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Why have institutional investors become so outspoken on corporate governance issues at their portfolio companies?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2017

The substantial increase in activism on corporate governance issues by large institutional shareholders and asset managers qua investors has been hard


Business Law for Startups: Important considerations for startup businesses
  • Pitblado LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

Decided to take the plunge on a new business idea? Or maybe you’ve already got your toes in the water, and you’re thinking about diving off the board


A Proxy Season Guide to 2017
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2016

As another year comes to a close, it is time for public companies to become acquainted with the securities law and business developments of the past


How to lose $4 million when firing an executive what happens when it all goes wrong?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney


SEC Staff Issues New Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Requirements
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

On October 18, more than a year after the SEC amended Item 402 of Regulation S-K to require most public companies to disclose annually the ratio of


Get Ready to Be Clawed, With the SEC's Blessing, and It May Cost You Dearly
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Imagine you are a former executive of a public company, where your role was unrelated to the preparation of its financial statements, and you are


Asset managers support shareholder proposals for board diversitywill it make a difference?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

There’s been chatter about board gender diversity for a long time and, while there has been some modest progress, we have yet to see any dramatic


Shareholders Show Strong Preference for Annual Say on Pay Votes
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

When say-on-pay (i.e., shareholders with the right to vote on the remuneration of executives) was introduced under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform


New study shows inverse correlation between CEO pay and performance over the long term
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

As reported in the WSJ, a new study from corporate-governance research firm MSCI showed that, over the long term, there was a signficant misalignment


2016 Proskauer Annual Review and Outlook for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Other Private Funds
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 15 2016

On March 10, 2016, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a