May 9, 2013

Recent Trends in M&A and Corporate Fiduciary Litigation

Arnold & Porter Advisory

With capital markets reaching new heights and the accelerating pace of announced mergers and going private transactions, litigation filed by shareholders challenging these transactions is on the rise. This advisory discusses recent trends and significant decisions in shareholder litigation involving the liability of corporate directors and officers, including recent developments in merger and tender offer litigation. This advisory also discusses the recent increase in challenges to the accuracy of corporate proxy statements, including the wave of lawsuits that have been filed challenging disclosures related to the Dodd-Frank "say-on-pay" provisions regarding executive compensation.

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