Eighteen law firms put together this “white paper with 19 FAQs” about how a government shutdown would impact the capital markets. It came out just as it was announced that the government shutdown was short-lived. But it’s good stuff to know for the next shutdown.
If the SEC was to be shut down, here’s a poll about how much you would care:
Please take a moment to participate anonymously in these surveys: “Quick Survey on Whistleblower Policies & Procedures” – and “Quick Survey on Blackout Periods.”
Tomorrow’s Webcast: “Alan Dye on the Latest Section 16 Developments”
Tune in tomorrow for the Section16.net webcast – “Alan Dye on the Latest Section 16 Developments” – to hear Alan Dye of Section16.net and Hogan Lovells discuss the most recent updates on Section 16, including new SEC Staff interpretations and Section 16(b) litigation.
Tomorrow’s Webcast: “How to Handle Post-Deal Activism”
Tune in tomorrow for the DealLawyers.com webcast – “How to Handle Post Deal Activism” – to hear Paul Weiss’ Ross Fieldston, Vinson & Elkins’ Shaun Mathew, Morrow Sodali’s Mike Verrechia and Innisfree’s Scott Winter discuss the legal & other issues surrounding activism following a deal’s announcement. This post-deal activism happens frequently. But it’s poorly understood – and the failure to respond to it effectively can have a devastating effect on the chances to successfully complete the transaction.
– Broc Romanek