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  • Best Practices For Election of Members to International & Regional Treaty Bodies

    This report sets forth several proposals for U.N. treaty bodies' nomination and election procedures that would help improve diversity and achieve gender balance among treaty body members.

  • Analyzing Akorn: Delaware’s First M&A Termination Under Material Adverse Effect
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Edward B. Micheletti, Arthur R. Bookout
    The 246-page Akorn opinion provides a trenchant analysis in an area rarely explored by the Delaware courts.
  • SEC Investigative Report on Cybersecurity Emphasizes Internal Controls
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Brian V. Breheny, Andrew M. Lawrence, Michael E. Leiter, Colleen P. Mahoney, Donald L. Vieira, Charles F. Walker, Joshua A. Ellis, Caroline S. Kim
    On October 16, 2018, the SEC issued a report detailing an investigation into the internal accounting controls of nine issuers that were victims of cyberfraud. In releasing the report, the SEC is sending a message that it expects issuers to not only act responsibly in the event of a cybersecurity incident but also to institute appropriate controls to mitigate the risks of cyber-related threats and safeguard company assets from those risks.