June 2, 2011

A Fifth Say-on-Pay Lawsuit

As I recently blogged, there has been a trend of companies that fail to garner majority support for their say-on-pay getting sued – a trend that started last year. In his “D&O Diary Blog,” Kevin LaCroix provides details about a fifth say-on-pay related lawsuit – this one filed against Umpqua in a federal district court in Portland. We continue to post pleadings from these cases in’s “Say-on-Pay” Practice Area.

Dodd-Frank: 3rd Rulemaking Progress Report

Here is the 3rd progress report from Davis Polk regarding all of the various agencies engaged in Dodd-Frank rulemaking. This month, rules meeting 3 Dodd-Frank requirements were finalized and rules meeting 18 requirements were proposed. This report also details the 87 studies required under Dodd-Frank, two of which are overdue.

May-June Issue: Deal Lawyers Print Newsletter

This May-June issue of the Deal Lawyers print newsletter was just sent to the printer and includes articles on:

– Appraisal Rights: The Complicated World of Corporate Law’s Consolation Prize
– The Deal Lawyer’s Guide to Hidden Employee Benefit Issues: An Update Regarding Successor Liability
– Delaware Case Highlights Need for Additional Due Diligence in Merger Acquisitions
– The Art of Written Consent Solicitations
– Helping Parties to Mergers Assess Risk and Negotiate Smarter Deals
– Proposed Reform of U.K. Takeover Regulation

If you’re not yet a subscriber, try a “half-price for rest of ’11” no-risk trial to get a non-blurred version of this issue on a complimentary basis.

– Broc Romanek