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Virtual Shareholder Meetings In 2018: Facts, Figures And Best Practices
Virtual shareholder meetings continue to rise in popularity, with 236 companies holding virtual meetings in 2017 and at least 300 expected to do so in 2018, according to updated facts ...
United States
9 May 2018
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Yahoo! To Pay $35 Million Fine For Failing To Disclose Massive 2014 Cybersecurity Breach
The SEC says it will not second-guess good faith judgments about whether, when and how public companies should disclose cybersecurity breaches, but its April 24 announcement of a $35 million ...
United States
9 May 2018
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As IPOs Rise, Where Will Shares Trade?
As initial public offerings rebound, the issue of thin trading has arisen. Currently there are 13 exchanges and more than 40 off-exchange markets, such as "dark pools."
United States
9 May 2018
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In Stunning Rebuke, GE Shareholders Show Auditor Ratification Is Not Always A Routine Matter
On April 25, shareholders of General Electric Company (GE) approved KPMG LLP as the company's auditor for another year, but only by a margin of 65 percent "for" to 35 percent "against."
United States
9 May 2018
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Shareholders Continue To Promote The ‘Universal Proxy' Idea
With the so-called universal proxy rule stalled at the SEC since its proposal in late 2016, some investors have been taking matters into their own hands.
United States
9 May 2018
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Bond Market Moves Spark Regulatory Interest
Recent developments in the corporate bond market are sparking regulatory attention in the U.S. and abroad.
United States
9 May 2018
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Pay Ratio Disclosures Show Patterns By Company Size And Industry, Enable Employees To Assess Pay
Despite expert warnings that individual company disclosures mandated by the newly-effective pay ratio disclosure rule can be "meaningless" or "misleading," overall data patterns can help benchmarking.
United States
18 Apr 2018
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Institutional Activists Try New Ways To Boost Board Diversity
With women and minorities still holding barely more than a third of public company board seats by all accounts, some institutional shareholders are withholding votes from some or all board nominees ...
United States
18 Apr 2018
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U.S. Antitrust Authorities Remain Vigilant In Booming Global M&A Market
U.S. and global M&A are booming, but companies cannot assume that all deals will avoid federal challenge. According to a Thomson Reuters report, the dollar value of U.S. ...
United States
18 Apr 2018
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Cyan Decision: No Relief For Defendants In State Securities Suits
Last month, The Ticker discussed Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, asking whether relief was on the way for defendants targeted in state court class actions ...
United States
18 Apr 2018
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Surveys Show Many Public Companies Unprepared For Implementation Of New Lease Accounting Standard As Deadline Nears
In recent years, accounting and finance professionals have wrestled with the implementation of new GAAP standards in the areas of revenue recognition, leases and credit losses...
United States
18 Apr 2018
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SEC Still Encouraging Companies To Seek Relief From Unduly Burdensome Financial Reporting Requirements
As The Ticker has previously reported, soon after he was sworn in last year, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton gave a speech in which he encouraged companies to use Rule 3-13 ...
United States
18 Apr 2018
13
SEC Issues Statement And Guidance On Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures
On February 21, the SEC issued a statement and interpretive guidance to assist public companies in preparing disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents.
United States
16 Mar 2018
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Digital Realty Trust Decision Increases Incentive To Bypass Internal Reporting
As noted in a previous Ticker report, Dodd-Frank's language is ambiguous
United States
16 Mar 2018
15
SEC Eyes Dual Class Shares For Reform
Might the SEC require sunsetting of dual-class shares listed on stock exchanges? Two recent speeches by the Democrat members of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...
United States
16 Mar 2018
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Reprimands Of Big Banks Highlight Importance Of Effective Oversight By Boards, Board Chairs And Lead Directors
The Ticker has previously cited Wells Fargo's unauthorized accounts scandal as highlighting the importance of ethics oversight at the board level.
United States
16 Mar 2018
17
Congress, SEC Advance Initiatives For Smaller Public Companies
Small public companies may soon find life easier when it comes to filing forms and accessing capital, thanks to pending initiatives in Congress and at the SEC.
United States
16 Mar 2018
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SCOTUS Watch: Relief For Defendants In State Securities Suits?
In Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund,the issue before the U.S. Supreme Court is whether state courts lack jurisdiction over class actions that allege only Securities Act claims.
United States
16 Mar 2018
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World's Largest Asset Manager Expects More Than Mere Profits
BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, expects the companies in which it invests to do far more than deliver quarterly profits.
United States
22 Feb 2018
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SEC Enforcement Targets For 2018 Include ‘Exam' Cheating, Failure To File And ‘Pump And Dump' Schemes
While the Trump Administration is known for its deregulatory approach, including a January 25 decision by the Department of Justice to end "use of civil enforcement authority to enforce agency guidance documents,"...
United States
22 Feb 2018
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