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Adobe PDFSCOTUS: Lawson, et al. v. FMR LLC, et al.: SOX Whistleblower Protections Cover Employees of Private Contractors of Public Companies
Charles A. Gilman, Jonathan I. Mark, John J. Schuster; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 2014
In Lawson, et al. v. FMR LLC, et al., the Supreme Court of the United States held that the anti-retaliation whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 apply to employees of privately held contractors where the contractor performs work for a public company. This means that a private...

 

Adobe PDFSCOTUS: Walden v. Fiore, et al.: Supreme Court Clarifies Specific Jurisdiction
Charles A. Gilman, Jonathan I. Mark, John J. Schuster; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2014, previously published on March 2014
In Walden v. Fiore, et al. the Supreme Court of the United States recently reiterated “[w]ell-established principles of personal jurisdiction” regarding a forum State’s exercise of specific jurisdiction over a defendant. The Court reaffirmed that when determining whether specific...

 

Adobe PDFProxy Statements: SEC Clarifies the "Unbundling Rule"
Charles A. Gilman, Jonathan I. Mark, John J. Schuster; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 2014
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently released three Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (the “CDIs”) concerning Exchange Act Rule 14a-4(a)(3) (the “Rule”) applicable to proxy statements. The Rule requires the unbundling of matters for...

 

Adobe PDFIP Licensee Protection Recognized in Chapter 15 Foreign Bankruptcy Proceeding
Joel H. Levitin, Richard A. Stieglitz; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2014, previously published on February 2014
In Jaffé v. Samsung Electronics Company, Limited,1 a Court of Appeals protected the rights of crosslicensees of a German debtor’s American patents by applying the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, instead of inconsistent German law. Specifically, in Chapter 15 U.S. bankruptcy proceedings ancillary...

 

Adobe PDFSEC Staff Guidance on “Knowledgeable Employee” Investment Company Act Rule
Charles A. Gilman, Jonathan I. Mark, John J. Schuster; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 14, 2014, previously published on February 2014
A “knowledgeable employee” as defined in Investment Company Act Rule 3c-5 is permitted to invest in a private investment company without tainting that company’s ability to rely on a statutory exemption from registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission...

 

Adobe PDFFTC Revised Antitrust Thresholds: HSR Pre-Merger Reporting Threshold Increased to $75.9 Million
Elai Katz, Laurence T. Sorkin; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 28, 2014, previously published on January 2014
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the most recent annual revision to the thresholds for the premerger reporting of proposed acquisitions to United States antitrust authorities under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR...

 

Adobe PDFSCOTUS: Daimler v. Bauman: Supreme Court Clarifies and Curtails General Jurisdiction
Susan Buckley, Charles A. Gilman, Jonathan I. Mark, John J. Schuster; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2014, previously published on January 2014
In Daimler AG v. Bauman the Supreme Court of the United States recently reiterated that courts may only exercise “general jurisdiction” over a foreign or out-of-state corporation when that corporation’s contacts with the forum state “are so ‘continuous and...

 

Adobe PDFNasdaq Compensation Committee Certification Form Now Available
Charles A. Gilman, Jonathan I. Mark, John J. Schuster, Glenn J. Waldrip; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 2014
The form for companies that are listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) to use to certify compliance with, or exemption from, the amended listing rules regarding compensation committees provided for in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(d) and IM-5605-6 (the “New Rules”) is now...

 

Adobe PDFDelaware Supreme Court Holds that Dissolution Statutes Do Not Extinguish a Dissolved Corporation’s Potential Liability to Third Parties
Charles A. Gilman, Jonathan I. Mark, John J. Schuster; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2013, previously published on December 2013
The Delaware Supreme Court recently offered new insight into a dissolved corporation’s exposure to liability for third party claims. In Anderson v. Krafft-Murphy Company, Inc., the Court held as a matter of first impression in Delaware that the statutory scheme governing the dissolution and...

 

Adobe PDFPCAOB Reproposes Amendments to Provide Disclosure in the Auditor’s Report of Certain Audit Participants
Charles A. Gilman, Jonathan I. Mark, John J. Schuster; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 13, 2013, previously published on December 2013
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”) recently reproposed amendments (the “Amendments”) to its auditing standards that would require disclosure in the auditor’s report of: (i) the name of the engagement partner; and (ii) the names, locations...

 


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