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.
- 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.
- July 2013
The third quarter 2013 newsletter highlights the landmark settlement Robbins Geller obtained in the Cheyne/Rhinebridge cases against the rating agencies and Morgan Stanley, the largest recovery ever from a credit rating agency. Robbins Geller also obtained the largest mortgage-backed securities recovery of $500 million in the Countrywide case. Other notable victories for Robbins Geller in the Vertrue, Deutsche Bank RMBS, FSI, Sanofi-Aventis, Goldman Sachs, CVS Caremark and ESSI cases are summarized, as well as the recent settlement victory of $26 million in the EnergySolutions case. This issue also features an article discussing environmental, social and governance factors related to portfolio performance, as well as an article commending Robbins Geller partners Darren J. Robbins and Paul J. Geller on their Lawdragon awards naming them as two of the top 500 lawyers in the nation. Lastly, there is a calendar of recommended conferences and events to attend from this month until early October, as well as a feature on this year’s must-attend conference,The Future of Corporate Reform 2013 Public Funds Forum.
- April 2013
The second quarter 2013 newsletter highlights how the Supreme Court’s recent Amgen decision adopts the position urged by law professors who are represented by Robbins Geller. Other notable victories for Robbins Geller in the Private Equity, Austin/Meridian Capital, Rhinebridge, Idearc and Deutsche Bank cases are summarized, as well as the recent settlement victory of $67.5 million in the Wyeth case. This issue also features articles discussing Robbins Geller’s Portfolio Monitoring ProgramSM enhancements and the recent inauguration reception co-hosted with Entrust Capital and ULLICO. In addition, this issue includes an article commending Robbins Geller partner Susan Alexander's election to the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers and remembers the life of the late Robbins Geller partner Sanford “Sandy” Svetcov. Lastly, there is a calendar of recommended conferences and events to attend in April, May and June, as well as a feature on the Fifth Annual The Future of Corporate Reform 2013 Public Funds Forum.