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New Climate Change Disclosure Guidance
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2017

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), managing $2.6 trillion in assets, recently took action to motivate companies to treat climate change as a


Supreme Court: General Personal Jurisdiction Test Applies to All Actions.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2017

In BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell, 137 S. Ct. 1549 (U.S. 2017) (No. 16-405), plaintiff employees sued the defendant railroad under the Federal


Chancery Court Concludes That Creditor Lacks Standing To Pursue Derivative Claim.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2017

In Trusa v. Nepo,No. 12071-VCMR (Del. Ch. Apr. 13, 2017), the Delaware Chancery Court dismissed plaintiff's derivative claims in full after


Case Law Update: Freezing Injunctions
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2017

The freezing injunction has been described as a “nuclear weapon” of English law. A freezing injunction is an interim order that prohibits a party


Using GRI Framework Improves ESG Disclosures
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2017

New research confirms that the quality of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) disclosures is greatly improved when companies use the


Attorney General Sessions and Top Official Stress DOJ’s Continued Emphasis on FCPA Enforcement.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

In a series of late April speeches, Jeff Sessionsand Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Trevor McFaddenanswered questions about


Shareholder Approval of Incentive Plan Dooms Challenge to Specific Incentive Awards.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

Continuing a recent trend in the Delaware Chancery Court, the court in In re Investors Bancorp, Inc., C.A. No. 12327-VCS (Del. Ch. Apr. 5, 2017


Party Compelled to Write New Software to Query Existing Databases.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

In Meredith v. United Collection Bureau, Inc., No. 16 CV 1102 (N.D. Ohio Apr. 13, 2017), a putative class action, plaintiff sought to represent a


Two Courts Address Liability for Pronouncements About Compliance.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

Recent years have seen a number of lawsuits in which corporations or their officers are sued for public statements about the strength of their


Supreme Court: Credit-Card Surcharge Law Regulates Free Speech.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

New York General Business Law 518 provides that no seller may impose a "surcharge" on a customer who elects to pay with a credit card in lieu