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1416446601 November 2014 USTR initiates annual “section 1377” review of compliance with Telecom-Trade commitments (download)
Written by Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Washington DC, USA
1395710601 March 2014 March 2014, LegaLife, Russia, Newsletter.pdf (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1389144201 January 2014 W&G Regulatory Advisory re USTR's 2014 Special 301 Review.pdf (download)
Written by Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Washington DC, USA
1389144201 January 2014 NP January 2014 Employment Law Update.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1386897801 December 2013 NP December 2013 Employment Law Update - supplemental.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1385688201 November 2013 GSNH newsletter November 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Toronto, Canada
1384565001 November 2013 Business News from Croatia November 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Vidan Attorneys at Law
Zagreb, Croatia
1381796601 October 2013 Business News from Croatia October 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Vidan Attorneys at Law
Zagreb, Croatia
1381364601 October 2013 GSNH newsletter October 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Toronto, Canada
1379377401 September 2013 Business News from Croatia September 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Vidan Attorneys at Law
Zagreb, Croatia
1376958201 August 2013 NP September 2013 privacy law – why compliance is crucial in your business.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1375143801 July 2013 NP August 2013 Employment Law Update - Two Supreme Court Rulings Improve.pdf (download)
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Columbia, USA
1371515001 June 2013 Nexen Pruet June 2013 Employment Law Update.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1371515001 June 2013 The Netherlands - tax options for foreign companies final.pdf (download)
Written by Van der Steenhoven Advocaten NV
Amsterdam, Netherlands
1370391801 June 2013 June 2013, Employment Law Update, Employers Beware (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1369268601 May 2013 Legal Update 2013 from Florida, USA.pdf (download)
Written by Devine Goodman Rasco Watts-FitzGerald & Wells, P.A.
Miami, USA
1368491001 May 2013 May 2013 Employment Law Update, To Pay or Not to Pay.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1365639801 April 2013 April 2013 The 10 Things You Must Know About Architectural Copyrights.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1364261001 March 2013 Nexen Pruel Employment Law Update, April 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1363656201 March 2013 Nexen Pruet Employment Law Update, March 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1363573402 March 2013 Oil & Gas, newsletter March 2013 (download)
Written by Doria, Jacobina, Gondinho Advogados Associados
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1360805001 February 2013 GSNH newsletter February 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Toronto, Canada
1359941001 February 2013 Lightswitch IP Bulletin 1st quarter 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1359336201 January 2013 Employment Law Update, Nexen Pruet, Who is TheBoss, Jan 2013.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1354584201 December 2012 Employment Law Update, Nexen Pruet, November 2012.pdf (download)
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Columbia, USA
1352856201 November 2012 Employment Law Update Nov 2012.pdf (download)
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Columbia, USA
1350260601 October 2012 Intellectual Property Law Bulletin, Oct 2012.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1349223801 October 2012 Employment News Update Oct 2012.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1346459001 September 2012 Employment News Update September 2012.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1343780601 August 2012 Employment News Update August 2012.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1341102201 July 2012 Reversal of Fortune Lenders Beware As Eleventh Circuit Reinstates Tousa Bankruptcy Court Decision.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1340929401 June 2012 Intellectual Property News Update (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1340929401 June 2012 Ship Arrest - A 2012 report by Peter Koh, Yeo Leong and Peh, Singapore.pdf (download)
Written by Yeo-Leong & Peh LLC
Singapore City, Singapore
1338521004 June 2012 Legal Update from Russia (4th quarter 2011) (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1338513802 June 2012 Legal Update from Russia (3rd quarter 2011) (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1338513802 June 2012 Legal Update from Russia (1st quarter 2011) (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1338513802 June 2012 Legal Update from Russia (2nd quarter 2011) (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1338510201 June 2012 Distressed Debt Buyers Beware Delaware Bankruptcy Court Holds That Claim’s Defect Follows Claim Purchaser.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1338510201 June 2012 Chapter 9 — Municipal Bankruptcy.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1338510201 June 2012 International Maritime News 2012.pdf (download)
Written by Yeo-Leong & Peh LLC
Singapore City, Singapore
1338510201 June 2012 Employment News Update June 2012 (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1338510201 June 2012 New Domain Names for Global NGO Community.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1335831801 May 2012 Guidelines for US Employers of Active Duty - May 2012 from Nexsen Pruet, Carolinas, USA.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1335831801 May 2012 JOBS Act Fundamentals.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1330565001 March 2012 Buyer Beware Bankruptcy Court Rules That A Non-Collusive Foreclosure Sale May Be A Bankruptcy “Preference”.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1330565001 March 2012 Federal Court Endorses Computer-Assisted Review in E-Discovery.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1330565001 March 2012 New Social Media Site Can Pose Significant Intellectual Property Issues.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1330565001 March 2012 SEC Staff Issues Risk Alert on Strengthening Practices for Preventing and Detecting Unauthorized Trading.pdf (download)
Written by Olshan Frome Wolosky
New York, USA
1328054401 February 2012 Feb 2012 Newsletter Recent ruling that class action are illegal.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1328054401 February 2012 Romance in the Workplace (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1328054401 February 2012 Feb 2012 Romance in the workplace.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1326936201 January 2012 Hungary Business News January 2012.pdf (download)
Written by Bán & Karika
Budapest, Hungary
1326677001 January 2012 New Company Law January 2012.pdf (download)
Written by Bán & Karika
Budapest, Hungary
1326677001 January 2012 New Employment Code January 2012.pdf (download)
Written by Bán & Karika
Budapest, Hungary
1325379601 January 2012 Carolinas Employment Law Update (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1325376001 January 2012 Carolinas Employment Law Update (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1325376001 January 2012 Carolinas Employment Law Update (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1325376001 January 2012 Jan 2012 Employment Report The Carolinas, USA.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1325376001 January 2012 Jan 2012 Avoiding traps of new US Federal Security Features, supplement.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1322697601 December 2011 Dec 2011 Employment Update The Carolinas, USA.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1320109201 November 2011 Nov 11 Employment and Labor Law.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1320105601 November 2011 Nov 2011 Employment and Labor Law .pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1318291201 October 2011 Oct 2011 Pro-union NLRB presents challenges to employers.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1316048402 September 2011 Employment News Update June 2012 (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1314835201 September 2011 Sept 11, Intellectural Property Law Bulletin from The Carolinas - USA.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1313371401 August 2011 057_Nexsen Pruet Employment Law Update August 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1313371401 August 2011 057_Employment and Labor Law August 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1308101001 June 2011 062_RUSSIAN ECONOMIC NEWS MAY JUNE 2011.pdf (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1308101001 June 2011 057_Social Media Policies June 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1308014601 June 2011 057_Intellectual Property Law, June 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1305681801 May 2011 057_Employment News from Nexsen Pruet, LLC - May 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1302657801 April 2011 057_Intellectural Property Law Bulletin April 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1302571401 April 2011 057_Employment Law update April 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1300847001 March 2011 107_Business news from Turkey March 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Özkan Law Office
Istanbul, Turkey
1300242201 March 2011 057_Employment Update The Carolinas March 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1297823001 February 2011 057_Employment Brief Feb 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1297736601 February 2011 062_RUSSIAN ECONOMIC NEWS FEBRUARY 2011.pdf (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1295403801 January 2011 057_Employment Brief Jan 2011.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1295403801 January 2011 062_RUSSIAN ECONOMIC NEWS JANUARY_2011.pdf (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1292984601 December 2010 057_News from Nexen Pruet Dec 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1292379801 December 2010 057_News from Nexen Pruet December 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1292379801 December 2010 057_News from Nexen Pruet Dec 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1289874201 November 2010 057_News from Nexen Pruet.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1289874201 November 2010 027_ILBUNOV2010.pdf (download)
Written by Kundra & Bansal
New Delhi, India
1287537801 October 2010 057_Employment Brief.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1287537801 October 2010 062_RUSSIAN ECONOMIC NEWS OCTOBER 2010.pdf (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1286933001 October 2010 027_India Legal and Business Update October 10.pdf (download)
Written by Kundra & Bansal
New Delhi, India
1284513801 September 2010 057_employment news update september 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1284513801 September 2010 027_India Legal and Business Update September 10.pdf (download)
Written by Kundra & Bansal
New Delhi, India
1282094601 August 2010 027_Indid Legal and Business Update August 10.pdf (download)
Written by Kundra & Bansal
New Delhi, India
1281489801 August 2010 057_employment news update august 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1279070601 July 2010 062_RUSSIAN_ECONOMIC SUMMARY JULY 2010.pdf (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1279070601 July 2010 027_India Legal and Business Update July 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Kundra & Bansal
New Delhi, India
1276651401 June 2010 070_Key tax measures for SME enterprises - June 2010 Budget.pdf (download)
Written by Kenneth Elliott & Rowe
Essex, United Kingdom
1276651401 June 2010 062_RUSSIA ECONOMIC SUMMARY JUNE 2010.pdf (download)
Written by LegaLife
Moscow, Russia
1276651401 June 2010 057_NP 2010-6 Employment Law Update - 4th Circuit Expands Definition of Supervisor w Regards to Employer Liability.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1276651401 June 2010 057_Carolinas Employment Law Update - June 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1276651401 June 2010 027_India Legal and Business Update June 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Kundra & Bansal
New Delhi, India
1275354002 June 2010 Carolinas Employment Law Update (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1275350401 June 2010 Key tax Measures for SME Enterprises (download)
Written by Kenneth Elliott & Rowe
Essex, United Kingdom
1274232201 May 2010 027_India Legal and Business Update May 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Kundra & Bansal
New Delhi, India
1273541001 May 2010 057_NP 2010-5 Employment Law Update - Major Revisions to the SC Unemployment Compensation System.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1273541001 May 2010 057_Carolinas Employment Law Update - May 2010.pdf (download)
Written by Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Columbia, USA
1271208201 April 2010 057_NP 2010-4 Employment Law Update Employer Victorious in Recent Fourth Circuit ADA Suit.pdf (download)
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Columbia, USA
1271208201 April 2010 057_Carolinas Employment Law Update - April 2010.pdf (download)
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Columbia, USA
1271121801 April 2010 027_India Legal and Business Update April 2010.pdf (download)
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New Delhi, India
1270171401 April 2010 057_South Carolina, USA, Intellectual Property Update 2010.pdf (download)
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Columbia, USA
1270083602 April 2010 Carolinas Employment Law Update (download)
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Columbia, USA
1268792601 March 2010 057_South Carolina, USA, Labor and Employment news March 2010.pdf (download)
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Columbia, USA
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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1255397001 October 2009 057_South Carolina USA Intellectual Property Law - 4th quater 2 .pdf (download)
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Olshan achieves unprecedented victory in proxy fight

Starboard Value LP, a well-regarded activist hedge fund based in New York and represented by New York law firm Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP,  has won full control of the board of directors of Darden Restaurant Inc., owner of popular restaurant chains such as the Olive Garden, after a failed attempt to reach a settlement. 

When Starboard bought into Darden, it began a standard activist campaign, both privately and publicly calling for changes to business strategy and corporate governance in order to enhance shareholder value. Darden ignored the concerns voiced by a majority of its shareholders and nevertheless went ahead with a sale of its Red Lobster restaurant chain. This blatant disregard for its shareholders paved the way for Starboard to capitalize on this shareholder discontent and propose a new, full slate of director nominees, comprised of savvy restaurant industry veterans, such as the founder of TGI Friday’s Inc. and the former CEO of Burger King. 

During the proxy contest, Starboard’s proposed slate of directors earned even greater credibility when the top proxy advisers Institutional Shareholders Services Inc. and Glass Lewis & Co. LLC resoundingly endorsed not just all of the nominees, but also Starboard’s overhaul plan for transforming the company. Darden vehemently fought back, making a number of last-minute changes that failed to curry favor with shareholders, while Starboard, having secured the support of institutional investors, appealed to Darden’s large retail shareholder base. Finally, at Darden’s Annual Meeting, shareholders voted to replace its entire board with the slate of 12 directors nominated by Starboard. 

The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times DealBook, CNBC, Bloomberg and Reuters all published stories about what Law360 described as a “landmark victory in one of the most contentious proxy fights of the year.” 

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP partner Steve Wolosky, named by Reuters as a “go-to” lawyer for activist investors, with partner Andrew Freedman and associate Meagan Reda, represented Starboard in this historic win and continue to counsel Starboard in other activist campaigns to increase shareholder value at other companies. 

To learn more about the campaign, please contact LAWorld member and Olshan partner Andrew Lustigman at alustigman@olshanlaw.com, who will be able to put you in touch with the team. 

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