Last week, we started a new feature of this blog – where our in-house readers share tips, anecdotes and thoughts about things that come up in their daily practice.
We received so much feedback on that first blog about the…Continue Reading In-House Corner: Section 16 Compliance Reminders – Part 2
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Your company has a pretty good risk management department. They’re good at bubbling up all sorts of issues to consider. They’re providing you with detailed analysis behind each of the…Continue Reading Making the Decision: Um, Is This “Material” or Not?
Following up on my blog about the “leaving the board” roadmap, if you counsel directors as I have for many years, you’re familiar with that frantic call from a…Continue Reading There’s Illegality? There’s Impropriety? “What Now” for a Director
Not too many choices exist in the technical world of Form 4 reporting. But there is a choice to be made for reporting grants of stock-settled, time-based restricted stock units…Continue Reading The Tricky World of Reporting Stock-Settled RSUs on Form 4s
Director behavior is at the essence of a director’s fiduciary duties. This is what Delaware courts love to write about in their opinions. That’s easy for all the lawyers in…Continue Reading The “Leaving the Board” Roadmap: What Are My Fiduciary Duties?
Yes, my titles tend to be a tad dramatic (see my prior “materiality” blog). That’s the way to draw eyeballs, right? But in this case, it is a hard…Continue Reading The Hard Truth About Disclosure Committees
Back when I worked in-house not that long ago, I wrote this piece with Sarah Kalgaard, General Counsel of Vital Images, for the Association of Corporate Counsel about the top…Continue Reading The Challenges of Being In-House: Emotional Intelligence Matters
This blog follows up on my blog about where to start when making a climate pledge and how aspirational it should be. When it comes to the actual announcement itself…Continue Reading How to Make a Climate Pledge Announcement
A few months ago, I blogged about four things to do now that the NYSE has changed its related party transaction rule. I had mentioned that parts of the rule…Continue Reading The NYSE Changes Its Related Party Transaction Rule (Again)
A few weeks ago, I blogged about 5 things you should know about Nasdaq’s new board diversity disclosure requirement. There were a number of interpretive questions that immediately came to…Continue Reading Nasdaq’s “Board Diversity” FAQs: 45 & Growing
In a word, probably not. Okay, that’s two words. I find that some in-house lawyers will look at the SEC Staff comment letters sent to their peer companies to get…Continue Reading Should In-House Lawyers Keep Track of SEC Comment Letter Trends?
So many companies have already announced a climate pledge that this topic has sort of been beaten to death. But some of the issues to consider bear repeating for those…Continue Reading Where to Start When Considering a Climate Pledge
Following up on my latest blog about new lines of business, no one hits a home run every time. Not even the best of companies. Sometimes a line of business…Continue Reading “Well, That Didn’t Work.” Handling the Disclosure Implications of Getting Out of a Business Line