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Brian Dunlay

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Brian Dunlay associate in the Porter Wright’s Corporate Department. He focuses his practice in corporate & securities, mergers & acquisitions, and real estate. Brian is skilled at drafting various types of contracts and agreements including master services agreements, lease amendments, and non-disturbance agreements. His experience also includes establishing non-profit corporations and providing counsel on entity formation.

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SEC’s updated guidance on changing the date, time or location of annual shareholders’ meeting

On March 13, 2020, in response to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Securities and Exchange Commission released guidance providing regulatory flexibility to reporting companies seeking to change the date, time, or location of annual shareholder meetings and use new technologies, such as “virtual” shareholder meetings, that avoid the need for in-person … Continue Reading

Coronavirus and securities compliance related considerations

On March 4, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an Order granting conditional relief from certain filing obligations under the federal securities laws for reporting companies whose compliance may be delayed by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In the press release accompanying this unprecedented Order, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton noted, “The health and safety of … Continue Reading