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SEC Staff Issues New Guidance On Shareholder Proposals
On November 1, 2017, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin 14I reflecting guidance ostensibly easing its prior views on the availability of no-action relief ...
United States
16 Nov 2017
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
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
Non-GAAP Financial Disclosures – Redux
Prefaced by public statements of SEC officials about improper use of non-GAAP financial measures, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance issued new and revised Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations...
United States
8 Jun 2016
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
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
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
SEC Charges KBR, Inc. With Using A Confidentiality Agreement That Could "Chill" Whistleblowing
About six months ago, the Director of the Office of the Whistleblower warned that the SEC was "going to bring a case where somebody has asked an employee or forced an employee to sign a document that in order of substance means they can’t report to us."
United States
15 Apr 2015
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
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
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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