Sidley Austin lawyers have authored the United States chapter of Getting the Deal Through – Corporate Governance 2015, an annual summary of key corporate governance practices in 32 jurisdictions worldwide. Topics addressed in the chapter include: sources of governance rules and practice, shareholders’ rights, duties and liability, anti-takeover devices, board structures, legal duties of the board, and disclosure and reporting requirements.
Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Corporate Governance 2015, (published in June 2015; contributing editor: Holly J Gregory, Sidley Austin LLP). For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com.