Sidley is pleased to share the Spring 2019 issue of Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance, a quarterly 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 the following:
- Getting Your Carveout Sale Done in 2019
- Rent-A-Center: A $1.365 Billion Reminder on Reminders
- Delaware Chancery Court Endorses Merger Agreement Provision Prohibiting a Buyer from Using the Target Company's Pre-Closing Privileged Communications in Post-Closing Litigation
- Delaware Supreme Court Further Clarifies MFW Requirement for Conditions to Be in Place "Ab Initio"
- Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Aruba Appraisal Decision and Pegs Fair Value at Deal Price Less Synergies
- U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Resolve Whether Scienter or Negligence Is the Applicable Legal Standard for Claims Involving Tender Offers
- Consent to Personal Jurisdiction May Be Implied by Adoption of a Delaware Forum Selection Bylaw
- Former Executives Entitled to Advancement of Legal Fees to Defend Clawback Suits Despite Alleged Misconduct
- Generic Statements Affirming the Importance of Regulatory Compliance Cannot Form the Basis of a Fraud Case
- SEC Proposes Amendments to Financial Disclosure Rules Relating to Business Acquisitions and Dispositions
- SEC Will Host a Roundtable This Summer on Potential Regulatory Changes to Address Short-Termism Concerns
- DOJ Publishes New Guidance on Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs
- Proposed Amendments to Filer Definitions Would Exempt More Issuers From Sarbanes-Oxley 404(b) Auditor Attestation Requirement
- CFIUS Imposes Record $1 Million Penalty for Repeated Breaches of a Mitigation Agreement
- SEC Adopts FAST Act Amendments to Modernize and Simplify Its Disclosure Rules
- PCAOB Staff Issues New CAM Implementation Guidance
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE DEVELOPMENTS
- Vanguard Adopts a Rigorous New Policy to Vote Against Overboard Directors
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