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    MARCH 2018
     
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    IN THIS ISSUE
     
    Free Webinar: Annual CA & DE Law Update – Register Now
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    Save the Date: Securities Arbitration Program
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    SEC Regional Office Hosts Executive Committee
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    Save the Date: 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament & Networking Dinner
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    Save the Date: Corporate Law Departments Section Upcoming Roundtable Dinners
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    Enhance Your Practice: Join the Executive Committee of the Business and Corporations Section
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    Law Firm Memos
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    The Business & Corporations Section eNews
    is published by the Business & Corporations Law Section

    Editors:
    Theresa Leets
    Department of Business Oversight
    Theresa.Leets@dbo.ca.gov

    Peter M. Menard
    Sheppard Mullin PMenard@sheppardmullin.com


    Business and Corporations Executive Committee Officers:

    Katherine Blair, Co-Chair
    Peter M. Menard, Co-Chair
    Harumi Hata, Vice Chair, Membership
    Roger Loomis, Vice Chair, Membership
    Barry Burten, Vice Chair, Programs
    Theresa Leets, Vice Chair, Programs
    James Coupe, Treasurer and Council of Sections Liaison
    Mark Hiraide, Secretary

     

    Members:
    Candice S. Choh
    Arash Khalili
    Scott Lochner
    Alex Voxman

    Corporate Law Departments Section Representative
    Lois M. Jacobs

    Barristers Liaison
    Sarah Kelly-Kilgore

     

     
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    Free Webinar
     
    Free Webinar: Annual CA & DE Law Update - Register Now
    Co-sponsored by LACBA

    Register now for one of our most popular webinars, our annual CA and DE law update, to be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
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    Save the Date
     
    Save the Date: Securities Arbitration Program

    Plans for the annual Securities Arbitration Program are being finalized. The program, which is co-sponsored by the Business & Corporations Section and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), will focus on recent developments in securities arbitration and mediation and will include experienced FINRA arbitrators, who will comment on and critique techniques and strategies of counsel and the parties during the arbitration process.
     
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    SEC Regional Office Hosts Executive Committee
     
    On March 8, 2018, the Los Angeles Regional Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission hosted the Executive Committee of the Business & Corporations Law Section and their guests for a review of regulatory and enforcement priorities and emerging topics.
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    Save the Date
     
    Save the Date: 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament & Networking Dinner

    LACBA’s Counsel for Justice is holding its 9th Annual Golf Tournament and Networking Dinner on Monday, May 21, 2018 at MountainGate Country Club in Brentwood, CA.
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    Save the Date
     
    Save the Date: Corporate Law Departments Upcoming Roundtable Dinner

    Save the date for the 2018 In-House Counsel Roundtable Dinner on April 12, 2018.
    The In-House Counsel Roundtables provide an opportunity for senior corporate counsel to discuss topics of importance to business lawyers.
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    Enhance Your Practice
     
    Join the Executive Committee of the Business & Corporations Section

    The Executive Committee of the Business & Corporations Section is seeking new members. Membership on the Executive Committee is a terrific forum to network with your fellow corporate law practitioners across the city. Membership on the committee affords unique opportunities to participate in the creation of law in your practice area, to get to know and be known by other practitioners, to work with the recognized leaders in your field, and to stay on the cutting edge of developments and practice techniques.

    For further information on the Section, click here.

    If you are interested, please contact hhata@buchalter.com.

     
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    Law Firm Memos
     

    Director Equity Award Limit in LTIPs: How Companies are Addressing it this Proxy Season in Light of Recent Delaware Case Law
    Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

    Disclosure to Investors Regarding Financial Distress
    Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

    Making a Difference (and a Profit): Advantages and Disadvantages of Forming or Converting into a "B" Entity
    Bryan Cave LLP

    Are pay-ratio disclosures misleading?
    Cooley LLP

    Don’t disregard boilerplate contract provisions: A reminder from the Seventh Circuit
    Greensfeld, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

    Delaware Supreme Court Elaborates Upon When a Shareholder Vote Is Fully Informed
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP

    SEC Fines Private Company in First Enforcement Action Resulting from Rule 701 Option Grants Investigation
    Fenwick & West LLP

    Do we have to disclose that?
    Tucker Ellis LLP

    When may a company vote a stockholder's shares without receiving instructions on how to vote?
    Tucker Ellis LLP

    BDO identifies questions companies may need to address at annual meetings of shareholders this season
    Cooley LLP

    CAQ issues new roadmap for audit committees on non-GAAP measures
    Cooley LLP

    Corporate Social Responsibility Compliance in 2018, and Beyond – An Overview for In-House Legal Counsel
    Ropes & Gray LLP

    Wachtell Lipton Discusses the New Regime in Delaware Appraisal Law
    The CLS Blue Sky Blog

    Bill Aims At Prohibiting Public Pension Fund Investments In Alternative Investment Vehicles Lacking Race And Gender Pay Equity Policies
    Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

    Delaware Corporation Headquartered In Utah Agrees To Buy Assets Of Another Delaware Corporation For Cash, So Why Does California Law Govern Shareholder Approval?
    Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

    California Proposes To Base Tax Rate On Compensation Ratio
    Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

     

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