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    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


    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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    Corporate Law Departments Section Upcoming Roundtable Dinners

    Save the dates for the 2018 Corporate Law Roundtable Dinners on January 18, February 1, February 15 and March 1.

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    Law Firm Memos

    California Tightens Auto-Renewal Requirements
    Venable LLP

    2017 Proxy Season Results in Silicon Valley and Large Companies Nationwide
    Fenwick & West LLP

    Staff Issues New Guidance on Excluding Shareholder Proposals
    Bryan Cave LLP

    SEC Staff Releases Pro-Issuer Guidance on Shareholder Proposals
    Stinson Leonard Street LLP

    Tracking State Crowdfunding Regulations
    Morrison & Foerster

    The “Do’s” and “Dont’s” for Say on Pay
    Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

    Dissolving a WFOE in China: Patience is Required!

    NASDAQ—oops, I mean Nasdaq—acknowledges reality
    Cooley LLP

    ’Tis the season: Corp Fin issues new SLB regarding shareholder proposals
    Cooley LLP

    Corp Fin Senior Special Counsel discusses new SLB on shareholder proposals
    Cooley LLP 

    Heads Up for the 2018 Proxy Season: ISS Proposes Changes to Proxy Voting Policies and Refines QualityScore Factors
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

    Corporate Law & Governance Update
    McDermott Will & Emery

    SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s Remarks on ICOs
    Proskauer Rose LLP

    SEC Chairman Sounds Death Knell for ICOs?
    Loeb & Loeb LLP

    Thanksgiving Tax Frenzy – New Tax Bill Proposes Executive Compensation Changes That Could Derail Deferred Compensation and Stock Options
    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

    Proposed Tax Reform Bill as Amended Stands to Significantly Impact Equity and Performance-Based Compensation
    Fenwick & West LLP

    Follow-up: Providing for the Automatic Exercise of In-the-Money Options About to Expire
    Winston & Strawn LLP

    California “Ban-the-Box” Law Significantly Limits Employers’ Ability to Obtain and Use Information About Criminal Convictions in Recruiting and Hiring
    Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

    What Corporate Directors Need to Know about Cybersecurity
    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP


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