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Our lawyers produce a wealth of substantive, timely and practical resource materials for our clients and friends of the firm. Listed separately below are client memos and alerts, articles and books, and podcasts.
September 29, 2020 SEC Amends Shareholder Proposal Rule
Client Memorandum
March 20, 2020 Should Companies Play Strong Defense in These Hostile Times?
Client Alert
March 16, 2020 Thinking About Liquidity and Funding Alternatives?
Client Alert
March 9, 2020 Some Questions Being Considered About Stock Buybacks in These Volatile Markets
Client Alert
March 2, 2020 What If You Need to Change Your Annual Meeting Location or Date Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus?
Client Memorandum
February 27, 2020 How Should Boards Be Thinking About the Novel Coronavirus?
Client Alert
January 22, 2020 CFIUS Issues Final FIRRMA Regulations
Client Memorandum
November 14, 2019 Recent Delaware Cases Reinforce Director Accountability for Risk Oversight
Client Memorandum
September 30, 2019 CFIUS Issues Proposed FIRRMA Regulations
Client Memorandum
August 21, 2019 The Business Roundtable Statement on Corporate Purpose
Client Memorandum
August 13, 2018 New CFIUS Legislation Enacted
Client Memorandum
September 25, 2017 So You Want to Buy a Stake in a Private Equity Manager?
Client Memorandum
August 14, 2017 Delaware Supreme Court’s Ruling in DFC Global Provides Important Clarity on the Role of Deal Price and the Sale Process in Appraisal Proceedings
Client Memorandum
August 1, 2017 Snap Decision: Leading Index Providers Nix Multi-Class Shares
Client Memorandum
June 6, 2017 Just How Iron-Clad are Contractual Rights to Payment On Preferred Stock of a Solvent Company?
Client Memorandum
December 3, 2015 Thinking About Indemnity Protections after the "Yates Memo"
Client Memorandum
October 28, 2015 Closing Your M&A Deal on a Weekend
Client Memorandum
April 21, 2014 2014 Proxy Season: Early Indications
Client Memorandum
September 7, 2010 Proxy Access Year One: What to Expect and What to Do Now
General Counsel Update
July 9, 2010 Summary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Passed by the House of Representatives on June 30, 2010
Client Memorandum
July 9, 2010 Davis Polk Regulatory Implementation Slides
Client Memorandum
June 2, 2010 Financial Reform Side-by-Side Comparison Chart – Key Senate and House Bill Issues
Client Memorandum
May 22, 2010 Summary of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, Passed by the Senate on May 20, 2010
Client Memorandum
April 15, 2010 2010 Proxy Season Early Trends: More Proposals, and More Exclusions
Client Memorandum
March 17, 2010 Summary of the March 15, 2010 Draft of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, Introduced by Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT)
Client Memorandum
July 7, 2009 General Counsel Update
Excluding Shareholder Proposals: Lessons From the 2009 Proxy Season
July 1, 2009 SEC Eliminates Broker Discretionary Vote for Director Elections in 2010, Proposes "Better" Proxy Disclosures and Codifies TARP Recipients "Say on Pay"
Client Newsflash
May 20, 2009 SEC Proposes Rule to Allow 1% Shareholders (or a Group of Shareholders holding 1%) to Nominate Directors at Large Companies
Client Newsflash
April 15, 2008 2008 Early Proxy Season Roundup
Client Memorandum
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