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Stockholder litigation is on the rise both in volume and notoriety.

Published by Bloomberg Law, June 21, 2024

June 21, 2024
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Texas’ new business court, which the state hopes will make complex litigation more efficient, opens in less than four months. And while there’s still uncertainty about how the court will operate, its structure and the Texas legislature’s mandate can help answer key questions.

Published by Bloomberg Law

June 4, 2024
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Patrick Gadson, co-head of Vinson & Elkins’ Shareholder Activism practice, joined Evan Epstein on Boardroom Governance to discuss the evolving dynamics of Shareholder Activism in 2024.

Published by Boardroom Governance 

May 8, 2024
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Consumer packaged goods companies know that sustainability sells. And in their efforts to market their products as sustainable, they’ve long contended with allegations of greenwashing—the practice of claiming their products are friendlier to the environment than they actually are.

Published in Oilman Magazine

May 8, 2024
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On April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that, in the absence of an otherwise misleading statement, a failure to disclose information required by Item 303 of Regulation S-K (“Item 303”[i]) does not support a private action under Section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (“Section 10(b)”).

April 17, 2024
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The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) caught the attention of the corporate and investment world in August 2021 when it filed an insider trading action against biopharmaceutical company employee Matthew Panuwat based on a “shadow trading” theory.

April 15, 2024
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Another Southern District of New York (“SDNY”) court has sided with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in its enforcement campaign against the unregistered sale of cryptocurrency assets.

April 5, 2024
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Yesterday, in a much anticipated decision, the Delaware Supreme Court held in In re Match Group, Inc. Derivative Litigation that every member of a special committee must be independent in order to satisfy the MFW framework and obtain business judgment deference for a conflicted-controller transaction.

V&E Shareholder Litigation Update

April 5, 2024
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After much anticipation, on March 6, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or the “Commission”) released its Final Rule—The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors—mandating climate-related disclosures by public companies.

March 28, 2024
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Join a discussion with Vinson & Elkins, EY, Chubb and Longacre on an overview of the SEC’s final rule on climate disclosures adopted March 6th, how to prepare for implementation, and more.
March 19, 2024
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The world of corporate shareholder activism is poised for significant changes and challenges.

Published by CorpGov

February 1, 2024