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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.
October 1, 2009 SEC Urged to Defer Adopting Proxy Access Rules
Client Memorandum
September 25, 2009 General Counsel Update
SEC Settlement Underscores Value of Regulation FD Training and Compliance Programs
July 24, 2009 SEC v. Dorozhko: The Second Circuit’s View of Section 10(b) “Deception”
Client Newsflash
July 20, 2009 Treasury Seeks Legislation to Enact Say on Pay and Compensation Committees Changes for All U.S. Public Companies
Client Newsflash
July 20, 2009 SEC v. Cuban: A New Decision Casts Doubt on a Key SEC Position on Insider Trading
Client Newsflash
July 17, 2009 Additional Compensation and Corporate Governance Disclosure Requirements for 2010 Proxy Season
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
June 23, 2009 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
June 18, 2009 SEC Publishes Proxy Access Proposal
Client Memorandum
June 11, 2009 Obama Administration to Push for Legislation Mandating Say on Pay and Additional Independence Standards for Compensation Committee For All U.S. Public Companies
Client Newsflash
May 27, 2009 Senator Schumer Proposes Key Governance Changes for U.S. Public Companies
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
May 1, 2009 Disclosure and Approval of Related Person Transactions: Examining the Revised Regulations
The Corporate Governance Advisor
April 23, 2009 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
April 21, 2009 General Counsel Update
Beneath the Hype: Notes on Key Executive Compensation Issues
April 7, 2009 Current Congressional Efforts to Restrict Compensation of TARP Participants
Client Memorandum
March 27, 2009 Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Lyondell; Supports Board Discretion in Sale Process
Client Newsflash
March 5, 2009 SEC Proposes Elimination of Broker Discretionary Vote in Director Elections for 2010
Client Newsflash
February 26, 2009 "Say on Pay" Now a Reality for TARP Participants
Client Memorandum
February 18, 2009 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
January 28, 2009 Considerations for Drafting the 2009 Proxy Statement
Client Memorandum
December 19, 2008 Disclosure Considerations for Your 2008 Form 10-K
Client Memorandum
December 9, 2008 The 2009 Proxy Season: RiskMetrics Group’s Voting Policy Updates and an Examination of Upcoming Trends
Client Memorandum
November 25, 2008 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
October 30, 2008 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
October 23, 2008 Executive Compensation Rules Under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
Client Memorandum
October 20, 2008 General Counsel Update
To Guide or Not to Guide: Communicating with Investors in Uncertain Times
September 18, 2008 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
September 5, 2008 Delaware Courts Reaffirm High Bar for Personal Liability of Disinterested Directors
Client Newsflash
August 8, 2008 SEC Issues Corporate Website Guidance
Client Memorandum
August 4, 2008 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
July 30, 2008 SEC Adopts Guidance on Use of Corporate Websites
Client Newsflash
July 21, 2008 AFSCME/CA--Delaware Supreme Court Rules Proxy Expense Reimbursement Proposal Invalid
Client Newsflash
June 24, 2008 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
June 5, 2008 Delaware Court Ruling Puts a Spotlight on Indemnification/Expense Advancement Bylaws
Client Newsflash
June 1, 2008 Learned: How Funds Vote on Proxy Proposals
InvestorRelationships.com
May 28, 2008 General Counsel Update
The Consequences of Majority Voting Policies
May 19, 2008 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
May 1, 2008 The Spotlight on the Independence of Compensation Consultants
The Corporate Governance Advisor
April 16, 2008 Delaware Case Highlights Need to Include Advance Notice for Board Nominations in Bylaws
Client Newsflash
April 15, 2008 2008 Early Proxy Season Roundup
Client Memorandum
April 4, 2008 Private Equity Newsletter
Post-IPO Board Independence Requirements for Portfolio Companies
April 1, 2008 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
March 17, 2008 Delaware Court’s Narrow Reading of CNET Bylaws Clears the Way for JANA Proxy Contest
Client Newsflash
March 12, 2008 General Counsel Update
Conflicting Media Reports of CEO Compensation: A Primer
February 7, 2008 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
January 17, 2008 Delaware Judge Blesses Accommodation with Dissident Shareholder, but Emphasizes Need for Disclosure
Client Newsflash
December 11, 2007 Corporate Regulatory Report
A Summary of Current Regulatory Developments Affecting Publicly Listed Companies
December 4, 2007 General Counsel Update
Rule 10b5-1 Selling Plans: Time to Revisit Corporate Policies

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