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Apple Seeks to Exclude Shareholder Proposal Based on Board Process in SLB 14I

Uncategorized In the closely watch area of shareholder proposals, Apple is seeking to exclude a shareholder proposal  regarding the establishment of a Human Rights Committee because it involves  the company’s ordinary business operations under Rule 14a-8(i)(7).  Apple is relying on newly issued Staff Legal Bulleting 14I.  Apple states SLB 14I provides  that whether a policy issue […] Read more →

by   |   November 25, 2017

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SEC Confirms Sales of NFL Fan Memberships Fall Outside of Securities Act

Uncategorized In a no-action letter issued earlier this week, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance granted relief to LA Fan Club, “a fan club for loyal fans of the Rams football... Read more →

by   |   June 30, 2017

SEC Denies Listing of another Bitcoin Fund; Petition for Review Filed for Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust

Uncategorized The SEC has denied a proposed rule change by NYSE Arca to permit the listing and trading of shares of the SolidX Bitcoin Trust. The reasons were substantially similar to the... Read more →

by   |   March 28, 2017

Proposed Judgment in Conflict Minerals Case

Trump, Uncategorized Update:  You can find the final judgment here. Pursuant to a court order, the parties to the conflict minerals case have filed a proposed judgment after they advised the court... Read more →

by   |   March 20, 2017