Our attorneys have wide-ranging experience over many years in the corporate governance arena. As a result of this expertise, our lawyers have been helping clients cope with the array of legislative and regulatory responses coming out of the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and major U.S. stock exchanges.
In a video interview with The Deal's Tom Terrarosa, corporate partner Steve Williams discusses the prevalence of settlements in activism campaigns, why it's so common to settle and some of the most common settlement terms.
SEC Proposes Amendments to Improve Accuracy and Transparency of Proxy Voting Advice and Modernize Shareholder Proposal Rules
Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 to propose amendments to its proxy solicitation rules as applicable to proxy voting advice and its Rule 14a-8 shareholder proposal procedures.
Paul, Weiss represented Perry Ellis’ special committee of independent directors in the acquisition of Perry Ellis International, a NASDAQ-listed apparel company, by a private company owned by founder George Feldenkreis and his family in a transaction valued at $437 million.
Paul, Weiss is representing Destination XL Group, Inc. in connection with its agreement with Cannell Capital LLC to appoint Lionel Conacher to Destination XL’s board of directors and to increase the board’s size to ten.
Paul, Weiss is representing UCP, Inc. (NYSE: UCP) in its agreement with Pico Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PICO), its majority stockholder, to nominate Keith M. Locker to the UCP board of directors.
Corporate partners Scott Barshay and Jeffrey Marell will participate at The Deal’s upcoming conference, “Corporate Governance 2017: Navigating New Challenges to Value Creation.”