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Synutra - A Practical Application of MFW or a Free Look for Controlling Stockholders?
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2018

In the recent decision of Flood v. Synutra International, Inc., a divided Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Chancery's dismissal of a


Leveling the Hunting Field, Reuters Breakingviews
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 23 2018

Like any predator, a wolf must carefully time its strike when pursuing prey. Certain species of shareholder activists operate under a similar


Reminder: Certain U.S. Reporting and Compliance Obligations for Investment Advisers and Funds
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2018

The U.S. federal securities laws and the rules of U.S. self-regulatory organizations (such as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) impose


SEC Provides Regulatory Relief to Companies Impacted by Recent Hurricanes
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2017

On September 28, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its issuance of an order and its adoption of interim final temporary rules to


Requirement Takes Effect for SEC Filings to Include Hyperlinks to Exhibits
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

Effective September 1, 2017, the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission require registrants to include active hyperlinks to documents listed


SEC and Activist Investors Reach Settlement over Disclosure Violations
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a group of activist investors settled claims that the group failed to adequately disclose information


Reminder: Certain U.S. Reporting and Compliance Obligations for Investment Advisers and Funds
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

The U.S. federal securities laws and the rules of U.S. self-regulatory organizations (such as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) impose


Section 13 SEC Reporting by Advisers and Brokers and Section 16 SEC Reporting by “Insiders” of Public Companies
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), advisers and brokers who exercise investment discretion over accounts


Securities and Governance Updates - January 26, 2017
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2017

The adoption of proxy access bylaws has continued over the past year, and we expect that trend will continue. Several hundred companies, including a


Recent Proxy Access Developments
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

To date, nearly 300 companies have adopted proxy access bylaws, including over 40 of S&P 500 companies. Given the widespread adoption of proxy access