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Norton Rose Fulbright
2016 Proxy Guidelines Update: ISS and Glass Lewis

Proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Service (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. recently released their United States policy recommendations for the 2016 proxy season. ISS updated its policy recommendations to: • Tighten restrictions...

Bajeerah LaCava
Split High Court: California Appeals Court Must Enforce Arbitration Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) A California appellate panel erred when it refused to enforce an arbitration clause contained in a cable provider’s customer agreement, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning, finding that the appellate...

Francis G.X. Pileggi
Delaware Court of Chancery Enforces Covenant Not to Compete

The Chancery opinion in Revolution Retail Systems, LLC v. Sentinel Technologies, Inc. , C.A. No. 10605-VCP (Del. Ch. Oct. 30, 2015), discusses many issues in connection with the breach of contract for the sale of a business [subscribers can access an...

Kevin M. LaCroix
A Trio of Delaware Decisions Reaffirms Corporate Director Protections

Because the vast majority of U.S. publicly traded companies are incorporated in Delaware, legal developments in Delaware have a particularly important impact on legal standards governing corporate conduct in the U.S. Delaware law is particularly influential...

Richard Bistrong
Australian Anti-Bribery & Compliance Trends

Today we welcome Ted Williams, Partner, Piper Alderman. Ted, can you share some of your background and experience? TW: Thank you, Richard, for the opportunity to engage with your community, and it was a pleasure to meet you in New York during my recent...

Thomas Fox
Caldwell Lays It Out – DOJ Metrics for a Compliance Program

Last week Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell spoke at the SIFMA Compliance and Legal Society New York Regional Seminar. In this speech she discussed the new Department of Justice (DOJ) Compliance Counsel. While emphatically noting that this...