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Director Discretionary Compensation Awards Tested by Entire Fairness Standard According to Delaware Supreme Court

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In a recent decision by the Delaware Supreme Court in In re Investors Bancorp Stockholders Litigation, the court found that director equity grants based on director discretion are subject to an entire fairness standard of review irrespective of whether stockholders have previously approved the equity incentive plan. According to the court, “when stockholders have approved […] Read more →

by , and   |   December 14, 2017

NYSE Proposes to Modify Rules Regarding Delivery of Proxy Materials to Exchange

Public Companies and Securities The NYSE has filed a proposed rule with the SEC to amend the NYSE Listed Company Manual to modify requirements with respect to delivery of proxy materials to the NYSE.  Currently... Read more →

by   |   December 13, 2017

SEC Brings Enforcement Action for Inadequately Documented Perks but Does Not Impose Penalty

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC charged a biopharmaceutical company with committing a series of accounting controls and disclosure violations, including the failure to properly report as compensation... Read more →

by   |   December 12, 2017

SEC Halts Initial Coin Offering; Chair Clayton Speaks

Public Companies and Securities Munchee Inc., a California-based company selling digital tokens to investors to raise capital for its blockchain-based food review service halted its initial coin offering (ICO)... Read more →

by   |   December 11, 2017