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Last week the SEC staff published much-anticipated guidance on two rules that public companies may use to exclude a shareholder proposal from their proxy statements.
According to a recent report by the Center for Political Accountability, more public companies are voluntarily disclosing information about their political contributions.
According to the report, the SEC filed 807 enforcement actions covering a wide range of misconduct and obtained orders totaling approximately $4.2 billion in disgorgement and penalties.
Deciding what to say and when to say it involves a delicate balance between investors’ need for disclosure and the CEO’s right to privacy.
Are you sure it’s from the CEO? 5 Ways to Protect Your Company from Business Email Compromise (BEC) Crimes
Last week, a successful Minnesota company fell victim to a crime being aimed at companies with a global presence and traveling executives.
Materiality is a key element of the U.S. public company disclosure framework, but materiality is a subjective legal standard with no “bright line” definition.
The NYSE recently amended its rules relating to the release of material news by listed companies.
ISS recently asked public companies and institutional investors about the maximum number of boards on which it is appropriate for a director to sit.
ISS surveyed public companies and investors about the types of “material restrictions” in proxy access provisions that should result in a recommendation to vote against directors.
For all the protection the attorney-client privilege offers, it presents a bevy of potential pitfalls that may lead to the ultimate disclosure of the privileged documents.