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SEC Announces Changes To Its Responses To Rule 14a-8 No-Action Requests
On Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission released an Announcement Regarding Rule 14a-8 No-Action Requests with important updates to its process of administering Exchange Act
United States
11 Sep 2019
Shareholder Proposals
Lillian Brown has co-authored an update to Bloomberg BNA's 2018 Corporate Practice Portfolio Series.
United States
28 Dec 2018
In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week Of December 2, 2018
In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of December 2, 2018
United States
12 Dec 2018
Keeping Current with Form 8-K: A Practical Guide
Form 8-K requires public companies to make prompt disclosures about a large number of specified events. Although Form 8-K does not mandate current reporting of all material events, it goes a long way toward requiring public companies to keep the markets informed of material developments on a day-to-day basis.
United States
2 Aug 2017
German Government Amends German Foreign Trade And Payments Ordinance To Widen Control Of Foreign Takeovers Of Critical German Companies
On July 12 the German federal government adopted important amendments (the amendments) to the German Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance (the Ordinance), allowing for wider control of foreign corporate...
24 Jul 2017
In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of July 1, 2017
Some interesting links we found across the web this week.
United States
11 Jul 2017
Death Knell To Merger Litigation For Massachusetts Corporations?
The Court acknowledged that Delaware law permits direct suits by shareholders challenging mergers on a breach of fiduciary duty theory, but was unpersuaded that Massachusetts should adopt the same rule.
United States
15 Mar 2017
New Study Examines Proxy Advisor Recommendations on Auditor Ratification
Each year, the vast majority of larger public companies voluntarily ask shareholders to ratify the audit committee's selection of the company's auditor, and such proposals routinely pass with high rates of shareholder approval.
United States
8 Mar 2017
An Analysis Of The UK's New Register Of Beneficial Owners
From 6 April 2016, most UK companies, LLPs and Societas Europaea became required to maintain a register of "persons with significant control" (PSCs).
14 Apr 2016
SEC's Division of Corporation Finance Staff to Express "No View" on Conflicting Shareholder Proposals This Proxy Season
On Friday, January 16, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a statement from Chair Mary Jo White directing the SEC staff to review the application of Exchange Act Rule 14a-8(i)(9), the rule that allows a company to exclude a shareholder proposal on the basis that it conflicts with a management proposal.
United States
21 Jan 2015
US Supreme Court Upholds Broad Scope Of Sarbanes-Oxley Act Whistleblower Protection
Last week, the US Supreme Court issued an important decision addressing whether Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) (codified at 18 U.S.C. § 1514A) limits protection from retaliation to the employees of public companies, or if it also covers employees of contractors to a public company.
United States
11 Mar 2014
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