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Dec 12, 2013

Corporate Governance Newsletter


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In re Trados: Directors Dodge a Bullet
By John J. Cannon III

Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster’s August 16 post-trial opinion in In re Trados Inc. Shareholder Litigation has attracted a significant amount of attention.

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Shearman & Sterling Hosts its 8th Annual Corporate Governance Symposium

On October 10, we hosted the 8th annual Corporate Governance Symposium in our New York offices. The Symposium featured guest panelists, who are current and former board members and leaders, as well as Shearman & Sterling lawyers.

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ISS Publishes Draft Policies
By Doreen E. Lilienfeld

On October 21, 2013, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”) published its key draft policy changes for the 2014 proxy season (the “Draft Policies”).

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Relevant Links:

Madden Article on Shareholders’ ‘Operational Activism’ Published in Directors & Boards 


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