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SEC Staff Grants a Closed-End Fund No-Action Relief Under Rule 486(b) Covering Securities Other Than Common Stock
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2018

The staff of the Division of Investment Management (Staff) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) on February 14, 2018

Revisions Proposed to the UK Corporate Governance Code: An Overview and Comparison with Aspects of US Corporate Governance
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA, Ireland
  • February 23 2018

In December 2017, the UK Financial Reporting Council (the “FRC”) proposed revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code. These revisions will impact

SEC Scrutinizes Pumping of Blockchain-Related Securities
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") is continuing to increase its scrutiny of companies that might be taking advantage of investor

The Impact of the 2017 Tax Reforms on Employment-Based Benefits and Tax-Favored Compensation
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2017

Whenever the United States Congress takes up "tax reform," there always is a danger that the Congress will pay for such tax reform, in part, by

Environmental Activist Submits Shareholder Proposal on Climate Control
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

Recently, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) allowed Apple Inc. to exclude a shareholder proposal from its proxy statement that requested

Top public M&A and proxy contest developments in 2017
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2017

While the number of Canadian M&A transactions this year has been slightly higher than in 2016, the total value of deals is somewhat lower. There was

The Perils of Failing to Define “Voting Power” in a Change of Control Clause
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

Socrates has been credited with the observation that "the beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms." Whether Socrates ever actually said that

Due diligence, information and disclosure in M&A transactions in Norway
  • Gram Hambro & Garman As
  • Norway, Global
  • December 12 2017

A structured guide to due diligence, information and disclosure in merger and acquisition transactions in Norway

Nonvoting Common Stock: A Legal Overview
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2017

Dual-class stock structures have recently been the subject of significant commentary.1 Much criticism has been levied at companies with

Shortened T2 Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions is Implemented
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2017

On September 5, 2017, the Securities Industry implemented a shortened standard settlement cycle for securities transactions from three business days