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Rethinking Limited Liability of Parent Corporations for their Subsidiaries’ Extraterritorial Violations of Human Rights Law

In order to ensure that victims of business-related human rights and gross environmental abuses in countries that host transnational business (host countries) are able to have the ability to seek and obtaining a remedy for their harm, courts should ignore the separate legal personality of parent corporations operating in countries with weak or corrupt judicial systems where the victims cannot otherwise obtain a remedy against the subsidiary, allowing corporate parents to be held liable for such harm. 1,367 more words

Securities Regulation

Wachtell Lipton discusses Short-Term Investors, Long-Term Investments, and Firm Value

A January 2016 study, Short-Term Investors, Long-Term Investments, and Firm Value, by Martijn Cremers, Ankur Pareek and Zacharias Sautner, provides substantial “empirical” evidence for the fact that, in the current corporate governance environment, short-term investors possess the undue ability to pressure companies into maximizing near-term gains at the expense of long-term growth. 373 more words

Securities Regulation

30/01/16 - Kelvin

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Gibson Dunn discusses The End of M&A "Disclosure-Only" Settlements With Broad Releases in Delaware

On January 22, 2016, Chancellor Andre Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued an important decision in In re Trulia, Inc. Stockholder Litigation—likely hammering the final nail in the coffin of “disclosure-only” settlements with broad releases of liability in M&A stockholder lawsuits in the Court of Chancery.  685 more words

Finance & Economics

Enchanted

I was mysteriously bewitched by the moon, for when it lit up the evening sky, my heart surged furiously like the enchanted rising of tides in sea.

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Akin Gump explains FTC's Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds

On January 21, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the latest annual revision to the size thresholds governing premerger notification requirements under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 431 more words

Finance & Economics

Davis Polk discusses Will Anti-Reliance Provisions Preclude Extra-Contractual Fraud Claims? Answers Differ in Delaware, New York, and California

Merger agreements and other complex contracts often contain “anti-reliance” provisions reciting that the representations in the agreement are the sole representations on which the parties relied in entering into the contract. 2,978 more words

Finance & Economics