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Where is the Line? Options for Professional Leagues and Teams Facing On-Field Player Social Activism
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 22 2018

In July 2016, four players on the Minnesota Lynx WNBA team wore black shirts in support of the Black Lives Matter social justice movement. The WNBA

Tax Cut Could Spur Further Shareholder Activism
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) was intended principally to simplify the tax code, reduce individual and corporate tax rates, and allow for the

Shareholder Activism at Retailers in 2018
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

Once the sole province of hedge funds and special interest groups, many mainstream institutional investors have now also embraced a more activist

Newly-Appointed NLRB General Counsel Moves to Roll Back Agency Overreach and Activism
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • December 5 2017

The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) new general counsel wasted no time in issuing comprehensive guidelines to the agency unequivocally

Insuring Against Terror: Some Common Coverage Blind Spots
  • K&L Gates
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2017

In her speech at Mansion House in July earlier this year, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said that the occurrence of terror attacks

Activists at the Gate: Court of Chancery Weighs In on Claims Involving Activist Stockholders
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

Several recent decisions applying Delaware law offer helpful insight about the impact that activist investor involvement has on board decision-making

Davies Governance Insights 2017
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • October 3 2017

Now into our seventh annual edition of Davies Governance Insights, it has become clear that corporate governance remains a focus for Canadian public

Companies Amend Bylaws in Response to Activist ‘Placeholder Slate’ Tactic
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2017

In the past year, more than 50 publicly traded companies, including 19 on the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, have amended their bylaws to address the

Bernard Gaynor case - Free speech denied in the High Court of Australia
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 19 2017

Last month, Australia’s highest court refused to hear an appeal brought by conservative activist Bernard Gaynor. The reservist had his commission with

Part 2 of 2 - New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

In today’s Episode, I update you on the DOL’s significant next step on the road toward amending the overtime exemption rules, and also provide the 2nd