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SEC Releases Study on Operations, Structure and Reform

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Uncategorized The SEC has released the study required by an independent consultant pursuant to Section 967 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The study examines the internal operations, structure and need for reform at the SEC.  The report draws two key conclusions.  First, the SEC has significant opportunity to further optimize its available resources.  Second, Congress should reflect […] Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2011

HP Vehemently Disagrees With ISS

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities As proxy season progresses, companies are turning up the heat on ISS.   In the latest definitive materials filed, HP says they “vehemently” disagree with ISS.  HP cuts... Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2011

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Law Firm Petitions SEC to Change 13D Rules

Public Companies and Securities As first reported on the Official Activist Investing Blog, Wachtell Lipton announced yesterday that it filed a petition with the SEC seeking to change Section 13(d) rules of the... Read more →

by   |   March 9, 2011

Say-on-Pay Frequency Results for Issuers With a Market Cap Under $250 Million

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities We have taken another  look at the results of the say-on-pay frequency vote for issuers with a market cap of under $250 million and greater than $50 million.  It is still not... Read more →

by   |   March 6, 2011