Robbins Geller publishes a quarterly Corporate Governance Bulletin highlighting topics that are relevant to institutional investors, including developments in securities cases and corporate governance issues trending worldwide. If you would like to receive the Firm’s Corporate Governance Bulletin, please click here, or to view past publications, please see below.
- July 2014
The third quarter 2014 newsletter features articles on the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Halliburton II, zombie directors and board accountability, and stock buybacks – rewarding executives through rearview investing. Shareholder settlement victories obtained by Robbins Geller in the Liberty Mutual, Massey Energy, Gardner Denver and USEI cases are summarized, along with recent wins in the Best Buy and Prudential cases. The publication also has an article commending Robbins Geller partners Darren J. Robbins and Paul J. Geller on their recent Lawdragon awards naming them as two of the top 500 lawyers in the nation, as well as other recent accolades the Firm has received this year. In addition, there is an article highlighting Robbins Geller partner Bonny E. Sweeney and her recent achievements. Lastly, there is a feature on this year’s must-attend conference for institutional investors, The Future of Corporate Reform 2014 Public Funds Forum.
- April 2014
The second quarter 2014 newsletter highlights Robbins Geller’s recent trial victory in RBC Capital Markets. Settlements obtained for shareholders in the VeriFone and Hospira cases are summarized along with the class certification win in the Sprint/Nextel case. There are also articles of interest to investors on shareholder activism, executive compensation and pay for performance. Information on the latest Supreme Court Halliburton case is provided as well as an update on the Omnicare and IndyMac decisions. The issue also notes the Firm’s top ranking in the 2014 Plaintiffs' Hot List. Lastly, there is an article commending Robbins Geller partner Randall J. Baron on his recent successes and a calendar of upcoming events for April, May and June.
- January 2014
The first quarter 2014 newsletter features articles on the recent victories Robbins Geller obtained in the Household International (now HSBC Finance Corp.), Countrywide and Visa Interchange cases. There is also an article on board oversight of sustainability, and other notable successes for Robbins Geller in the Powerwave, Questcor and First Solar cases are summarized. This issue also highlights Robbins Geller’s International Portfolio Monitoring and recent accolades.
- October 2013
The fourth quarter 2013 newsletter highlights the recent victory Robbins Geller obtained in the Second Circuit on behalf of investors in Barclays Bank PLC. Other notable litigation victories for Robbins Geller in the Blackstone, Bridgepoint Education and MGM Mirage cases are summarized. This issue also features articles discussing what investors should know about women on boards and sustainability metrics in executive pay. In addition, this issue includes an article commending the winners of PIRC’s Corporate Governance and Responsibility Investment Journalism 2013 Awards. Lastly, there is a calendar of recommended conferences and events to attend in October, November and December, as well as a feature on the success of this year’s The Future of Corporate Reform 2013 Public Funds Forum.