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There Is Relief in Sight for Frivolous Merger Litigation From Shareholders

Today, almost every merger involving publicly traded target companies draws multiple shareholder lawsuits. In fact, a study by Matthew D. Cain and Steven M. Davidoff found that in 2013, plaintiffs filed lawsuits challenging 97.5% of deals valued at more than $100 million, and each of those transactions triggered an average of seven separate lawsuits.

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How to Keep Ahead of 2016 Shareholder Proxy Access Trends and Developments

The demand for shareholder proxy access is a significant corporate governance development in 2015 for U.S. public companies. In 2015, more than 113 companies received proxy access shareholder proposals—more than a 600% increase from 2014.

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