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Fintech Company Subject to SEC Enforcement Action for Exceeding Rule 701 Option Grant Limit

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Subject to its limits, Rule 701 permits non-reporting companies to grant employees equity without registration under the Securities Act of 1933.  One component of Rule 701 requires certain disclosure materials to be delivered to employees if the aggregate sales price or amount of securities sold during any consecutive 12-month period exceeds $5 million.  Rule 701 […] Read more →

by   |   March 17, 2018

Business Judgment or Entire Fairness: The Meaning of Delaware’s Interested Director Statute

M&A Cummings v. Eden et al was a case where the Delaware Court of Chancery examined allegations that members of a board of directors breached their fiduciary duties in connection with... Read more →

by   |   March 14, 2018

Court Considers Interaction between Alleged Controlling Stockholder and Corwin

M&A In Re Rouse Properties, Inc. Fiduciary Litigation considers what the Delaware Court of Chancery describes as a pattern in the post-Corwin, post-MFW world. The pattern involves... Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2018

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SEC Cybersecurity Disclosure and Controls Checklist

Public Companies and Securities In February 2018 the SEC outlined its views with respect to cybersecurity disclosure requirements under the federal securities laws as they apply to public reporting companies.... Read more →

by and   |   March 5, 2018