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The recent decision by the U.S. government to close its criminal case against traders at JPMorgan Chase charged with concealing billions of dollars in losses reveals how difficult it is to assign individual blame in a corporate matter.
SEC Publishes New Guidance on Omission of Historical Financial Information from Registration Statements
The SEC updated its CDIs to provide additional guidance on what historical financial information may be omitted from registration statements.
SEC Encourages Companies to Request Modifications to Unduly Burdensome Financial Reporting Requirements
Public companies often complain that certain SEC-mandated disclosure items are unduly burdensome to prepare yet immaterial to investors.
Wall Street investors are showing more displeasure with corporate directors, notes a recent Bloomberg article.
According to a recent study, companies thinking about changing their auditors should do so before the end of their second fiscal quarter.
The July 20 publication of the SEC’s Regulatory Agenda revealed a narrowed set of priorities for the agency, reflecting the deregulatory bent of the Trump administration.
Boards may want to add or tighten overboarding limits in their governance guidelines in light of new research.
Public company directors and officers can learn from Procter & Gamble’s response to activist challenges from Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners.
The dramatic reduction in IPO activity over the last 15 years has been well documented and is “a serious issue for our markets and the country more generally,” according to Jay Clayton in his first public speech as SEC Chairman on July 12.
CEO pay may be rising, as reported in a recent Ticker post, but CEO tenure is getting shorter due to investor impatience in a rapidly changing marketplace, according to the recent Dow Jones Newswires article.