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Mayer Brown
In September, California mandated women directors on corporate boards. In a new paper titled "Mandating Women on Boards: Evidence from the United States,"
Cooley LLP
Long-range strategies can be hard to pull off in an era when Wall Street is fixated on three-month reporting periods.
Mayer Brown
Shortly following the SEC's proxy roundtable, Senators Reed, Perdue, Heitkamp, Gillis, Jones and Kennedy introduced a new bill ...
Cooley LLP
Companies that have long battled the prolific John Chevedden group on corporate governance shareholder proposals, as first noted on theCorporateCounsel.net proxy season blog, may be heartened to hear —
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Companies have important decisions to make as they prepare for the 2019 annual meeting and reporting season
WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
Shearman & Sterling LLP
A lot has been written about the decision of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to deny the application of Bats BZX Exchange Inc. ...
Cooley LLP
On the heels of the release of SLB 14J, Corp Fin has posted a couple of new no-action letters that shed some more light on the "ordinary business" exclusion of Rule 14a-8(i)(7).
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Anyone who has had the pleasure of visiting London and utilizing its incredibly efficient public transportation system, in part provided by the London subway system ...
Morgan Lewis
Updates for the 2019 proxy voting guidelines by Institutional Shareholder Services include guidance on board gender diversity and attendance
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and corporates.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The correction was published in the Federal Register.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In response to President Trump's Executive Order to reduce regulatory burdens and control regulatory costs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed a rule to amend its regulations for the Historically Under-utilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Program.
Mayer Brown
On November 1, 2018, the North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. ("NASAA") released for public comment proposed updates to the SCOR Statement of Policy and the SCOR Form (Form U-7).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 14, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of and denial of leave to amend a putative class action complaint against Altisource...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
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...
TMF Group
Companies need to adjust their accounting policies in order to incorporate the new revenue recognition principle from 1 January 2019.
Arnold & Porter
Dr. Hans-Joachim Fritz held a workshop at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences within the scope of their course of studies regarding "CAS Certificate of Advanced Studies/Compliance Investigator."
Cooley LLP
Yesterday, ISS announced updates to its policies for next year. Like Glass Lewis a month ago, ISS is also—shall we say "unfriendly"— to boards of companies that submit to shareholders a charter or bylaw ratification proposal ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On August 17, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to simplify and update disclosure requirements that have become duplicative, overlapping or outdated in light ...
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Formerly known as the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE), the New England Business Association's Senior Executive Circle is a peer-to-peer advisory group...
Cooley LLP
Way back in 2016, the SEC issued a Concept Release requesting comment on an enormous variety of potential changes to Reg S-K, including sustainability.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The correction was published in the Federal Register.
Cooley LLP
Is board stability always a good thing? A new study from consultant Spencer Stuart showed that, in 2018, 428 new directors were elected to boards of companies in the S&P 500, the most new directors since 2004, ...
Day Pitney LLP
In short, form an LLC if you're putting up a lot of your own capital or not seeking Venture Capital (VC) financing. Otherwise, save yourself time, aggravation, and money and form a C-Corp.
Cooley LLP
At last week's proxy process roundtable, three panels, each moderated by SEC staff, addressed three topics:
Cooley LLP
The selection of and disclosure regarding CAMs will certainly present a challenge for both audit committees and auditors.
McDermott Will & Emery
The health system's governance committee may benefit from a general-counsel-led briefing on the relevance of the newly released revisions to the "Commonsense Principles" of corporate governance.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Division of Investment Management Director Dalia Blass expressed support for Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) and discussed the recently proposed disclosure framework ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On August 17, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to simplify and update disclosure requirements that have become duplicative, overlapping or outdated in light ...
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