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SEC Issues Charges for Accommodating U.S. Domestic Official


Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that the parent company of United Airlines has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle charges for providing  a public official with more convenient flight options. The parent company did not admit or deny the SEC’s findings. According to the SEC’s order, United reinstated a nonstop flight between Newark, N.J., […] Read more →

by   |   December 2, 2016

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GAMCO Folds on Rejection of Proxy Access Nominee

Public Companies and Securities As previously noted, National Fuel Gas had rejected a proxy access nominee submitted by GAMCO Asset Management Inc. because of non-conformance with National Fuel’s proxy... Read more →

by   |   November 28, 2016


First Proxy Access Nominee Rejected

Public Companies and Securities GAMCO Asset Management Inc. made the news when it became the first to submit a nominee for National Fuel Gas’ board of directors using a proxy access by-law. National Fuel... Read more →

by   |   November 25, 2016

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Conflict Minerals Legislation Coming to the EU

Public Companies and Securities According to this Reuters article and a blog by Elm Sustainability Partners LLC, an informal deal for EU conflict minerals legislation has been reached. The final text will be... Read more →

by   |   November 24, 2016