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New proxy voting guidelines from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), issued November 16, include a new voting guideline on director pay.
The current wave of high-profile sexual harassment scandals is prompting rapid changes in workplaces far beyond Hollywood, according to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal. But sexual harassment is not the only type of workplace discrimination.
There is a little-known provision of the Iowa Business Corporation Act which gives a board of directors extraordinary power during an emergency. How might this provision affect your business?
Over a year after the Supreme Court’s decision in Halo Electronics, district courts continue to disagree over what is required to adequately plead a claim for willful infringement. The District of Minnesota is beginning to enter the fray.
Although backdating can be either legitimate or improper, it is often misunderstood and associated with wrongdoing.
This week we will take a look at two more examples of commonly negotiated terms.
After the most expensive proxy fight in history, it appears that Nelson Peltz has narrowly won a seat on the board of consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G).
Steven Peikin, co-director of the SEC’s enforcement division, indicated the SEC would “drop the ‘broken windows’ strategy of pursuing many cases over even the smallest legal violations.”
The SEC’s enforcement division issued a report highlighting its priorities for the coming year and looking back at its enforcement actions during fiscal year 2017.
The SEC recently approved a new auditing standard aimed at enhancing the relevance and usefulness of the auditor’s report to investors.