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Hunton Retail Law Resource: The Board's Importance In Vetting Shareholder Proposals
A recent successful effort by a public company to exclude an environmental proposal from its proxy statement may signal a new approach for boards
United States
28 May 2019
Newly Adopted SEC Rules Implement FAST Act Mandate And Simplify Disclosure
On March 20, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted amendments to simplify and modernize disclosure requirements.
United States
1 May 2019
C-Suite Compensation Center: Compensatory Action Items To Consider This Proxy Season
The purpose of this post is to highlight compensatory action items that publicly-traded issuers should consider this proxy season.
United States
24 Jan 2019
C-Suite Compensation Center: Upcoming Proxy Season: Compensatory Thoughts From ISS
As we head into a new proxy season, we would like to invite you to attend our annual FREE webinar entitled "Upcoming Proxy Season: Compensatory Thoughts from ISS,"...
United States
11 Jan 2019
C-Suite Compensation Center Blog: Reminder That Compensatory Equity Awards Can Trigger HSR Requirements
Reminder that Compensatory Equity Awards can Trigger HSR Requirements.
United States
20 Dec 2018
Hunton Retail Law Resource: SEC Chairman Previews Regulatory Agenda For 2019
In a recent speech, Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") Chairman Jay Clayton summarized a number of regulatory priorities for 2019 ...
United States
18 Dec 2018
Hunton Retail Law Resource: SEC Provides Additional Guidance On Excluding Shareholder Proposals
On October 23, 2018, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J ("SLB 14J"), which reiterated and expounded upon prior guidance regarding when companies...
United States
23 Nov 2018
Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog: New SEC Disclosure Standards Effective November 5
On August 17, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") voted to adopt amendments to duplicative, overlapping, outdated or superseded disclosure rules for public companies.
United States
17 Oct 2018
C-Suite Compensation Center: Compensation Changes Due To Loss Of EGC Status
Publicly-traded issuers losing (or about to lose) Emerging Growth Company ("EGC") status will have to include a CD&A within their proxy statement.
United States
2 Oct 2018
Blockchain Legal Resource: The Promise Of Blockchain Technology In Annual Meetings And Corporate Governance
For many public companies, the annual meeting voting process is littered with intermediaries and inefficiencies that can result in a lack of shareholder engagement.
United States
2 Oct 2018
C-Suite Compensation Center Blog: Possible Small Step Towards Proxy Advisory Firm Reform?
On September 13, 2018, the SEC withdrew two no-action letters issued in 2004 to two proxy advisory firms.
United States
25 Sep 2018
Proxy Advisory Firm Guidance Withdrawn By The SEC
The Staff's withdrawal of the two no-action letters was met by immediate and diverging reactions by commentators.
United States
20 Sep 2018
Hunton Retail Law Resource : SEC Rulemaking Activity Of Interest To Retailers
As detailed in our recent client alert, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") recently proposed or adopted several rules of interest to retailers, particularly those that are publicly traded.
United States
10 Sep 2018
C-Suite Compensation Center: Tip Of The Week: Determining The Grant Date Of Equity Awards
Determining the "date of grant" of an equity award is important if the issuer desires accurate accounting charges and compliance with applicable tax laws.
United States
7 Sep 2018
C-Suite Compensation Center: Tip Of The Week: Select Design Thoughts In Change-In-Control Pay
The purpose of this post is to discuss select design considerations when structuring change-in-control bonus arrangements for key employees.
United States
3 Sep 2018
Director Equity Award Limit In LTIPs: How Companies Are Addressing It This Proxy Season In Light Of Recent Delaware Case Law
This proxy season has revealed an intensifying trend to address limitations on grants to non-employee directors in many long-term incentive plans ("LTIPs").
United States
22 Mar 2018
Equity Plan Share Reserves: How To Increase Its Life Expectancy
Efforts to conserve an equity plan's share reserve should begin the day the issuer's stockholders approve the plan (or share increase)...
United States
2 Nov 2017
SEC Throws A Change-Up In Conflict Minerals Rule Compliance
The SEC's Division of Corporation Finance (CorpFin) recently issued a statement1 announcing that...
United States
4 May 2017
ISS Updates Proxy Voting Policies For 2016 Proxy Season
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recently published updates to its 2016 benchmark U.S. proxy voting guidelines (which ISS also refers to as "policies").
United States
9 Dec 2015
SEC Staff Updates Proxy "Unbundling" Guidance For M&A Transactions
The staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance recently issued updated guidance regarding "unbundling" of separate proposals in M&A transactions under Rule 14a-4(a)(3) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934...
United States
3 Dec 2015
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