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HTMLISS Accepting Company-Selected Peer Group Submissions, including, for the first time, companies in the Russell MicroCap Index
Christopher T. Cox, William P. Mills, Gillian Emmett Moldowan; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 30, 2015, previously published on November 23, 2015
Companies in the Russell 3000 and Russell MicroCap Index with annual meetings scheduled between February 1, 2016 and September 15, 2016 may submit updates to their self-selected compensation benchmarking peer groups from 9:00 AM EST on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 through 8:00 PM EST on Friday,...

 

HTMLAlbany County Supreme Court Upholds $199,000 “Hard Cap” on State Funded Executive Compensation, While Striking “Soft Cap” on Funding From All Sources
Christina T. Holder, Pamela Landman, Brian T. McGovern; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 30, 2015, previously published on November 25, 2015
On November 13, 2015, the New York State Supreme Court, Albany County issued a decision in LeadingAge et al. v. Shah,1 upholding in part and invalidating in part regulations issued by the Department of Health to implement Executive Order 38, limiting executive compensation and administrative...

 

HTMLM&A Update: Chancery Court Finds Merger Price to be Most Persuasive Factor in Appraisal Action
Joshua Apfelroth, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2015, previously published on October 28, 2015
In a recent decision in an appraisal action, the Delaware Chancery Court reaffirmed the Court’s reluctance to substitute its own calculation of the “fair value” of a target company’s stock for the purchase price derived through arms-length negotiations, provided it resulted...

 

HTMLPrudential Regulators Release Final Margin Rules for Swaps
Steven Lofchie, Nihal S. Patel, Jeffrey L. Robins; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 29, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2015
On October 22, 2015, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation held an open meeting at which it voted to adopt: (i) final rules governing margin and capital requirements for uncleared swaps1 and (ii) an interim final rule to implement statutory amendments excluding certain entities from the...

 

HTMLChancery Court Provides Lessons on Conflicts of Interest in a Sales Process - Holds Only Financial Advisor Open to Liability
Joshua Apfelroth, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2015, previously published on October 13, 2015
In an October 1st decision (In re Zale Corporation), the Delaware Chancery Court dismissed claims that Zale Corporation’s directors breached their fiduciary duties in connection with Zale’s agreement to merge with Signet. The Court, however, permitted a claim to proceed against Merrill...

 

HTMLFully Informed Vote of Disinterested Stockholders Results in Business Judgment Rule Protection in Post-Closing Review of Merger
Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2015, previously published on October 5, 2015
In an October 2, 2015 decision, Corwin, et al. v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC., et al., the Delaware Supreme Court clarified that once a merger closes, as long as it has been approved by a fully informed vote of the disinterested stockholders, the standard for reviewing the board’s conduct...

 

HTMLDelaware Court Leaves Ousted Executive on His Own for Legal Fees
Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2015, previously published on September 21, 2015
In a September 11, 2015, decision, the Delaware Chancery Court denied a former officer and director advance reimbursement of legal fees in a dispute with his company, despite his insistence that multiple corporate documents and Delaware law entitled him to advancement. The opinion underscores the...

 

HTMLNew DOJ Policy Regarding Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing
Jodi L. Avergun, Raymond Banoun, Bret A. Campbell, Peter B. Clark, Adam S. Lurie; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 14, 2015, previously published on September 10, 2015
On September 9, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a new policy regarding individual accountability for corporate misconduct. The policy, described in a memo authored by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates1, posits that “one of the most effective ways to combat corporate...

 

HTMLDelaware Court Finds Dole Executives Personally Liable for Millions in Damages for Defrauding Stockholders in Buy-Out and Undermining Special Committee Process
Richard M. Brand, Gregory A. Markel, William P. Mills, Brittany Schulman, Martin L. Seidel; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2015, previously published on August 28, 2015
In its August 27th post-trial opinion, In re Dole Food Co., Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Chancery Court held Dole executives David Murdock and Michael Carter personally liable for $148 million in damages for undermining and interfering with the special committee’s efforts to...

 

HTMLThe Second Circuit Denies Midland’s Request For Rehearing On Its Decision That Upended Longstanding Principles of Lending Law
Nathan Bull, Scott A. Cammarn; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2015, previously published on August 26, 2015
On August 12, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied Midland Funding, LLC and Midland Credit Management (collectively, “Midland”)’s petition for panel rehearing, or, in the alternative, rehearing en banc, of the Second Circuit’s recent...

 


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