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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.

Publications

Delaware Governor Issues Emergency Order Permitting Notice of Virtual-Only Shareholder Meetings by Exchange Act Filing and Press Release

Delaware’s governor issued an emergency order permitting Delaware public corporations to re-notice or adjourn annual or special shareholder meetings as virtual-only meetings solely by a filing and a press release.

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Videos

Steve Williams Discusses Activist Defense With The Deal

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.

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Client News

Publications

SEC Adopts Final Rules on Proxy Voting Advice and Related Guidance on Investment Adviser Voting Responsibilities

Among others, the SEC now requires that proxy advisory firms wishing to rely on certain proxy solicitation rule exemptions must establish reasonable policies and procedures to give all companies access to their voting advice before or concurrently with the issuance of such advice to their investor clients. 

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Client News

Perry Ellis Taken Private

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. 

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Client News

Destination XL Announces Agreement With Cannell Capital

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. 

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Client News

UCP Announces Expansion of Board and Strengthened Corporate Governance

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.

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Events

Scott Barshay and Jeffrey Marell to Participate at The Deal’s Corporate Governance Conference

Corporate partners Scott Barshay and Jeffrey Marell will participate at The Deal’s upcoming conference, “Corporate Governance 2017: Navigating New Challenges to Value Creation.”

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