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By Bruce Love | September 20, 2021
"ESG has become a core part of business. Companies are being called on to prevent harm and provide solutions in the face of impending climate change," said Carol Browner.
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By John C. Coffee Jr. | September 15, 2021
Engine No. 1's victory was possibly the biggest upset since David beat Goliath, but it was a perplexing victory that is still not well understood. More importantly, whether its success can be replicated by others involves questions that have not been carefully analyzed.
10 minute read
By Dylan Jackson | September 14, 2021
Stebbins previously spent 24 years at Willkie before joining the SEC in 2017.
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By Jonathan B. Morton and Rasheem M. Johnson | September 10, 2021
The Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion Aug. 26 amending Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.280, officially codifying the common-law "apex doctrine" and extending its reach to high-level corporate officers.
4 minute read
By Edward T. Kang and Ryan T. Kirk | September 9, 2021
In this column, we discuss Mortimer, the enterprise theory of liability generally, and the common sequencing decisions plaintiffs need to make when bringing a veil piercing claim.
9 minute read
By Ellen Bardash | September 8, 2021
Two claims brought by plaintiff shareholders were dismissed, but shareholders were determined by the court to have met the high bar of proving Boeing directors were likely to be held liable for the lack of safety checks.
4 minute read
By Ryan McConnell, Meagan Baker Thompson and Matthew Boyden | September 8, 2021
A Wall Street Journal reporter named John Carreyrou ran a series of articles that exposed that the company was smoke and mirrors. If the trial is anything like Carreyrou's book, "Bad Blood," it should be fascinating.
5 minute read
By Lawrence J. Kotler | September 8, 2021
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware addressed the issue of whether the Office of the United States Trustee (OUST) could collect its quarterly fees against assets that were previously transferred to a litigation trust free and clear of any and all claims, liens and other encumbrances pursuant to a confirmed plan of liquidation.
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By Lewis H. Lazarus | September 8, 2021
A stockholder complaining about a merger transaction materially enhances her prospects of overcoming a motion to dismiss if she can allege self-dealing by a controlling stockholder or that the transaction involves a change of control, thereby invoking the entire fairness standard of review or enhanced scrutiny.
5 minute read
September 8, 2021
Derivative complaint dismissed for failure to plead demand futility where stockholders could not show that a majority of directors possessed non-public information that caused the company to issue material misstatements or omissions, so that as a result the directors did not face a substantial likelihood of liability to excuse the demand requirement.
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