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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Panel Predicts Limited Use of the New Shareholder Proxy Access Rules

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Public Companies and Securities Back on September 10, 2010, we summarized new Exchange Act Rule 14a-11 relating to shareholder proxy access.  Last week, in a panel discussion organized by the Practising Law Institute, several commentators predicted that the new rule will have a limited impact because of low shareholder utilization, for a number of reasons.  The panel featured Ann […] Read more →

by   |   September 20, 2010

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More 14a-11 Examples

Public Companies and Securities Filings by public companies continue to include references to Rule 14a-11, which permits shareholders to nominate a director and include the nomination in the registrant’s proxy... Read more →

by   |   September 19, 2010

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SEC Releases Rulemaking Schedule

Executive Compensation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has released its planned rulemaking schedule through July 2011.  As was expected, the agency is going to be busy adopting numerous new regulations and amending existing... Read more →

by   |   September 18, 2010

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SEC Proposes Rules on Window Dressing

Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued proposed rules on short-term borrowing disclosures.  Separately, the SEC issued an interpretive release on the presentation of liquidity and capital resource... Read more →

by   |   September 17, 2010