Recently by Lyle G. Ganske
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
The 2013 Proxy Season: Signs Of A Turning Tide In Corporate Governance?
The 2013 proxy season has ended, and many public companies are in a period of relative calm on the governance front before the season for shareholder proposal submissions begins in a few months. This article reflects on some of the highlights of the past proxy season and a few events and trends...Read More
It's Time To Rethink The Lawyer's Role In Dealmaking: Start By Facing Up To The New Realities
Many lawyers no longer add real value to dealmaking. That's perhaps a startling and somewhat harsh allegation - especially from a couple of M&A lawyers - but we're afraid it's true. Let us explain Although the investment banks, private equity players, and M&A boutiques have kept pace...Read More
Stock Option Timing: The Scrutiny Intensifies
With the filing of civil and criminal complaints against executives of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., the other widely-reported SEC and Department of Justice investigations ("DOJ"), and the SEC's adoption of new executive compensation disclosure rules, it is clear that the federal government...Read More