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David N. Feldman
Tip of the Week: Make Sure You Should be Public

I often tell my clients, if you can benefit from being public, and can bear the risks of doing so, you should seriously consider it, regardless of your stage of development. However, in any well formulated decision, it is important to review the pros...

Francine McKenna
A Closer Look At Clawbacks

On September 11, 2011, The New York Times published, "Clawbacks Without Claws," by Gretchen Morgenson. The article meant to highlight a lackluster enforcement record by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on executive pay "clawbacks"...

The Conference Board
Corporate Political Spending Message: Boards Should Get Handle on Process

by Gary Larkin Of all the messages coming out of The Conference Board Committee on Corporate Political Spending Symposium Thursday, there was one that resonated the most with public boards. To put it succinctly, that message is that no matter...

Francis G.X. Pileggi
Dueling Derivative Suits in El Paso Merger Fight: Will Delaware or Texas Courts Decide?

Recently filed derivative suits now proceeding in both Delaware and Texas which challenge the $21 billion merger involving El Paso and Kinder Morgan again raise the issue of merger litigation involving Delaware companies being filed outside Delaware...

Doug Cornelius
Outsourcing Compliance and the CCO

One of the requirements of registration as a registered investment adviser is the appointment of a Chief Compliance Officer and the establishment of a formal compliance program. The SEC stated that a firm need not hire a new person to be the CCO. However...