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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Comments on the proposed amendments must be submitted by December 14, 2021.
Cooley LLP
It's time to dig back into your mental archives for 2015. That's when the SEC, by a vote of three to two, initially proposed rules to implement Section 954 of Dodd-Frank, the clawback provision.
Cooley LLP
This alert summarizes the results from ISS's 2021 policy surveys, which were released on October 1, 2021. As we explained in our previous alert...
Cooley LLP
ISS has just released the results of its 2021 global benchmark policy survey, which, this year, actually comprises two surveys—one related to a broad array of ...
Perkins Coie LLP
In the making for a long time, the SEC proposed rules yesterday that would change how mutual funds disclose their proxy voting – and would require institutional investors to disclose...
Cooley LLP
Each November, ISS updates its proxy vote recommendation policies for meetings held after February 1 of the following year.
Perkins Coie LLP
In Part 1 of this post, we focused on the July 7, 2021, recommendations for funds and advisers from the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Subcommittee of the SEC's Asset Management Advisory Committee.
Fenwick & West LLP
Today, shareholders are increasingly demanding corporate accountability on a variety of issues, ranging from compensation and human capital management to governance and board diversity, among others.
Groom Law Group
The IRS recently updated its Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Audit Techniques Guide.
Perkins Coie LLP
This post catches up on the ESG front at the SEC following the appointment of Gary Gensler as Chairman.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Morrison & Foerster offers a complimentary nine-part series for startup founders, executives, and investors on the legal side of founding a startup.
Cooley LLP
Late Friday, the SEC announced that its Spring 2021 Regulatory Flexibility Agenda—both short-term and long-term—has now been posted. And it's a doozy.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Recent commentary by Diana Tani, an Assistant Regional Director for the SEC, at the Securities Enforcement West web conference emphasized the agency's focus on data-driven investigations.
SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee recently shared some keynote remarks at the 2021 ESG Disclosure Priorities Event hosted by the American Institute of CPAs & the Chartered Institute...
Foley & Lardner
Companies usually run informally at the pre-seed and seed-stage, without formal meetings of the board of directors.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Council of Institutional Investors provided the SEC with feedback on its semiannual regulatory agenda with a focus on investor protection, corporate disclosure, and market systems and structure.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Taxpayer losses in two recent Tax Court cases serve as reminders that physician and other incorporated medical practice groups should take care in the "zero out" approach to the payment of...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Court denied defendants' motion to dismiss the amended complaint, holding that plaintiffs sufficiently pled material misstatements and scienter.
Cooley LLP
In BlackRock Investment Stewardship's recent commentary, BIS observed that ESG-related metrics have increasingly been incorporated as performance measures in companies' incentive plans.
Holland & Knight
President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021, signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), a $1.9 trillion conglomerate of COVID-19 relief, funding and tax legislation.
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