Marcato Capital Management on Monday sued the manufacturer of UGG boots, Deckers Outdoor Corp., in the Delaware Court of Chancery in a bid to force a vote on the hedge fund's board nominees and avoid more than $120 million in financial penalties against the company.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has hired David Blass, a former associate general counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who spent nearly the past three years as general counsel for the Investment Company Institute, as an investment funds partner in Washington, D.C.
In the Goulston & Storrs 2017 General Counsel Survey, fifteen percent of GCs or in-house counsel say they have the most difficulty identifying exposures, and this emerging risk is reshaping their role.
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