trillion under management), its voting guidelines will matter to more


Drug Costs Targeted in Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

Yesterday, the Administration released its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Budget blueprint. The $4.4 trillion Budget blueprint includes several proposals


Nasdaq proposes to modify the requirement for shareholder approval of issuances involving 20 or more of the shares or voting power outstanding
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

Nasdaq is proposing to modify the listing requirements in Rule 5635(d) to (i) change the definition of market value for purposes of the shareholder


Equity Part of Your Company’s Compensation Plan? Don’t Forget About HSR
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2018

Any company that issues stock compensation to executives, board members or employees should be aware of HSR requirements and potential traps for the


The Cooley Outlook for 2018 M&A
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2018

For both old-line companies and tech giants, innovation is the name of the game. It is often difficult for large companies to foster innovation


Mandatory shareholder arbitration provisions for IPOs? SEC Chair says “not on my list”
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2018

Depending on your point of view, you may have experienced either heart palpitations or increased serotonin levels when you heard, back in July 2017


In light of the recent fraud charges against audit firm partners and the PCAOB, what questions should audit committees ask their outside auditors?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

Recent civil and criminal fraud charges against partners at KPMG and staffers at the PCAOB, arising out of “their participation in a scheme to


BlackRock advocates that at least two women be on each company board
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

The lede from the WSJ is that “for the first time,” BlackRock (reportedly the largest asset management firm with $6.3 trillion under management) is


Supermarket swept up into liability of rogue employee
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2018

The received wisdom was always that the greatest exposures created by a cyber security incident or data breach were the costs of remediation, business