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Change In New York Law Affects New York Nonprofit Organizations And Wholly-Charitable Trusts, As Well As Other Charities Registered To Solicit Funds In New York
The Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 will affect New York nonprofit corporations and wholly-charitable trusts as well nonprofit corporations.
United States
9 Jun 2014
California’s Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act
A new California law governing limited liability companies became effective as of January 1, 2014.
United States
6 May 2014
Audit Committees Portfolio
Frederick Lipman, Barry Genkin, and Yelena Barychev authored the "Audit Committees" portfolio, published by the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
United States
16 Sep 2013
Up To Date: Current Developments In Securities Laws - July 2013
A summary of the most current developments in securities law.
United States
6 Aug 2013
SEC/SRO Update
On April 2, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a report of investigation related to Netflix and social media issues.
United States
6 Jun 2013
Are Your Executives Posting Company Information On Facebook Or Other Social Media Websites? The SEC Is Watching
On December 6, 2012, Netflix filed a Form 8-K announcing that, on December 5, 2012, Netflix and its CEO, each received a "Wells Notice" from the SEC Staff indicating its intent to recommend that the SEC institute a cease and desist proceeding and/or bring a civil injunctive action against Netflix and its CEO for a number of violations.
United States
1 Feb 2013
SEC Issues Compliance And Disclosure Interpretations On Disclosure Of Activities Relating To Iran
In August 2012, the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 became law.
United States
1 Feb 2013
Say What? Smaller Reporting Companies Subject To Say-On-Pay In 2013
Smaller reporting companies are subject to say-on-pay and say-on- frequency votes for the first time this year.
United States
31 Jan 2013
SEC/SRO Update
SEC Revises Timeline for Adopting Rules Implementing Dodd-Frank; NASDAQ, NYSE and NYSE AMEX Propose Rules Making It More Difficult for Companies to List after Effecting a Reverse Merger.
United States
29 Sep 2011
New York Stock Exchange Amended Corporate Governance Requirements
On January 1, 2010, the New York Stock Exchange’s amendments to its corporate governance requirements became effective.
United States
9 Feb 2010
SEC Issues Guidance On The Use Of Company Web Sites
In August 2008, the Securities and Exchange Commission published an interpretive release providing guidance on the use of company web sites under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the antifraud provisions of the securities laws.
United States
23 Oct 2008
Delaware Supreme Court Holds That A Bylaw Mandating Reimbursement Of A Dissident Shareholder’s Proxy Solicitation Expenses Is A Proper Subject For Unilateral Shareholder Action But As Proposed Violates Delaware Law
On July 17, 2008, the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware, in CA, Inc. v. AFSCME Employees Pension Plan, issued its first decision arising from the certification by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to the court of questions of Delaware law.
United States
28 Aug 2008
Keeping A Watchful Eye: Corporate Deferred Prosecution Agreements And The Selection Of Corporate Monitors
For the past three years, an increasing number of companies have avoided conviction in cases brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) by entering into deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) or nonprosecution agreements (NPAs).
United States
3 Jul 2008
Delaware Chancery Court Interprets Advance-Notice Bylaw As Not Requiring A Shareholder To Provide Advance Notice For Director Nominations
Earlier this year, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a surprising decision in JANA Master Fund, Ltd. v. CNET Networks, Inc.,1 interpreting the advance-notice provision of a public company’s bylaws to apply only to nominations and proposals that are intended to be included in a company’s proxy materials pursuant to SEC Rule 14a-8. SEC Rule 14a-8 provides the conditions under which a shareholder can include a proposal in a public company’s proxy materials, and the procedures with which the sha
United States
14 May 2008
Mortgage Crisis Fallout Continues: Bankers’ Executive Pay And Insider Stock Sales Under Congressional Microscope
As the U.S. mortgage crisis continues with record rates of home loans entering the foreclosure process—the Mortgage Bankers Association reported a new high of 0.83 percent on March 6—executive pay at several of the top Wall Street firms is being closely examined on Capitol Hill.
United States
26 Mar 2008
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