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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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SEC Eases Terms for 5-Day Debt Tender Offers

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Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC recently provided no-action relief for five-day tender offers. The new no-action letter eases requirements in the following areas: The tender offer must be open for five business days rather than a seven to ten calendar day period under existing no-action relief. The relief allows for exchange offers that meet defined parameters. The no-action […] Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2015

Proxy Access: More File to Exclude Proposals

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Since our last update, the following public companies have submitted no-action letters to exclude shareholder proposals submitted by the New York City Pension Funds because the... Read more →

by   |   January 9, 2015

SDNY Says Whistleblowers Must Report to the SEC

Employment, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In Berman v. Neo@ogilvy LLC, the Unites States District Court for the Southern District of New York held an employee must report information to the SEC in order to qualify for the... Read more →

by   |   December 29, 2014

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Court of Chancery Speaks to Exclusivity Agreements in Public Company Acquisitions

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized You reach the point in the sale of almost every public company where the buyer wants an exclusivity agreement. Lawyers representing the target wring their hands about the effect... Read more →

by   |   December 15, 2014