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Latest Amendments To Delaware Law Revise Appraisal Rights
Effective August 1, 2016, the appraisal rights of dissenting stockholders in mergers and certain other transactions under the DGCL have been modified in two principal respects...
United States
22 Aug 2016
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Proposed SEC Amendment Could Reduce Compliance Costs For Smaller Public Companies
Under a mandate from Congress under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act of 2015, the SEC recently proposed an amendment to the definition of "smaller reporting company".
United States
16 Aug 2016
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SEC Radically Revamps Regulation A - Part 3
For many years, SEC Regulation A languished as an exemption from registration that nobody really used.
United States
27 May 2015
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SEC Radically Revamps Regulation A - Part 2
An offering statement is qualified under Regulation A only when it is declared qualified by the Commission or by the Division of Corporate Finance.
United States
26 May 2015
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SEC Radically Revamps Regulation A - Part 1
For many years, SEC Regulation A languished as an exemption from registration that nobody really used.
United States
20 May 2015
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Second Circuit Issues Landmark Decision Limiting Insider Trading Liability Of "Remote Tippees"
On December 10, 2014, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York reversed a set of insider trading convictions and reined in government prosecutions of insider traders who are outside the company in which stock is traded and receive their information second or third hand. U.S. v. Newman and Chiasson (13-1837).
United States
2 Jan 2015
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NYSE And NASDAQ Propose Listing Standards For Compensation Committees And Compensation Advisers
The New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Stock Market proposed rule changes to their respective listing standards affecting public company boards of directors.
United States
15 Oct 2012
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SEC Proposes JOBS Act Amendments To Rule 506 And Rule 144A To Remove Ban On General Solicitation
On August 29, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission released proposed amendments to Rules 506 and 144A in order to remove the prohibition on general solicitation and general advertising in Rule 506 and 144A offerings, as directed by the recently enacted JOBS Act.
United States
12 Sep 2012
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Securities And Exchange Commission Publishes Its Interpretive Release On Climate Change Related Disclosures
In early February, the Securities and Exchange Commission published an interpretive release (Release Nos. 33-9106 and 34-61469) about public company disclosures related to climate change.
United States
15 Feb 2010
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SEC To Require Companies To Disclose Global Warming Risks
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued interpretive guidance yesterday which requires publicly traded companies to consider the impacts of climate change – both the physical damage it could cause, as well as the economic impacts of domestic and international greenhouse gas emissions-reduction rules – and disclose those risks to investors.
United States
3 Feb 2010
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2009 Updates To Delaware General Corporation Law - Part 3: Improved Shareholder Access To Proxy Materials - Now, What Will The SEC Do?
Delaware has added two new sections to the General Corporation Law, effective August 1, 2009.
United States
20 May 2009
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2009 Updates To Delaware General Corporation Law - Part 2: Elimination Of "Empty Voting"
By an amendment effective August 1, 2009 to section 213(a) of its General Corporation Law, Delaware has provided a way for corporate boards to avoid a problem sometimes referred to as "empty voting."
United States
1 May 2009
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2009 Updates To Delaware General Corporation Law - Part 1: Enhanced Protection For Directors
Effective August 1, 2009, Delaware has amended section 145(f) of the Delaware General Corporation Law to address the problem created by the Delaware Chancery Court's recent decision in Schoon v. Troy Corp., 948 A.2d 1157 (Del. Ch. 2008).
United States
30 Apr 2009
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