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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.
January 25, 2011 Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds Under the HSR Act and for the Prohibition of Interlocking Directorates
Client Memorandum
January 25, 2011 Investing In or Acquiring Troubled Banks: The Problem of Holding Company Debt
Client Memorandum
November 23, 2010 Delaware Supreme Court Invalidates Airgas Bylaw Amendment
Client Newsflash
November 17, 2010 Davis Polk Submits Two Comment Letters to the SEC on Key Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance Rulemaking
Client Newsflash
November 16, 2010 Comments on Proposed Rules Relating to Shareholder Approval of Executive Compensation and Golden Parachute Compensation (the “Proposal”)
Comment Letter to the SEC
November 16, 2010 Comments on Subtitle E of Title IX–Accountability and Executive Compensation under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Comment Letter to the SEC
October 11, 2010 Delaware Court Permits Stockholders to Shorten Term of Airgas Staggered Board
Client Newsflash
October 8, 2010 Top-Up Options – Looking Better and Better
Client Newsflash
October 4, 2010 SEC Stays Proxy Access Pending Court Review
Client Newsflash
September 27, 2010 Reverse Termination Fees: A Resurgence -- The Deal Video Interview
Client Newsflash
September 16, 2010 Proxy Access Rules Effective November 15, 2010
Client Newsflash
September 16, 2010 Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Private Equity Funds, Hedge Funds and Their Investment Advisers
Private Equity Newsletter
September 7, 2010 Proxy Access Year One: What to Expect and What to Do Now
General Counsel Update
August 25, 2010 SEC Adopts Proxy Access for 2011 Proxy Season
Client Newsflash
August 18, 2010 Delaware Court Upholds Barnes & Noble Shareholder Rights Plan
Client Newsflash
August 17, 2010 New York State Amends 2009 Power of Attorney Statute
Client Newsflash
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 9, 2010 Going Private Transactions with Private Equity Funds
Private Equity Newsletter
May 28, 2010 Delaware Court Adopts Unified Standard for Controlling Stockholder Going Private Transactions
Client Newsflash
April 29, 2010 A Nice Step Forward: New Q&As on the FDIC’s Policy Statement for Failed Bank Acquisitions
Client Memorandum
March 16, 2010 Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation in the New Dodd Bill: Implications for All US Public Companies
Client Memorandum
March 15, 2010 Preparing for RiskMetrics Group's New Governance Risk Indicators (GRId)
General Counsel Update
March 3, 2010 Delaware Court Upholds Use of 4.99% Poison Pill to Protect NOLs
Client Memorandum
March 1, 2010 Consolidation and Competition in the US Equity Markets
Capital Markets Law Journal 2010, Vol. 5, No. 2
January 13, 2010 Delaware Court Holds Misleading Schedule 13D May Give Rise to Damages Claim Under State Law
Client Newsflash
January 12, 2010 FDIC and Private Capital: Moving the Goal Lines
Client Memorandum
October 27, 2009 2009 Shareholder Litigations Over Acquisitions of California Public Companies
Client Memorandum
September 9, 2009 Asia M&A / Private Equity Newsletter
Renminbi Private Equity Funds - Opportunities and Limitations
September 1, 2009 Getting the Deal Through -- Merger Control 2010
Law Business Research
September 1, 2009 The Bear "Naked" Truth: Short Sales and Rumors
Practical Compliance & Risk Management for the Securities Industry
August 31, 2009 FDIC Extends Cautious Welcome To Private Capital Investments In Failed Banks
Client Memorandum
August 24, 2009 Davis Polk Antitrust Update
Client Newsflash
July 29, 2009 SEC Charges Perry Capital with Disclosure Violations in Connection with Alleged Vote Buying
Client Newsflash
July 6, 2009 FDIC Proposes Conditions for Investments in Failed Banks by Private Capital Investors
Client Memorandum
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 1, 2009 Asia M&A / Private Equity Newsletter
Antitrust Review or Regulation of Foreign Investment?: Understanding the PRC’s Anti-Monopoly Regime and the Coca-Cola/Huiyuan Decision
March 27, 2009 Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Lyondell; Supports Board Discretion in Sale Process
Client Newsflash
January 28, 2009 Considerations for Drafting the 2009 Proxy Statement
Client Memorandum
January 26, 2009 Private Equity Newsletter
Management Equity Arrangements in Private Equity Transactions Part II: Compensatory Equity Awards
January 13, 2009 Revised Jurisdictional and Exemption-Related Thresholds, and Maximum Civil Penalties, under the HSR Act
Client Memorandum
January 1, 2009 Asia M&A / Private Equity Newsletter
Challenges of “Down Round” Financings in Asia
December 8, 2008 Private Equity Newsletter
Purchasing Portfolio Company Debt at a Discount – Threshold Issues for Private Equity Funds and Their Portfolio Companies
November 3, 2008 US Government Capital Injections – Important Changes from the Term Sheet
Client Memorandum
October 2, 2008 Delaware Court Orders Hexion to Pursue Financing of Huntsman Acquisition; Rules Huntsman Has Not Suffered an MAE
Client Newsflash
October 1, 2008 Asia M&A / Private Equity Newsletter
Acquiring a Minority Equity Stake in a U.S. Public Company
September 5, 2008 Private Equity Newsletter
Management Equity Arrangements in Private Equity Transactions Part I: Management's Existing, Rollover and Purchased Equity Investments
September 5, 2008 SEC Votes to Adopt Sweeping Amendments and Guidance to Cross-Border Rules
Client Newsflash
June 16, 2008 Private Equity Newsletter
What Every Private Equity Professional Should Know About ERISA’s VCOC Requirements
May 9, 2008 SEC Proposes Revisions to Cross-Border Rules
Client Newsflash

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