JD Supra Corporate Brief: Activist Shareholders, Tax Reform, Ukraine Sanctions, EU Privacy

On this day in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent on the invention he called the “telephone.”

Just in time for proxy season: three practical steps you can take to stay ahead of activist shareholders… (Steven Stokdyk and Joel Trotter at Latham & Watkins)

The sweeping reforms in Representative Camp’s proposed tax reform would change the landscape of executive compensation and benefits… (Skadden Arps)

The EU just imposed sanctions on anyone doing business with the former leaders of Ukraine… (James Killick, Sara Nordin, Charlotte Van Haute, and Fabienne Vermeeren at White & Case)

SCOTUS says SOX whistleblower protections cover employees at private companies, too… (Corporate Law Report)

Here’s an early look at the Supreme Court oral arguments in the “fraud-on-the-market” Halliburton case… (Andrew Pincus at Mayer Brown)

Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to make shareholders happy… (Keith Paul Bishop at Allen Matkins)

EU privacy reform is built for quality, not for speed… (Ulrich Wuermeling at Latham & Watkins)

Clean energy wins big in President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal… (Jordan Collins, David Leiter, Sarah Litke, and Bryan Stockton at Mintz Levin)

There are 451 million reasons securities firms should register foreign finders… (Eric Fischer, Jackson Galloway, and Elizabeth Fries at Goodwin Procter)

[Supra du Jour] Corporate Taxes

[Featured Author] Kirk Watkins at Womble Carlyle

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