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MSRB Moves Foward Professional Qualification Standards For Municipal Advisors


Municipal Advisors, Uncategorized The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has received approval from the SEC to create baseline standards of professional qualification for municipal advisors. The new standards will be incorporated through amendments to the MSRB’s existing Rules G-2 and G-3 on professional qualifications and take effect April 27, 2015. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer […] Read more →

by   |   March 2, 2015

NYSE Proposes to Clarify Proxy Solicitation Mechanics

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The NYSE proposes to amend Section 402.05 of the Listed Company Manual to clarify that listed companies soliciting proxy material through brokers or other entities must comply... Read more →

by   |   February 14, 2015

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ISS Posts FAQs on Compensation Policies

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized ISS has posted new FAQs on U.S. compensation policies. There are 104 FAQs spanning 43 pages. Given their breadth, they are difficult to summarize. But they cover topics ranging... Read more →

by   |   February 10, 2015

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AICPA Provides Guidance on Conflict Minerals Representation Letters

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized A standard part of every financial statement audit is providing the auditor a representation letter reaffirming certain assertions that are implicit in preparation of financial... Read more →

by   |   February 1, 2015