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Business Groups Challenge Proxy Access Rules

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Public Companies and Securities The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable filed a legal challenge to the recently adopted SEC proxy access rules.  The groups asked the SEC to stay adoption of such rules, which will give certain shareholders the right to include their nominees in corporate proxy materials.  The proxy access rules are scheduled to take […] Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2010

More Clues on the SEC Dodd-Frank Timeline

Banking, Energy, Executive Compensation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Schapiro testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on September 30, 2010. In so doing she gave more clues on the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2010

The Dodd-Frank Act Expands Whistleblower Bounties

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued a final rule repealing former Section 21A(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, pursuant to which the SEC had been empowered to make monetary awards to... Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2010

CFTC Seeks Comment Regarding Agricultural Swaps

Public Companies and Securities The Commodity Futures Trading Commission published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment regarding the appropriate regulatory treatment of... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2010