Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law > Corporate Governance
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Below is a summary of the main developments in US and EU corporate governance and securities law and certain financial markets regulation developments since our last update on 20 July 2018.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Division of Investment Management Director Dalia Blass described the principles guiding the agency's initiatives for and approach to the regulation of mutual fund boards.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The rise in investor requests and demands concerning ESG — environmental, social and governance — matters presents new risks and opportunities.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S
Fenwick & West LLP
​Fenwick securities co-chair James Evans talked to The Information about the growing trend of startup tech companies setting limits on founder power, partially as a response to investor and regulator
Dentons
On September 13, 2018, the staff of the Division of Investment Management of the SEC withdrew letters previously issued in 2004 to Egan-Jones Proxy Services and Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. ...
Cooley LLP
Today, the SEC issued an investigative report under Section 21(a) that advises public companies subject to the internal accounting controls requirements of Exchange Act Section 13(b)(2)(B) of the need to consider cyber threats ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
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August 17, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") voted to adopt amendments to duplicative, overlapping, outdated or superseded disclosure rules for public companies.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The corporate world may be anticipating its biggest change since the SEC Act of 1934.
Fenwick & West LLP
A Comparison of Silicon Valley Public Companies and the Large Public Companies of the S&P 100
Cooley LLP
In his announcement regarding the proposed proxy roundtable, SEC Chair Jay Clayton raised a number of potential topics, proxy advisory firms among them.
Cooley LLP
You remember, of course, that in August, the president, on his way out of town for the weekend, threw out to reporters the idea of eliminating quarterly reporting and moving instead to semiannual reporting.
Day Pitney LLP
Key Duties That Families Require of Family Office Executives - Investment Strategy and Implementation; Accounting, Reporting and Control; Banking and Liquidity Planning; Legal, Governance and Estate Planning ...
Arnold & Porter
On Sept. 30, 2018, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a landmark bill, SB 826, requiring boards of directors of California-based public reporting corporations ...
Dentons
On September 30, 2018, the State of California became the first state in the United States to pass legislation mandating gender diversity in board representation.
TMF Group
As a big baseball fan (Go Red Sox!), one of the most fascinating aspects of the sport is how international it has become.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A medical technologies firm agreed to pay a $7.8 million penalty to settle SEC charges for violating the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a new set of FAQs issued by staff, the SEC Division of Trading and Markets provided guidance for intermediaries offering services in connection with the offering ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a final audit report, the SEC's Office of Inspector General (OIG) identified ways in which the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA summarized disciplinary actions against firms and individuals from August 20 to September 19, 2018.
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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
In October 2017, the SEC approved the PCAOB's new auditing standard for the auditor's report, AS 3101, The Auditor's Report on an Audit of Financial Statements ...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The question whether a public for-profit company can "do good" and make money at the same time has never been more relevant.
Cooley LLP
Are we just reading the wrong newspapers and reports or does it seem that auditors—although they spend hours and hours performing audits—rarely identify instances of fraud?
Cooley LLP
As discussed in this PubCo post from February, a California bill, SB 826, addressing the issue of board gender diversity, has been making its way through the California legislature.
Dentons
On September 13, 2018, the staff of the Division of Investment Management of the SEC withdrew letters previously issued in 2004 to Egan-Jones Proxy Services and Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. ...
Day Pitney LLP
Key Duties That Families Require of Family Office Executives - Investment Strategy and Implementation; Accounting, Reporting and Control; Banking and Liquidity Planning; Legal, Governance and Estate Planning ...
Arnold & Porter
on September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a landmark bill (SB 826) requiring boards of directors of California-based public reporting corporations to have a minimum number of female directors.
Cooley LLP
A new rulemaking petition advocating that the SEC mandate environmental, social and governance disclosure under a standardized comprehensive framework has just been submitted by two academics and ...
Arnold & Porter
On Sept. 30, 2018, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a landmark bill, SB 826, requiring boards of directors of California-based public reporting corporations ...
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