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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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New Tender Offer CDIs Issued by SEC’s Office of Mergers and Acquisitions

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M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance staff issued seven Tender Offers and Schedules C&DIs on November 18th in relation to aspects of the tender offer rules under Regulations 14D and 14E. As administered by the Division’s Office of Mergers and Acquisitions (OM&A), these interpretations shed additional light on certain discrete disclosure requirements under Schedule 14D-9 […] Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2016

Four Eye-Opening New C&DIs Issued by the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance

Public Companies and Securities The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance released four new compliance and disclosure interpretations (C&DIs) on November 17th addressing aspects of offerings under... Read more →

by   |   November 17, 2016

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SEC Staff Allows Exclusion of “Fix Proxy Access” Proposal under (i)(10)

Public Companies and Securities In a recently issued no-action letter, the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance allowed a company to exclude a shareholder proposal seeking specific changes to... Read more →

by   |   November 11, 2016

The SEC’s Proposed Universal Proxy Rule: Beneficial to Shareholders or Tilting the Result toward Activist Investors?

Public Companies and Securities Under current law and practice, a shareholder of a public company that is asked to vote in a contested election of directors where a slate of directors had been proposed by the... Read more →

by and   |   October 28, 2016