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ISS Launches 2017 ISS Benchmark Policy Comment Period

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Public Companies and Securities ISS announced the launch of its 2017 benchmark voting policy consultation period. The open comment period, which will solicit views from governance stakeholders globally on certain proposed voting policies for 2017, will run through 6:00 p.m. ET on November 10. Feedback Requested For U.S. issuers, ISS is requesting feedback from interested market constituents on new […] Read more →

by   |   October 27, 2016

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New SEC Rules for Intrastate and Regional Securities Offerings

Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted final rules to modernize intrastate securities offerings under Rule 147, adopted new Rule 147A to broaden the availability of the existing safe harbor for... Read more →

by and   |   October 26, 2016


The SEC’s Universal Proxy Rulemaking: History & What to Expect

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has announced it will consider proposed rules that permit the use of universal proxy cards in contested elections on October 26, 2016. The concept of a universal proxy has... Read more →

by and   |   October 23, 2016


Corp Fin Issues Three New and Revised Interpretations of the Securities Act Rules

Public Companies and Securities On October 19th, the Division of Corporation Finance released three new and revised Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) concerning the Securities Act.┬áRevised... Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2016