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According to executive search firm Spencer Stuart, over 70 percent of S&P 500 companies that chose a new CEO in 2015 selected a company insider.
Recent Delaware cases suggest that companies should review their indemnification provisions carefully to assess whether they will protect former officers and directors as intended.
Recent Order from Magistrate Judge Franklin L. Noel Provides Important Lessons on Expert Disclosures
A recent order by Magistrate Judge Noel in Luminara Worldwide, LLC v. Liown Electronics Co. helps to clarify the Federal Rules on expert disclosures.
Magistrate Judge Hildy Bowbeer Offers Further Guidance on When a Court Should Order a Patentee to Reduce the Number of Asserted Claims
A recent case before Magistrate Judge Bowbeer offered further guidance on how and when courts should reduce the number of asserted claims.
The debate continues over the propriety of “golden leash” payments by third parties to directors in connection with service on public company boards.
Leaders at S&P 500 companies have received a letter from Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock encouraging investment in long-term value creation, and more.
PwC recently offered guidance to public companies on how to enhance their audit committee-related disclosure this proxy season.
Proxy access remains a hot issue in 2016, with the New York City Comptroller announcing that it has targeted 72 public companies with proposals, following a successful 2015 campaign.
In a precedential decision, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirmed the examining attorney’s refusal to register SMART SERIES because the mark was merely descriptive.
Oklahoma-based pizzeria Mazzio’s Italian Eatery filed a preemptive “declaratory” lawsuit in federal district court against the Carlson Lynch law firm on February 2, 2016.