Work Area: Shareholder activism and engagement

Settlement in 1MDB-related Goldman shareholder case gets preliminary approval

A New York federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement between Goldman Sachs and a Georgia retirement benefit manager awarding the bank nearly $80 million to strengthen its compliance programme.

27 September 2022

Goldman Sachs, bank executives reach settlement with shareholders

The bank will receive almost $80 million from insurers on behalf of current and former Goldman Sachs executives to enhance its compliance programmes.

16 May 2022

DOJ looks to address Boeing DPA concerns

The US attorney general’s plans to meet with the families of crash victims demonstrate how seriously the Justice Department is taking their attack on Boeing’s DPA.

24 January 2022

SEC investigates vehicle startup over short-seller’s claims

13 January 2022

SEC probing US electric vehicle company

02 September 2021

SEC charges electric truck start-up founder over misleading statements

29 July 2021

UK market regulator probing Rio Tinto over Mongolian mine disclosures

28 July 2021

UK investigations lawyers see uptick in ESG-related work

“I see it as a real moment of change,” said one London white-collar lawyer.

20 May 2021

Rio Tinto and SEC spar over expert witnesses in Mozambique fraud case

The US securities regulator and Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto are attempting to strike out each other’s expert witnesses ahead of a fraud trial linked to a Mozambique coal mine.

13 April 2021

Facebook FTC negotiation documents to be disclosed

A Delaware judge has let plaintiffs access Facebook board communications so they can determine whether the company’s record $5 billion privacy fine was inflated in return for its chief executive avoiding personal liability.

16 February 2021

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