Partner Gardner Davis was quoted in an article in The Deal Pipeline on July 11, 2014, titled “SEC Rules May Hurt Activist Drives, Contested Mergers.” The story examined the impact of guidance recently issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding specific disclosure requirements on conflicts of interest, and allowances for institutional investors to abstain or automatically vote on shareholder or management proposals. Davis was quoted saying “This makes clear that you don’t have to deal with every issue that comes up. The advisers will want to vote on proxy contests because that is core to the economic direction of the company.”
23 February 2024 In the News
Christopher Swift Comments on New U.S. Sanctions Against Russia
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Christopher Swift is quoted in the CBS article, “U.S. issues hundreds of new Russia sanctions over Alexey Navalny's death and war in Ukraine.”
22 February 2024 In the News
Louis Lehot Authors Article on the Business of Space Tourism
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Louis Lehot authored The Recorder article, “An M&A Lawyer's Insight Into Earth's Challenges From Outer Space,” exploring the growing business of space tourism and the plans underway for expanding this novel form of escape.
21 February 2024 In the News
Kate Gehl and Paul Piaskoski Author Article on FTC Approach to AI
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Kate Gehl and associate Paul Piaskoski authored the IP Litigator article, “FTC Weighs in on Threats to Competition from Artificial Intelligence in Comment to U.S. Copyright Office,” exploring the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s approach to the emerging technology.