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Washington Court Reaffirms Appraisal as Remedy for Shareholders Challenging a Merger
In an unpublished decision issued on January 3, 2023, Division I of the Washington Court of Appeals strongly reaffirmed Washington law providing that, absent a showing of fraudulent corporate conduct or certain procedural irregularities, appraisal is the exclusive remedy for a shareholder of a Washington corporation seeking to challenge a corporate merger transaction.
FERC Proposes To Update Its Backstop Siting Authority for Electric Transmission Facilities
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on December 15, 2022, issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) to update its regulations governing backstop siting authority for electric transmission projects.
Sweeping Appropriations Act of 2023 Makes Unprecedented Investments in AI
Perhaps missed over the holidays, the mammoth $1.7 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (the Act) was signed into law by President Biden on December 29, 2022. It includes record levels of funding for a wide range of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) initiatives across the federal government.
FCC Proposes To Strengthen Data Breach Notification Rules for Telecom Operators
In response to the increased frequency and severity of data breaches in the telecommunications industry, the Federal Communications Commission recently published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks to strengthen and broaden its breach notification rules arising from the unauthorized disclosure of customer proprietary network information (CPNI).
The Biden Rule: Redetermining Where Water Ends and Land Begins
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army (Corps) jointly announced on December 30, 2022, the latest final rule (Rule) that attempts to define “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The Rule will take effect 60 days after its publication in the Federal Register.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have long been fundamental to many of the world’s leading companies and asset managers. Today more than ever, corporate founders, executives, and boards of directors also recognize that a well-executed ESG strategy adds value, reduces risks, and builds a more informed and resilient organization.
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