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While some companies have recently used social media for the release of material news, caution may be warranted for a medium that is vulnerable to abuse.
The Center for Audit Quality recently reviewed public company proxy statements for the robustness of disclosure concerning the audit committee’s oversight activities.
On October 19, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases in which patent owners are challenging the Federal Circuit’s rigid standard for proving willful infringement. In their petitions, both patent owners compared the current test for enhanced damages to the Federal Circuit’s old test for attorney’s fees, which the Supreme Court tossed out last year.
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.