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Legal Update: SEC Issues Guidance On The Application Of The Proxy Rules To Voting Advice
With the increased concentration of share ownership by institutional investors over the past several decades, the influence of proxy advisory firms on shareholder votes has grown dramatically
United States
29 Aug 2019
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Mitigating The Impact Of A Material Weakness On The Election Of Directors
Where companies have disclosed repeated or ongoing material weaknesses in internal controls over financial reporting, or where a company's first material weakness requires a restatement
United States
10 Apr 2019
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Disclosure Of Board Self-Identified Diversity Characteristics
On February 6, 2019, the staff of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued two identical Regulation S-K compliance and disclosure interpretations (C&DIs),
United States
15 Feb 2019
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Legal Update-10 Tips For 10-Ks And Proxy Statements
With preparations shifting into high gear for calendar-year companies that file annual reports on Form 10-K and proxy statements with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ...
United States
9 Jan 2019
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SEC Adopts Dodd-Frank Hedging Disclosure Rule
On December 18, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a final rule requiring companies to disclose their hedging policies and practices for employees,
United States
4 Jan 2019
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Sec Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J Provides Additional Shareholder Proposal Guidance
On October 23, 2018, the staff (Staff) of the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J (SLB 14J)
United States
5 Nov 2018
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2019 Proxy And Annual Reporting Season: Let The Preparations Begin
It is already that time of year when public companies should be thinking about the 2019 proxy and annual reporting season
United States
19 Sep 2018
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Preparing For The Annual Shareholders Meeting: Five Practical Matters US Public Companies Should Consider Now
By now, public companies should be actively engaged in preparing for their upcoming annual meeting of shareholders.
United States
1 Feb 2016
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Preparing For The 2016 US Proxy And Annual Reporting Season
It is time for public companies to think about the upcoming 2016 proxy and annual reporting season.
United States
23 Sep 2015
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Delaware Amends Its General Corporation Law To Authorize Exclusive Forum Provisions And Prohibit Fee-Shifting Provisions
Recently enacted amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) address, among other things, two types of charter or bylaw provisions on these topics that some companies have adopted.
United States
26 Jun 2015
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Delaware Supreme Court Finds Fee-Shifting Bylaws Valid
A recent Delaware Supreme Court case, "ATP Tour Inc. v. Deutscher Tennis Bund", held that fee-shifting bylaws, which shift attorneys fees and costs to unsuccessful plaintiffs in intra-corporate litigation, can be enforceable under the Delaware General Corporation Law.
United States
22 May 2014
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US Securities And Exchange Commission Clarifies Its Position On "Unbundling" Proxy Proposals
When preparing proxy statements, public companies must not "bundle" separate matters together for the purposes for shareholder voting.
United States
4 Feb 2014
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Preparing For The 2014 Proxy And Annual Reporting Season
While the proxy and annual reporting season for calendar year public companies typically heats up in the winter, by autumn preparations for the 2014 season should be underway.
United States
3 Oct 2013
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NYSE Limits Broker Discretionary Voting on Corporate Governance Proposals
NYSE Rule 452 governs the situation where NYSE member brokers are permitted to vote shares for proxy proposals without specific instructions from their clients.
United States
8 Feb 2012
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Preparing for the 2011 Proxy and Annual Report Season
With the end of 2010 approaching, it is time to prepare for the 2011 proxy and annual report season.
United States
22 Nov 2010
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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Proxy Plumbing Concept Release
On July 14, 2010, the Securities Exchange Commission issued its long-awaited "Concept Release on the U.S. Proxy System.
United States
19 Aug 2010
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E-Proxy Amendments
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has amended its rules requiring Internet availability of proxy materials, often referred to as the e-proxy rules, and has provided guidance concerning certain requirements under those rules.
United States
8 Mar 2010
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Proposed E-Proxy Amendments
On October 14, 2009, the US Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to its rules requiring Internet availability of proxy materials, often referred to as the e-proxy rules, and provided guidance concerning certain requirements under the present rules.
United States
21 Oct 2009
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Recent Regulation FD Enforcement and Guidance
The US Securities and Exchange Commission recently brought a Regulation FD enforcement proceeding against Christopher A. Black, the former chief financial officer, and designated investor relations contact, of American Commercial Lines, Inc. (ACL), alleging that Mr. Black violated the SEC’s rules prohibiting selective disclosure.
United States
16 Oct 2009
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US Securities and Exchange Commission Proposes Proxy and Other Disclosure Changes
On July 10, 2009, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued proposed rule changes in Release Nos. 33-9052; 34-60280, titled “Proxy Disclosure and Solicitation Enhancements,” available at http://www.sec.gov/rules/proposed/2009/33-9052.pdf, (the “Proposal”).
United States
23 Jul 2009
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