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ISS and Glass Lewis 2019 Policy Updates
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. ("ISS") and Glass, Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis") recently released their 2019 proxy voting policy updates. ISS


New York Mortgage Trust Closes Public Offering of Common Stock
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2018

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a Maryland corporation that has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax


Due diligence, information and disclosure in M&A transactions in Russia
  • Dechert LLP
  • Russia, Global
  • November 6 2018

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


CII petitions NYSE and Nasdaq regarding multi-class share structures
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2018

The Council of Institutional Investors has announced that it has filed petitions with the NYSE and Nasdaq requesting that each exchange amend its


Nasdaq Shareholder Vote Rule
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • October 23 2018

As we previously blogged, The Nasdaq Stock Market filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission an amendment to its shareholder vote rule, often


Stock issuance: how is it done and what is required?
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • October 23 2018

Now that you have formed a corporation, one of the first formal corporate actions that will be taken is the issuance of stock to the founders. That


What is anti-dilution and why does it matter to me as a company founder?
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

When additional shares of stock are issued, that additional issuance has a "dilutive" effect on the ownership percentages of all the existing


Legal Alert: SEC approves amendment to Nasdaq 20 rule to relax the market value test
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved an amendment to Nasdaq Rule 5635(d), also known as the "20 Rule," to modify the


Nasdaq Increases Flexibility by Amending its 20 Shareholder Approval Rule for PIPEs and Other Private Placements
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2018

Nasdaq recently amended the price tests under Nasdaq Rule 5635(d) -- the shareholder approval rule often applied in PIPE (private investments in


New 20 Rule Offers Greater Clarity and Flexibility for Nasdaq-listed Companies
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2018

On September 26, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC's proposal to modify the so-called "20 Rule"