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Business and Corporations Executive Committee Officers:

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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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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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