Sidley is pleased to share the October issue of Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance, a bimonthly newsletter designed to keep you current on what we consider to be the most important legal developments involving M&A and corporate governance matters. Topics covered in this issue include:
- Projections in Public Company M&A
- In Approving Disclosure-Only Settlement, Delaware Chancery Court Tells Merger Litigants to Reset Expectations
- Dole Executives Found Personally Liable for $148 Million for Undermining Sales Process
- Shareholder-Adopted Bylaw Authorizing Shareholders to Remove Officers Held Invalid under Delaware Law
- Trinity Wall Street Asks Supreme Court to Weigh in on Battle with Wal-Mart Over Rule 14a-8’s “Ordinary Business” Exclusion
- D.C. Circuit Reaffirms Decision that Conflict Minerals Disclosure Requirement Violates First Amendment
- Circuits Split Over Whether Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Protections Apply to Internal Whistleblowers
- The DOJ’s New Focus on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing Has Widespread Implications
- HSR Enforcement Action Highlights Risks under Investment-Purpose Exemption
- SEC Adopts CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule Required by Dodd-Frank
- New IRS Guidance Could Affect Tax-Free Spinoffs, Including REIT Spinoffs
- NYSE Updates Listing Rules on Material News Policy and Trading Halts
Corporate Governance Developments
- Proxy Access Continues to Gain Momentum
- OECD Issues Revised Corporate Governance Principles
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