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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 statements in accordance with GAAP. The AICPA has now provided guidance on what should be included in a representation letter for an independent private sector audit, or IPSA, which is […] Read more →

by   |   February 1, 2015

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SEC Eases Terms for 5-Day Debt Tender Offers

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC recently provided no-action relief for five-day tender offers. The new no-action letter eases requirements in the following areas: The tender offer must be open for five... Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2015

Proxy Access: More File to Exclude Proposals

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Since our last update, the following public companies have submitted no-action letters to exclude shareholder proposals submitted by the New York City Pension Funds because the... Read more →

by   |   January 9, 2015

SDNY Says Whistleblowers Must Report to the SEC

Employment, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In Berman v. Neo@ogilvy LLC, the Unites States District Court for the Southern District of New York held an employee must report information to the SEC in order to qualify for the... Read more →

by   |   December 29, 2014