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    1. Does Enlightened Shareholder Value Add Value?

      Does Enlightened Shareholder Value Add Value?

      Unlike shareholder value maximization (SV), which calls on corporate leaders to maximize shareholder value, enlightened shareholder value (ESV) combines this prescription with guidance to consider stakeholder interests in the pursuit of long-term shareholder value maximization. In a forthcoming article we recently placed on SSRN, Does Enlightened Shareholder Value Add Value?, we show that replacing SV with ESV should not be expected to benefit stakeholders or society...

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    2. SEC 2022 Examination Priorities

      SEC 2022 Examination Priorities

      Ranah Esmaili is partner, Victoria Anglin is managing associate, and Marie Fang is an associate at Sidley Austin LLP. This post is based on a Sidley memorandum by Ms. Esmaili, Ms. Anglin, Ms. Fang, Chuck Daly , Laurin Blumenthal Kleiman , and Elizabeth Shea Fries . On March 30, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement (EXAMS or Division) issued its annual examination priorities...

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    3. Ten Questions to Ask Before Joining a Public Company Board of Directors

      Ten Questions to Ask Before Joining a Public Company Board of Directors

      Being asked to join the board of directors of a public corporation is an honor. Board membership can be an enriching experience and an avenue for personal and professional growth. However, in an increasingly litigious, regulated and complex public company landscape, director candidates should conduct thoughtful and targeted due diligence on a company and its existing board practices before committing to a role that should be expected to extend over multiple years...

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    4. Proposed SEC Cyber Rules: A Game Changer for Public Companies

      Proposed SEC Cyber Rules: A Game Changer for Public Companies

      One month prior to their March 9th announcement, the SEC released their proposed cyber rules specifically for registered investment advisers and registered investment funds. They have now turned their attention to public reporting companies and are proposing regulatory changes to cyber incident reporting, cyber risk management and cyber governance...

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    5. The SEC’s Proposed New Short Disclosure/Sale Requirements

      The SEC’s Proposed New Short Disclosure/Sale Requirements

      On February 25, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published and requested comment on proposed new Rule 13f-2 (the Rule) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) and Form SHO, which would require institutional investment managers (as such term is defined under Section 13(f)(6)(A) of the Exchange Act (Institutional Investment Managers)) to report to the SEC extensive information on certain “large” short positions and short sale and other transactions on a monthly basis...

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