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SEC Permits All Companies to File Confidential Registration Statements

Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced that beginning on July 10, 2017 it will accept voluntary draft registration statement submissions from all issuers for nonpublic review. The SEC believes this will facilitate capital formation. The catch is the SEC will limit its nonpublic review in these cases to the initial submission. An issuer responding to staff comments on […] Read more →

by   |   June 29, 2017

Director Equity Grants and Vote Buying Subject to Entire Fairness Review

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Williams v. Ji et al, the Delaware Court of Chancery examined an alleged scheme in which the Directors of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. granted themselves options and warrants... Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2017

A Working Capital True Up is not an End Run on a Liability Bar

M&A, Private Equity In Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V. v. Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC, the Delaware Supreme Court examined the interaction between a working capital true up and alleged breaches... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2017

Supreme Court to Determine Scope of Whistleblower Protection

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities A percolating issue with respect to the SEC’s whistleblower regulations is whether the anti-retaliation protections apply only when suspected misconduct is reported to the... Read more →

by   |   June 26, 2017