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SEC Provides Regulatory Relief to Entities Affected by Recent Hurricanes
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2017

SEC Provides Regulatory Relief to Entities Affected by Recent Hurricanes The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 28, 2017


Treasury Report, Part II: Regulation of the Capital Markets
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

The U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury Department" or "Treasury") issued its second report (of four reports), titled "A Financial System that


Taking Stock of the “Blockchain Amendments” to the Delaware General Corporation Law
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2017

Two amendments have been proposed to the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”) to permit corporate record keeping utilizing blockchain


Time to collect your thoughts on gender pay reporting
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2017

So the “new look” 5th April, how was it for you.? Did you spend the day on “hold” as you scrabbled to use up your remaining ISA allowance? Were you


Hedge Fund Icon Sued by SEC for Alleged Insider Trading
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit against Leon Cooperman, the president, Chief Executive Officer and majority shareholder of


SEC abandons proxy access rules (for now), but amended Rule 14a-8 will go into effect soon
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirmed publicly that it will not seek a rehearing or further review of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision to vacate the proxy access rules adopted by the SEC last year


Back to the drawing board D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals strikes SEC’s proxy access rule
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

Last Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC or Commission) proxy access rule (Rule 14a-11 of the Securities Exchange Act) after concluding that the Commission “acted arbitrarily and capriciously for having failed once again... adequately to assess the economic effects of a new rule."


The importance of identifying potential transfer duty minefields
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 19 2011

Is the jurisdiction of registration of your client’s company resulting in unnecessary duty consequences, such as the imposition of transfer duty when shares are sold?


Update on say-on-pay and say-on-golden parachute voting
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted rules implementing the "say-on-pay" and "say-on-golden parachute" provisions of Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on January 25, 2011


Delaware Court upholds use of poison pill defense in hostile takeover context
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently reaffirmed the validity of the poison pill as a permissible defensive measure for Delaware corporations faced with a takeover proposal found to be inadequate by the target corporation's board of directors