May 11, 2023 Hybrid

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET

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Join Yafit Cohn, Chief Sustainability Officer and Group General Counsel at The Travelers Companies, Inc., as she discusses the importance of ESG for a holistic view of risks and opportunities that could impact a company’s ability to create long-term shareholder value, juxtaposed

Public companies should note a recent settlement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). On March 9, 2023, the SEC announced that Blackbaud Inc. agreed to pay $3 million to settle charges for alleged misleading disclosures about its 2020 ransomware attack and for alleged disclosure control failures. This serves as a reminder for public

Companies will be affected in a variety of ways by the receivership of Signature Bank, Silicon Valley Bank or any other similarly situated financial institution. Companies may face difficulty accessing bank facilities or the capital markets or limitations on money market or commercial paper facilities. Resulting liquidity constraints may entail difficult decisions, including prioritizing the

March 29, 2023 Hybrid

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET

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The ESG movement has generated significant changes in the environmental, social and governance practices of many public companies and their investors. Yet the movement now faces rising resistance that could stall or reverse its achievements. Amid intensifying debate, it pays to take

Amendments to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 are effective today, February 27, 2023.

Unanimously adopted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) December of last year, the Rule 10b5-1 amendments, among other things:  

  • add new conditions to the affirmative defenses to address concerns regarding the use of material nonpublic

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted Rule 10D-1 in October 2022, directing national securities exchanges to establish listing standards that prohibit the listing of any security of a company that does not adopt and implement a written policy requiring the recovery, or “clawback,” of certain incentive-based executive compensation.  The SEC required the exchanges

As debates over corporate purpose and governance intensify, a refreshing perspective from history and Delaware law may be of interest. 

Last week, Mayer Brown’s Lawrence Cunningham delivered the 37th Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law at Delaware Law School to the state’s corporate bench and bar.  Cunningham compares the traditional “made-to-measure” and shareholder-value

Commissioner Crenshaw’s remarks on January 30, 2023, once again, touched on Regulation D and the private markets.  It is understandable that, given companies in the United States have become increasingly reliant on private capital to fuel their growth, a regulator would seek to focus on the private markets.  The “how did we get here” part

February 10, 2023; lecture starts at 8:45AM ET.

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Join Mayer Brown special counsel, Larry Cunningham, for the Widener University Delaware Law School’s 37th Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law. As keynote lecturer speaking directly to an audience most responsible for setting policy on corporate law in the United