Nearly 95 percent of M&A deals triggered shareholder litigation. However, a Delaware court crackdown on disclosure-only settlements in takeover litigation has driven the current litigation rate to less than 22 percent.
The Conference Board weighed in on the debate over special compensation arrangements between activist hedge funds and the directors they place on public company boards.
Institutional proxy advisor ISS added three new compensation policy FAQs to address problematic pay practices that can lead to a recommendation to vote against pay and equity compensation plans.
Public company compensation committees operate in an increasingly challenging environment. We have compiled recommendations to assist compensation committee chairs in navigating these demands.
A recent decision by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board serves as a good reminder that the title of a single work cannot be a trademark. Independent Media Corporation (PVT) Ltd. v. BOL Enterprise (PVT) Ltd., decided January 14, 2016.
Read more for a trademark trial and appeal board update.
As in past years, the Minnesota Bar Association’s “Midwest Legal Conference on Privacy & Data Security“ was fantastic.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board recently issued two exposure drafts to clarify the definition of materiality in accounting standards.
This bill would require U.S. public companies to disclose the existence and extent of cybersecurity expertise or experience on their boards.