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SEC Adopts Final Rules On Compensation Committee Listing Standards And Consultant Conflicts Of Interest
On June 20, the SEC adopted final rules implementing the provisions of Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
27 Jun 2012
President Signs The JOBS Act
Today, the President signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, H.R. 3606, as amended (the "JOBS Act").
United States
16 Apr 2012
Supreme Court’s Credit Suisse Securities Decision Shields Corporate Insiders From Endless Liability For Short-Swing Profits Under § 16(B) Of The Securities Exchange Act Of 1934
Corporate officers and directors received some assurance from the Supreme Court on Monday that they will not be required to defend against decades-old claims to disgorge short-swing profits.
United States
5 Apr 2012
Bank Settles Action under Regulation FD
On November 22, 2011, the SEC announced a settlement with Fifth Third Bancorp over allegations that, in violation of Regulation FD, it selectively disclosed its decision to redeem a class of trust preferred securities.
United States
12 Dec 2011
ISS Releases 2012 Policy Updates
On November 17, ISS published its annual update to its U.S. Corporate Governance Policy.
United States
24 Nov 2011
SEC Proposes Rules Relating to Conflict Minerals, Mine Safety Reporting and Payments by Resource Extraction Companies
On December 15, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules relating to disclosure of (i) use of "conflict minerals" from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries, (ii) mine safety information and (iii) payments made to governments by resource extraction issuers relating to the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals.
United States
6 Jan 2011
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