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Tag: Litigation

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Exxon Bypasses SEC, Seeks Court Order to Block ESG Shareholder Proposal

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As companies contemplate how best to respond to the rising number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) proposals from activist shareholders, Exxon Mobil has employed an unusual strategy to avoid such a vote. The oil giant is sidest...

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Are Companies Properly Preparing for AI Risks?

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Ready or not, as a former member of the hip hop group Fugees learned recently, artificial intelligence is leaving its mark through unexpected applications. Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, one of the trio of rappers known as The Fugees, and for hit...

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Golf Merger on LIV Support?

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Readers of this blog by now have become all too familiar with greenwashing, a scornful term critics use to paint business interests’ sustainability programs as public-relations ploys. Let us now introduce you to one of its lesser-known cous...

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Companies Staying Mum on Potential for Vaccine Mandates

Silent Companies on Vaccine Mandates

Public health experts have warned for months about the possibility of vaccine hesitancy thwarting efforts to control the Covid-19 pandemic. Polling conducted as late as October found that only half of Americans intended to get vaccinated. E...

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Issuers Get Proactive in Disclosing Wells Notices

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When an issuer gets a “Wells Notice,” it must ask itself two questions. The first is “what’s my lawyer’s phone number?” After all, getting a Wells Notice—a note from the SEC warning the recipient that it may bring charges for securities vio...

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