Month: November 2023

Corp Fin Issues New CDIs Regarding the Proxy Rules

On Friday, Corp Fin released some new CDIs relating to the proxy rules. The CDIs can all be found under the caption Proxy Rules and Schedule 14A, and all are new with one exception for a newly revised CDI under Rule 14a-6. Universal proxy is once again a hot topic, and there […]

Navigating Compensation Issues in M&A Deals in a Volatile Market

Compensation matters, including retention packages, equity treatment and related disclosure, are always key negotiating points in M&A transactions. In a challenging M&A market that is stifled by overall volatility and uncertainty, high interest rates, and reduced valuations, issues related to compensation may become more fraught as parties navigate alternative transaction […]

The ‘State’ of Delaware

During a panel at the October 2023 Berkeley Fall Forum on Corporate Governance, Delaware Court of Chancery Chancellor Kathaleen St. J. McCormick and Vice Chancellor Paul Fioravanti, along with lawyers Shannon Eagan (Cooley), Elena Norman (Young Conaway) and Randall Baron (Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd), shared their views on recent developments in […]